The story: Iran's intelligence ministry says it has busted a network of saboteurs working for Israel. The group's mission is claimed to have been to blow up a "sensitive site" in central Iran, where key nuclear facilities are located.
As the ministry is being praised by Iranian media for carrying out "one of Iran's most sophisticated intelligence operations," reports have emerged about a possible counterintelligence failure by the parallel Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
While both incidents are unconfirmed, media narratives reflect the battle for influence among the parallel security organs—particularly following the recent leadership change at the IRGC Intelligence Organization...
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