Death of Jalal Talabani the end of an era for Iraqis - The National

The former president and leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan passed away as Iraq goes through one of the worst political crises between Baghdad and Erbil, adding to the sense of loss. Mina Al-Oraibi. October 3, 2017. Updated: October 3, 2017 08 ...

Iraq ex-president and Kurdish leader Talabani dies - Digital Journal

Ex-Iraqi president Jalal Talabani, a veteran leader of the struggle for Kurdish self-determination and a unifying elder statesman, died Tuesday in Germany aged 83, Kurdish officials said. Talabani was Iraq's president from 2005 to 2014 and a key figure ...

Jalal Talabani, unifying former president of Iraq, dies at 83 - Washington Post

Former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, one of the country's most powerful and unifying leaders and a man who spent much of his life fighting for the cause of the Kurds of northern Iraq, died Oct. 3 at a hospital in Berlin. He was 83. His death was ...

Kurdish Former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani Dies Aged 83 - AINA (press release)

Jalal Talabani speaking at the UN in 2011. ( Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images) Jalal Talabani, the Kurdish former president of Iraq and its first non-Arab head of state, has died. He was 83. The leader of one of Iraq's main Kurdish factions died in a ...

Kurdish Rebel Leader Talabani Sought Iraqi Unity as President - U.S. News & World Report

FILE PHOTO: Iraqi President Jalal Talabani adjusts his glasses during a news conference following a meeting with Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi at Chigi Palace in Rome November 8, 2005. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi/File Photo Reuters. ERBIL ...

Erdogan extends condolences to Talabani family - Anadolu Agency

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday expressed his condolences over the death of former Iraqi President and Iraqi Kurdistan Patriotic Union leader Jalal Talabani, according to Turkish presidential sources. Erdogan made a phone call to Talabani's ...

Kurdish leader and ex-Iraqi president Jalal Talabani dies - Middle East Monitor

Former Iraqi president and Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani died at age 83 today, Iraqi state TV said, a week after Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region held a referendum on independence. Talabani, a veteran leader of the Kurdish struggle for self ...

Iraqi Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani dies - Business Standard

Erbil (Iraq), Oct 3 (IANS/AKI) Veteran Kurdish leader and former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani has died in Germany aged 83, the media reported on Tuesday. Talabani, a veteran leader of the Kurdish struggle for self-determination, passed away after he ...

Former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani Dies in German Hospital - SundiataPost (press release) (blog)

Baghdad – Former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, has died in a hospital in Germany, Iraqiya state television reported on Tuesday. Talabani had been hospitalised several times in recent years ever since he suffered a stroke in 2012. He was the seventh ...

Kurdish Leader and Ex-Iraqi President Jalal Talabani Dies: State TV - U.S. News & World Report

FILE PHOTO: Iraq's President Jalal Talabani attends the Inaugural Meeting of the Board of Entrepreneurs France-Iraq in Paris November 18, 2009. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo Reuters. ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish leader and ex-Iraqi ...

Obituary: Jalal Talabani - BBC News

Jalal Talabani was the first non-Arab to become president of Iraq and a leading advocate of the rights of the Kurdish people. Known as "Mam Jalal" (Uncle Jalal) by his supporters, he was elected to office two years after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein ...

Iraq's 1st post-Saddam president, Jalal Talabani, dies at 83 - CBS News

ERBIL, Iraq -- Jalal Talabani, the Kurdish leader who became Iraq's president after the U.S.-led invasion and helped steer the country through years of insurgent and sectarian strife, has died in a Berlin hospital at the age of 83, Kurdish officials ...

Iraq's first non-Arab president, Jalal Talabani, has died - KTVZ

ERBIL, Iraq (CNN) - Former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, the country's first non-Arab president, has died at the age of 83, his family said. His niece, Alaa Talabani, an Iraqi member of parliament, confirmed his death to CNN, after it was reported by ...

Veteran Iraqi Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani dies - BBC News

The Kurdish leader and former Iraqi President, Jalal Talabani, has died at the age of 83, Iraqi state TV has said. Talabani was a veteran of the Kurdish struggle for an independent state and founded the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in 1975. In ...

Former Iraqi President Talabani Dies Aged 83 - Sputnik International

Jalal Talabani, a Kurdish leader who served as Iraq's president between 2005 and 2014, has died at the age of 83. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Former Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, who was also the leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, died on Tuesday ...

Jalal Talabani, Kurdish Leader and Iraq's First Postwar President, Is Dead at 83 - New York Times

Jalal Talabani, then Iraq's president, during a meeting in Baghdad in 2006. Credit Scott Nelson for The New York Times. Jalal Talabani, the Kurdish leader who used pragmatism, guile and an outsize personality to navigate a hazardous course in Mideast ...

Iraqi former President and Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani dies - Xinhua

FILE PHOTO: Iraq's President Jalal Talabani speaks during a news conference with Iyad Allawi, a former prime minister and head of the secular Iraqiya coalition, in Baghdad March 31, 2010. (REUTERS PHOTO). BAGHDAD, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Iraqi former ...

Former Iraqi president Jalal Talabani dies aged 83 - The National

Former Iraqi president and leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) Jalal Talabani has died in Germany, aged 83. Talabani was a veteran leader of the Kurdish struggle for self-determination. He stepped down as president in 2014 after a long ...

Iraqi State TV Says Former President Talabani Dies - RadioFarda

Former Iraqi President and Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani died on October 3 at the age of 83. Iraqi state TV reported that Talabani died in a hospital in Germany. A close family friend and a senior Kurdish official in Irbil, the seat of the Kurdistan ...

Former Iraqi President Talabani Dies at 84: State TV - Tasnim News Agency (press release)

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iraqi Kurdish leader and former president of the Arab country Jalal Talabani died on Tuesday, Iraqi state TV said. The leader of Iraq's Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Talabani died at the age of 84. Talabani stepped down as ...