Israeli Operatives Nabbed Over Iran Scientist Hit
Israelis nabbed over Iran scientist hit
Press TV, Mon Jan 10, 2011 10:51AM
Iranian academic Masoud Ali-Mohammadi Iran's Intelligence
Ministry says it has dismantled an Israeli spy network and arrested the
main perpetrators in connection with the assassination of an Iranian
Following broad security operations, Iran
succeeded to arrest the main agents behind the terrorist incident and
dismantle a network comprising of Israeli spies and terrorists, Fars
news agency quoted the ministry as saying in a statement on Monday.
It added that Israeli intelligence service Mossad has used bases in
certain European and non-European countries as well as Iran's
neighboring states in an attempt to achieve its inhuman and non-Islamic
The statement noted that the bases have also been used in
the assassination of Dr. Massoud Ali-Mohammadi, a lecturer at the
University of Tehran.
The ministry stressed that months of
complicated measures and access to sources of the Israeli regime led to
the finding of "very important and sensitive" information about Mossad
spy teams, which inflicted heavy damage on Israel's information and
On July 12, Iranian nuclear physics
scientist Ali-Mohammadi was killed in a remote-controlled bomb attack in
the Iranian capital, Tehran.
The bombing took place near the
professor's home in northern Tehran.
'Mossad involved in Iran assassinations'
Press TV, Sat Jan 8, 2011 7:49AM
Iranian Deputy Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raeesi A top Iranian
judiciary official says the methods used in assassinating Iranian
scientists bear the hallmarks of operations by Israeli spy agency,
“Zionists cannot stop Iran's progress by killing Iranian
scientists,” Iranian Deputy Judiciary Chief Seyyed Ebrahim Raeesi was
quoted by Mehr news agency as saying.
He was speaking at a
ceremony on Friday to mark the fortieth-day after the assassination of
Iranian scientist Majid Shahriari, and the first anniversary of
prominent Iranian academic Masoud Ali-Mohammadi's slaying.
two scientists were assassinated Israeli-style,” said Raeesi.
pointed out that judicial proceedings have opened into the assassination
of the two senior academicians.
Friday's memorial service was
attended by a host of Iranian government officials, lawmakers and
On November 29, unidentified terrorists slapped
adhesive bombs onto the vehicles of Iranian university professors Majid
Shahriari and Fereydoun Abbasi and detonated them.
Shahriari was killed immediately, but Dr. Abbasi and his wife sustained
minor injuries and were rushed to hospital.
a lecturer at Tehran University, was killed by a booby-trapped motorbike
in the Iranian capital, Tehran, in January 2010.
took place near the professor's home in northern Tehran.
officials accuse Mossad of being involved in the assassinations, saying
the terrorist operations can be traced to the Israeli spy agency.
Earlier on the day, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad
Vahidi says the Islamic Republic has adopted necessary measures to
ensure the safety of its scientists and university professors.
Iran prosecutor: Terror suspects confess
Press TV, Mon Dec 6, 2010 4:18PM
Iran's Prosecutor General Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje'i The
Iranian Prosecutor General says the terrorism suspects in custody in
relation to the Tehran hit have confessed to some of the training they
received for carrying out assassinations.
assassinations targeting Iranian nuclear scientists have been carried
out; the first one last year and two attempts last week …[and] the
direct perpetuators of none of these assassinations have been identified
or arrested," Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje'i said on Monday.
"Those arrested have confessed to receiving certain training for
[carrying out] assassination attempts."
He added that Iran
suspected foreign intelligence services of involvement in the wave of
assassinations, including one failed attempt, in Tehran.
"However, those connected to the assassinations, who were trained by
foreign intelligence services for carrying out this terrorist attack
haven been identified, nabbed, and are now in detention," Mehr News
Agency quoted Mohseni-Eje'i as saying.
On November 29, unknown
terrorists detonated bombs in the vehicles of Shahriari and Fereydoun
Abbasi in separate locations in the capital Tehran. Shahriari was killed
Abbasi and his wife sustained minor injuries and
were transferred to hospital but were released shortly afterwards.
Iran says the perpetrators behind the assassination could be traced
through those who included Abbasi's name in Resolution 1747 adopted by
the UNSC in March 2007 which cites his name as a "nuclear scientist."
Mohseni-Eje'i added that Tehran would file lawsuits against
"countries that were involved in these hits" through the Foreign
Israel and Western powers have also been blamed for
the terrorist attacks.
On July 12, Iranian nuclear physics
scientist Dr. Massoud Ali-Mohammadi was killed in a remote-controlled
bomb attack in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
remarks came hours after Iran's top negotiator in talks with six major
world powers started negotiations negotiations in Geneva.
Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Saeed
Jalili held the first round of talks with the P5+1 -- comprised of the
five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany -- on
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