Iraq's Model City: Kirkuk Thrives in Sea of Corruption and Violence

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    By Christoph Reuter @ Kirkuk Thrives Despite Corruption and Sectarian Violence in Iraq - SPIEGEL ONLINE
    Perhaps all those lost and ruined lives were not for nothing!
     
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    ISIS attacks power plant in Kirkuk...
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    IS Attacks Iraq City of Kirkuk, Power Plant Amid Mosul Fight
    Oct 21, 2016 — Islamic State militants armed with assault rifles and explosives attacked targets in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk early Friday in an assault that appeared aimed at diverting Iraqi security forces from a massive offensive against the IS-held city of Mosul.
     
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    Mass Graves Found in Iraq Could Contain up to 400 Bodies...
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    Mass Graves Found in Iraq Could Contain up to 400 Bodies
    12 Nov.`17 - Iraqi security forces have found mass graves in an area recently retaken from the Islamic State group that could contain up to 400 bodies, an Iraqi official said Sunday.
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    Anti-Daesh War Cost Iraq $100 Billion in Losses: PM
    Sunday 12th November, 2017 | Losses from the war on the Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) terrorist group have cost Iraq $100 billion, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Saturday.
     

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