Iraq: Kurdish Parliamentary Elections Lead to Drama in Baghdad

Oct 2, 2018 | 20:49 GMT

It's a big week in Iraqi politics. Voters in Iraqi Kurdistan cast their ballots to fill the 111-seat Kurdish parliament in Arbil on Sept. 30. And in Baghdad, the region's rival parties could not agree on a candidate for Iraq's presidency, an office traditionally reserved for Kurdish politicians. The drama in Arbil and Baghdad offers insight into Iraq's fragile political process and into its future....

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