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Iraq Reels Under Intensifying Political Dividei
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January 14, 2013 5:20 PM
Tens of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Iraq in the last month, rallying against the government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. The Sunni protestors accuse their Shi'ite prime minister of marginalizing their sect and consolidating power. As Selah Hennessy reports for VOA, analysts say the sectarian divide is likely to intensify.

Iraq Reels Under Intensifying Political Divide

Published January 14, 2013

Tens of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Iraq in the last month, rallying against the government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. The Sunni protestors accuse their Shi'ite prime minister of marginalizing their sect and consolidating power. As Selah Hennessy reports for VOA, analysts say the sectarian divide is likely to intensify.


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