Category Archives: Islamic Union

Kurdish Islamic parties: Coalition list or independent lists?

Momen Zellmi

By Momen Zellmi: In July, the Kurdistan region is due to start campaigns for the presidential and parliamentary elections, due to be held on 21st September. The Independent Higher Commission for Elections in Iraq announced this on 23rd May and the recording of the names on the lists will continue until 4th July. There are…

The upcoming KRG elections: Possibilities for changes in power and political scenarios

Kamal Chomani

By Kamal Chomani: Although the date for the next Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) elections has not been set, given that the last elections were held on July 25, 2009, the next ones should be held by July 25, 2013. These might be completely different to previous elections held by the KRG. For the first time,…