Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki listens during an interview with The Associated Press in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Al-Maliki warns that a victory for rebels fightin

 

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Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki listens during an interview with The Associated Press in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Al-Maliki warns that a victory for rebels fighting to overthrow the Syrian President Bashar Assad would spark a sectarian war in his own country and Lebanon, and create a new haven for extremists that would destabilize the wider Middle East. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)