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Syria rebels seize north Iraq crossing: Iraq governor

July 21st, 2012 Comments off

Iraqi soliders guard the Iraq-Syria border point at Albu Kamal on July 20Syrian rebels took control of the main crossing between Iraq and Syria along the two countries' northern border on Saturday, the governor of the Iraqi province of Nineveh told AFP.

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Bomb damages Iraq-Turkey oil pipeline

April 22nd, 2010 Comments off

UPDATE 1: Bomb attack in northern province of Nineveh disrupts Iraq-Turkey oil pipeline flow, officials say.
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"The Saudis are ready to pay anybody willing to stop Al Maliki ….."

September 2nd, 2009 Comments off

WorldTribune, here

“… Officials said the intelligence community has assessed that Riyad was financing the current Al Qaida offensive in Iraq, particularly in the provinces of Anbar, Baghdad, Diyala and Nineveh. They said Saudi Arabia has recruited other Gulf Cooperation Council states to pour money to Sunni tribes to resist the Shi’ite-dominated Al Maliki government…..
Despite U.S. appeals, Saudi Arabia has refused to return its ambassador to Iraq. Officials said Riyad has instead chosen to embroil Iran in an insurgency war similar to that waged by Taliban against Soviet troops in Afghanistan in the 1980s. “The Saudis are ready to pay anybody willing to stop Al Maliki, whom they believe is a tool of Teheran,” an official said…”

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