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UNAMI

UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UN-Peacebuilding)
Begin: 08/03

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EU Advisory Mission in support of Security Sector Reform in Iraq

Begin: 10/17

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Iraq's top court upholds election recount (21.06.2018)

Iraq's top court upheld on Thursday a law mandating a nationwide recount of votes in a May parliamentary election but ruled that the cancellation of overseas, displaced, and Peshmerga ballots was unconstitutional.

Iraqi parliament orders manual election recount (06.06.2018)

Iraq's parliament has voted to carry out a manual recount of votes cast in last month's legislative elections, amid allegations of widespread fraud. MPs also replaced the leadership of the election commission and annulled the votes of overseas and displaced Iraqis.

Iraqi leaders must form ‘truly national’ government, urges UN envoy (30.05.2018)

The low voter turnout for Iraq’s recent national elections was a “strong signal” to the country’s ruling political elites that they must work harder to ease sectarian divides and promote democratic accountability over nepotism and patronage, the United Nations envoy to the country said on Wednesday.

After democratic elections, Iraqi leaders must form ‘truly national’ government, urges UN envoy (30.05.2018)

Briefing the Security Council, Ján Kubiš, the top UN official in Iraq, urged the country’s political leaders “to draw the necessary conclusions” from the fact that less than half the country’s people exercised their right to vote “on the need for improved representation, justice for all and good...

Iraq's election creates new US uncertainties (22.05.2018)

As the winning Iraqi political blocs enter a period of intense negotiations to form a new government following a general election, the United States faces new challenges to protect the gains made against Islamic State and prevent Iran from boosting its clout via Shiite militias in the new Iraqi...

Iraqis vote in first election since ISIL defeat (13.05.2018)

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has congratulated the people of Iraq on the holding yesterday of the first national parliamentary elections since the country declared victory over Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Dae'sh) terrorists late last year.

Major combat operations against ISIS in Iraq have ended. What happens now? (01.05.2018)

With the furling of a flag, top U.S. military leaders marked the “end of major combat operations against ISIS in Iraq” and a change to the U.S.-led coalition’s mission in the country. But experts say while it’s likely that troop numbers in Iraq will decrease, those resources will likely spread out...

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