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Iraq police start removing Sunni protest camp, clashes erupt -officials

By Reuters | Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:48 AM

RAMADI, Iraq, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Police moved to dismantle a Sunni protest camp in Iraq's western Anbar province on Monday after tribal leaders and local government and defence ministry officials reached a deal, officials said.

Thousands of Sunnis have taken to the streets in the region to protest what they see as marginalisation of their minority sect since December 2012.

Hardline Sunni militants ...

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