Iraq harvests go up in smoke, but who lit the fires?

<p>RESURGENT jihadists, ethnic land disputes or regular field burning? Iraq&#8217;s northern farmlands are on fire, but the area&#8217;s complex patchwork of grievances has made it hard to identify the culprits.</p> <p>Farmers in the country&#8217;s breadbasket had been hoping for bumper wheat and barley harvests in May and June, following heavy winter rains.</p>

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