The political tensions are rising at a sensitive time. Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is incapacitated following a serious stroke last week and is being treated in a German hospital. The 79-year-old president, an ethnic Kurd, is widely seen as a unifying figure with the clout to mediate among the country’s ethnic and sectarian groups.
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Iraqi Sunnis rally against government
THREE AND COUNTING:An analyst said there was a danger that if the protests were further fueled by the Syrian war, it could spark revolutionary Sunni action
AP, RAMADI, Iraq
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