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Stories with subject: Troop withdrawals
  • US says Iran forces pulling back in Syria; others say no 
    Updated: Apr-04-16 5:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is making the case that Iran is drawing down its elite fighting force from Syria in an effort to allay fears that Tehran is using its powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in Syria to strengthen its influence across the Middle East. Yet the Iranian government said Monday it has dispatched commandos to the war and it is still taking high-ranking casualties.