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Single government for Iraqi Kurds

The parliament in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq has approved a single administration, uniting two rival parties after more than a decade. The parliament in the city of Irbil voted for the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan to run a unified government. Kurds enjoyed self rule in three provinces in Iraq’s north. Analysts say Sunni Muslims fear the new move could herald a push for Kurdish independence in the oil-rich north. Full Story

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