Iran denies harboring al Qaeda members
Iran has denied that any members of the Al-Qaeda network are in the Islamic republic. "At the moment, there are no Al-Qaeda members in Iran," Intelligence Minister Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejeie was quoted as saying by the governmental daily Iran Monday.
"We do not have any specific information in this regard now and if there is they (the militants) will naturally be confronted," he added. "There were some before who were arrested and expelled, or, in some cases, detained," he added.