Aug. 16, 2021

Why the PUK’s co-presidency broke down

Iraq/Politics

The Talabani family and the party it has controlled since its founding several decades ago, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), are undergoing major change related to a feud between cousins and PUK co-presidents Bafel Talabani and Lahur Sheikh Jangi Talabany.

The rift, which Amwaj.media has previously been tracking, has as reported led Bafel Talabani to abolish their joint presidency and declare himself the party’s sole leader...

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Saman Dawod
Saman Dawod
Saman Dawod is an Iraqi journalist covering minority issues, politics and human rights in Iraq and ... Full Bio
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