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Intelligence apparatus at centre of Talabanis' internecine struggle

The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan is being torn apart by the struggle between its co-chairmen, cousins Bafel and Lahur Talabani.
The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan is being torn apart by the struggle between its co-chairmen, cousins Bafel and Lahur Talabani. © Facebook/Bafel Talabani Reuters/Ari Jalal
The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan is being torn apart by the struggle between its co-chairmen, cousins Bafel and Lahur Talabani, who are both looking to increase their respective power bases in Suleymanyah. [...] (365 words)
Issue dated 19/07/2021 Reading time 2 minutes

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