As Islamic State Recedes, Iraqi Forces and Kurds Turn on Each Other - News Summed Up

As Islamic State Recedes, Iraqi Forces and Kurds Turn on Each Other


ERBIL, Iraq—Elite Iraqi forces took control of the local government building in Kirkuk on Monday, pushing out Kurdish fighters and effectively retaking the city after skirmishes that have raised fears of a wider conflict between two of the closest U.S. allies in the war against Islamic State. Elite military units seeking to restore federal government authority over territory and resources seized by Kurdish forces during the course of the push against Islamic State advanced toward Kirkuk overnight and by evening had taken...


Source: Wall Street Journal October 16, 2017 10:50 UTC


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