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Hamas official denies reports Iran was spying on him

Hamas political committee member Mousa Abu Marzouk denies reports in Israeli media that Iranian intelligence was tracking his movements from within his own office.

“There is no truth to the claims being circulated in the occupation’s media,” Marzouk, a high-ranking member of the Gaza-based terror group, writes on Twitter. He says the claims are a “fabrication whose sole purpose is to stir up trouble.”

The report, first published by Channel 12, claims a staffer in Abu Marzouk’s office was an agent for Iranian intelligence, and reported his movements and conversations during his various trips abroad. Other agents are believed to have been involved as well.

Hamas official Moussa Abu Marzouk, on September 18, 2014. (AP/Khalil Hamra)

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