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Row over Iranians strains U.S.-Iraqi relations

The U.S. military said on Sunday that five Iranians held by its troops in Iraq are linked to Revolutionary Guards who are arming and funding Iraqi militants but Tehran called them diplomats and demanded they be released. The row over the five tested the Iraqi government’s ties with Washington as President Jalal Talabani left for Syria, another foe of U.S. President George W. Bush who this week vowed to stop the support for insurgents from both Syria and Iran. Full Story

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