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Iraqi Kurdish Leader Calls for Redrawing Regional Borders—And Attacks Fellow Kurds

The Nation. - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Iraqi Kurdish Leader Calls for Redrawing Regional Borders—And Attacks Fellow Kurds. Massoud Barzani praises Turkey's authoritarian leader but has harsh words for the Turkish PKK and its Syrian Kurdish offshoot.

Assyrians Demonstrate in Sweden, Germany Against Kurdish Land Grabs in North Iraq

AINA (press release) - ‎22 hours ago‎
According to Assyrian sources, Mr. Yasin is employed by Retha Zebari, a close relative of Massoud Barzani, the president of the Kurdistan Regional Government.
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U.S. will need Turkey, Kurds as its partners

HeraldNet - ‎May 30, 2016‎
... Turkey and the official Syrian opposition in Geneva (which dislikes the YPG almost as much as Turkey does). The “Roj Pesh,” as it's known, is backed and trained by the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq and its leader, President Massoud Barzani.
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How Iranian Military Helps Oppressed Civilians in Syria, Iraq

Sputnik International - ‎May 29, 2016‎
“Let us also remember, as the leader of Iraqi Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, has repeatedly stressed that if there were no Iranian military advisers, and if not for the help of Iran, it would have fallen like Erbil Mosul,” the analyst added.
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Jewish Sex Crimes and Bromance Vie for Attention at Cannes, While Israeli Films Are Excellent

Tablet Magazine - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Sirwan Barzani, a nephew of the Iraqi Kurdish Autonomous Regional president Massoud Barzani, a female battalion captain, and a Kurdish cameraman who had been wounded in the course of making the film.

Senator McCain Sends Letter on Assyrians to Kurdish President

AINA (press release) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Assyrian delegation meets Senator McCain in Phoenix, Arizona. ( AINA) (AINA) -- Former Republican presidential candidate and current Senator from Arizona, John McCain, sent a letter to Kurdish President Massoud Barzani regarding Assyrians in the ...

Syria: Could Tehran Face Charges of Mercenary Crimes?

Asharq Alawsat - ‎May 25, 2016‎
In contrast, Rezai claimed that the Iraqi Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani had asked Iran for troops to prevent ISIS from seizing Erbil.
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Will unity deal deepen rivalries in Iraqi Kurdistan?

Al-Monitor - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The agreement signed May 17 by senior PUK and Gorran leaders in Sulaimaniyah comes after a year of political crisis in Iraqi Kurdistan sparked by unsuccessful Gorran-led attempts to unseat Massoud Barzani, the KDP leader and president of the ...
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Desperate Mosul residents flee to Kurdish-held Syria as doors shut

Middle East Eye - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The refusal of the main Syrian Kurdish faction, the Democratic Union Party (PYD), to ally more closely with the president of the Iraqi Kurdish region, Massoud Barzani, prompted Iraqi Kurdish authorities to close the Peshkhabour border crossing in March.
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Where is Turkey Headed?

LobeLog - ‎May 24, 2016‎
... securing oil and gas lines from the KRG to Turkey, severing ties between the PKK and YPG, and compelling PYD leadership to draw closer to both the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) of Massoud Barzani and the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG).
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Kurdish tensions undermine the war against ISIL

The National - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The Kurdish source said the two rivals negotiated under the auspices of the KRG president, Massoud Barzani, and they reached two agreements, the Hewler (another name for Erbil) agreement in July 2012 and the Dohuk agreement last October.
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At Cannes, documentary Peshmerga and its gutsy cameraman applauded

Hindustan Times - ‎May 21, 2016‎
General Sirwan Barzani, a telecoms millionaire and nephew of the Massoud Barzani, president of the Kurdish Autonomous Region, was also at Cannes to see the film, as well as the Kurdish Madonna, singer Helly Luv.
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Alliance in Iraqi Kurdistan Could Increase Iran's Influence - Stratfor

Sputnik International - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Moreover, the alliance may prevent KRG President Massoud Barzani from being reelected to another term, Stratfor said. Although Gorran formed in reaction to the PUK, it has focused much of its criticism on the KDP in general and on Barzani in particular.

Iraqi Kurdistan Issues Arrest Warrant for Energy Minister's Wife - ‎May 18, 2016‎
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the wife of the Iraqi Kurdistan energy minister over oil-related corruption allegations, Kurdish media outlets are reporting, citing official statements.

Barzani: la critica all'accordo Sykes-Picot e l'idea di referendum dell'indipendenza curda

Sputnik Italia - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Il Presidente della Regione Curda dell'Iraq, Massoud Barzani ha approfittato della ricorrenza per rilasciare una lunga dichiarazione con la quale, dopo aver fatto un quadro dell'attuale disastrata situazione in tutta l'area, afferma che quell'accordo ...
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Irak : les Kurdes lancent l'offensive vers Qaraqosh la chrétienne

Le Figaro - ‎22 hours ago‎
Par cette offensive, le président du gouvernement régional kurde Massoud Barzani fait d'une pierre deux coups: Il reprend l'initiative sur le front kurde, alors que l'armée irakienne semble sur le point d'enregistrer une victoire à Faloudja. Mais il ...
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Peshmerga-angrep nær IS-bastion i Irak

Aftenposten - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Søndagens angrep ble beordret av Kurdistans president Massoud Barzani, ifølge peshmerga-kommandør Aziz Wessi. – Peshmergas seier i denne operasjonen kommer til å sikre Arbil, sier han til journalister og viser hovedstaden i den selvstyrte regionen ...
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Cannes conquistata dai peshmerga: sulla Croisette c'è anche Barzani

La Repubblica - ‎May 20, 2016‎
... il documentario che il filosofo francese Bernard-Henri Lévy ha realizzato sulla linea del fronte che separa il Kurdistan iracheno dalle milizie dell'Isis, sono arrivati il leader combattente curdo e presidente del Kurdistan Massoud Barzani insieme ...
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"Peshmerga" et ses héros : le Général Maghdid Herki

La Règle du Jeu - ‎May 28, 2016‎
En 2001, Peshmerga exemplaire, il devient par un décret du chef de l'armée et du Président Massoud Barzani, le responsable de la division 25 de la troupe 3 des Peshmergas. Pendant l'occupation américaine de l'Irak en 2003 et la chute de Saddam ...

O polêmico acordo feito há 100 anos na raiz de conflitos no Oriente Médio

BBC Brasil - ‎May 18, 2016‎
"Não sou apenas eu dizendo, o fato é que o Sykes-Picot falhou, está acabado", afirmou à BBC o presidente da região iraquiana autônoma do Curdistão, Massoud Barzani. "É preciso uma nova fórmula para a região. Estou muito otimista sobre a chance de ...