Protesters chant slogans against Iraq's Shiite-led government as they wave national flags during a demonstration in Samarra, 95 kilometers (60 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. Thousands of Sunnis are rallying in western and central Iraq against the Shiite-led government’s policies they see as sidelining their minority group. Friday’s protests come amid rising tensions among Iraq’s ethnic and sectarian groups that are threatening to plunge the country into more instability. (AP Photo)

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Protesters chant slogans against Iraq's Shiite-led government as they wave national flags during a demonstration in Samarra, 95 kilometers (60 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. Thousands of Sunnis are rallying in western and central Iraq against the Shiite-led government’s policies they see as sidelining their minority group. Friday’s protests come amid rising tensions among Iraq’s ethnic and sectarian groups that are threatening to plunge the country into more instability. (AP Photo)
Protesters chant slogans against Iraq's Shiite-led government as they wave national flags during a demonstration in Samarra, 95 kilometers (60 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. Thousands of Sunnis are rallying in western and central Iraq against the Shiite-led government’s policies they see as sidelining their minority group. Friday’s protests come amid rising tensions among Iraq’s ethnic and sectarian groups that are threatening to plunge the country into more instability. (AP Photo)
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