Iraq Parliament

Iraq Parliament votes against Kurdistan referendum

The Iraqi House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to reject a poll on Kurdish regional independence.

Sep 12, 2017, 21:34 PM IST

Iraq parliament votes in favour of travel ban on US: MPs

Iraqi lawmakers voted Monday to call on the government to enact a reciprocal travel ban on Americans if Washington does not withdraw its decision to bar Iraqis, officials said.

Jan 30, 2017, 18:58 PM IST
Hundreds of protesters storm Baghdad’s Green Zone, break into Parliament

Hundreds of protesters storm Baghdad’s Green Zone, break into Parliament

Hundreds of supporters of Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr stormed Baghdad’s Green Zone on Saturday and entered the parliament building after lawmakers failed to convene for a vote on overhauling the government, two Reuters witnesses said.

Apr 30, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

Iraq Parliament approves PM Abadi`s anti-corruption plan

Iraq`s Parliament on Tuesday unanimously approved Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi`s reform programme aimed at curbing corruption and reducing government waste that has sparked widespread anger and weeks of protests.

Aug 11, 2015, 15:47 PM IST

Sunni Iraqi MPs boycott parliament after tribal chief killed

Iraqi Sunni lawmakers on Sunday they were boycotting parliament after the killing of a senior tribal leader was blamed on Shiite militia, sparking fresh tensions between the two communities.

Feb 15, 2015, 23:15 PM IST
Iraqi Parliament approves new govt headed by Haider al-Abadi

Iraqi Parliament approves new govt headed by Haider al-Abadi

The Iraqi Parliament approved a new government headed by Haider Abadi as prime minister on Monday night.

Sep 09, 2014, 01:04 AM IST

Iraq lawmakers postpone vote on new president

Iraq`s Parliament agreed to postpone a vote for a new president by a day Wednesday as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad the night before that killed 31 people.

Jul 23, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

Iraq Parliament elects speaker as Tikrit push falters

Iraq`s sharply divided parliament elected a speaker Tuesday in a step forward in the delayed government formation process, as a renewed bid to recapture Tikrit from militants ended in retreat.

Jul 16, 2014, 00:57 AM IST

Iraq parliament elects speaker as forces push into Tikrit

Iraq`s fractious parliament elected a speaker on Tuesday, setting the stage for the government formation process to proceed after extensive delays.

Jul 15, 2014, 23:54 PM IST

Sunnis, Kurds abandon Iraq parliament after no replacement for Maliki named

Sunnis, Kurds abandon Iraq parliament after no replacement for Maliki named

Jul 01, 2014, 23:50 PM IST

Iraqi Parliament speaker calls for government`s resignation

Iraqi Parliament`s speaker Osama al- Nujaifi Monday called for the resignation of the government and holding early elections, Xinhua reported.

Apr 30, 2013, 14:02 PM IST

Iraq`s Sunni-backed MPs end Parliament boycott

Iraqiya began a boycott of parliament and cabinet to
protest what it charged was Iraq PM`s
centralisation of power.

Jan 29, 2012, 22:53 PM IST

Key Iraq bloc to boycott Parliament as US quits

The secular Iraqiya bloc walked out of parliament sparking a political
crisis days after US forces ended their mission.

Dec 17, 2011, 21:52 PM IST

Amended Iraq election law still angers Sunnis

Iraq`s parliament on Monday amended the country`s vetoed election law with a new version that doesn`t address the concerns of the country`s aggrieved Sunnis, prompting predictions of further vetoes and delayed elections.

Nov 23, 2009, 22:28 PM IST

Iraqi Parliament passes key election law

Iraqi MPs on Sunday approved a law to govern the country`s general election due in early 2010, paving the way to agree a date for the vote, said the Parliament`s Vice President.

Nov 09, 2009, 00:26 AM IST