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PM Barzani: Parliament Complicated the Situation

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The fourth annual Sulaimani Forum, held by the American University of Sulaimani, was opened today in the presence of Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani, Deputy Prime Minister, Qubad Talabani, a number of Kurdistan Regional Government and Iraqi Fedral Government ministers and members of Parliament, ambassadors and foreign missions representatives in Baghdad …

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KRSC: ISIS-Joined American Citizen Apprehended

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The Kurdistan Region’s Security Council announced the apprehension of an American citizen near Shingar a few days ago, who had joined the self-proclaimed Islamic State. In a press release on Wednesday, the KRSC announced the apprehension of Mohammed Jamal Khweis by the Peshmarga forces in an area close to Shingar …

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President Barzani: Old Borders Are Only On Paper

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Massoud Barzani, the president of the autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan, has an urgent message for world leaders: With the Mideast in chaos and the ISIS “caliphate” entrenched across swaths of Syria and Iraq, now is the time to rethink the boundaries of the region. But unlike 100 years ago, …

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