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Perpetrator of Attack on Rudaw Confesses

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Erbil security forces arrested the assailant who detonated two hand grenades in front of Rudaw’s headquarters and, in footage released by the Asayesh [security forces], the perpetrator confessed to his act, which wounded two employees of Rudaw and three private security guards on June 25. Surveillance camera footage shows the …

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Barzani Calls All-Party Meeting to Discuss Referendum

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President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani has called on Kurdish political parties to come together to discuss and find away for holding a referendum on independence, stressing that the Kurds should not miss this opportunity. “I would call on all political parties to meet and decide the necessary future …

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KDP and PUK Come Closer After Several Years


Both ruling parties of the Kurdistan Region, the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, come closer after several years of low-scale political disputes between each other. On Sunday, leaders of both parties met in Pirmam Salahaddin at Masoud Barzani’s office, the KDP leader. The PUK delegation comprised …

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Masrour Barzani Asks For Independence Through Peace and Understanding

Masrour Barzani and Frank Baker

“We want to achieve our independent country through peace and understanding with the nations of the area,” said Masrour Barzani in a meeting with the British Ambassador to Iraq Franker Baker on Wednesday, discussing the mechanisms for developing the bilateral ties. Ambassador Baker emphasized the position of the Kurdistan Region …

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