Iran executes man who purportedly sold missile info to CIA

and Israel. Central Intelligence Agency, the country’s judiciary said Tuesday. First published on July 14, 2020 / 6:43 AM envoy insists Trump’s Iran policy “working”Before that, in 2016, Iran executed a nuclear scientist convicted of spying for the United States.Iranian officials also said last month that another alleged spy, Mahmoud Mousavi Majd, had been convicted of snooping on the Islamic Republic’s armed forces, “especially the Quds Force and on the whereabouts and movements of martyr General Qasem Soleimani,” who was blown up by a U.S. How Iran is dealing with coronavirus

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In June, Iran said another alleged spy, Jalal Hajizavar, was hanged in a prison near Tehran. The report said Hajizavar — also a former staffer of the defense ministry — had admitted in court that he was paid to spy for the CIA. Get Breaking News Delivered to Your Inbox

The report said authorities had also confiscated espionage equipment from his residence. Iran: Crisis In The Middle East

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U.S. to the CIA and took money from them,” Esmaili said. It said the court sentenced Hajizavar’s wife to 15 years in prison for her role in the espionage.Top U.S. deports Iranian scientist acquitted in trade secrets case

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Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said in early June that Majd had been found guilty of receiving money from the CIA and Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency and that his execution would be “carried out soon,” according to a spokesman. kill top general

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Iran “soon” to execute spy convicted of helping U.S. Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said Asgari had worked in the airspace department of Iran’s defense ministry and retired in 2016.”In the last years of his service, he joined the CIA, he sold information about our missiles … The report said Reza Asgari was executed last week. “He was identified, tried and sentenced to death.”Iran reports 2nd mysterious “incident” near nuclear facilityOccasionally Iran announces arrests and convictions of alleged spies for foreign countries, including the U.S. done strike in Iraq. It was the second such execution in the past month. There has been no update from Iranian authorities on Majd’s fate. Iran executes alleged spy Reza Asgari for selling CIA info on Iranian missiles

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Tehran, Iran — Iran has executed a former employee of the defense ministry who was convicted of spying on behalf of the U.S.