Iraqi, Syria conflicts feed off each other (18)

Japan Times 2014.06.22 10:32
AP BEIRUT - In a reflection of how intertwined the conflicts in Syria and Iraq have become, thousands of Shiite Iraqi militiamen helping President Bashar Assad crush the Sunni-led uprising against him are returning home, putting a strain on the overstretched Syrian military as it struggles to retain territory recaptured in recent months from rebels. The borders between the two countries are being largely ignored, with
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