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Officials Say Iraq Won’t Be Islamic State

Ukraine withdrew 150 servicemen from Iraq (news – web sites) on Saturday, beginning a gradual pullout, as Shiite and Kurdish politicians refined plans to form a coalition government that officials said includes an agreement not to turn the country into an Islamic state. In Mosul, gunmen killed three policemen and wounded a fourth at a funeral procession, the second time in as many days that mourners have been targeted in that northern city. It was unclear if the mourners were Shiites, but the police officers were participating in a procession for a colleague’s wife and two children who died in a roadside bomb attack a day earlier, policeman Ammar Hussein said. Full Story

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