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Iraqi forces advance towards the city of Kirkuk during an operation against Kurdish fighters on October 16, 2017. 
Iraqi forces clashed with Kurdish fighters near the disputed city of Kirkuk, seizing a key military base and other territory in a major operation sparked by a controversial independence referendum. / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE        (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)
Iraqi forces advance towards the city of Kirkuk during an operation against Kurdish fighters on October 16, 2017. 
Iraqi forces clashed with Kurdish fighters near the disputed city of Kirkuk, seizing a key military base and other territory in a major operation sparked by a controversial independence referendum. / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE        (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

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Iraq seizes disputed city from Kurdish control

Iraqi forces have seized the oil-rich city of Kirkuk in Northern Iraq, ending years of Kurdish control. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.

Iraq seizes disputed city from Kurdish control

Iraqi forces have seized the oil-rich city of Kirkuk in Northern Iraq, ending years of Kurdish control. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.