Congressional Panel Highlights Iran's Link to Al-Qaeda

(AFP) The Congressional Anti-Terrorism Caucus released a report that says Iran's elite Al-Quds force offers support to al-Qaeda. The ties date back to the 1990s when Al-Quds members worked with the Iranian-backed Hizbullah to train and equip bin Laden's holy warriors. After 9/11, "hundreds of al-Qaeda members, along with family members of core al-Qaeda leaders like Osama bin Laden, have found refuge inside Iran," the report said.

2011-05-05 00:00:00

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