A little more info on kidnapping - seems it happened 4 days ago.
Iranian Diplomat Kidnapped in Iraq
Aug 8, 2004
Iranian embassy in Baghdad confirmed today that one of its diplomats due to open a consulate in the central Iraqi city of Karbala had been kidnapped.
Fereydun Jahani disappeared last Wednesday as he was travelling to the central Iraqi city of Karbala to open an Iranian consulate following an agreement to do so by the Iraqi interim government, charge d'affaires Hassan Kazemi Ghomi told AFP.