Iraq Shiite militia offshoot backed by Iran: Sadr

The cleric said that the Shiite militia, which is blamed for the killing of US troops, had only recently decided to lay
down their arms.

Iran masterminded 2007 kidnap of Britons in Iraq: Report

A British computer expert and his four bodyguards kidnapped in Iraq in 2007 were seized in an operation masterminded by Iran`s Revolutionary Guard, media reported on Thursday.