Twelve people were wounded in a bomb blast in Qamishli city in Rojava at 04:55 on Thursday. The attack has been claimed by ISIS which took responsibility for a number of other attacks in Hasakah the same day.
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).
Iraq - The vote on the eight remaining cabinet positions has been delayed until Thursday after the loss of quorum in the Iraqi Council of Representatives. Tuesday's session was marred by boycotts and a scuffle between MPs.
The Information Office of the Speaker of the Council of Representatives said in a statement, on Wednesday that Kuwait's parliament speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim extended an official invitation to the Iraqi speaker of parliament, Mohammed al-Halbusi, to visit Kuwait.
Spokesperson for the Iraqi Oil Ministry, Assem Jihad, stated that Iraq has exported more than 100 million barrels of oil during the month of April. The statistic did not record exports from Kirkuk as production has halted since last October'c crisis.