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Iran holds 'senior' al-Qaeda men

Iran has admitted for the first time it is holding senior members of the al-Qaeda network. Intelligence Minister Ali Yunesi told reporters in the capital, Tehran, that a large number of “small and big” members of al-Qaeda are in Iranian custody. It is not clear how senior the detainees are, and the minister gave few details. There has been speculation that al-Qaeda spokesman Sulaiman Abu Ghaith could be one of those detained after Kuwait said earlier this month it had turned down an offer by Iran to repatriate him. Full Story

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