Tag Archives | 2021 election

Iraq: People with Disabilities Face Election Barriers

From Human Rights Watch (HRW). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq: People with Disabilities Face Election Barriers People with disabilities in Iraq are facing significant obstacles to participating in upcoming parliamentary elections on October 10, 2021, due to discriminatory legislation and […]

Iraqi Govt "Thwarted Cyber Plot to Rig Elections"

By Omar Sattar for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi government says it thwarted cyber plot to rig elections Iraqi authorities succeeded in uncovering plans by cyber hackers to rig the elections, which may end up persuading Iraqi […]

Al-Sadr Reverses Decision to stay Out of Iraqi Elections

By Hassan Ali Ahmed, for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Muqtada al-Sadr reverses decision to stay out of Iraqi elections After his withdrawal from October elections due to public anger against the ministers of health and electricity - […]

Polls Give Iraq's Reformers the Advantage; Vote May Be Theirs to Lose

By Erik Gustafson, Omar Al-Nidawi, and Mohammed Khalil, for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Polls Give Iraq's Reformers the Advantage, the Vote May Be Theirs to Lose In Iraq, pre-election polls indicate likely difficulties […]

Al-Sadr to sit out October Election

By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Shiite leader Sadr to sit out October election Muqtada al-Sadr also said he would withdraw his support for the current government and its replacement. Click here to read the full […]

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 […]