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Hawaii News Now
Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave disputed areaspulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one d
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 minutes ago
pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk - a dramatic redeployment of forces that opened the way for government troops to move into energy-rich and other... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave disputed areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave disputed areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 8 minutes ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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The Sentinel
Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave disputed areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
The Sentinel / Posted 8 minutes ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave disputed areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
Santa Maria Times / Posted 15 minutes ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave disputed areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 15 minutes ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave disputed areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
Sioux City Journal / Posted 16 minutes ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave disputed areaspulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one d
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 20 minutes ago
pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk - a dramatic redeployment of forces that opened the way for government troops to move into energy-rich and other... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave disputed areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
Rapid City Journal / Posted 21 minutes ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave disputed areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 28 minutes ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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TribLIVE
After ISIS collapse in Raqqa, U.S. faces other extremism threatsthe semi-autonomous Kurdish regional government, whose peshmerga militia fighte
TribLIVE / Posted 40 minutes ago
the semi-autonomous Kurdish regional government, whose peshmerga militia fighters had taken control of the disputed city of Kirkuk after ISIS took Mosul in 2014. The Kurds had included disputed areas, including Kirkuk, in a non-binding referendum... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Iraqi gov't assumes control after Kurds leave disputed areaspulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one d
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 42 minutes ago
pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk - a dramatic redeployment of forces that opened the way for government troops to move into energy-rich and other... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Iraq: After losing Kirkuk, Kurdish forces pull out of Sinjarpulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one d
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 46 minutes ago
pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk - a dramatic redeployment of forces that opened the way for government troops to move into energy-rich and other... Read more
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Perth Now
Australia plays role in Raqqa recapturebe in the field. But as IS forces flee south, entrenched conflicts between Ira
Perth Now / Posted 54 minutes ago
be in the field. But as IS forces flee south, entrenched conflicts between Iraqi and Kurdish forces have been reignited in Kirkuk and Sinjar. "This is deeply troubling and it's an example of the layers of complexity in Syria and Iraq," Ms Bishop... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Iraq: After losing Kirkuk, Kurdish forces pull out of Sinjarpulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one d
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 58 minutes ago
pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk - a dramatic redeployment of forces that opened the way for government troops to move into energy-rich and other... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Australia plays role in Raqqa recapturebe in the field. But as IS forces flee south, entrenched conflicts between Ira
The Courier Mail / Posted an hour ago
be in the field. But as IS forces flee south, entrenched conflicts between Iraqi and Kurdish forces have been reignited in Kirkuk and Sinjar. "This is deeply troubling and it's an example of the layers of complexity in Syria and Iraq," Ms Bishop... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Iraq: After losing Kirkuk, Kurdish forces pull out of Sinjarpulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one d
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted an hour ago
pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk - a dramatic redeployment of forces that opened the way for government troops to move into energy-rich and other... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Iraq: After losing Kirkuk, Kurdish forces pull out of Sinjarpulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one d
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted an hour ago
pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk - a dramatic redeployment of forces that opened the way for government troops to move into energy-rich and other... Read more
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News.com.au
Australia plays role in Raqqa recapturebe in the field. But as IS forces flee south, entrenched conflicts between Ira
News.com.au / Posted an hour ago
be in the field. But as IS forces flee south, entrenched conflicts between Iraqi and Kurdish forces have been reignited in Kirkuk and Sinjar. "This is deeply troubling and it's an example of the layers of complexity in Syria and Iraq," Ms Bishop... Read more
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Reuters
Oil prices rise on tighter U.S. market, Middle East tensionsthat a risk premium was being priced into oil markets. Iraqi government forces
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
that a risk premium was being priced into oil markets. Iraqi government forces captured the major Kurdish-held oil city of Kirkuk earlier this week, responding to a Kurdish independence referendum, and there are concerns that fighting could disrupt... Read more
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The Columbian
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areaspulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one d
The Columbian / Posted 4 hours ago
pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk — a dramatic redeployment of forces that opened the way for government troops to move into energy-rich and other... Read more
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ABC News
Iraqi Kurdish independence gamble backfiresand analysis from ABC News. Members of Iraqi security forces are seen at an oi
ABC News / Posted 4 hours ago
and analysis from ABC News. Members of Iraqi security forces are seen at an oil field in Dibis area on the outskirts of Kirkuk, Iraq, Oct. 17, 2017. The current confrontation between Iraqis and Kurds was spurred on by an independence referendum... Read more
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TribLIVE
Gas prices: Why drivers will keep paying less at the pump this yearMonday to $2.478 amid fears of supply disruptions after Iraqi forces tried to s
TribLIVE / Posted 4 hours ago
Monday to $2.478 amid fears of supply disruptions after Iraqi forces tried to seize oil fields in the Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq. The assault aims to prevent Kurdish efforts to create an independent state in that part of the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areaspulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one d
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 hours ago
pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk - a dramatic redeployment of forces that opened the way for government troops to move into energy-rich and other... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areaspulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one d
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 hours ago
pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk - a dramatic redeployment of forces that opened the way for government troops to move into energy-rich and other... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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Perth Now
Iraq attacks famed ‘angels of death’attacked the Kurds. Iraq forces have today reportedly moved on Kurdish-held po
Perth Now / Posted 4 hours ago
attacked the Kurds. Iraq forces have today reportedly moved on Kurdish-held positions in the disputed oil-rich province of Kirkuk as tensions soar after an independence vote last month. “Iraqi armed force are advancing to retake their military... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
Fremont Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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Missoulian
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
Missoulian / Posted 4 hours ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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The World
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
The World / Posted 5 hours ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Buchanan: Is War With Iran Now Inevitable?the Iranians, and perhaps even the Russians. Are we up for that? In Iraq, the
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 hours ago
the Iranians, and perhaps even the Russians. Are we up for that? In Iraq, the national army is moving on oil-rich Kirkuk province and its capital city. The Kurds captured Kirkuk after the Iraqi army fled from the ISIS invasion. Why is a... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
The Times and Democrat / Posted 5 hours ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areaspulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one d
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 hours ago
pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk - a dramatic redeployment of forces that opened the way for government troops to move into energy-rich and other... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 5 hours ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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The Sentinel
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
The Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 5 hours ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
Santa Maria Times / Posted 5 hours ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areasafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 5 hours ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
After IS collapse in Raqqa, US faces other extremism threatsthe semi-autonomous Kurdish regional government, whose peshmerga militia fighte
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 hours ago
the semi-autonomous Kurdish regional government, whose peshmerga militia fighters had taken control of the disputed city of Kirkuk after IS took Mosul in 2014. The Kurds had included disputed areas, including Kirkuk, in a non-binding referendum... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Kurds pull out abruptly from disputed Iraqi areaspulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one d
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 hours ago
pulled out of disputed areas across northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, one day after giving up the vital oil city of Kirkuk - a dramatic redeployment of forces that opened the way for government troops to move into energy-rich and other... Read more
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Aljazeera
What does the future hold for Iraq's Kurds?The Iraqi government has seized control of Kirkuk from the Kurds, which took ju
Aljazeera / Posted 5 hours ago
The Iraqi government has seized control of Kirkuk from the Kurds, which took just a day to take charge of the multi-ethnic city and the oil fields surrounding it. Kurdish forces have since rapidly withdrawn from several contested cities and towns,... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
After IS collapse in Raqqa, US faces other extremism threatsthe semi-autonomous Kurdish regional government, whose peshmerga militia fighte
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 hours ago
the semi-autonomous Kurdish regional government, whose peshmerga militia fighters had taken control of the disputed city of Kirkuk after IS took Mosul in 2014. The Kurds had included disputed areas, including Kirkuk, in a non-binding referendum... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
After IS collapse in Raqqa, US faces other extremism threatsthe semi-autonomous Kurdish regional government, whose peshmerga militia fighte
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 hours ago
the semi-autonomous Kurdish regional government, whose peshmerga militia fighters had taken control of the disputed city of Kirkuk after IS took Mosul in 2014. The Kurds had included disputed areas, including Kirkuk, in a non-binding referendum... Read more
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FOX News
After IS collapse in Raqqa, US faces other extremism threatsthe semi-autonomous Kurdish regional government, whose peshmerga militia fighte
FOX News / Posted 6 hours ago
the semi-autonomous Kurdish regional government, whose peshmerga militia fighters had taken control of the disputed city of Kirkuk after IS took Mosul in 2014. The Kurds had included disputed areas, including Kirkuk, in a non-binding referendum... Read more
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FOX News
After IS collapse in Raqqa, US faces other extremism threatsthe semi-autonomous Kurdish regional government, whose peshmerga militia fighte
FOX News / Posted 6 hours ago
the semi-autonomous Kurdish regional government, whose peshmerga militia fighters had taken control of the disputed city of Kirkuk after IS took Mosul in 2014. The Kurds had included disputed areas, including Kirkuk, in a non-binding referendum... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
After years of bombing and death, Raqqa is free from IS. But the cost of victory is devastatinglike the Kurdish push for independence in Iraq and the Iraqi Government's move
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 hours ago
like the Kurdish push for independence in Iraq and the Iraqi Government's move to regain control of the oil rich city of Kirkuk. In Raqqa, it is not clear how long local Arabs will continue to cooperate with the Syrian Kurds who dominate the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
After IS collapse in Raqqa, US faces other extremism threatsthe semi-autonomous Kurdish regional government, whose peshmerga militia fighte
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 hours ago
the semi-autonomous Kurdish regional government, whose peshmerga militia fighters had taken control of the disputed city of Kirkuk after IS took Mosul in 2014. The Kurds had included disputed areas, including Kirkuk, in a non-binding referendum... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Iraqi PM calls for dialogue after Kirkukafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
The Times and Democrat / Posted 7 hours ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Iraqi PM calls for dialogue after KirkukKIRKUK, Iraq (AP) - The Latest on developments in Iraq, day after Iraqi forces
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 hours ago
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) - The Latest on developments in Iraq, day after Iraqi forces took back the disputed city of Kirkuk, forcing Kurdish fighters to leave (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Iraq's prime minister says last month's Kurdish independence... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Iraqi PM calls for dialogue after Kirkukafter fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Ku
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 7 hours ago
after fighting together against the Islamic State, Iraqi forces pushed their Kurdish allies out of the disputed city of Kirkuk on Monday, seizing oil fields and other facilities amid soaring tensions over last month's Kurdish vote for... Read more
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