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Iraqi Kurds gather in the streets of Arbil to urge people to vote in the upcoming independence referendum.
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Iraqi Kurdistan Prepares for a Vote That Will Shake Nations

Sep 20, 2017 | 17:50 GMT

For over a century, the Kurds have tried and failed to create a state of their own. Yet even if their next attempt is no more successful than the last, its consequences will reverberate throughout the Middle East.

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