March 9, 2012:
Police have five Iranians in custody and being questioned about the bomb factory that exploded on February 14th
. Iran refuses to cooperate with the investigation and blames Israel. The investigation has found connections between the Thailand bombers and another team in India.
The government is considering offering the three southern provinces some autonomy, but first a law must make its way through parliament, where many people oppose any autonomy deal.
March 7, 2012: In the south a roadside bomb killed four soldiers.
March 6, 2012: In the south a roadside bomb wounded two soldiers.
February 24, 2012: The government revealed that it had found a large weapons cache in the northeast three months ago. The investigation is still trying to discover who put the weapons there.