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A meeting of the leaders of the National Alliance in Iraq. Source: Website (photo: الموقع الرسمي للتحالف الوطني)
A meeting of the leaders of the National Alliance in Iraq. Source: Website (photo: الموقع الرسمي للتحالف الوطني)
A meeting of the leaders of the National Alliance in Iraq. Source: Website (photo: الموقع الرسمي للتحالف الوطني)
Post-Sectarian Politics?

Iraq’s Most Important Political Alliance Riven By Disputes

Mustafa Habib
An alliance of Iraq’s Shiite Muslim politicians has dominated the country’s parliament for over a decade. But today, that alliance looks increasingly insecure, with leaders looking for new partnerships.
20.04.2017
Running Qandil:

The Controversial Kurdish Region, Inside The Kurdish Region

Saman Omer
In Iraqi Kurdistan, there is a semi-independent region within the semi-independent region. The controversial Kurdistan Worker's Party run an area on the border. But not everyone likes that.
12.04.2017
Lies, Damned Lies and Facebook:

An Epidemic Of Partisan, Political Trolls And ‘Fake News’ On Iraqi Social Media

Mustafa Habib
The latest trend in politics in Iraq involves the creation of seemingly innocuous Facebook pages, that are used to spread rumours and lies about the opposition. It’s a trend that will only get worse as elections near.
12.04.2017
An Illegal State:

Will Iraqi Kurdistan End Up Without A President, Or A Parliament?

Honar Hama Rasheed
In early September, the current session of Iraqi Kurdistan’s parliament ends. Several solutions are being suggested to solve the political deadlock before then. But none seem likely to work out.
23.03.2017
The Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Salim al-Jibouri (centre), at work in Baghdad. (photo: موقع البرلمان العراقي) The Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Salim al-Jibouri (centre), at work in Baghdad. (photo: موقع البرلمان العراقي) The Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Salim al-Jibouri (centre), at work in Baghdad. (photo: موقع البرلمان العراقي)
Gaming The Voters?

In Baghdad, Formerly Religious Politicians Hedge Bets, Start Secular Parties

Ibrahim Saleh
Iraqi politicians, who usually play on religious affiliations, are starting new organisations with a more secular message. But do they mean it, or are they just paying lip service to angry voters?
23.03.2017
Spent billions:  Iraq’s Minister of Displacement and Migration, Jassim Mohammed.
Iraq’s Immigration Minister:
'We Are Not Forcing The Displaced To Return To Their Homes’
2.02.2017  |  Politics
A conference held in Baghdad, in October 2016 about the transfer of powers to provincial authorities. Iraqi PM, Haider al-Abadi, sits at the head of the table. (photo: الحكومة العراقية )
Why Can’t Law 21 Save The Country?
Plan To Decentralize Iraqi Govt. Power Still Stuck In Limbo
26.01.2017  |  Politics
A member of Iraqi Kurdish military planting the Iraqi Kurdish flag. (photo: كامران نجم)
Year In Review:
Iraqi Kurdistan’s ‘Year Of Crisis’
3.01.2017  |  Politics
Members of Sulaymaniyah's provincial government vote for a change of leader. (photo: موقع هافال ابو بكر على الفيسبوك)
The Governor’s New Clothes:
Iraqi Kurdistan’s Historic Power Sharing Deal – Or Is It?
30.08.2016  |  Politics
The KDP's Jafar Ibrahim Eminki, is the Deputy Speaker in the Iraqi Kurdish Parliament (photo: أواره حميد)
KDP Spokesperson, Eminki:
'This Crisis Is Not About The Iraqi Kurdish Presidency'
4.08.2016  |  Politics
Senior politicians, including Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (third from right), in Parliament. (Source: Parliamentary website) (photo: الموقع الرسمي للبرلمان العراقي)
Too Many Contradictions:
Why Iraq’s New Political Parties Law Can Never Work
7.07.2016  |  Politics