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Iraqi forces seize Kirkuk governor’s office in advance on Kurds

Iraqi forces have seized the Kirkuk governor’s office, key military sites and an oil field as they sweep across the disputed province following soaring tensions with Kurds over an independence referendum. The rapid advance, involving troops, tanks and armored vehicles, aims to recapture oil and military targets that Kurdish forces took over during the fightback […]