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Syrian planes reportedly attack rebels in Iraq

US media have reported, based on information from US government sources, that Syrian war planes carried out an attack on the Islamist extremist group in western Iraq on Monday.

An anti-government activist in Syria told NHK that residents near the border saw military aircraft flying toward Iraq.

The Sunni militants are moving across the Syria-Iraq border. Syria's reported cross-border air raid could make the crisis in Iraq more complicated.

Jun. 25, 2014 - Updated 23:32 UTC