Middle East

Kurdish peshmerga prepare to fight again to reclaim homeland

Iraqi Kurdish forces overlooks an operating base in Iraq's Diyala province whilst waiting to deploy into into Jalawla to fight militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), on June 18, 2014. AFP PHOTO/RICK FINDLER

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on June 20, 2014, on page 9.




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