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Kurdish Trenches Against IS Draw Iraqi Ire

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are digging what officials say are security trenches in areas bordering territory controlled by the Islamic State (IS). But the Iraqi government is concerned that the Kurds may be attempting to set up a de-facto Kurdish border as part of a process towards independence from Iraq. The trenches will stretch 652 miles from northern areas of Mosul to Khanaqin in Diyala province.   General Murad Muhammed, a Peshmerga commander in Kirkuk, told VOA that the...

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