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Sinjar becomes latest flashpoint for Iran-Turkey tensions in Iraq  

New Pentagon IG report says that the Turkey-PKK conflict and Iranian militias are contributing to instability in Iraq.  

Clashes between Iraqi security forces and a Yazidi militia known as the Shingal Resistance Units (YBS) may represent one of several new fronts in escalating tensions between Iran and Turkey in Iraq. 

Turkey expands anti-PKK operations in Iraq and Syria 

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