IRAN: TWO HANGED FOR SPYING FOR ISRAEL, US
May 19, 2013: Iran hanged two convicted spies, one found guilty of working for Israel, the other for the United States, the Tehran prosecutor's office announced.
Mohammad Heydari was convicted of "receiving payment to provide intelligence on various security issues and national secrets in repeated meetings with the Mossad," Israel's intelligence agency, a statement said.
Koroush Ahmadi was found guilty of "providing intelligence on various issues to the CIA."
The statement did not give further details.
Iran accuses its arch foes Israel and the United States of waging a deadly campaign of sabotage against its nuclear programme and has announced a string of arrests of alleged agents in recent years. (Sources: AFP, 19/05/2013)