Sunni tribe that repelled Islamic State pays heavy price for bridging Iraq's sectarian divide

March 27, 2015 6:29 AM

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Sunni tribe that repelled Islamic State pays heavy price for bridging Iraq's sectarian divide

In this Wednesday, March 25, 2015, photo, a Sunni fighter from the al-Jabouri tribe weeps in front of the grave of his relative killed in a battle with Islamic State militants, as he visits a cemetery in the town of Duluiyah, 45 miles (75 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. Sunni tribes that have stood up to the IS group have paid a heavy price, and anger at the Shiite-led government runs deep in the areas of northern and western Iraq that now make up the extremist group's self-styled caliphate. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim) (The Associated Press)

This Wednesday, March 25, 2015, photo shows a mass grave for al-Jabouri tribesmen, who were killed in battles against Islamic States militants, in the town of Duluiyah, 45 miles (75 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. Al-Jabouri Sunnis allied with Iraqi troops and Shiite militiamen took back the tow...

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