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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Iraqi militants join in battle for Syria on both sides

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Baghdad

    ... there two months ago, taking a flight from Tehran. The Iraqi Shiites are joining forces with Shiite fighters from Lebanon and Iran, driving Syria ever closer to becoming a regional sectarian ... in the Syrian war. And Iran, which, like Iraq, is majority-Shiite, appears to be playing a critical role in mobilising Iraqis. According to interviews with Shiite leaders in Baghdad, the Iraqi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1071891/iraqi-militants-join-battle-syria-both-sides
  2. Correspondent in the line of fire

    Posted Oct 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Borzou Daragahi has been covering the Middle East for the Post since 2002. He has been travelling in and out of Iraq for more than two years. Born in Iran, he grew up in Chicago and New York and has been a journalist for 10 years. He speaks and reads Farsi, which is related to Arabic. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/473733/correspondent-line-fire
  3. News - World

    Al-Qaeda's Iraq head, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, defiant over Syria bid

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... in Baghdad with the cause of rebels trying to topple the Iran-backed Syrian regime. In the audio message posted online, the speaker identified as Baghdadi insists that a merger he announced in April ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1262321/al-qaedas-iraq-head-abu-bakr-al-baghdadi-defiant-over-syria-bid
  4. US forces raid Iranian office in northern Iraq, arresting staff

    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the area. The raid, as President George W. Bush vowed in a speech to disrupt what he called the 'flow of support' from Iran and Syria for insurgent attacks on US forces in Iraq, drew ... proposals for opening a diplomatic dialogue with Iran and Syria as a way to help stabilise Iraq. Dr Rice said Iran would demand US concessions on its nuclear programme in exchange for co-operation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/578240/us-forces-raid-iranian-office-northern-iraq-arresting-staff
  5. News - World - IRAQ

    24 dead in Iraq mosque suicide bombing

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 02:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Baghdad

    ... Iraq’s eastern border with Iran to its western frontier with Syria. Diplomats and officials say the unresolved row is one of the biggest threats to Iraq’s long-term stability. And in the mostly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1267229/24-dead-iraq-mosque-suicide-bombing
  6. News - World - IRAQ WAR

    Try Blair and Bush over lies to start Iraq war, Desmond Tutu urges

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the backdrop for civil war in Syria, and a potential wider Middle East crisis involving Iran. "The then-leaders of the US and UK fabricated the grounds to behave like playground bullies and drive us further apart," he wrote. "They have driven us to the edge of a precipice where we now stand- with the spectre of Syria and Iran before us." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1028397/try-blair-and-bush-over-lies-start-iraq-war-desmond-tutu-urges
  7. News - World - IRAQ

    Army kills six as Iraq protestors call for PM to quit

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 10:54pm by AFP

    ... in Baquba called for the “fall of the regime”, and held banners that read, “Iran out, Baghdad always free”, referring to Sunni claims that the government is controlled by Shiite neighbour Iran ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1136278/army-kills-six-iraq-protestors-call-pm-quit
  8. News - World - IRAQ

    Bombs and battles hit northern Iraq, more than 70 dead

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 09:09am by Reuters

    ... community, who believe they have been marginalised since the fall of Saddam Hussein after the 2003 US-led invasion. But war in neighbouring Syria, where Shiite Iran and the region’s Sunni Gulf states ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1258281/bombs-and-battles-hit-northern-iraq-more-70-dead
  9. Stoking the fires of Armageddon

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... it is their misguided view of the tough, practical politics of the modern Middle East. Here, too, they are wrong. They are wrong to imagine they will help to contain Iran and its nuclear ambitions; wrong ... Some have been supplied by Iran, but others are American which have now been turned on Americans. The US claims that the weapons are for defensive purposes, but this seems to be a statement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/602945/stoking-fires-armageddon
  10. UK troop pullout

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the border with Iran. Who? US President George W. Bush and Mr Blair talked by secure video link last Tuesday before the announcement of the troop withdrawal plan. Iraqi Prime Minister, Nouri ... troops further to below 5,000. The remaining troops will stay in Iraq until at least next year and work to secure the Iran-Iraq border and maintain supply routes to US and coalition forces ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/583075/uk-troop-pullout

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