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.

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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