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UNAMI Welcomes Voter Registration

The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Martin Kobler (pictured), has welcomed the beginning of the first voter registration update in three years as part of preparations for the forthcoming Governorate Council elections on 20 April 2013. “The opening of 891 Voter Registration Centres is an important step towards transparent […]

Basra Council to Vote on New Projects

Basra Provincial Council will be voting on the new projects on Tuesday (May 18). “The projects are funded by Basra revenues from oil production and border points,” a source from the council told Aswat al-Iraq news agency on Tuesday. He noted that the council will have a meeting tomorrow to approve the projects. The oil-rich […]

Preliminary Election Results Expected This Week

An estimated 62% of the 19 million eligible voters went to the polls in Sunday’s parliamentary elections – this was down from the 75% seen in the 2005 elections, but was still a very respectable turnout. Preliminary results should be available this week, but final official results will not be declared until the end of […]