Iran Helping al Qaeda for Attack Plot
“Iran has been supplying al-Qaida with training in the use of advanced explosives, funding, and a safe haven “as part of a deal first worked out in 2009 which has now led to ‘operational capacity,’” the Sky News website disclosed.”
One source told Sky News: “We do know that an operation is underway. We assess that the most likely target is to be European. And the most obvious target in Europe for an attack that would attract a lot of attention would be the Olympic Games.”
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Although some Western intelligence agencies remain sceptical about an “alliance” between Iran and al Qaeda, the United States has become so concerned about the close relationship that late last year it issued a $10m (£6.4m) reward for information leading to the whereabouts of a Syrian al Qaeda leader in Iran, Ezedin Abdel Aziz Khalil, better known as Yasin al Suri. – News.Sky.com
And with Israel in question:
Iran has denied any links to al Qaeda, and to the recent attacks on Israelis .
The intelligence sources said that Iran wanted to extend its global reach with al Qaeda “most likely to be used in revenge for any military strikes against Iran’s nuclear capacities. Iran wants to be able to say ‘We can hit you back’”.
Israel, which would face an existential threat from a nuclear Iran, has been debating the merits and dangers of an attack on Iran. – Uk Yahoo News
There are concerns such an attack, possibly targeting the London Olympics later this year, would be in revenge for the killing of Osama bin Laden by the US last year.
Intelligence sources said Iran has been supplying al Qaeda with training in the use of advanced explosives, “some funding and a safe haven” as part of a deal first worked out in 2009 which has now led to “operational capacity.” InfoWars.com