"when the article states that US permission for allowing IAF to fly over Iraq is not a sure thing?" I'd love it if someone could "seriously" and I mean "seriously", explain to me how Americans exert such over-arching influence? Beyond the usual CIA "dirt files" on every world leader [major or minor].
Magnitude 4.2 quake strikes near Grand Coulee Dam in Washington (Reuters)
from the article: Saudi Arabia: We will not give Israel air corridor for Iran strike