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Four Turkish soldiers killed in northern Iraq: army

ANKARA: Four Turkish soldiers were killed in northern Iraq in two separate attacks blamed on Kurdish militants, the Turkish military said on Tuesday.Five other soldiers were injured when two improvised explosive devices exploded on Monday in the Zap region of ...

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Iraq Ousts Kurdish Forces From Kirkuk

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Three weeks after the Kurds voted for independence, Iraqi forces overtook the Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk and its valuable oil fields on Monday. NYT > Middle East

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Turkey says ready to help Iraq to oust Kurdish fighters

ANKARA: Turkey on Monday said it was ready to help the Iraqi government oust Kurdish fighters from the disputed city of Kirkuk.Ankara fears independence moves by the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) could spark similar moves by its own Kurdish ...

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Oil jumps on fears of new Iran sanctions, Iraq conflict

SINGAPORE: Oil markets jumped on Monday on concerns over potential renewed US sanctions against Iran as well as conflict in Iraq, while a falling US rig count supported prices there.Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were at ...

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