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Erbil, the Iraqi Kurdish capital, is home to a U.S. consulate and thousands of U.S. citizens working in the oil industry.PKK Kurdish Terrorists Are Fighting IS Terrorists With U.S. Help|Thomas Seibert|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
McCain said that ISIS held American-made Howitzer cannons had come within range of Erbil, where U.S. personnel reside.After Underestimating ISIS, Obama Scrambles for Plan to Defeat Them|Josh Rogin|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
ISIS forces had come so close to Erbil that the city was in range of the Howitzer artillery cannons that ISIS possesses.
The vehicles were approaching Erbil, the capital city of Iraqi Kurdistan, were many U.S. diplomatic and military personnel reside.
Their harrowing escape to Erbil has ended in a precarious and hardscrabble existence.Church Bells Fall Silent in Mosul as Iraq’s Christians Flee|Andrew Doran, Drew Bowling|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST