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May 1, 2014 10:21 am

State Department Report Says Iran Continues to Arm, Finance Terror Network From Asia to Africa

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Natanz Nuclear Facility in Iran. Photo: Hamed Saber.

Jerusalem Post Iran continues to arm and finance a terrorist network that extends from South Asia to the Horn of Africa, from Iraq to Yemen, and across the Palestinian territories, the U.S. State Department reported on Wednesday, acknowledging U.S. willingness to nevertheless engage directly in talks with the state over its nuclear program.

Much of the report, released annually by the State Department to outline threats of terrorism around the world, focuses on Iran’s expansive efforts to fund and funnel arms to Islamist organizations, including Hamas in Gaza and Hezbollah, which is based in Lebanon but operates worldwide.

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