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Iraqi Prime Minister Celebrates Defeat Of ISIS, But Still Faces Pressure

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In Iraq, Kirkuk Residents Nervous As Power Turns Over Again

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Iraqi Authorities Trying To Deal With A Complicated Legacy Of ISIS Fighters

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German Government Trying To Bring Back Children Who Ended Up With ISIS

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'New York Times' Reporter On The Investigation Into U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq

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Rescue Workers Continue To Search Through Rubble Following Earthquake In Iran And Iraq

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Scores Killed When Strong Quake Hits Near Iran-Iraq Border

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Masoud Barzani stepped down last week as president of Iraq's Kurdistan regional government. The independence referendum he pushed through resulted in a military attack by Iraqi forces. But, he tells NPR, "I am very proud that we have given the opportunity for the Kurdish people to express their vote." He says the region will reassess its relationship with the U.S. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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After Iraqi Kurdish Independence Vote Backfires, 'I Do Not Regret It,' Says Barzani

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Iraqi Kurdish Leader Says Region Will Re-evaluate Relationship With U.S. After Referendum

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In Iraq, masgouf is part of the national cuisine, but it's getting harder to find as the country still reels from war, sanctions, water quality and economic problems. Sabah Arar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Gun Violence: Comparing The U.S. With Other Countries

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Mustafa Ahmed walks near home on the outskirts of Fallujah. As a baby, he was severely injured during the battle to liberate Fallujah from al-Qaida. His leg was amputated and he later received medical treatment in Portland, Oregon. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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Kurds' President Says They Were Betrayed As He Resigns After Independence Vote

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Iraqi security forces advancing Thursday towards the town of Faysh Khabur, which is located on the Turkish and Syrian borders in the Iraqi Kurdish autonomous region. Ahmad al-Rubaye /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As ISIS Loses Territory, What Happens To Its Fighters Who Came From Other Countries?

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