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Kurdistan to receive $139m June budget payment

After slashing oil transfers to federal authorities and increasing independent exports, the KRG receives its lowest monthly budget payment so far this year.

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Barzani term limit disputes roil Kurdistan politics

KRG President Masoud Barzani gives an interview in Erbil on June 2, 2013. (AZAD LASHKARI/Reuters)

The end of President Barzani's final term – just two months away – has reignited fundamental arguments over the structure of Kurdistan's incomplete democracy.