Iran arrests 7 suspects for supporting Tehran attacks

Crowds gathered on the streets of the Iranian capital to shout slogans against the US, Saudi Arabia, and Israel on Friday, while reaching out to touch coffins wrapped in flags and covered in flowers.

Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei castigated the U.S. and Saudi Arabia in a message of condolence to the families of the dead, having previously played down the attacks. He called the choice of words "repugnant" and said Iran rejects the United States' claims of friendship.

"Once the USA claimed to manage the world to promote democracy and human rights; but now its president exchanges democracy for money". The US decision was confirmed on the same day as the Tehran attacks. Saudi Arabia has said it was not involved.

"Fortunately, the USA and its regional stooges showed their true colors more than ever and it was proved that those who support terrorism and perform sword dance are worldwide Daesh", Ayatollah Amoli Larijani said Monday at a meeting of high-ranking judiciary officials.

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group had claimed responsibility for the attack, by suicide bombers and gunmen.

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Trump was also criticised on social media by Iranians, who recalled their government's offers of support and the candlelight vigils held in Iran after the attacks of September 11, 2001 in the United States.

Teheran police said the auto the attackers used on Wednesday was discovered on Saturday in the city centre. There have been attacks on the Saudi security forces and the country's minority Shiite population and on Medina- one of the holiest sites in Islam.

On Friday, Iran's Intelligence Ministry said security forces had arrested 41 individuals linked to the Islamic State (IS) in Tehran, Kermanshah, Kurdistan and West Azarbaijan provinces. "Lots of documents and weaponry have been seized as well".

Press TV also stated that Iran's intelligence forces had neutralized over 25 terrorist cells in the country over the past few months.

The attackers targeted two symbolically significant places: the Parliament building and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini-not to be confused with the country's current Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

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