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US weighs Iran cooperation amid Iraq crisis

Capture of large chunk of northern Iraq by ISIL prompts Americans to consider working with longtime foes in Tehran.

Last updated: 17 Jun 2014 12:01
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US President Barack Obama is weighing up how to deal with a Sunni-led rebellion in Iraq.

The Obama administration is considering working with its longtime foe Iran, after fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) seized control of a large part of northern Iraq.

Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports from Washington DC.

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