Iraqi tanks deploy in the village of Bashir, south of Kirkuk, Iraq, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Kurdish forces have withdrawn from the edges of a disputed region in northern Iraq, a commander said Friday, amid tensions with Iraq's central government over the administration of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk. (AP/Emad Matti)

Iraq Forgets ISIS, Moves Against Kurds As 15 Killed In Iraq

The Iraqi government accused the Kurdistan Regional Government of declaring war by bringing in guerrilla fighters from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party, which has been waging a guerrilla war against Turkey for decades.

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