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    Kurds Dig Trenches in Areas Bordering IS-held Territoryi
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    January 08, 2016 11:39 PM
    Kurdish workers in northern Iraq are digging trenches in areas bordering territory held by the Islamic State terrorist group. Kurdish authorities say the trenches are being dug for security reasons, but some Iraqis claim the action is aimed at establishing a regional border. Dilshad Anwar who reports for VOA's Kurdish service visited the area and has this story, narrated by Robert Raffaele.

    Kurds Dig Trenches in Areas Bordering IS-held Territory

    Published January 08, 2016

    Kurdish workers in northern Iraq are digging trenches in areas bordering territory held by the Islamic State terrorist group. Kurdish authorities say the trenches are being dug for security reasons, but some Iraqis claim the action is aimed at establishing a regional border. Dilshad Anwar who reports for VOA's Kurdish service visited the area and has this story, narrated by Robert Raffaele.


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    by: jim from: tx
    January 09, 2016 11:11 AM
    trench where used in all war doesn't look modern war has move up very far

    by: Eric L from: New Jersey
    January 09, 2016 8:51 AM
    The Kurds have every right to act in the 'might makes right' reality of post-invasion Iraq. Kurdish Donald Trump would want Daesh to pay for the trench.