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Masour Barzani: Each Vote Counts

“I am confident enough that the KDP will accomplish more achievements than the current ones,” said Masrour Barzani in a seminar for KDP officials in Suleymania.

Member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) Politburo Masrour Barzani met senior KDP officials and officers in Suleymania on Wednesday. The meeting was part of KDP’s campaign for the Parliament’s election that is scheduled for September 21. Masrour Barzani said that is this “election is very decisive for our nation …

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Kurds Win Provincial Elections in Ninewa

Iraqis cast their vote at a polling station during provincial elections on June 20, 2013 in the Anbar province. A Kurdish bloc won the most seats in one of two provinces that held delayed elections last week, surprisingly beating out the governor's Sunni Arab party, results published on Wednesday showed.

A Kurdish bloc won the most seats in one of two provinces that held delayed elections last week, surprisingly beating out the governor’s Sunni Arab party, results published on Wednesday showed. The Taakhi and Taayish list, a pro-Kurdish grouping, fell short of a majority, but won 11 of a possible …

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Inside Iran’s Presidential Election and Beyond

Unlike what was expected, turnout for Iran's Friday's elections was high.

Some questions about Iran’s presidential election and beyond: DOES THE ELECTION MATTER? Yes, but not in the ways many people think. Iran’s president does not set the country’s major policies such as the nuclear program, relations with the West or military projects. All this falls under the ruling clerics headed …

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