Kenya Arrests Iranian Terrorists who Targeted Israelis (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Elad Benari 07/02/12)
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Officials in Nairobi reported on Monday that two Iranian terrorists
who were arrested in Kenya last week were planning to attack Israeli,
American, British and Saudi targets in the country.
According to the officials, 15 kg of RDX-type explosives, designed to
carry out powerful terrorist attacks, were found to be in the
possession of the terrorists.
The suspects denied the charges against them, the officials said. One
of them said, “We are asking the court to let us go because we are
The Prime Minister´s Office said in response to the report
that "Iranian terrorism knows no borders.”
The PMO’s statement added, “After Iran sent its men to assassinate
the Saudi ambassador on U.S. soil and carry out attacks in
Azerbaijan, Bangkok, Tbilisi and New Delhi, its intention to carry
out terrorist attacks on African soil has now been exposed. The
international community must fight the world´s largest exporter of
On Sunday, the Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps
Aerospace Unit, Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, threatened
Israel and said it will be destroyed if it “ventures an attack” on
Speaking at a press conference in Tehran, Hajizadeh said that Iran
was in the final stages of producing its new anti-radar ballistic
missiles that had a range of 300 kilometers. He said the missiles
were “able to target any radar centers on land or sea with high
accuracy and destroy it several times faster than the speed of sound.”
Also on Sunday, expanded sanctions by European countries against Iran
went into effect. The sanctions ban nearly all imports of oil from
Iran, and European companies will no longer be allowed to insure
Iranian oil ships.
Iran Central Bank Governor Mahmoud Bahmani said on Saturday that the
Islamic Republic is "easily" selling its oil despite western
sanctions, because some countries have received waivers from the U.S.
to import Iranian oil despite themeasures.
Bahmani said Iran would take action against the sanctions, but did
not specify what it had in mind. "We have not remained passive. For
confronting the sanctions, we have plans in progress," he said.
(IsraelNationalNews © 2012 07/02/12)
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