Kirkuk, Iraq

Iraq’s Supreme Court could become another dividing line in a fracturing state

Issue 1182 - 06 Dec 2023 | 4 minute read

The decision by Iraq’s Federal Supreme Court to remove Mohammed Rikan Hadid Al-Halbousi from his position as speaker of the Council of Representatives (parliament) could undermine the court’s standing and increase the likelihood that it will turn it into another political battleground.

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