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Mustafa Barzani

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Mustafa Barzani's Biography

Mustafa Barzani (Kurdish: Mistefa Barzani) (March 14, 1903 – March 1, 1979) also known as Mullah Mustafa was a Kurdish nationalist leader, and the most prominent political figure in the modern Kurdish politics. In 1946 he was chosen as the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) to lead the Kurdish revolution against Iraqi regimes. Barzani was the primary political and military leader of the Kurdish revolution until his death in March 1979. He led campaigns of armed struggle against both the Iraqi and Iranian governments.

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Mustafa Barzani News Stories

  • The endless struggles of Jalal Talabani

      News Source: The Daily Star | 10 days ago
    The Daily Star Jalal Talabani, Iraq's president and leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, remains in a Berlin hospital some 16 months after suffering a stroke in Baghdad. Rumors have been rife about his condition, but it seems his powers of
  • The Erbil explosions – designed to change the strategic climate of the KRG

      News Source: Open Democracy | 5 months ago
    On September 29, 2013, a well-planned suicide attack targeted Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) security in the capital of the Kurdistan Regional Government in Erbil. It is worth mentioning that 42 years ago on the same date, the Iraqi intelligence
  • A golden opportunity for Syria's Kurds

      News Source: The Daily Star | 5 months ago
    The Daily Star Syrian Kurds proved successful in fighting an external enemy this past July when Kurdish fighters successfully pushed out Al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamist extremists from the small border crossing town of Ras al-Ayn. But resolving intra-

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  • Contemporary history - Real Estate in Kurdistan

      Blog Source: | 7 days ago
    1961: Mulla Mustafa Barzani's requests for Kurdish autonomy were refused by the Iraqi government of Abdul Karim Qasim. On 11 September, Mustafa Barzani issued a proclamation to all Kurds to take up arms against the forces of hte Iraqi ...
  • Kurdish leader Qazi Muhammad's son remembers father's role ...

      Blog Source: | 7 days ago
    It gained support of Kurds from other parts of Kurdistan, mainly Iraq, where former Kurdish leader Mustafa Barzani joined the republic, along with thousands of Kurdish fighters. Ali Qazi castigated Kurdish parties in Iran for not carrying the ...
  • New Kurdish party linked to Massoud Barzani makes play for .....

      Blog Source: | 5 months ago
    Its slogan is “Rebaz a Barzani,” meaning “On Barzani's path” — a reference to Barzani's father Mullah Mustafa Barzani. The KDP-Bakur will be formally set up if legal amendments make it possible to use the words “Kurdish” or “Kurdistan” in its&

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