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Ethnic Tensions Rising in Kirkuk

During Saddam Hussein's regime, tens of thousands of Kurds and Turkmen were forced out of the oil rich Iraqi city of Kirkuk, as Iraqi Arabs were moved in to change the region's demographics. Now, returning Kurds want to put Kirkuk under Kurdish control. Their demands are raising anger and fear among the city's other ethnic groups. Hear NPR's Deborah Amos.

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Deborah Amos covers the Middle East for NPR News. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.