On Monday January 7th, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) announced that it would be delaying a planned meeting to discuss the formation of the new government with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP).
In the midst of intensive negotiations by the winning parties in the elections to form a new government in Iraq, the Independent High Electoral Commission has completed the process of manual counting, without expecting a significant change in the results.
During the General Conference of the Unions of Religious Leaders in the Kurdistan Leader, KRG President Nechirvan Barzani warns of the spread of extremist ideology and says that his government is doing its best to counter their influence in the region.
Before the May 6 vote, leaders from across the deeply divided political establishment sounded the alarm about the state’s finances and economy. Lebanon is the world’s third-most indebted nation with a debt-to-GDP ratio of more than 150 percent