Amid Iraq clashes, premier sees unity

Posted: June 19, 2014 at 5:41 a.m.

Iraqis survey the damage Wednesday from a deadly car bomb that was set off the day before in the Sadr City area of Baghdad, which is inhabited primarily by Shiites.

Iraqi security forces battled Sunni insurgents targeting the country's main oil refinery and said they regained partial control of a city near the Syrian border Wednesday, as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki reached out in a televised address to try to regain support from the nation's disaffected Sunnis and Kurds.

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