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Iran arrests ISIS member near Tehran

Iranian authorities have arrested a leader of the Islamic State (ISIS) extremist group, The Associated Press reported Wednesday, citing the semi-official Iranian news outlet YJC.ir.

The report said the suspect was in contact with 300 ISIS members and was planning attacks during Shiite ceremonies across the country next month.

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