Iran Focus: Baghdad, May 09 A staggeringly high proportion of foreign insurgents arrested in Iraq are of Iranian origin, according to an Iraqi daily close to Massoud Barzanis Kurdistan Democratic Party.
The Times - Leading Article: Iran is exploiting the struggle for power among Iraq's Shia militias British troops and Iraqi police have managed to quell the rioting in Basra after violent clashes between troops and youths demonstrating around the remains of the British helicopter brought down at the weekend.
Reuters: President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran said on Tuesday he was awaiting a reaction to a letter he sent President Bush, although U.S. officials have called it a diversion in a dispute over Tehran's nuclear plans.
Reuters: Foreign ministers of major powers failed to come up with a joint strategy for dealing with Iran after Tehran sought to influence the negotiations with a stunning last-minute diplomatic maneuver, officials said.
Reuters: China's foreign minister urged Iran to cooperate with the global nuclear watchdog and also said the deepening dispute over Iran's atomic activities should be defused by negotiations, Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday.
Daily Telegraph: The Army now believes that the Lynx helicopter shot down over central Basra at the weekend was most probably hit by a surface-to-air missile, obtained possibly from neighbouring Iran, after missile casings were discovered on the third floor of a nearby building, security sources in the city said yesterday.
Washington Times - Editorial: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union and its allies would periodically launch "peace offensives" in an effort to rehabilitate their image and win concessions from the West. In essence, they would talk about peaceful coexistence and make conciliatory-sounding gestures, without substantively changing their policies.
The Guardian: Britain has no intention of joining a nuclear attack on or invasion of Iran and it is absurd for the media to claim Jack Straw was sacked as foreign secretary because he ruled out military action, the prime minister said yesterday.
Reuters: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has written President Bush a rambling 18-page treatise detailing alleged American foreign policy misdeeds and defending scientific research as "one of the basic rights of nations."
New York Sun: As the Iranian regime barrels forward, openly calling for the destruction of Israel and overtly breaking the nuclear non-proliferation rules, two distinctly undesirable prospects confront the West.
AP: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice dismissed a letter that Iran's president sent to President Bush on Monday, saying the first direct communication from an Iranian leader in 27 years does not help resolve the standoff over Tehran's disputed nuclear program.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, May 08 A senior commander of the State Security Forces, Irans paramilitary police, in the northern province of Golestan was killed by unknown assailants, state media reported on Monday.
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