Alphabet City

Posted on | February 26, 2009

Any engagement with the International donor community in Iraq and particularly in the International Zone in Baghdad requires a familiarity with a vast array of acronyms. We hope that the list which we have called Alphabet City is of some assistance.

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Council of Representatives Lifts Immunity of MP

Posted on | February 25, 2009

The Iraqi Parliament has lifted the immunity of an MP, leaving him liable to arrest over several fatal attacks. Sunni lawmaker Mohammed al-Daini was earlier on a flight to Jordan when the plane was made to turn around and return to Iraq. Allegations against Mr Daini include claims he was involved in the bombing of […]

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The Ground Truth in Iraq blog

Posted on | February 24, 2009

The Ground Truth in Iraq is an interesting and literate blog which has a good analysis of the Provincial Council Results and an report on Iraqi’s Anti Corruption Agencies amongst many other useful posts.

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Arab Law Quarterly

Posted on | February 22, 2009

The Arab Law Quarterly (Consulting Editor: W.M. Ballantyne; Editor in Chief: M.S.W. Hoyle) is a very expensive but frequently useful journal published by Brill and now in its 23rd year. It is available online for subscribers and articles may be purchased on an individual basis.

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Speaker battle moves to Federal Supreme Court

Posted on | February 22, 2009

On Saturday 20 February 2009, the saga of the election of a speaker of the Council of Representatives shifted to the courts when the largest Sunni political group, the Iraqi Islamic Party, part of the Iraqi Accord Front coalition, asked the Federal Supreme Court to rule on how many votes are needed to select the […]

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‘Shoe thrower’ trial adjourned

Posted on | February 20, 2009

The trial of the Iraqi television journalist who threw his shoes at President Bush was adjourned after 90 minutes on Thursday 19 February 2009 until 12 March 2009.
Journalist, Muntader al-Zaidi, appeared at the Central Criminal Court, charged with assaulting a foreign leader. He was briefly questioned before the chief judge of the three judge […]

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New Minister of Justice

Posted on | February 20, 2009

The Council of Representatives on Thursday 19 February 2009 voted to designate Judge Dara Nur al-Din as the new Minister of Justice.
Judge Nur al-Din, as a Civil Court of Appeal judge in Baghdad, declared a decree by Saddam Hussein to be unconstitutional which led to his imprisonment in 2002.
An independent Kurd, he was […]

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Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law

Posted on | February 16, 2009

The Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law is an excellent and overpriced resource published by Kluwer for the Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law at the University of London. Dating back to the early 1990s and now in its 13th volume, YIMEL contains an annual update of legal developments in each […]

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Blog: Islamic Law in Our Times

Posted on | February 4, 2009

In his Islamic Law in Our Times blog, subtitled “A Realistic Assessment of Islamic Law in Today’s World” – Professor Haidar Hamoudi, Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh and GJPI’s Constitutional and Legislative advisor, has been blogging on this subject since November 2007. His excellent, thought provoking entries are essential reading […]

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United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq: Update

Posted on | February 2, 2009

نێرده‌ی نه‌ته‌وه‌ یه‌كگرتووه‌كان بۆ هاوكاریكردنی عیراق
بعثـة الأمم المتحـدة لمســاعدة العـــراق – يونـامـي

UNAMI operates under UN Security Council Resolutions 1830, 1770, 1700, 1619, 1557, 1546 and 1500 with a mandate to advise, support and assist the Goverment and people of Iraq in a variety of ways including the development of processes for […]

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