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UAE said to arrest Iranians planning attacks on anniversary of general’s killing

In the past few days, intelligence bodies in the United Arab Emirates have arrested a number of Iranians in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, suspected of having planned terror attacks in the UAE, Channel 12 news reports.

The development comes as Israel braces for an Iranian revenge attack on the first anniversary of the assassination of its top general, Qassem Soleimani, in a US strike.

The Iranian suspects are currently being questioned, the report says. The UAE is said to be sharing the information that is revealed in the investigation with friendly states.

There are currently thousands of Israeli travelers in Dubai, for both business and pleasure. Authorities are probing whether they were the intended target of the Iranian terror cell, the network reports.

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