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Masrour Barzani: Gorran Activists Incite Hatred and Violence

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Masrour Barzani accuses the leader of the Gorran Movement Nawshirwan Mustafa for inciting violence and pushing protestors against the headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in Suleymania and Halabja provinces. “I condemn the recent violence and mourn loss of innocent lives. This was a deliberate plan by Gorran activists to …

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KDP Celebrates Anniversary Among High Political Tensions

The leader of the KDP greeting his party's fans in August 2013.

The Kurdistan Democratic Party celebrated its 69th birthday on Sunday amid an environment full of tensions and political accusations between the political parties. The KDP, established in 1946, is the oldest political party in the Iraqi Kurdistan and has led two long armed revolutions, the September Revolution and April Revolution, …

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PUK Leadership Turns Down Barham Salih’s Project

After two years, the conflicting partners of the PUK convened for their party's anniversary on June 1, 2015.

The leadership council of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) turns down a project proposed by the party’s second deputy secretary Barham Ahmed Salih with regard to issue of the presidency of Kurdistan Region. On Wednesday, August 12th, the leadership council of the PUK held a session to discuss Salih’s …

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Masoud Barzani’s Statement on His Presidency Term

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The President of the Kurdistan Region published a statement about the current political crisis in Kurdistan over his term and the presidential elections. Here are some excerpts of his statements: Kurdistan’s Revolution has been started for the sake of liberty, freedom and justice. In that context, in March 1991 in the …

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