Iraq fighting inflames Kirkuk ethnic tensions

Fierce clashes between government forces and ISIL deepen distrust between Arab, Turkmen and Kurdish populations.

    The Iraqi city of Kirkuk faces almost daily attacks as government forces take on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

    It is adding to the deepening distrust between Arab, Turkmen and Kurdish populations in the area.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from Kirkuk. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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