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Conflict in Iraq

Published 24/08/2014 | 23:42

A child from the minority Yazidi sect, who fled violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, sits on the ground at Bajed Kadal refugee camp, southwest of Dohuk province
A child from the minority Yazidi sect, who fled violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, sits on the ground at Bajed Kadal refugee camp, southwest of Dohuk province
Kurdish Peshmerga forces guard their position at Omar Khaled village near Tal Afar, west of Mosul August 24, 2014. Peshmerga forces intensified their defences in the southern parts of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk on Saturday, defending ramparts just a few hundred metres away from Islamic State militants. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal (IRAQ - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (C) walks next to Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Hassan Danaifar (L) upon arriving at the airport in Baghdad
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a news conference with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari in Baghdad August
Members of Kurdish security forces take part during an intensive security deployment on the southern of Kirkuk
Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, who fled violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar
A member of Kurdish security forces walks near a flag belonging to Islamic State militants during an intensive security deployment on the southern of Kirkuk
Members of Kurdish security forces take part during an intensive security deployment in southern Kirkuk
Members of Kurdish security forces stand during an intensive security deployment in southern Kirkuk
Members of Kurdish security forces stand during an intensive security deployment in southern Kirkuk
Mourners carry the wrapped body of a Kurdish Peshmerga soldier who was killed during clashes with militants

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