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Iraq Kurds claim oilfields as bombings kill 28

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Iraq's Kurdish region claimed disputed northern oilfields on Friday in another blow to efforts to forge a united front against a jihadist-led onslaught, as twin bombings killed 28 people. 

Iraqi Kurdish forces take position near Taza Khurmatu as they fight jihadist militants on June 23, 2014

The escalating row between Baghdad and the Kurds and the blasts in disputed Kirkuk province, which killed mostly refugees from fighting elsewhere, came just two days before a planned parliamentary session to revive flagging efforts to form a new government.

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