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News: Terrorism and fundamentalism

Iran-UK: Britain says Iran training Iraqi bombers - papers

ImageReuters, LONDON, October 12 - Britain has accused Iran of running training camps to teach militants how to carry out roadside bomb attacks on British troops in southern Iraq, according to newspaper reports on Wednesday.

London believes Iran's Revolutionary Guard has taught Shi'ite militia members from Iraq how to make armor-piercing devices, the Daily Mirror reported, citing an unnamed defense source.

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Iran-Iraq: HQ 'is attempt to keep out Brits'

From left: Hossein Abedini, Andrew Mackinley,MP, Abdullah Jabouri, former governor of an Iraqi province, Claire Miskin, Barrister and Masoud Zabeti, lawyerPress Association, October 10 - The Iranian Revolutionary Guards have established a headquarters in an attempt to command and control terrorist activities in southern Iraq - including operations against British forces, it has been claimed.

The allegation was made by Hossein Abedini, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran at a London press conference.

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Iran puts radicals in charge of nuclear programme

ImageBy Philip Sherwell in Washington

The Sunday Telegraph, October 9 - Iran's new hardline president has placed his country's nuclear programme under the control of militant commanders of the Revolutionary Guards, the military's most committed wing.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who has launched a purge of moderates in national and provincial government since his election two months ago, has drafted in fellow radical revolutionaries to top administrative posts - a move that will heighten Western fears over Iran's nuclear ambitions.

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Iran-UK: Britain reaches limits of diplomacy with Iran

Tony BlairDaily Telegraph, October 7 - Considering that eight British soldiers have lost their lives in Iraq this summer, the Government's reaction was bizarre. Instead of the Prime Minister or a member of his Cabinet standing up and pointing the finger of blame, it was left initially to an unnamed senior official.

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Iran-UK: British troops are pawns in Iran's vicious game

British soldier killed in IraqBy Anton La Guardia, Diplomatic Editor

Daily Telegraph, October 6 - For the past two years, the Foreign Office has done its utmost to defend Iran from American accusations that Iranian mullahs were stirring trouble in Iraq.

"On the contrary," British diplomats retorted, "Iran is being very helpful in the political process. It has an interest in stability in Iraq."

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Iran-UK: UK loses patience with Tehran

British soldier in IraqBy Christopher Adams, Roula Khalaf, Neil MacDonald and Gareth Smyth

Financial Times, October 6 - Rarely have British officials been so outspoken in criticising Iran. London has always been cautious in linking Tehran with the insurgency that has dogged efforts to rebuild Iraq after the US-led invasion. Yesterday, though, just days ahead of a crucial vote on the country's new constitution, something snapped.

The warning to Tehran that it stop interfering in its neighbour's affairs reflects long-standing western concern that elements of the Iranian regime have been in contact with Sunni insurgents and a faction of a radical Shia group.

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