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Masrour Barzani: Mentality in Baghdad Doesn’t Accept Partnership

Masrour Barzani and Marco Rubio

The Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region’s Security Council Masrour Barzani received the US Senator Marco Rubio and the US Consul in Erbil Matthias Mitman Wednesday in Salahaddin Pirmam. In the meeting, Masrour Barzani and Senator Rubio discussed the historical and sectarian differences between the Iraqi communities. Masrour Barzani told Rubio …

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Bashir Village Liberated By Peshmerga Forces Only

peshmarga bashir

The Bashir village south of Kirkuk has been liberated by the Kurdistan’s Peshmerga forces within less than 30 hours. The village, located 20 kilometers of Kirkuk, was occupied in June 2014 by the self-proclaimed Islamic State. It is located within strategic location between both Kirkuk-Baghdad highway and Rashad-Kirkuk road. The …

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ISIS Threat: It’s Time to Fully Back the Kurds

Stephen-Mansfield

The only effective fighting force opposing ISIS on the ground today are the Kurdish Peshmerga. These warriors—legendary since the days of the Ottoman Empire—have fought valiantly even when the larger, U.S.-trained Iraqi army abandoned the field, leaving their sophisticated U.S.-made weapons to the enemy. The Kurds have liberated cities, defended …

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