Political Parties in Iraq

Published 10th March, 2011

Below is a list of political parties in Iraq.  This is a preliminary list and will be followed with a more detailed history of the parties.

Major parties

Iraqi National Movement (al-Haraka al-Wataniya al-Iraqiyya) (INM)

State of Law Coalition (I’itilaf Dawlat al-Qanon)

Iraqi National Alliance (al-Itilaf al-Watani al-Iraqi) (INA)

(The INA is an alliance of 22 parties for the 2010 Parliamentary Election)

Democratic Patriotic Alliance of Kurdistan (DPAK) [Kurdistan Alliance]

(The Kurdistani Alliance is made up of 2 main Kurdistani Alliance parties (Patriotic Union of Kurdistan [PUK] and the Kurdistan Party of Iraq [KDP])


Minor parties

Movement for Change (Rewti Gorran)

United [Unity] Alliance of Iraq (I’itilaf Wehdat al-Iraq)

Iraqi Accord [Front] (Jabahat al-Tawafuq)

Kurdistan Islamic Union (Yekitiya Islamiya Kurdistan) (KIU)

Kurdish Islamic Party [Group] (Komele Islami le Kurdistan) (IGK)

Islamic Movement of Kurdistan (IMK)

Assyrian Patriotic Party

Chaldeo-Assyrian-Syriac Public Council

Tawafuq Iraqi Front (Al-Tawafiq list)

Sources: (IHEC) Independent High Election Commission:; and others

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