Iran says arrests IS-linked cell near Iraq border

Iranian forces have arrested members of a jihadist cell linked with Islamic State near the border with Iraq, the head of the Revolutionary Guards saysIranian security forces have arrested members of a jihadist cell linked with the Islamic State group near the country’s western borders with Iraq, the head of the Revolutionary Guards said Sunday. Quoted by the ISNA news agency, General Mohammad Ali Jafari said Iranian security forces were monitoring attempts by militants to “create insecurity” in Iran. One such network was identified in Kermanshah province (in western Iran) and its members were arrested,” Jafari told reporters.

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