Thursday, June 29, 2006

Iran's Spies set up Base and Iran Prez to Visit Iraq

Iran’s spies set up base in Iraq’s Shiite city – report
Via Iran Focus:
Baghdad, Jun. 29 – Agents of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) are fomenting unrest in Iraq’s southern city of Basra, the Iraqi daily az-Zaman reported on Thursday.

Az-Zaman quoted Iraqi counter-intelligence sources as saying that fighters were being trained in Lebanon under MOIS supervision and sent via the Iranian border to infiltrate Basra.

Some of the fighters were being incorporated into the al-Hussein Battalion which has been responsible for numerous targeted killings and assassinations in Basra.

Reported earlier this week, but I am just now getting it published Iran's President plans to visit Iraq.

Via Iran Focus:
Tehran, Iran, Jun. 27 – Iran’s hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will soon travel to Baghdad to meet and hold talks with Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, the government-run news agency Fars reported on Monday.
The report quoted an “informed source” as saying that Ahmadinejad would hold talks with several top Iraqi officials.
He would lead a large delegation to Baghdad, the report said, adding that several political and economic agreements would be signed between the two states during his trip.
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