Iraq closes al-Sheeb border crossing with Iran due to floods - security sources

This Feb. 3, 2010 photo shows a general view of the al-Sheeb land crossing on the border with Iran in Maysan province, south of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP)

Iraq on Saturday closed its Sheeb border crossing with Iran to travelers and trade until further notice, Iraqi security sources said, as flooding continues to submerge villages in the south of Iran.

The Sheeb crossing is in Iraq’s southern Miysan province.

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