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Turkey Attacks PKK Camps in Kurdistan Region

The map of regular Turkish airstrikes on PKK targets in the border areas of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Turkish fighter jets, which on Friday attacked Islamic State targets in Syria, have launched a wave of airstrikes in northern Iraq, targeting camps of the militant Kurdistan Workers’ Party for the first time in four years, the prime minister’s office said Saturday. The Iraq raids, which began late Friday and continued into Saturday, effectively …

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Masrour Barzani Discusses A Range of Issues

"The protection of their people which will remain our top priority," said Masrour Barzani in referring to those areas now under Peshmarga protection.

“Today Kurdistan needs a sharp and experienced leadership,” said Masrour Barzani the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region’s Security Council (KRSC) in an interview with KurdistanTV on a range of issues comprising of the war with ISIS, Kurdistan internal issues particularly the presidency of Kurdistan Region’s case as well as independence. …

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Masrour Barzani: Kurdish Independence Would Help Defeat IS

Masrour Barzani speaks during an interview in his office in  July 2014.

The war against the Islamic State (IS) is continuing full force in Iraq and Syria. And Kurds from both countries remain the most effective partners in the US-led coalition’s effort to eradicate the jihadists. But traditional rivalries between the main Iraqi Kurdish factions and tensions between Iraqi and Syrian Kurdish forces on …

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