Iran arrests 27 IS suspects: intelligence ministry

August 08, 2017

Police officers at the shrine of late Iranian revolutionary founder Ruhollah Khomeini, after an assault by Islamic State terrorists, just outside Tehran, Iran, June 7, 2017. (AP)

Iran has arrested 27 people plotting attacks for the Islamic State group, including 10 who were detained in a regional country with outside assistance, the intelligence ministry said on Monday.