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    Iraqi Arabs paid to leave Kirkuk - 06 Oct 07

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    It's a volatile city that's vital to Iraq's future, but now Kirkuk is facing its toughest test yet.

    Just weeks before a scheduled referendum on the city's destiny, Arab residents are being paid to pack up and leave.

    It's a controversial scheme, tied up in the struggle over which community should have control of Kirkuk and its huge oilfields.