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2010-04-14 17:57:00

CHAMCHAMAL, Iraq, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recently recovered bodies of more than 100 children who were killed during Saddam Hussein's reign were buried Tuesday in the Kurdish town of Chamchamal. The children had been detained in an internment camp in 1988 during a wave of arrests and attacks on the Kurds known as the "Anfal" campaign.

2008-09-30 09:00:34

The Kurdistan Region President and Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) leader, Mas'ud Barzani on 28 September addressed the media after the enactment of the new media law and said that his aim was to create a dialogue between the state and the media, and exchange ideas, Kurdish newspaper reported.

2006-03-26 09:10:33

By Shamal Aqrawi ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - A Kurdish writer was sentenced to 1-1/2 years in prison on Sunday for defaming Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani, in a case that has raised questions about the freedom of the press in postwar Iraq.

2005-08-08 05:10:09

By Luke Baker ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - It may not be an independent state and is unlikely to gain that status any time soon. But land at the airport of its "capital" and you could be forgiven for thinking that Kurdistan was a country.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.