The accusation that Iran?s ambassador to Iraq is an undisclosed member of Iran?s Revolutionary Guard came as the arrest of three suspected Iranian agents was announced.
Gordon Brown faces potentially his toughest week as prime minister beginning on Monday, with key statements expected on Iraq and the economy plus criticism of his decision not to call an election this year.
Gordon Brown faces potentially his toughest week as British prime minister beginning on Monday, with key statements expected on Iraq and the economy plus criticism of his decision not to call an election this year.
Kurdish rebels shot and killed 13 Turkish soldiers on Sunday, in an attack that is likely to put more pressure on the government to authorize a cross-border strike against Kurdish bases in Iraq.
The British government gave "false and inflated expectations" of what could be achieved by its military presence in Iraq, its top military adviser said in an interview published Monday.
The US military's top commander in Iraq, General David Petraeus, has accused Iran's ambassador in Baghdad of being a member of an elite unit of Tehran's Revolutionary Guards.
A pact forged by Iraq's two most powerful Shiite leaders demonstrates their determination to avoid conflict so they can capitalise on their dominant positions, observers said on Sunday.
At least 100,000 U.S. troops could return home from Iraq by the end of 2008, Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said in an interview aired on Sunday, although he proposed that several American military bases stay in Iraq.
Iraq said on Sunday security guards from the U.S. firm Blackwater "deliberately killed" 17 Iraqis in last month's shooting incident in Baghdad and that it would take legal steps against them.
The U.S. military commander in Iraq has stepped up accusations that Iran was stoking violence in Iraq and said Tehran's ambassador to Baghdad was a member of the Revolutionary Guards Qods force.