Iraq fighting disrupts economy across nation
Drivers skirt dangerous crossroads
Posted: May 12, 2014 at 5:40 a.m.
BAGHDAD -- Fighting in Iraq's western Anbar province, now in its fifth month, appears to have bogged down, with government forces unable to drive out Islamic militants who took over one of the area's main cities. But the effect is being felt much further, with the repercussions rippling through the country's economy to hit consumers and businesses.
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