Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Iraq Militia Leader Urges Formal Border Security Role for Shi'ite Fighters

The head of a powerful Iraqi militia wants a formal role for Shi'ite paramilitaries in securing the border with Syria, a move that could deepen U.S.worries about Iran's growing sway over a strategic corridor of territory from Tehran to Beirut. Iraq's Shi'ite militias, many of which are supported by Iran and oppose the presence of U.S. troops in the region, have sent reinforcements to the frontier after fighting flared between U.S.-backed Kurdish forces and Islamic State...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter