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President’s office admits “KCK cases” were a setup

ANF - 2019-07-17 13:01
The website of the President’s office admitted that the “KCK cases” were a “FETO setup”. ...

Two Female Prisoners at the Risk of Imminent Execution in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-17 02:01
Arasteh Ranjbar and Nazdar Vathnkhah, two women sentenced to execution on the charge of murder, have been summoned by the execution office of the Orumiyeh Central Prison and told that their death… ...

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi’s courtroom death

Dailyjournal - 2019-07-15 17:55

Iraqi forces guard PUK office in Kirkuk after protest against Kurdish governor appointment

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-13 00:46

The Military Council of Tabqa reconcile between Al Walda and Al Bado Clans

SDF Press - 2019-07-11 20:27
Tabqa – The Military Council of Tabqa in coordination with the Military Relations Office of SDF held on Thursday a meeting with elders and dignitaries of the clans Jarniyah town in Tabqa countryside, in order to reconcile Al Walda and Al Bado Clans. The m ...

Israel’s attack of Anadolu Agency office “serious violation of international law” – PNN

PNN - 2019-07-11 03:28

Barzani's office sends the names of the KRG to parliament

Kurdiu - 2019-07-09 23:15

Goods transported between Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan border point exceed $1bn so far in 2019

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 20:42
MARIWAN, Iranian Kurdistan,— Director General of Iran’s Kurdistan province Customs Office Bakhtiar Rahmanipour said on Tue. that more than $1 billion worth of goods was transited from Kurdistan’s Bashmakh border crossing in the current Iranian calendar y ...

Installation of a new bridge linking a Tal Abyad with Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-07 20:10
Raqqa – The military construction office of the SDF began on Sunday to rehabilitate and install a new bridge linking the city of Tal Abyad with Raqqa. This project is implemented with the support of the international coalition forces. The first stages of ...

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi’s courtroom death | The Seattle Times

Seattletimes - 2019-07-07 18:44

Lawyers in prison for defending families of SOMA mine disaster

ANF - 2019-07-07 17:03
Lawyers from the People’s Law Office in prison for defending families of SOMA mine disaster. ...

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi's courtroom death - SFGate

Sfgate - 2019-07-04 16:12

Iraq, Netherlands sign double taxation exemption agreement

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-04 06:22
Iraqi Finance Minister Fuad Hussein and Eric Strating, the Dutch Deputy Head of Mission in Baghdad, signed the agreement in Baghdad on July 1, 2019. (Photo: Iraqi Finance Ministry's press office) ...

Lawrence O'Donnell Kills A Theory About Donald Trump Never Leaving Office

Yahoo - 2019-07-04 02:40

Crisis Group Report Launch: A Tale of Two Councils: Strengthening AU-UN Cooperation

International Crisis Group - 2019-07-03 16:23
Thursday, July 4, 201914h00-15h30 in Brussels, International Crisis Group Office 149 Avenue Louise, 14th floor ...

Yezidi Survivors of IS Receive Financial Grant

BAS News - 2019-07-03 15:40
ERBIL — Hundreds of Kurdish Yezidis, who have have survived the Islamic State (IS) slavery received on Wednesday a financial grant as part of the humanitarian aid to help the people build a new life. Hussein Qa’edi, head of Kurdistan Region’s office for ...

Agreement signed with the U.S. Office of Security Cooperation to make the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Administrative Affairs Electronic

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-03 06:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 23, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin, Deputy Minister of Peshmerga received Connor Delov, U.S. Military Consultant at Office of Security Cooperation, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, both sides discusse ...

Legitimacy of Kurdistan Independence Referendum: Kurdish Student Defends MA Thesis in Poland

BAS News - 2019-07-01 21:21
ERBIL - A Kurdish student in Poland was successful in defending his master's thesis titled as "The Political Legitimacy of the Kurdistan Region’s 2017 Referendum on Independence," the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) representation office in Poland ...

Arrest of an employee of the Education Department of Salas Babajani

Kurdpa - 2019-07-01 01:24
Kurdpa Agency: An employee of the Education office in Salas Babajani was detained by intelligence forces and transferred to an unknown location. ...

Police attacked LGBTI parade in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-06-30 21:45
The 17th LGBTI and Pride Week in Istanbul was banned by the Istanbul Governor's Office. ...

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi's courtroom death

KDWN - 2019-06-28 18:04

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi's courtroom death -

Startribune - 2019-06-28 11:39

Istanbul Mayor Takes Office Days after Crushing Victory |

Newsmax - 2019-06-28 07:20

Masrour Barzani's office clarifies 'baseless' reports on KRG cabinet candidates

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-26 00:33

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi's courtroom death - ABC News

GO - 2019-06-25 13:13

Masrour Barzani refutes reports on Kurdistan cabinet candidates

E-Kurd - 2019-06-25 10:31
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The press office of Prime Minister-designate of Iraqi Kurdistan region Masrour Barzani released a statement on Monday where it described recent reports about ministerial candidates being chosen and finalized for th ...

Masrour Barzani’s Office Rejects Reports on KRG Cabinet Candidates

BAS News - 2019-06-24 19:10
ERBIL — The press office of Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate, Masrour Barzani, rejected on Monday the media reports on several alleged candidates for ministerial posts in the next cabinet of Kurdistan Regional Government. “Some local media outle ...

Daquq: Kurdish Party Forced to Remove it’s Board for Word "Kurdistan"

BAS News - 2019-06-23 23:45
ERBIL - The Iraqi forces and pro-Iranian militias have forced a Kurdish party in the disputed town of Daquq, in Kirkuk, to remove its office board as it includes the word "Kurdistan." Talking to BasNews, head of local administration of the Kurdistan Comm ...

The General Council approves the law of self-defense forces

SDF Press - 2019-06-22 21:47
The General Council of the Self-administration in North and East Syria approved today the law of self-defense forces and the bylaw of the self-defense office in north and east Syria. The general Commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces Mazloum Abdi, the ...

Expanded meeting with elders and sheikhs of Silok tribes

SDF Press - 2019-06-22 21:47
Tal Abyad – The Public Relations Office of the Syrian Democratic Forces held a meeting today with elders and dignitaries of Silok town to discuss the political, security and service situation in the region. A number of leaders of the Syrian Democratic For ...

A voluntary cleaning campaign in the streets of Raqqa city

SDF Press - 2019-06-22 21:47
Raqqa – The Hygiene office of the people’s municipality in Raqqa organized a joint cleaning campaign between the Hygiene office and the department of Environment and Parks of the municipality. The campaign is the result of several former campaigns carried ...

British Minister to Visit Tehran Amid Iran-US Tensions

BAS News - 2019-06-22 14:22
ERBIL — UK Minister of State for the Middle East and International Development, Andrew Murrison, will visit Tehran on Sunday amid heightening tensions between Iran and US. The Foreign Office said Murrison will conduct “frank and constructive” talks with ...

Deputy Minister of Peshmerga received Director of Foreign Missions Office from the U.S. Department of State in Iraq

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-21 00:32
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 17, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin (Deputy Minister of Peshmerga), Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Peshmerga Sec-General), Lieutenant General Jamal Mohammad (Peshmerga Chief-of-Staff) and Brigadier General Hazhar Omar ( ...

7 including 4 lawyers detained in People’s Law Office

ANF - 2019-06-20 14:05
The AKP regime’s police detained 4 lawyers and 3 civilians in an operation against the People’s Law Office. ...

Pro-Kurdish party slams Turkey ban on elected mayors taking office | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-06-20 11:26

Abdul-Mahdi bites back at critics, defends record in office

Rûdaw - 2019-06-20 06:13
"The country, despite all the difficulties in front of it, is leaping forward" ...

Masrour Barzani Receives Chief of OSC-I to Review Regional Developments

BAS News - 2019-06-19 16:30
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Chancellor Masrour Barzani received on Wednesday a delegation led by Chief of Office of Security Cooperation – Iraq, Brigadier General Gregory Kreuder, in Erbil, where they discussed the latest security de ...

U.N. rights office calls for independent probe into Mursi death

Kurdiu - 2019-06-19 06:06

Dawn Dunlop Air Force woman fighter pilot fired secret program office - Business Insider

Businessinsider - 2019-06-18 20:23

Emir of Kuwait to Visit Iraq on Wednesday

BAS News - 2019-06-18 13:27
ERBIL — Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, is scheduled visit Iraq on Wednesday heading a high-level delegation. The office of Kuwaiti Emir and ministry of foreign affairs confirmed the state visit, as reported by KUNA. Sabah wi ...

Barzani, Najmaddin Karim Discuss Political Developments in the Region

BAS News - 2019-06-17 18:49
ERBIL — Influential Kurdish political leader Masoud Barzani received the former governor of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, in his office on Monday. They discussed the latest political developments in Kurdistan, Iraq, and the Middle East, according to a press r ...

Dutch counterterror office raises threat level to maximum in Utrecht province as police hunt for ... | WSB-TV

Wsbtv - 2019-06-17 11:42

Kurdistan President Receives Former Kirkuk Governor Najmaddin Karim

BAS News - 2019-06-16 15:34
ERBIL — Former governor of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, met with Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on Sunday in Erbil. Karim arrived in the Kurdistan capital city weeks after reports of his arrest in Lebanon. A source form his office told BasNews ...

Leaked communications provoked earthquake in Brazil

ANF - 2019-06-16 12:22
The communications between Judge Moro and the prosecutor's office, which led to the conviction of former Brasilian President Lula, caused a political and judicial earthquake. ...

Offices of ETHA News Agency raided

ANF - 2019-06-16 08:47
Seven people taken into custody after Istanbul Police Department raided the office of Etkin News Agency (ETHA) on Saturday. ...

Remake of Turkey's favorite school flick flunks at the box office

Al Monitor - 2019-06-15 21:39

Families of Imralı prisoners applied to Bursa Prosecutor's Office

ANF - 2019-06-15 08:43
Families of Imralı prisoners applied to Bursa Prosecutor's Office. ...

Pompeo, Iraqi PM Discuss US-Iran Crisis by Phone

BAS News - 2019-06-14 20:04
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pempeo discussed during a phone call with Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi on Friday the crisis between Washington and Tehran in the Middle East, the premier's office said in a statement. The pair "exchanged views over the dev ...

Two-star fired from running top secret program office; under multiple IG investigations

Airforcetimes - 2019-06-13 14:34

Nechirvan Barzani sworn into office as the President of Kurdistan Region and General Commander of Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-12 15:42
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 10, 2019, Nechirvan Idris Mustafa Barzani took oath of office and was sworn as the newly-elected President of the Kurdistan Region and General Commander of the Peshmerga Forces during a the periodic meeting of ...

Masrour Barzani to Visit Kurdish Parties in Preparation for His Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-12 12:43
ERBIL — Masrour Barzani, who will soon take office as the new prime minister of Kurdistan Region, will lead a delegation to visit the Kurdish political parties and discuss the formation of his cabinet, a source said. Barzani’s candidacy was approved by K ...

No Plans to Leave Office: Iraqi PM

BAS News - 2019-06-11 22:51
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi has made it clear that he has no plans to leave the office, saying that only the Council of Representatives has the authority to remove him from his position and the parliament is not going to do so. The Iraqi premier ma ...

Updated logo for the Presidential Office of Kurdistan Region

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-11 17:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga The Presidential Office of Kurdistan Region, following Nechirvan Barzani being sworn into office as the new President, shared its new logo, where an English subtext has been added, in addition to the previous Kurdish a ...

HPG: Two Turkish soldiers were killed in Mardin

ANF - 2019-06-11 17:19
HPG Press Office announced that two soldiers were killed in a clash in the countryside of Mardin province. ...

LIVE: Nechirvan Barzani takes oath of office as new Kurdistan President

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-10 12:03

LIVE: Nechirvan Barzani to take oath of office as new Kurdistan President

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-10 11:21

American English lecturer dies in balcony fall in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-09 00:56
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— An American English lecturer Peter Jacksen Choi has died after falling from his balcony in the city of Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan on Saturday, police said. Head of Sulaimani Police Communication and Press Office Sar ...

200 people from the Hol camp arrive at the Civil Council of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-05 00:31
Raqqa – In coordination with the Public Relations Office, the Civil Relations Committee, the elders and tribal dignitaries, a total of 200 people, all of whom are women and children, arrived at the Civil Council of Raqqa on Tuesday. The release comes as a ...

“Turkish state engages in espionage in Kirkuk through the MIT”

ANF - 2019-06-04 17:02
YNK Kirkuk Office Administrator Xazi Kerkuki said the Turkish state has increased the number of MIT operatives in Kirkuk. ...

Another HDP councilor removed from office in Sirnak

ANF - 2019-06-04 12:08
The AKP continues to steal from the HDP wherever HDP has won the elections. Another member of the City Council in Sirnak has been removed from office. ...

Nechirvan Barzani was elected President of Kurdistan Region

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-04 00:01
Nechirvan Barzani was elected President of the Kurdistan Region by Kurdistan’s Parliament on May 28. He will step down from his current position as Prime Minister after taking his oath of office on June 10 in a special ceremony. The President, after his J ...

Summary of proceedings against HDP Buldan and Uca

ANF - 2019-06-02 12:57
The Attorney General's Office requested the lifting of immunity of the two deputies. ...

Turkey: Erdogan influence bars mayors-elect from office | Europe| News and current affairs from around the continent | DW | 01.06.2019

DW - 2019-06-01 15:27

Turkish President Erdogan's office denies reports on S-400, USD/TRY recovers modestly

Fxstreet - 2019-05-31 02:55

Kurdistan President Nechirvan Barzani to take oath of office on June 10: Parliament

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-30 14:37

Iraqi PM visits Qatar, meets with Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

E-Kurd - 2019-05-30 09:49
DOHA,— Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Wednesday paid an official visit to Qatar and held talks with Qatari leaders aimed at boosting ties between the two countries. A statement by Abdul Mahdi’s office said that during the several-hour visit of ...

Biden: Trump's insults 'beneath the dignity' of office of president

Yahoo - 2019-05-30 02:38

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts

Seattle Times - 2019-05-29 09:18
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will follow his uncle Masoud Barzani in office. The elder Barzani res ...

Biden team says Trump's taunts 'beneath dignity of the office'

BBC - 2019-05-29 02:27
The Biden camp accuses President Trump of siding "repeatedly with a murderous dictator". ...

Kurdistan parliament re-institutes presidency office two years after suspension

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-28 00:47

Iraq to Reopen Green Zone During Eid al-Fitr Holidays

BAS News - 2019-05-27 22:38
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has issued a decree to reopen the Green Zone in central Baghdad during the Eid al-Fitr while tensions are yet to be defused in the region. According to a statement by Abdul-Mahdi's office, the heavily fortifi ...

UK: Pro-EU parties lead in European Parliament vote

Waar Media - 2019-05-27 15:02
WAAR_DUHOK The idea of a second EU referendum might have been one of the reasons that ended the term in the top government office together with the Tory leadership for Theresa May last week, but the European Parliament election results in the U.K. sugges ...

Iraq Sentences Former Minister to Seven Years in Jail

BAS News - 2019-05-26 22:35
ERBIL - Iraq has sentenced a former minister to seven years in jail over alleged corruption during his time in the office, an Iraqi source revealed to RT on Sunday. "Former Minister of Culture Asaad al-Hashemi, who belonged to the Islamic Party, was sent ...

Reports of Najmaldin Karim’s arrest in Lebanon untrue: Office of former Kirkuk Governor

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-26 01:08

Iranian FM to Visit Iraq Amid Tensions with US

BAS News - 2019-05-24 12:37
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif is scheduled to visit Iraq’s capital Baghdad as tensions between Tehran and Washington continue. A source from Iraqi prime minister’s office confirmed the report and said the visit will be in the next ...

Rumors on Arrest of Najmadin Karim Refuted

BAS News - 2019-05-22 01:10
ERBIL - The office of the legitimate governor of Kirkuk, Najmadin Karim, has refuted rumors claiming that the governor was arrested during a visit in Lebanon. The statement pointed out that "the news is far from truth," criticizing media outlets for publ ...

UN human rights office "extremely worried" about military escalation in Syria's Idlib region - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-05-22 00:49

AKP Amed office targeted

ANF - 2019-05-20 10:17
A hand-made explosive devices and fireworks action was carried out against the AKP Kayapınar District Presidency building. ...

Office furniture of pro- Kurdish party municipality seized due to debts of predecessor | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-18 16:42

Sit-in for hunger strikes in front of the UN office in Geneva

ANF - 2019-05-17 12:14
Demonstrations in solidarity with the massive hunger strike protest of the Kurdish people continue around the globe. ...

Member of the Kurdistan branch of the National Unity Party Rearrested

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-16 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Pouria Ahmadi, the head of the Kurdistan branch of the National Unity Party and a member of the Central Council of Sanandaj, was arrested when presenting himself at the Sanandaj Intelligence Office following a summon ...

Persian Font in Official Document: Iraqis Concerned over Iran’s Hegemony

BAS News - 2019-05-14 13:06
ERBIL — An official letter signed by a head of Iraqi PM’s office has recently created a heated debate among Iraqis, especially the Sunni Arabs, for being signed with “Persian number”. The letter, directed to the Iraqi parliament, is signed on 6th May. Bu ...

Imam Jome of Naqadeh: The wedding ceremony should be held for less than three hours without dinner

Kurdpa - 2019-05-14 06:02
Kurdpa Agency: Imam Jome of Naqadeh in a letter warned the county's Culture and Guidance Office about holding wedding ceremonies for more than three hours. ...

Former intelligence chief admits to “Turkish imams as agents”

ANF - 2019-05-11 13:17
Former president of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution Hans Georg Maaßen said the DITIB member imams are working for Turkish intelligence. ...

SDF Hands Two Freed Yezidi Sisters to Rescue Office

Gulan Media - 2019-05-11 06:15

Israeli forces destroy Gaza office of Turkish Anadolu news agency - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-05-11 06:15

SDF Hands Two Freed Yezidi Sisters to Rescue Office

BAS News - 2019-05-10 20:52
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Friday handed over two freed Yezidi sisters to a rescue office in northeastern Syria. The two had been freed in the operations to liberate the last enclave of the Islamic State (IS) in eastern par ...

Pompeo Concerned over Iran's Threatenings

BAS News - 2019-05-10 01:08
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has expressed concerns over the recent threatenings by Iran, reminding the country that Washington does not seek war against Tehran, but that will respond if needed, according to a statement by his office. "The r ...

France to open advisory office on financial affairs in Erbil

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-09 12:01

Pro-Kurdish HDP appeals to Turkey’s top court over mayors denied office | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-08 06:13

Iraqi Foreign Ministry to Open Office in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-08 00:38
ERBIL - The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to open an office in the Kurdistan Region to facilitate the citizens' paperwork, a lawmaker confirmed on Tuesday. Talking to BasNews, Muthanna Amin, head of Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) at the Ir ...

The municipality of people intensifies its tours in the markets of Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-05-07 20:00
Tabqa – At the beginning of Ramadan month, Tabqa city is witnessing increasing movement and commercial activity in its markets, where supply and demand for goods, products and food is increasing. In turn, the control department and the ration office in th ...

US Secretary of State Pompeo cancels Berlin trip

Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has canceled at the last minute an official trip to Germany on Tuesday, officials have said. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office has confirmed that a planned meeting between Merkel and Pompeo on Tuesday was ca ...

No News about the Fate of Kurdish Political Prisoner after being Transferred to Orumiyeh Intelligence Office

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-07 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): The political prisoner “Esmat (Mohammad) Salahshour” has been deprived of the right to visit and contact with the family after being transferred from Orumiyeh Central Prison to the Ministry of Intelligence Detention ...

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the UK Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Head of the Diplomatic Service

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 18:36
WAAR_DUHOK Prime Minister Barzani presented a brief overview of the ISIS conflict, post-ISIS situation and the conditions of internally displaced persons and refugees in the Kurdistan Region, including the reconstruction of their areas to enable them to ...

For the first time After 8 years lawyers are allowed to visit Ocalan

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 18:36
WAAR_DUHOK 8 years after lawyers barred from visiting Abdullah Ocalan the Turkish government allows the lawyers to visit Ocalan in the İmrali Prison. Abdullah Ocalan’s office has announced that they have met Abdullah Ocalan in Imrali prison. They added t ...

Hezbolcounter settled in the Southern Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-05-06 14:44
The legal façade of the Hezbolcounter Huda-Par and the capital group HAKSIAD were received at the top level in Southern Kurdistan under the guarantee of the MIT and lead of the KDP. They were allowed to set up an official representation office. ...

BCF to Reopen Sinjar Office Conditionally after PKK Attack: Official

BAS News - 2019-05-05 15:22
ERBIL — Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) will agree to reopen its branch office in Sinjar only if Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) ensures their safety and no more attacks are conducted against the staff, said the head of BCF’s Sinjar office. PKK-affiliate ...

Turkey says Israeli strikes in Gaza targeted building where its state news agency has office

Yahoo - 2019-05-04 23:02

Turkey says Israeli strikes in Gaza targeted building where its state news agency has office

Reuters - 2019-05-04 22:56
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Israeli forces had targeted a building in Gaza where the offices of Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency are located, and added that the attacks were a crime against humanity. ...
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