Iran denies Kuwait espionage
Al Jazeera English
03-May-2010 (one comment)

Iran has denied allegations that it is running an espionage ring in Kuwait.

The denial follows a report in Kuwait's Al Qabas newspaper that Kuwaiti security services had "dismantled a spy cell" run by Tehran.

Seven people were arrested in connection with the cell, which was allegedly monitoring US and Kuwaiti military bases, Al Qabas reported.

The paper cited anonymous security sources, who claimed they found communications devices and more than $250,000 in the home of one of the alleged cell's leaders.

The Iranian government denied that it was spying in Kuwait.

"The claim discussed by some media on discovering a spy cell in Kuwait seeks undermining bilateral ties," the Iranian embassy in Kuwait said in a statement.

"The Iranian and Kuwaiti nations should be vigilant and not be trapped by these tricks."

Ramin Mehmanparast, a spokesman for Iran's foreign ministry, called the reports a "fabrication" in an interview with the Iranian television station Al Alam.

And an official from the Iranian Revolutionary Guards said the espionage reports were aimed at creating a "phobia" about the organisation.

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"phobia" about the organization!!!!!!

by mahmoudg on

I have a phobia about the entire regime, heck about the entire religion of Islam.  When it kills, rapes and tortures, all in the name of the f...... Allah. I have a phobia about a cult "religion" whose Arab origins are with child molestors, and womanizers.  I have a phobia about a religion whose dumb military commanders go to war against 10,000 strong with 72 people.  I have a phobia about a cult who levies half as much importance on women than men.  Yes I have a phobia about this dead cult.