11 August 2020

Iran arrests five Iranians for spying for foreign powers: judiciary

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian authorities have arrested five Iranians on charges of spying for Israel, Britain and Germany, convicting and handing down prison sentences on at least two of them, the judiciary said on Tuesday. “In recent months, five Iranians who were spying for foreign intelligence services have been arrested,” judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said in a virtual news conference. Shahram Shirkhani spied for British intelligence services and tried to recruit some Iranian [...]