Two spies have been hanged in Iran following a Revolutionary Court judgement. Press TV has reported the spies, who worked for the US Central Intelligence Agency and the Israeli spy agency, the Mossad, were hanged at dawn on Sunday. Sentenced to death by the Revolutionary Court, the men have been named as Mohammad Heidari, a Mossad agent and Kourosh Ahmadi, who was convicted of working for ...
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Tehran, May 20 (Prensa Latina) The operation that resulted in the dismantling of two spy networks in Iran went on for months and was developed both inside and outside the country, Iran's Ministry of Intelligence revealed today in a public communique. On Sunday morning, two Iranian individuals were executed after being found guilty by the Revolutionary Court here in the capital of collecting ...
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Iranian authorities have executed two men after they were charged and convicted for spying Israel and the United States.
Iran has repeatedly accused Israel and the U.S. of carrying out covert intelligence operations following ongoing pressure on the country over its nuclear programme, which the Western nations suspect as being used to build an atomic weapon, despite Tehran's insistence that the programme is meant for peaceful purposes, BBC News reports.
Tehran's prosecutor's office said that Persian santoor player and songwriter Mohammad Heydari has been found guilty of revealing 'security issues and national secrets' to the intelligence experts, the Israeli Mossad agents in exchange for cash, while Kourosh Ahmadi had been convicted of providing intelligence reports to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Iran's Fars news agency reported that the order for the executions was given at dawn by Tehran's Revolutionary Court and confirmed by the Supreme Court. (ANI)
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