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Kurdistan Region; Peace, Harmony and Oil

The Kurdish New Year was received by fireworks which hundreds of thousands of people were watching. Photo: Safin Hamid

BIBLE scholars say the Garden of Eden was in southern Iraq, perhaps where the rivers Tigris and Euphrates meet. But when Iraqis think of earthly paradise they tend to look north, towards Kurdistan. It is easy to see why. Over Nowruz, the spring holiday celebrated last month, picnickers flocked to …

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Masrour Barzani Appreciates Role of Mr. and Mrs. Kochera

Masrour Barzani received Mr. and Mrs. Kochera.

Masrour Barzani thanked Chris Kochera and his wife in archiving the events of Kurdistan as part of the Kurdish history by using their cameras. On Thursday, April 11th, Masrour Barzani received the professional photographer Chris Kochera and his wife who have made large contributions to the Kurdish position in the …

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Kurdistan Region to Send Letter to Iraq’s National Alliance

The President of Kurdistan Region is to tell the leaders of the political parties of his visit's outcome.

Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani today met with Kurdish ministers and parliamentarians to decide on the position of the Kurdistan Region towards the political crisis facing the country and tensions between Erbil and Baghdad. Today’s meeting, the 4th such gathering in the last few weeks, concluded with the decision to …

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Shiite Delegation Seeks To Rebuild Ties With Kurds

The National Alliance said in a statement that their delegation agreed with the Kurdish Leadership on forming a joint committee to continue the dialogue.

The visit of a delegation from the National Iraqi Alliance, which represents prominent Shiite parties, to Erbil has restored hope in a Shiite-Kurdish alliance and placated the heightened tensions between both parties. Moreover, it opened the door for finding a solution to the current political deadlock.  A news release issued by the …

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