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An Iranian police guard stands outside the parliament building in Tehran

Opinion: ISIS attacks in Tehran – why now?

After years of fighting and murdering lesser foes, the Sunni Arab ISIS (Daesh) terror group has turned against Shia Iran, which it considers its religious and political archenemy in the Middle East. As Iran blames Saudi Arabia for the recent bloody ISIS attack in Tehran, a direct confrontation between these two regional powers has become a possibility, however not too likely, with immense potential consequences.

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