Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Kurdish expansion moves threaten stability in northern Iraq

By Leila Fadel | McClatchy Newspapers

BASHIQA, Iraq — Kurdish forces have detained Murad Kashtu al Asi three times in the isolated district of Sinjar in Nineveh province. First, they beat him and accused him of being a terrorist and a member of the Iraqi Islamic Party, a mostly Sunni Arab political party. The second time, they detained him for several hours, he said.

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