Iran Foils Terror Plot in Restive Province

[Arab News-Saudi Arabia] Iran announced Tuesday it has foiled a rebel plan to carry out a "terrorist act" in an oil-rich border province, adding it was on guard against Western plans to topple the clerical authorities. The restive province of Khuzestan borders Iraq and is home to a substantial Arab community. The provincial capital Ahvaz was the scene of deadly attacks in October 2005 and January 2006 that Iran blamed on elements linked to Britain.

2007-08-09 01:00:00

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