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New Generation President Abdulwahid responds to criticism from Movement lawmakers

New Generation President Shaswar Abdulwahid said during an appearance on NRT’s Tawtwe interview program on Thursday (April 25) that the Movement would overcome the controversy that has arisen in recen


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New Generation High Council condemns attacks against its lawmakers

During a press conference in Sulaimani, the High Council of the New Generation Movement on Thursday (April 25) strongly condemned attacks against its lawmakers and leadership.


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Srwa Abdulwahid says KDP, PUK trying to silence Movement President

New Generation Movement liaison to the Islah and Bina Coalition Srwa Abdulwahid addressed the growing controversy within the Movement in a tweet on Thursday (April 25), blaming other parties in the Ku


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New Generation President to speak about controversy Thursday night

New Generation President Shaswar Abdulwahid will speak about the brewing controversy within the Movement during an NRT program on Thursday (April 25).


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Federal government to meet soon with KRG officials to discuss oil exports: minister

Federal Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said Baghdad would meet soon with authorities from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to discuss issues relating to oil exports from the Kurdistan Region as w


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Security forces arrest several New Generation volunteers in Sulaimani

The security forces arrested several New Generation Movement volunteers in Sulaimani early on Thursday (April 25).


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We were stopped from speaking to Nawzad before presser, claims MP

New Generation Movement lawmaker Mzhda Mahmoud claimed on Wednesday (April 24) that she and several colleagues were prevented from speaking with fellow Movement lawmakers Shadi Nawzad and Sirwan Baban


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Agreement forming new KRG cabinet will be signed next week: PUK

Member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's (PUK) political bureau Saad Ahmad Pira said on Wednesday (April 24) that the protocol for the formation of the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Govern


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Police attack, arrest team of NRT journalists in Sulaimani province

A team of NRT journalists was attacked and arrested by police northwest of Sulaimani city on Wednesday (April 24).


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New Generation MP says she will sue Movement’s president

New Generation lawmaker Shadi Nawzad said on Wednesday (April 24) that she plans to file a lawsuit against Shaswar Abdulwahid, the Movement’s president.


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Qaladiza commemorates 45th anniversary of bombardment by Ba'athist forces

Wednesday marks the 45th anniversary of the bombardment of Qaladiza by former the Iraqi Ba’ath regime, which killed nearly 200 people.


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KDP, PUK to reach final agreement on government formation this week: official

The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will reach the final agreement on the formation of a new government this week, a KDP official said.


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Kurdistan Region’s hospitals face shortage of hemophilia treatment drug

The Kurdistan Region is facing a shortage of a hemophilia drug that clots blood, complicating treatment for those who have the disease.


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KDP and Gorran wanted to form government without PUK: official

The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) wanted to form a government without the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), said an official from PUK leadership.


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KRG PM meets with Iraqi Parliament Speaker Halbusi in Erbil

Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with Speaker of the Council of Representatives Mohammed al-Halbusi on Tuesday (April 23).


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Four New Generation MPs in Erbil weigh in on dispute

Four lawmakers of the New Generation Movement’s caucus in the Kurdistan Parliament issued a statement late on Monday (April 22) weighing in on a public spat between the Movement’s High Council and its


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Council of Representatives Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi arrives in Erbil

Speaker of the Council of Representatives Mohammad al-Halbusi arrived at Erbil International Airport Monday (April 22) and was received by his counterpart in the Kurdistan Parliament Valla Farid and F


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New KRG cabinet to be formed by Eid al-Fitr: KDP spokesperson predicts

Spokesperson for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Mahmoud Muhammad predicted on Monday (April 22) that the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will be formed before Eid al-Fitr.


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KIG leader tells party it should not join new KRG cabinet

Emir of the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) Ali Bapir said on Monday (April 22) that the party should not participate in the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG).


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KRG Premier says delay of government formation ‘normal’

Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said on Monday (April 22) that the continued delay in the formation of the new cabinet is “normal.”


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