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Originally posted by Conspirator_101
I have only seen this news item on the Reuters news agency, and on no other, not the BBC, ITV, ABC or any other major news websites.
It seems that with recent events, a war with Iran is inevitable, but i was very surprised not to see this story on any other website, or news broadcast on TV, government intervention perhaps?
[edit on 18-10-2005 by Conspirator_101]
The accent of the Ahvaz bombings" said Etemad newspaper, referring to a military commander's remark that the sound of the blasts "had a British accent".
Accusing a country without documents will have negative impact on relations between Iran and Britain," Mahmoud Mohammadi, a member of parliament's National Security and Foreign Affairs commission, told Reuters.
Asked whether the accusations against Britain were related to Iran's nuclear standoff with the West he said: "I hope not. If Iran's accusation is politically motivated, it could have a negative political impact and will damage the international community's trust in Iranian officials' remarks."
The hardline Kayhan newspaper, however, said one suspect in Saturday’s bomb attack had been detained and “confessed to having been trained by British troops in Iraq”.
Ahvaz has been hit by a wave of unrest this year, including ethnic riots in April and a series of car bombings prior to Iran’s presidential elections in June.
Iranian officials have in the past blamed Arab separatist groups or Iranian opposition militants they say enjoy backing across the border in Iraq.