Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Who Was Behind The British Embassy Attack In Tehran?

British Embassy Attack Was State-Sponsored, Experts Claim -- Deutsche Welle

A day after Iranian protesters stormed the British embassy in Tehran, Britain has said it is withdrawing its diplomats, and closing Iran's embassy in London . The question that remains is - who was behind the attack?

Images broadcast on Iranian state television on Tuesday showed an angry crowd of mostly men gathered in front of the British embassy in Tehran. Women enveloped in black stood at the back.

Chanting "death to England," a group of protesters stormed the embassy compound and a diplomatic residence while the security forces simply stood by.

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More News On Iran's Attack On The British Embassy, And It's Aftermath

Britain evacuates all embassy staff after Iran protesters storm compounds
-- CNN
Britain evacuates its diplomats from Iran; Norway shuts embassy -- Miami Herald/Christian Science Monitor
UK to expel all Iranian diplomats over embassy attack -- BBC
Britain orders Iran's diplomats to leave UK -- AP
Iran faces increased isolation after attack on British Embassy -- Washington Post
Trouble in Tehran -- Financial Times
Time for a geography lesson, Mr President? Obama blunders as he condemns attack on the 'English' Embassy in Tehran -- Daily Mail
Iran and UK - centuries of mistrust -- Olivia Lang, BBC
Expelling Iran's diplomats: a dangerous showdown -- Mark Malloch-Brown, The Guardian
Iran's mullahs come out fighting -- Con Coughlin, The Telegraph

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