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Kurdish ambitions worry Kirkuk's Arabs

Barzani's call for referendum preparation causes concern in multi-ethnic oil city now firmly under Kurds' control.

Last updated: 04 Jul 2014 20:58
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Iraq's Kurds look to be edging closer to full independence. Their president has asked the regional parliament to prepare for a referendum on their future.

But Masoud Barzani's move has also angered and worried Arabs who live in Kirkuk, a city which the Kurds now control.
 
Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Kirkuk, in northern Iraq.

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