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Season 6, Episode 41 of 99

The Kurds are an ethnic group spread across four countries including Iran, Syria, Turkey, and Iraq. For decades, Kurdish factions have fought in these countries in attempts to gain independence in what they consider their ancestral homeland. Today in Iraq, Kurdish fighters are on the front lines in the conflict against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), fighting alongside Iraqi forces against a common enemy. But will this fight bring the Kurds closer to their goal of independence? In Saturday's Signature Segment, the first of two reports in Iraq, NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay has the story

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