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Iran: Iraq Involvement Officially Confirmed

The Iranian state-controlled Tasnim News Agency repeated Tehran’s false statements of “support for unity and calm in Iraq,” and its claims that it “does its utmost to maintain security in the region through collective efforts by all regional countries.” In fact, Iran has unilaterally supported the Maliki government in Iraq, in much the same way that it has done for the Assad regime in Syria. Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Force Commander Qassem Suleimani is widely reported as being the most powerful man in Iraq during the current conflict.

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IRGC Commander: Iranian regime helps Maliki using methods supporting Assad in Syria

NCRI - The Iranian regime is ready to help the government of Nouri al-Maliki to fight Sunni militants and tribes using the same methods it has deployed against those opposing Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, a senior commander of Iranian regime's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said.

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Call on UN Security Council, U.S. and EU to prevent the bombardment of civilians in Iraq

Press Release- 5 July 2014

 By: Struan Stevenson

President, European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA) 

Concerns are deepening that the provision of arms and ammunition to Shiite militias in Iraq by the Iranian regime are escalating the conflict and sending Iraq into a spiral of civil conflict. Tehran has also dispatched commanders from its terrorist Quds Force to oversee the Iraqi militias.

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Iran Double Speaks About Iraq

The attempt to court positive public opinion while engaging in damaging policies is not exclusively the domain of President Rouhani. Supreme Leader Khamenei has also attempted to spread Iranian propaganda that seems to very clearly contradict the actual activities of the government. Case in point, Khamenei issued a statement on Sunday that expressed strong opposition to US intervention in Iraq, on the auspices that it would be a violation of Iraqi sovereignty and independence.

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Iran overplays its hand

David Ignatius Opinion writer 

July 3

Washington Post- With the sudden rise of the terrorist Islamic State , a little-noted aspect is that Gen. Qassem Suleimani, the supposed strategic genius of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, has blundered disastrously. By overreaching in Iraq and Syria and triggering a violent reaction, Iran now faces dangerous instability on its border for years to come.

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Iran and the Iraqi Crisis: Actions and Reactions

The Iraqi crisis continues to dominate the headlines, just as it continues to influence the situation facing the entire Middle East. In a story that simultaneously highlights the extent of Iranian interference in the region and clarifies the ways in which current developments could complicate Iranian ambitions, the World Tribunereports that Iran-backed fighters are actively being shifted out of Syria and into Iraq.

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