Haider al-Abadi, Iraq's prime minister, requested the removal of Karim as leader of the oil-rich province, said Hussein al-Maliki, Member of Parliament.
Kareem, a Kurd, has made several controversial decisions in Kirkuk, including raising the Kurdish flag in Kirkuk city and supporting the independence referendum of the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan.
In a recent visit to Turkey, Major General Baqeri said Tehran and Ankara share a common view on the Iraqi Kurds' decision to hold an independence referendum.
The referendum has been opposed by Baghdad because it would threaten the integrity of Iraq and would distract the ongoing fight against the Islamic State by the Iraqi forces.
The non-binding poll set for September 25 faces strong opposition from Turkey as well as from Iran, which fear it will stoke separatist aspirations among their own sizable Kurdish minorities.
He said he has the full backing of his Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, his party's office in the province, and all Kurdish parties.
Dalvin Cook Set A Vikings' Record In His NFL Debut
The play went for a 10-yard gain but an unnecessary roughness penalty on rookie safety Marcus Williams added extra 15 yards. Distributing the carries in a game can be tough, especially if the backs have shown they could carry the entire load.
4K HDR Video Is Coming to the 5th Generation Apple TV
Apple is apparently also working on the content front and aims at bringing a large collection of movies in 4K HDR to the iTunes. Apple executive Eddy Cue said on Tuesday that all major movie studios have signed up to deliver 4K movies through the box.
The move came after Iraq's parliament voted to remove the governor of Kirkuk, a staunch supporter of Kurdish independence.
The PKK initially aimed to carve out an independent Kurdish state in the southeast although its declared ambitions are now more focused on autonomy and rights.
"He is an elected governor of the council of Kirkuk", said Hoshyar Zebari, a close adviser to Kurdish President Massoud Barzani.
"The escalating tactics this week by the Iraqis are causing a large public backlash, and will strengthen the Kurdish referendum enormously", Zebari said.
Kurdish MPs in Iraq's parliament boycotted Thursday's vote, which produced a majority for the governor's removal, lawmaker Husham al-Suhail told Reuters.
"This referendum is ill-timed and ill-advised, it is not something we can support", he said, regarding the US' backing for the Sep.
Republicans lost the votes of three of their 52 senators in July on legislation aimed at Obamacare repeal. Bernie Sanders is offering legislation to expand Medicare to provide health insurance for all Americans.
It's not yet known whether Cruz, one of his staff or a hacker liked the racy vid, which features popular porn star Cory Chase. The activity had might be liked by a staffer who managed Cruz's account or it had might be liked by him personally.
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As of Wednesday morning, a WSVN helicopter was above the scene where officials were continuing to evacuate people from the home. The nursing home did have a generator; however, it is unclear if the generator was functional.
A cause has not been specified, but her lawyer, Robbie Caplan, confirmed to BuzzFeed News that she died peacefully in Manhattan. While everyone else went out dancing, she waited up all night for Spyer to arrive-she finally showed up the next afternoon.
The new German crossover even has a menu that provides information on the quality of the air in the vehicle . The Volkswagen brand is also setting up its first pilot line there to accumulate production know-how.
The destruction is also clearly visible on Barbuda-an eastern Caribbean island that was directly hit by the storm's powerful eye. As for the island of Necker island and Mosquito, the buildings have been destroyed, but the people seem to be going well so far.
In the newly published 2018 rankings, Princeton University takes the overall No. 1 spot for the seventh year in a row. In August, NJ.com ranked TCNJ fourth on its list of "35 N.J. colleges that have the highest-paid grads".
While Trump is committed to a permanent tax overhaul, Mnuchin has at times appeared to be managing down those expectations. The president has been pushing for changes to the tax code to cut corporate and individual rates and simplify the system.
Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Company decreased Tcf Financial Corp (TCB) stake by 48.44% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The Firm rents a range of construction and industrial equipment across a range of applications to a diverse customer base.
Hundreds of angry parents protested outside the school premise who has now demanded CBI to probe into the investigation. Pradhan said on Tuesday that due to certain issues, Ryan's application was not filed with the HC registry.
HTC definitely isn't making the Pixel 2 XL
Google is expected to reveal the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 this fall, a year after it revealed the original Pixel devices. The feature is rumored to also be present in the LG-made Pixel 2 XL, which is said to be based on its own V30 handset.
Weir Group (WEIGF) Upgraded by Canaccord Genuity to Buy
The Firm operates in four divisions: Performance Alloys and Composites, Advanced Materials, Precision Coatings, and Other. The stock's market capitalization is 1.90B, it has a 52-week low of 65.20 and a 52-week high of 127.60.
IOS 11 sports smarter Siri and P2P mobile payments
Downloading and installing iTunes 12 .7 should only take a few minutes, but this will depend on the user's internet speed. With the latest version of its software Apple is shifting the focus entirely to music, movies, audio books and podcasts .
Hurricane Jose lingers in Atlantic, will it head toward US?
Jose is a Category 4 hurricane with 130 miles per hour winds on Sunday and is expected to gradually weaken over the next few days. Hurricane Jose weakened overnight and could become a tropical storm later Tuesday, according to the National Hurricane Center .
Arsene Wenger: 'Premier League is the priority'
Manager Jose Mourinho made winning the competition a priority as United slipped to a sixth-placed finish in the Premier League. Chelsea endured a hard start to the life under Antonio Conte last season but eventually lifted the title in May.
Canelo says Golovkin is the most unsafe opponent of his career
Canelo has to land single punches to wear GGG down and wait for the opportunity to land his shots, a brawl will only benefit GGG. He added: "I am a big middleweight and don't want to give my advantage away, but there is not a super-middleweight that I fear".
Nigeria's excess oil revenue rises to N610m per day
A separate report showed that USA oil production dropped sharply to 8.78 million barrels per day due to hurricane effect. On September 8, energy services company Baker Hughes ( BHI ) released its weekly USA crude oil rig count report.