Middle East

Iraqi forces complete takeover of Kirkuk

An Iraqi fighter loyal to the federal government waves the national flag from a turret atop a truck on a road in the region of Altun Kupri, about 50 kilometres (30 miles) from Arbil, capital of autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan, on October 20, 2017.AFP / Marwan IBRAHIM

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on October 21, 2017, on page 1.




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