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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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IS Makes Deadly Return to Kobane

Smoke arises over Kobane as a result of today's multiple front attack on the town.

Islamic State fighters have attacked the Syrian city of Kobane, months after being driven out in a symbolic battle that made international headlines. They detonated car bombs and launched an assault. Kurdish media say at least 50 civilians have been killed, including 20 in a nearby village. IS has recently …

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Masrour Barzani: Kurdish Gains in Syria Pressures ISIS

The gains in Syria by the Kurdish forces have pressured ISIS, said the Chancellor of the KRSC.

ISIS is on a continuous withdrawal and the successes of Kurdish forces in Syria is pressuring the terrorists, said the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region’s Security Council Masrour Barzani in a meeting with an American delegation that comprised of US Ambassador to Iraq Steward Jones, US Consul General in Erbil …

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