Sunday, February 28, 2010

Iran Rebel Group Jundallah Announces A New Leader

Jundallah say Abdolmalek Rigi's confession of US links was extracted under torture [AFP]

Iranian Rebels Pick New Leader -- Al Jazeera

Iran's most prominent rebel Sunni movement, Jundullah, has named a new leader to replace Abdolmalek Rigi, following his capture by security forces earlier this week.

According to the SITE monitoring agency on Sunday,
Muhammad Dhahir Baluch was appointed to head "the People's Resistance Movement in Iran".

Rigi, Iran's most wanted fugitive, was seized on Tuesday after Iranian warplanes reportedly forced a flight from Dubai to Kyrgyzstan to land in Iran.

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More News On The Jundullah Rebel Movement In Iran

Iranian insurgent group chooses new leader -- AP
Iran rebel group Jundallah announces new leader -- Christian Science Monitor
IRAN: In televised appearance, rebel leader confirms Tehran hardliners' narrative of U.S. support for opposition -- L.A. Times
Iran Sunni rebel says U.S. offered him military aid: report -- Reuters
Rebel leader capture delights Iranian press -- BBC
Pentagon denies links with Jundallah terrorists -- Press TV (Iran)

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