body#layout #main-top { display:none; } --> --> position:absolute;

Saturday, 25 August 2007

Reports say Iranian army crossed the border with Iraq

Iran's army crossed the border into neighboring Iraq and shelled the Kandil Mountains in northern Iraq, where an outlawed anti-Iranian group linked with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has bases, reports in Iraqi Kurdish media said. A villager stands near a burning bush after Iranian shelling in a village near the town of Qal'at Dizah in this August 19 photo.

Iranian troops penetrated five kilometers into Iraqi territory causing massive material damage, report Iraqi-Kurdish groups on Internet sites, namely the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). "The Iranian army launched a full-scale war," a local official in the region was quoted as saying in the reports.

Iraqi Kurdish officials said hundreds of villagers fled their homes in the mountainous northeast earlier this week after what they said was days of intermittent shelling by Iran across the border. They also said they were investigating the authenticity of leaflets reportedly warning the villagers in the region to evacuate the area ahead of an Iranian military offensive against PEJAK, the Iranian arm of the outlawed PKK. More...
Disgusting lies