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As Iraq Spirals, the Kurds Take Advantage

As Iraq spirals, the Kurds take advantage.

As sectarian violence in Iraq reaches new heights and threatens to return the country to civil war, the semi-autonomous Kurdish north could be set to capitalize on the instability. An estimated 6,818 people were killed in Iraq’s violence last year, according to Agence-France Presse, making 2013 the deadliest year since 2008. Rarely …

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Masrour Barzani: We Need Regional Support to Fight Terror

The Turkish Consul condemned the terrorists attacks in Erbil.

Masrour Barzani says that cooperation and assistance between Turkey and the Kurdistan Region is vital for the bilateral security and stability. On Monday the Advisor of the Kurdistan Region’s Security Council received the Turkish Consul General Mohammad Ikaf and his deputy Mustafa Tokar. In the meeting, the general situation in …

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Kurdistan Buys 12 Choppers from American Company

MD Helicopters gets large order from Kurdistan government.

MD Helicopters announced that the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has placed orders for 12 new MD 530F helicopters. The new aircraft will be delivered during the fourth quarter of 2013. The newest members of the KRG fleet will provide support to the Ministry of Interior for airborne law enforcement and …

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