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Iran-Egypt Ties Could Yield Al Qaeda Suspects

A thaw between Iran and Egypt could help pave the way for a breakthrough on an important issue dividing Tehran from Washington — accusations that Iran has sheltered senior al Qaeda militants. A senior Iranian official said on Tuesday that Tehran and Cairo had agreed to restore diplomatic ties broken 25 years ago, although Egypt said a final decision had yet to be taken. “This move is certainly a breakthrough between the two countries and it could well pave the way for the handover of al Qaeda suspects,” said Kevin Rosser, Middle East expert at Control Risks Group security consultancy. Full Story

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