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President Barzani Meets French President Hollande in Paris

The President of France praised the advance of Peshmarga forces against ISIS.

  The Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met with French President François Hollande in Paris on Tuesday. In their meeting at the Élysée Palace, President Hollande and President Barzani discussed the ongoing fight against ISIS terrorists and efforts to liberate the city of Mosul.President Hollande welcomed President Barzani’s visit to Paris …

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Barzani Blames Maliki for Iraq Army Collapse

President Barzani says Kurdistan hasn't received the weapons they asked.

The president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, blamed on Monday former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for the collapse of the Iraqi army in the face of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) earlier this year. In an exclusive interview with Al Arabiya’s Rima Maktabi, Barzani also said the swift …

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Massoud ­Barzani, The Opportunist

TIME Magazine selected President Masoud Barzani as the fourth in its annual Person of the Year.

When ISIS threw the Middle East jigsaw puzzle into the air, the Kurdish leader reached for a piece TIME What does it say that the most reliable U.S. ally in its campaign against ISIS is an imaginary country? Kurdistan—Land of the Kurds—exists only in two spheres. One is on maps …

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President Barzani Blasts Accusations by Baghdad Against Kurds

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In a letter to the people of Iraq on Tuesday, Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani denounced accusations by Baghdad against the Kurds and their alleged role in the current turmoil. “Some people today are inciting anti-Kurdish voices under different pretexts,” said Barzani. “They have launched a deceitful campaign against the …

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