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Sectarian tensions in Iraq on the rise

SUNNI leaders in Iraq accused Shi’ite prime minister Nuri al-Maliki of a crackdown yesterday after troops detained a Sunni minister’s bodyguards.

The incident came as Jalal Talabani, a Kurd who has mediated among Sunnis, Shi’ites and Kurds, left for Germany to receive treatment for a stroke.

 
 
 

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