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Impunity "Will Cast a Pall Over Iraq's Elections"

By Belkis Wille, for Human Rights Watch (HRW). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Impunity for Killings Will Cast a Pall Over Iraq's Elections When protests erupted in Baghdad and other parts of central and southern Iraq in October 2019, tens of […]

Iraq's Elections "Unlikely to be Game-Changers"

By Sajad Jiyad, for the London School of Economics (LSE) Middle East Centre. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Protest vote: why Iraq's next elections are unlikely to be game-changers Iraq is due to hold elections in the next 12 months, whether […]

Iraqi Parliament to Dissolve itself on 7th October

By John Lee. The Iraqi Parliament has voted to dissolve itself on 7th October, to make way for general parliamentary elections scheduled for 10th October. The decision was made at a sitting of the parliament on Wednesday. (Source: Iraqi Parliament)

Iraqi Elections Postponed

By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet has voted to postpone early elections from June to 10th October. A statement from Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi said the delay was due to "important technical reasons", which he did not specify. Cabinet Spokesperson, the Minister of Culture Hassan Nadhem (pictured), said the Iraqi Government will provide all the […]