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In addition, the budget did not include allocations to the Iraqi Kurdistan peshmerga or Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), which some critics said was ... Committee, the Kurdish parties are counting on Masum to veto the budget, or they will have to challenge the law before the Federal Supreme Court.

Commenting on Kurdistan's referendum held on September 25, 2017, Maliki described it as “illegal” and “opposed to the constitution.” Maliki said, “I believe that the most realistic solution for the crises came through Iraq's Federal Supreme Court in November 2017, which affirmed that the referendum is not ...
SULAIMANI – Iraqi Federal Supreme Court ruled to commit the parliament to hold elections on time, refusing delay of the electoral process. The federal court's spokesman, Iyas Samuk said in a statement on Sunday (January 21) that the court issued an “interpretation to the provision of Article 56/2 of the ...
[JURIST] Iraq's Federal Supreme Court decided [press release, in Arabic] Wednesday to establish the Council of the Union, or the Federal Council, which will oversee provisions passed by parliament. The need for the council is stated in article 48 of the constitution [official text], but has not been established ...
[JURIST] The Federal Supreme Court of Iraq ruled [court opinion, PDF, in Arabic] Monday that a referendum [JURIST report] on Kurdish Independence held on September 25 was unconstitutional. The court claims jurisdiction over the constitutionality of the referendum through Article 93 of the Iraq ...
Baghdad, 21 November 2017 – The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) acknowledges the Iraq Federal Supreme Court's Decision of 20 November 2017 concerning the Kurdish independence referendum. In its decision, the Federal Supreme Court confirmed that the referendum conducted ...
... relevant initiatives, especially the initiatives by the Grand Ayatollah Ali Al- Sistani, Iraqi dignitaries and friendly countries to the Iraqi people regarding addressing disputes on the basis of the Constitution, we respect the interpretation of the Federal Supreme Court of the First Article of the Iraqi Constitution.
Article 92 of Iraq's constitution states that, first, “The Federal Supreme Court is an independent judicial body, financially and administratively,” and ... Instead, the “Federal Supreme Court of Iraq” functions under Ba'athist-era legislation from the 1970s, and its Chief Justice -- Medhat al-Mahmoud – has ...
... Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – Without both parties present, the Iraqi Federal Supreme Court cannot rule on whether the Kurdistan Region's referendum on independence was unconstitutional, according to an Iraqi official. In a statement released on Thursday, the spokesperson for the Federal Supreme Court of Iraq, ...
Ayas al-Samouk, the spokesperson for the Federal Supreme Court, told local news outlets that the court had received several complaints and therefore decided to suspend the referendum until further notice. In a separate statement, Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi acknowledged that the Court's decision came in ...


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