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May 27, 2015
Iran general says army needs more funds to counter IS
Tehran (AFP) May 24, 2015
A senior Iranian military official told parliament on Sunday the armed forces need a bigger budget to confront the Islamic State group whose influence is growing in neighbouring countries. "We have to face a new threat in the region. Terrorist groups are close to our borders," General Ahmad-Reza Pourdastan who commands Iran's ground forces told parliament, media reported. "Today we see the presence of Daesh in Afghanistan and Pakistan," he said, using the Arabic acronym for IS. Iran's army a ... read more

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Fall of Ramadi deals a blow to US-led war on IS group
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US commandos kill top IS leader in Syria raid
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