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Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and MPs attend funeral of tourists killed by artillery bombing in Parakh, Zakho

On 21 July 2022 Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami, together with MPs from different parties attended the funeral ceremony of the victims of the shelling of Parakh village, a tourist area in Zakho.

Kurdistan Parliament condemns deadly artillery bombing of Parakh tourist resort in Zakho

Tragically once again, several citizens were killed and several others were injured as a result of the ongoing conflict between Turkey and the PKK in the border areas, this time due to the Turkish military’s artillery bombing of the resort of Parakh village in Darkar subdistrict, Zakho autonomous administration.

Kurdistan Parliament condemns terrorist attack on Erbil of 8 June 2022

In the name of the Kurdistan Parliament, we condemn in the strongest terms the completely unjustified cowardly terrorist drone bomb attack of 8th June 2022 on the city of Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region, injuring three civilians  and damaging several cars. Thankfully there were no fatalities.

Parliament's Chief of Diwan Mr. Ardalan Sarspi and Greece's Consul General Dr. Stavros Kyrimis discuss ongoing cooperation

The Chief of Diwan of the Kurdistan Parliament Mr. Ardalan Muhammad Sarspi on 9 May 2022 welcomed Greece’s Consul General Dr. Stavros Kyrimis and his delegation. Mr. Sarspi was with the Deputy Chief of the Diwan Mr. Hiwa Nusraddin and the Head of Parliament’s Research Centre Mr. Fuad Ahmed.

Parliament holds seminar by Professor Vasileios Syros on gender, diasporas and democracy

Kurdistan Parliament’s Research Centre and Greece’s Consulate General in Erbil on 9 May 2022 held a seminar on gender and democracy and diasporas and modern democracy, for several committees and administrative staff.

Kurdistan Parliament holds remembrance ceremony on 34-year commemoration of chemical bombing of Halabja

The Iraqi Government must implement Article 132 of the Iraqi Constitution and the decision of the Supreme Criminal Court to compensate the victims of the Halabja chemical bombing and Halabja’s citizens. We ask the Iraqi Council of Representatives to pass a law to recognize the genocide against the people of Kurdistan that reinforces the rights of the victims to compensation for their material losses and psychological damages.

Deputy Speaker Hawrami, MPs and Iraqi Council of Representatives fact-finding delegation visit sites of missile attacks on Erbil

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami and MPs on 15 March 2022 welcomed a high level fact-finding delegation from the Iraqi Council of Representatives who came to investigate Sunday’s missile attacks on Erbil.

In Moscow Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami visits Institute of Oriental Studies and its Kurdish section

On his official visit to the Russian Federation, Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami on 25 February visited the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow, and was welcomed by Dr. Alikber Alikberov, President of the Institute, and senior consultants and researchers.

Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami meets with Russia’s Special Representative for Middle East Mikhail Bogdanov

On his official visit to Russia, Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Dr. Hemin Hawrami on 24 February 2022 met with Mikhail Bogdanov, Russia's Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Deputy Foreign Minister, to discuss the long-standing relationship between Kurdistan and Russia and the political situation in Iraq, the Kurdistan Region and the Middle East.

Parliament's Presidency attend one-year commemoration of death of Dr. Rozh Nuri Shawes

Kurdistan Parliament's Presidency on 15 February 2022 attended the one-year commemoration of the death of Dr. Rozh Nuri Shawes, a former Speaker of Parliament, Peshmerga and statesman.