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Iraqi Border Crossings "Better Protected"

By Shelly Kittleson, for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi border crossings better protected as cells attempt desert attacks The prime minister's decision to send military reinforcements to Iraq's border ports last year seems to have made officials […]

Iraq Closes Border With Syria

Prim Minister Nouri al-Maliki's government ordered the Iraq border with Syria closed on Tuesday to aid a massive military operation hunting for al-Qaeda and militant hideouts in the western desert of Iraq. Iraq’s Prime Minister Maliki has been a strong supporter of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and reports suggested that his government was facilitating the transfer […]