Protests shake up Iraq’s Kurdish region

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Protests shake up Iraq's Kurdish region

Iraq says Sunni militants seized nuclear material last month in Northern Iraq. After Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki characterized the region as a haven for “terrorists,” residents of Irbil, in Iraq’s northern Kurdish region, are protesting.

Associated Press reporter Ryan Lucas reports from Baghdad.

Protests shake up Iraq's Kurdish region

Protests shake up Iraq's Kurdish region

Iraq says Sunni militants seized nuclear material last month in Northern Iraq. Meanwhile, residents of Irbil, in Iraq's northern Kurdish region, are protesting remarks made by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Associated Press reporter Ryan Lucas reports from Baghdad.
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