Medya News – Iraqi Kurdistan’s ruling Barzani family in spotlight for alleged extortion

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Three news outlets have reported that Areen Masoud Barzani, the son of Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, is facing allegations of extortion. According to these reports, Areen is accused of coercing $5 million from Haj Ahmed, the owner of Majidi Mall in Erbil.