Also on Monday, Iran said it would reopen all of its border crossings with the Iraqi Kurdistan region in the coming days, lifting restrictions imposed after the independence referendum.
Dozens of Barzani's supporters broke into the building and attacked lawmakers and journalists, while a crowd outside waved Kurdish flags in support of him. The autonomous Kurdish Regional Government has faced strong criticism after it held an independence referendum last month.
Barzani's request, which was approved by the regional parliament late Sunday, was to distribute his presidential powers among the Kurdish prime minister, the Kurdish parliament and the judiciary.
The move effectively suspends the presidency, a post that Barzani had held for 12 years (his second five-year term, which ended in 2015, was extended for two years), while calling for its powers to be distributed among the three branches of government.
And the suspension of the presidency, said Zaid Ali, author of "The Struggle for Iraq's Future", has created an impossible task for Kurdish lawmakers.
"I encouraged both [PM Barzani and Abadi] to continue to de-escalate the situation on the ground in Iraq and to avoid misunderstandings that could lead to conflict", Johnson said.
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The Washington Post noted that Martinez had a full-day interview while Farrell's confab with the team was much briefer. The two were together with the Cubs for the past three seasons, including that team's 2016 World Series championship.
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Nintendo will sell the SNES-themed 3DS XL without the AC adapter, so customers would need to buy one separately. For some added context, Nintendo released a Super Famicom-themed New 3DS XL in Japan back in April 2016.
The United States called Barzani's decision "an act of statesmanship during a hard period".
A Kurdish official on the Syrian side of the border said access for aid workers and journalists has not been affected.
The region's airspace was closed to global commercial flights, Turkey threatened the use of military force and both Tehran and Ankara threatened to close border crossings vital to the land-locked region. "We were a state within a state", said Kamal Chomani, a nonresident fellow at the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy, in a phone interview Sunday. The referendum resulted in more than 92 percent of Iraqi Kurds choosing independence.
He has said he would accept only a cancellation of the referendum and respect for the country's constitution.
He also lambasted rival Kurdish political parties and said they were guilty of "treason", referring to Patriotic Union of Kurdistan which had allegedly struck a deal with Baghdad to withdraw Kurdish forces from the disputed oil-rich city of Kirkuk, retaken by Iraqi forces earlier this month.
If that wasn't enough, the service lets you keep the last game you borrow after each six-month subscription you make expires. As a member gains access to the Power Pass he/she would be able to rent any pre-owned games from GameStop.
Rainfall amounts could reach above 5 inches across parts of South Florida and around 1.5 in the southern tier of Central Florida. Though for the time being the storm is moving north, its forward speed is very fast, clocking in at 29 miles per hour .
Asked whether he should have stepped down, Mr Joyce said he had strong advice that he would not be ruled ineligible. Sign up here for free access to 7 articles per month + twice daily business email alerts.
The cadres of the Kerala Students Union (KSU) and Students Federation of India (SFI) staged protests in front of the school. The report further stated that the deceased questioned the punishment when her sister was reportedly made to sit with boys.
Police believe the perpetrator, who appeared to randomly target people at several different locations, acted alone. The authorities previously said they had deployed "all available police forces" to search for the attacker.
Amazon Key launches in a number of cities in the United States , but if it's successful it's easy to see it coming to the UK. Amazon Key is a new service for Prime members that lets you get packages delivered into your home without you being there.
In the recent series against New Zealand A, he struck three fifty-plus scores in four innings, including one century. But Mumbai's 22-year-old Shreyas Iyer and Hyderabad's 23-year-old pacer Mohammed Siraj need not worry on that front.
The owners chose to not force players to stand for the anthem, and Goodell was clearly displeased, but supported the decision. Asked about owners who threatened discipline for players who didn't stand, Goodell said the owners didn't discuss it.
We told you exclusively how rumoured girlfriend, Anushka Shetty, gifted Prabhas a designer watch since he has a thing for watches. On Prabhas' birthday, Shraddha took it to her official Twitter handle to share heartwarming wishes for the actor on his big day.
First lady Melania Trump donated her inaugural gown to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History on Friday. The two got on the phone together and the incoming first lady explained that she needed the dress in under two weeks.
Following the console's 3.0 update, there were reports that a third-party adapter could be used to connect a GameCube controller. As opposed to the Wii U , Nintendo Switch supports GameCube controller input for any and every game in its repertoire.
And in the process, righted a ship taking on enough water that any playoff hopes were almost immersed in four straight defeats. Carr threw a touchdown to Crabtree the play after, but it was taken away because of a pass interference call on Crabtree.
She says she's waited in vain for a letter, even after writing to Trump six weeks ago to tell him she was still deeply grieving. The phone call ended with Trump repeating his invitation to the White House and advising De Alencar to take care of herself.
That echoed Sherman's point, that McNair's comment at least allows the players to know what they are dealing with. Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said he believed McNair said exactly what he meant to say.
However, the club have been boosted by the form of Michy Batshuayi, who came off the bench to score twice in the win over Watford. But we didn't concede a lot of chances and I think we deserved the win.
Its sister hotel, the Nasahablod, was targeted by Al Shabab in a similar attack that killed 11 people in June a year ago . US military officials and others in recent months have expressed concern that Somali forces are not yet ready.
The GTX 1070 Ti's TDP is rated at 180W, and Founders' Edition cards will require a single 8-pin PCIe power connector. While NVIDIA has launched its GeForce GTX 1070 Ti today but the cards won't be launching until November 2.
Facebook and Google did not immediately respond to questions about whether they would limit Russian Federation media ad spending. When asked for its reaction, Sputnik said that it "has never used advertising on Twitter ".
After meeting Gandhi, Thakore said, " Rahul Gandhi would be coming to our rally on October 23 and I will join the Congress party". Patel, Thakore and Mewani have led powerful campaigns against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government for their communities.
Ansari, who recalls that the last time she spoke to Zeenat was on August 12, 2015, started an online campaign seeking her release. The chairperson of missing persons' commission, Justice (retired) Javed Iqbal , confirmed Shehzadi's return to BBC Urdu .
It has added a new feature that eliminates some channel content from the feed when you decide to unfollow that channel. The News feed gets a new look, which will make it easier for players to unsubscribe to channels with irrelevant posts.
It will be Angle's first televised match for WWE since August 8, 2006, against Sabu on the then-recently relaunched ECW brand. On the same token, AJ Styles was seen as the best replacement for Bray Wyatt so he could jump over and take on Finn Balor .