Israel Accuses Iran of Cyprus Attack Plot After Armed Individual Arrested

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett attends a cabinet meeting at the Ministry of foreign affairs offices in Jerusalem, September 12, 2021. Abir Sultan/Pool via REUTERS

Israel accused Iran on Monday of orchestrating an attempted attack against Israelis in Cyprus after police on the Mediterranean island said an armed individual had been arrested. Iran swiftly denied the accusation.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Writing by Dan Williams and Michele Kambas, Editing by Jeffrey Heller, Mark Heinrich, Timothy Heritage, William Maclean