Barham Salih

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Barham Salih
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8th President of Iraq
Assumed office
2 October 2018
Prime MinisterAdil Abdul-Mahdi
Mustafa Al-Kadhimi
Preceded byFuad Masum
2nd Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region
In office
28 October 2009 – 5 April 2012
PresidentMasoud Barzanir
Preceded byNechervan Barzani
Succeeded byNechervan Barzani
Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq
In office
20 May 2006[1] – 20 August 2009[2]
PresidentJalal Talabani
Prime MinisterNouri al-Maliki
Preceded byRowsch Shaways
Succeeded byRowsch Shaways
In office
28 June 2004 – 3 May 2005
Prime MinisterIyad Allawi
Preceded byCoalition Provisional Authority
Succeeded byRowsch Shaways
3rd Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region
In office
21 January 2001 – 20 July 2004
PresidentJalal Talabani
Preceded byKosrat Rasul Ali
Succeeded byOmar Fattah Hussein (acting)
Chair of Board of Trustees at The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani
In office
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byJill Derby
Personal details
Barham Ahmed Salih

(1960-09-12) 12 September 1960 (age 61)
Slemani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
NationalityIraqi Kurd
Political partyPatriotic Union of Kurdistan (1976–2017, 2018–present)
Other political
Coalition for Democracy and Justice (2018)
Spouse(s)Sarbagh Salih
ResidenceRadwaniyah Palace, Baghdad, Iraq
Alma materCardiff University
University of Liverpool

Barham Salih (Kurdish: بەرھەم ساڵح, romanized: Berhem Salih; Arabic: برهم صالح; born 12 September 1960) is the 8th and current President of Iraq since 2 October 2018.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. The CIA World Factbook 2010, Book 2010. CIA. 2010. p. 331. ISBN 9781602397279.
  2. "Dabbagh: Iraqi PM approves resignation of Barham Salih". Patriotic Union of Kurdistan. 10 April 2009. Archived from the original on 3 December 2017. Retrieved 20 August 2009.
  3. "Who's who in Iraq's new cabinet". BBC. 20 May 2006.
  4. Katzman, Kenneth (2009). Iraq: Post-Saddam Governance and Security. Diane Publishing Co. p. 55. ISBN 978-1-4379-1944-8.
  5. "Iraq elects Kurdish Barham Salih as president". The National. 2 October 2018.

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