Islamic State grabs Iraqi dam and oilfield in victory over Kurds

By IAfrica
In South Africa
Aug 4th, 2014
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Islamic State fighters seized control of Iraq’s biggest dam, an oilfield and three more towns on Sunday after inflicting their first major defeat on Kurdish forces since sweeping across much of northern Iraq in June. By Ahmed Rasheed and Raheem Salman for Reuters.


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