Bahrain Says Iran, Hizbullah Behind "Terror Cell"

(Al Akhbar-Lebanon) Bahrain has accused Iran's Revolutionary Guard and Lebanese Hizbullah of setting up a militant cell to assassinate public figures and attack the country's airport and government buildings. Bahraini authorities said on Sunday they had arrested eight Bahrainis in the group, with links to Iran, Iraq and Lebanon. On Tuesday, Bahrain's head of public security said an officer from Iran's Revolutionary Guard paid the suspects $80,000 to take photos of "sensitive locations" and collect information on public figures in the country.

2013-02-21 00:00:00

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