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Iran to Put Dozen Al Qaeda Captives on Trial

Iran plans to put about a dozen jailed al Qaeda suspects on trial, Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said on Friday. “They are currently in prison. Their relations are cut off from outside and they are going to be tried,” Kharrazi told Reuters at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The United States has long accused Tehran of harboring al Qaeda militants who escaped Afghanistan after Washington invaded in late 2001 in the wake of the September 11 attacks. It was the first time that Iran had said it would put suspects of Osama bin Laden’s network on trial. The most important al Qaeda figure that Western intelligence agencies say may be in Iran is an Egyptian — Saif al-Adel, the network’s security chief. Full Story

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