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Kurdish Fighters Vow to Rid Region of Islamic State Militants

Kurdish Peshmerga fighters, a deeply nationalistic but not always unified force, are vowing to rid their northern Iraqi region of Islamic State militants. The United States and European Union are relying heavily on the Peshmerga and Iraqi forces to push back the Sunni extremists and retake Iraqi territory that the Islamic State has declared a Muslim "caliphate." In an exclusive interview with VOA, Mahmoud Sangawi, commander of Peshmerga forces stationed near the Iranian...

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