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Sunni ‘Awakening’ a Big Story from Iraq’s Elections

By Andrew Parasiliti, Elizabeth Hagedorn and Joe Snell for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Sunni ‘awakening’ is a big story from Iraq’s elections Thirteen years after the United States deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, an Arab Sunni, Iraq’s… Read More

Sadr, Independents Win under Iraq’s New Election Law

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Sadr and independents biggest winners under Iraq’s new election law The new election law was beneficial for large political blocs and independents, but it also harmed a number of… Read More

Video: Iraqi Opposition Rejects Election Results

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Opposition in southern Iraq rejects election results The Shia Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has claimed victory in Iraq’s election, but some of the main political parties have rejected the results. Al Jazeera‘s Mahmoud… Read More

Iraq’s next Parliament will include Record Number of Women

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq’s next Parliament will include Record Number of Women As the results from Iraq’s Oct. 10 parliamentary elections trickle in, it is becoming clear that women candidates have excelled. The next 329-member Iraqi… Read More

Iraq Elections: Sadrists Gain at expense of Pro-Iran Fatah Alliance

By John Lee. Some key points from Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Iraq: Preliminary results show the political party of Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr winning the largest share of the vote, giving it an estimated 73 seats in the 329-member parliament, up from 54 seats in 2018; The Sadrist Movement promises a nationalist government, free from… Read More

Elections Without Democracy in Iraq?

By Bilal Wahab and Calvin Wilder, 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. Elections Without Democracy in Iraq? When Iraqis head to the polls for an early election on October 10, they will have the… Read More

Renad Mansour: Iraqi Elections still Do Not Deliver Democracy

By Dr Renad Mansour, for Chatham House. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi elections still do not deliver democracy As Iraqis head to the polls on 10 October, the headline for this election likely will be less about winners and losers… Read More

Iraq to Close Airports and Borders for 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. Iraq to Close Airports and Borders for October Election Iraqi authorities have prioritized security in the lead-up to the first election since 2018. Click here to read the full article.

Iraqi Elections” Still Don’t Deliver Democracy”

By Dr Renad Mansour, for Just Security. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Elections, Coming Again Soon, Still Don’t Deliver Democracy Iraqis are due to head to the polls on October 10th in their country’s sixth parliamentary election since the U.S.-led… Read More

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… Read More