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Bahrain says it foiled deliberate assault, arrests suspects

Inside ministry says it has confiscated weapons and explosives, arrested folks for ‘plotting terrorist operations’.

Bahrain safety forces have arrested a variety of suspects, and confiscated weapons and explosives forward of a deliberate assault, the inside ministry mentioned.

The ministry didn’t say how many individuals have been arrested or specify their nationalities.

“Terrorists (have been) arrested for plotting terrorist operations towards safety and civil peace,” the inside ministry wrote on Twitter on Monday.

It described them as “linked with terrorist teams in Iran”.

Bahrain, host to the US Navy’s Fifth Fleet and different worldwide naval operations, has typically accused Shia Muslim Iran of looking for to destabilise the Sunni-ruled kingdom, which has a Shia majority inhabitants. Iran has denied such allegations.

The island state was the one Gulf Arab state to witness a sizeable pro-democracy rebellion within the 2011 Arab Spring, from a largely Shia opposition motion, which it quashed with assist from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

Opposition actions have been outlawed and tons of of dissidents have been imprisoned – with many stripped of their nationality.

Human rights teams have steadily mentioned circumstances towards activists in Bahrain – women and men, non secular and secular – fail to fulfill the essential requirements of truthful trials.

Bahrain’s authorities have repeatedly rejected the accusations.

Final 12 months, Bahrain mentioned it had foiled a “terrorist assault” backed by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

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