Wednesday, August 15th | 4 Elul 5778

Subscribe
November 19, 2013 10:08 am

Al-Qaeda Affiliate Claims Responsibility for Double Suicide Bomb at Iran’s Beirut Embassy; At Least 23 Dead

avatar by News Editor

Email a copy of "Al-Qaeda Affiliate Claims Responsibility for Double Suicide Bomb at Iran’s Beirut Embassy; At Least 23 Dead" to a friend

A double suicide bombing at Iran's Beirut Embassy killed at least 23 people on November 19, 2013. Photo: Screenshot / Al-Manar TV.

A double suicide bombing at Iran's Beirut Embassy killed at least 23 people on November 19, 2013. Photo: Screenshot / Al-Manar TV.

Al Ahram – The Abdullah Azzam brigades, a Lebanon-based al Qaeda affiliate, said it was behind a double suicide attack on the Iranian embassy in Beirut on Tuesday, according to the Twitter page of a cleric linked to the group.

“The Abdullah Azzam brigades – the Hussein bin Ali cells – may they please God – are behind the attack on the Iranian embassy in Beirut,” Sheikh Sirajeddine Zuraiqat, the group’s religious guide, posted on Twitter. The brigades threatened more attacks in Lebanon until Iran pulled its forces out of Syria and their prisoners were released from Lebanese jails, the post added.

Read full story.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

Algemeiner.com