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Video: A Conversation with Iraqi President Barham Salih

By John Lee. President Barham Salih discussed Iraq's role in regional conflicts and its relationship with the United States, in an hour-long interview with Frances Fragos Townsend, for the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Click here to see the full interview. (Source: Council on Foreign Relations)

Iraqi Kurdish Police Arrest Journalist for "Defamation"

From the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ): Iraqi Kurdish police arrest journalist Bahroz Jaafer over criminal defamation suit filed by Iraq's president Kurdish authorities in Iraq should immediately release journalist Bahroz Jaafer, drop all charges against him, and allow the press to cover and write critically about politicians without fear of detention or legal action, […]

Work Starts on Sulaimaniyah's New $150m Mall

The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government,  Barham Ahmed Salih [Barham Saleh], laid the cornerstone of the second largest shopping complex in Kurdistan. The ceremony in the city of Sulaimaniyah city underlined the region's growing economic power. The complex will be built by the Kurdish investment group, Hiwa [Hewa], owned by Ahmed Majidi, who […]