Massoud Barzani

Massoud Barzani

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Massoud Barzani is the current President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region and the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party. Barzani was born in Mahabad, Iran, during the rule of the Republic of Mahabad. He has five sons and three daughters. Massoud Barzani succeeded his father, the former Kurdish nationalist leader Mustafa Barzani, as the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in 1979. Working closely with his brother Idriss Barzani until Idriss' death, Barzani and various other Kurdish groups fought Baghdad during the Iran-Iraq War. For much of this time, the Kurdish leadership was exiled to Iran. With Saddam Hussein's defeat in the first Gulf War, Kurdish forces were able to retake much of the traditional homeland of the Kurds in Iraqshow more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135796127
  • 9786135796124