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Kurdistan Counter-Terrorism foils IS attack in western Kirkuk

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The Kurdistan Region’s Department of Counter-Terrorism on Saturday revealed they had foiled an Islamic State (IS) attack planned in western Kirkuk. In a statement, the Kurdistan Region Security Council’s (KRSC) Counter-Terrorism Department said they foiled IS’ plans to launch “terror attacks” in the Kirkuk area. The statement added that after …

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Hollande: France will continue supporting Kurdistan Region

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The Kurdistan Region President on Tuesday met his French counterpart Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris. In the meeting, presidents discussed bilateral relations and the developments in the war against the Islamic State (IS), said a Kurdistan24 reporter. In a joint press conference following the meeting, Hollande reiterated France’s …

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President Barzani Receives UK Secretary of State for Defense

President Masoud Barzani and UK Defense Minister Fallon

President Masoud Barzani received a senior United Kingdom delegation headed by Sir Michael Fallon, the Secretary of State for Defense and a number of other military officials. The delegation also included ambassador Frank Baker, UK’s ambassador to Iraq. During the meeting Secretary Fallon began by stating that he is pleased …

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Masrour Barzani: We Are Forced To Be Iraqis

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The Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region’s Security Council expresses concern over an US administration ban on Iraqi people, which also includes visitors from Kurdistan. US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on banning people from seven Muslim countries to enter the United States. The Kurds, which have been a …

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