Month: March 2024

ISHM: March 14 – 21, 2024

Key Takeaways: Salah Ad-Din Elects New Governor; KDP To Boycott The Kurdistan Region’s Parliamentary Election – On March 17, the provincial council of Salah ad-Din province voted to elect Badr al-Fahal as governor, replacing former governor-elect Ahmed al-Jubouri, who stepped down on February 25 after his confirmation was blocked by… Read more

ISHM: March 7 – 14, 2024

Key Takeaways: Minority Parties To Boycott Kurdistan Election; Kurdish Judge Steps Down From Iraq’s Top Court; Court Decision Expands Internet Censorship – On March 11, several Iraqi Christian and Turkmen political parties in the Kurdistan region said they will boycott the next regional legislative elections in June to protest the… Read more

Empowering Iraqi Women: Progress & Challenges on International Women’s Day

On this International Women’s Day, EPIC proudly joins our friends around the world in celebrating the outstanding achievements of women, and in bringing greater attention to the ongoing struggle for women’s rights and empowerment in Iraq. One year ago today, the government of Prime Minister Mohammed al-Sudani, alongside UN… Read more

ISHM: February 29 – March 7, 2024

Key Takeaways: Kurdistan To Hold Elections In June; PMF Chief Under Fire After Controversial Anbar Meeting; Sudani To Visit Washington In April – On March 3, KRG President Nechirvan Barzani signed a decree designating June 10, 2024 as the date for the next parliamentary election in the Kurdistan region. The… Read more