From one geopolitical crisis to another.

In case the firehose of news from Ukraine (and increasingly, China) was not enough, here’s one more: according to Iran’s Mehr News citing a statement by the IRGC Intelligence Unit, on Monday evening IRGC intelligence dismantled a sabotage attempt at the Fordow nuclear facility by “a group of people.”

The operation involved an employee at Fordow cooperating with Israeli intelligence officers in exchange for cash and digital currency, according to IRNA.

Iranian TV IRIB 2, which ran a report on the matter, alleged that “the Israeli regime, who previously sought to do acts of sabotage at Fordow but failed, was behind the plot” but with false flags and counter false flags rampant in a world of fake news, who the hell knows what actually happened.

The attempted attack, which the IRGC described as a “major” sabotage attempt against an Iranian nuclear facility, was intended to be carried out before March 21, the Persian new year.

Earlier Monday, Iran captured two teams of “terrorists” linked to foreign intelligence services, Fars also reported. The six individuals sought to assassinate “several” foreign nationals working on infrastructure projects in the southeast province of Sistan and Baluchestan, Fars said.

Iran’s nuclear program has weathered a number of attacks over the years, including the assassination of one of its top nuclear scientists and an explosionnear the Natanz enrichment facility. More recently, Iran claimed that international surveillance cameras in its Karaj nuclear facility had been hacked. Iranian officials have blamed Israel for all of these incidents.

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