11 Jul '11, 9pm

Iran warned against arming Iraqi rebels ‎|TODAYonline| #Iran #Iraq

BAGHDAD - The United States will not "walk away'' from the challenge of Iran's stepped-up arming of Iraqi insurgents who are targeting and killing American troops, US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta said yesterday. "We're very concerned about Iran and the weapons they're providing to extremists in Iraq,'' he told a small group of soldiers on his first visit to Iraq as Pentagon chief. "We cannot sit back and simply allow this to continue ... It's something we're going to take on head on,'' he stressed. Mr Panetta said Iraq must more aggressively go after the Shia militias that are using what he called Iranian-supplied weapons. Three rockets fired from a mainly Shia neighbourhood hit Baghdad's Green Zone during Mr Panetta's visit, the Iraqi police said. No casualties were reported. Mr Panetta was visiting the US military's Camp Victory on the capital's western outskirts at th...

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