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Iraq
Kurds want Peshmerga, Asayesh return to Khanaqin due to crop burning
2019-05-25
[Rudaw] Following a series of recent wheat field fires and a general lack of confidence in Iraqi forces, Kurds in Khanaqin are demanding the return of Peshmerga forces and Kurdish security (Asayesh). Media outlets belonging to the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS) have claimed some of the incidents.

Foreign Policy reported last year that Iraq’s Shiite Hashd al-Shaabi paramilitaries were hiring former ISIS fighters and integrating them into their forces.
Within the span of one week, more than 600 dunams of wheat crop in Khanaqin, Qaratapa, Jabara and the plains of Qamishalan have been burned in the disputed or Kurdistani areas claimed by Erbil and Baghdad in Iraq’s Diyala province.
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