Kurds Gain in North Kurdish fighters seize positions abandoned by Iraqi paramilitary forces in northern Iraq. The Kurds say they're within 15 miles of the oil city of Kurkuk. The Kurdish advance follows heavy U.S. bombing of the area. Hear NPR's Alex Chadwick and NPR's Ivan Watson.
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Kurds Gain Ground in Northern Iraq

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Kurds Gain Ground in Northern Iraq

Kurds Gain Ground in Northern Iraq

Kurds Gain Ground in Northern Iraq

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Kurdish fighters seize positions abandoned by Iraqi paramilitary forces in northern Iraq. The Kurds say they're within 15 miles of the oil city of Kurkuk. The Kurdish advance follows heavy U.S. bombing of the area. Hear NPR's Alex Chadwick and NPR's Ivan Watson.