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Worthy Christian News » Saudi Arabia Reinforces its Iraq Border with 30,000 troops

BAGHDAD, IRAQ (Worthy News)– Saudi Arabia has sent 30,000 troops to reinforce its 500-mile-long border with Iraq against jihadists, the Telegraph reported.

Fighters from Islamic State, the jihadist group, and its allies have already seized frontier posts on Iraq's western borders with Syria and Jordan. The southern border with Saudi Arabia, which regards itself as vulnerable to the threat of jihadism, is more than 500 miles long.

Large parts of it are with Anbar province, the centre of Islamic State power in Iraq and now almost entirely under the control either of the group itself or of Sunni Arab tribes that have allied with it. — Source

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