Islam Times 11 Feb 2019 092019000000Mon, 11 Feb 2019 09:41:42 -0500 9:41 https://www.islamtimes.org/en/news/777329/iran-arrests-daesh-linked-terrorists-plotting-attacks -------------------------------------------------- Title : Iran arrests Daesh-linked terrorists plotting attacks -------------------------------------------------- Islam Times - Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi says security forces have arrested seven individuals linked to the Daesh group before they could carry out any acts of terror in the country. Text : The terrorists plannedto carry out several acts of sabotageon Friday night which coincided withthe anniversary of themartyrdom of Hazrat Fatima Zahra, the daughter of Prophet Mohammad (Peace be upon Him). The plot also coincided the Ten-Day Dawn celebrations held every year to mark the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution which toppled a US-backed regime in 1979. Alavi, speaking to reporters on the sidelines of an exhibition showcasing Iran s defense capabilities in Tehran, said members of several other terror teams hadalso been arrested. He said Iran ssecurity forces are closely monitoring the "enemies movements" inside the country with total intelligence commandand vigilance. Iran has arrested dozens of terrorists since a twin terrorist attackin Tehran left 17 people dead and dozens others injured. On June 7, 2017, gunmen mounted almost simultaneous assaults on parliament and the mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini. The Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack.