KRG: Barzani Ambush Sparks parliamentary fighting
On 1 July, the two ruling parties in the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) ambushed the region’s opposition by passing a law extending President Masoud Barzani’s mandate into a third term. The vote, which also postponed elections scheduled for September sparked a brawl in parliament and water was thrown at the speaker, according to opposition press, which dubbed the move both...
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