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Kurdish Elections to be Suspended

In a statement released on October 18, the Kurdish Independent High Electoral and Referendum Commission (IHERC) said it had decided to suspend the preparations for the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections, due to be held on November 1, due to the recent violence in Kirkuk and other disputed territories. The suspension is due to not […]

93% of Iraqi Kurds Vote for Independence

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Independent High Elections and Referendum Commission, yesterday announced the results of the Kurdistan independence referendum. In a press conference, Hndren Muhammad, the head of the Commission, announced an overwhelming victory of Yes in the referendum and provided the following preliminary figures: Eligible voters: 4,581,255. Turnout: 3,305,925 voted in the referendum, […]