World news digest: In Iraq, attacks raise fears of Sunni-Shiite violence

By World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post, December 1, 2013

IRAQ

Attacks raise fears of Sunni-Shiite violence

The monthly death toll in Iraq dropped by nearly a third to 659 last month, the United Nations said Sunday, but a sharp rise in the number of bullet-riddled bodies found on the streets has raised fears of a return to all-out warfare between Sunni and Shiite factions.

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