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Kurdish peshmerga forces celebrate as they take control of Sulaiman Pek from the Islamist State militants, in the northwest of Tikrit city September 1, 2014.  REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Kurdish peshmerga forces celebrate as they take control of Sulaiman Pek from the Islamist State militants, in the northwest of Tikrit city September 1, 2014. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Kurdish peshmerga forces celebrate as they take control of Sulaiman Pek from the Islamist State militants, in the northwest of Tikrit city September 1, 2014. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal
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Ambulances arrive to transport people injured in a suicide bombing in the centre of Ramadi, western Anbar province, August 31, 2014.  REUTERS/ Ali al-Mashhadani

Ambulances arrive to transport people injured in a suicide bombing in the centre of Ramadi, western Anbar province, August 31, 2014. REUTERS/ Ali al-Mashhadani

Ambulances arrive to transport people injured in a suicide bombing in the centre of Ramadi, western Anbar province, August 31, 2014. REUTERS/ Ali al-Mashhadani
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Smoke billows from the town of Sulaiman Pek during clashes between Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga troops and Islamic State (IS) militants, August 31, 2014. REUTERS/ Stringer

Smoke billows from the town of Sulaiman Pek during clashes between Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga troops and Islamic State (IS) militants, August 31, 2014. REUTERS/ Stringer

Smoke billows from the town of Sulaiman Pek during clashes between Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga troops and Islamic State (IS) militants, August 31, 2014. REUTERS/ Stringer
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