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‘Iran foiled many bids to assassinate scientists’


July 15th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 15 (IANS) Iran has thwarted a number of assassination plots aimed at killing its scientists, according to Iranian Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi.One of the plans that the recently ... Read more...

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Iran arrests all suspects in nuke scientists’ killings


June 29th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) All individuals allegedly involved in the assassination of Iran's nuclear scientists have been detained, the country's intelligence ministry said Friday."All the elements involved in the ... Read more...

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Israeli military admits to cyber-warfare


June 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 4 (IANS) The Israeli military is using cyber-warfare to curb attacks on the country's cyber space and to counter enemies on the net, the authorities say.In a ... Read more...

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Iran sentences 13 for spying for Israel: TV


May 14th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 13 (IANS) An Iranian court has sentenced 13 people found guilty of spying for Israeli intelligence agency Mossad, Press TV reported Sunday.Branch 15 of Tehran's Revolution Court delivered ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions on Syria, Iran


April 24th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The US Monday unveiled new sanctions against Iran and Syria for using "technologies to monitor and target citizens for violence"."I've signed an executive order that ... Read more...

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Iran increasing lethal aid to Syria: US daily


March 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Iran is increasing its aid, especially lethal assistance, to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for his crackdown on opposition forces, a US daily has said.Three unnamed US ... Read more...

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Iranian lawyer sentenced to six years’ jail


February 21st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 21 (IANS/AKI) The Iranian lawyer of a woman who was sentenced to death in 2006 for adultery has himself been sentenced to six years in prison by a ... Read more...

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People working for BBC Farsi service held in Iran


February 7th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 7 (IANS) A number of local people "secretly" working for the BBC Farsi-language service have been arrested in Iran, the Mehr news agency reported.A source told Mehr that ... Read more...

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Iran holds first trial of ‘CIA agent’


December 29th, 2011 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 29 (IANS) Iran has held the first trial session of Amir Mirza Hekmati, who was arrested on charges of spying for the CIA, a media report said Wednesday.An ... Read more...

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CIA spy arrested in Iran?


December 17th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 17 (IANS) Iran's intelligence ministry announced Saturday that it has arrested a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) spy in the country.The spy of Iranian nationality is a CIA analyst ... Read more...

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BBC reporter arrested in Iran


November 14th, 2011 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 14 (IANS) A man who secretly worked for the BBC Persian TV channel in Iran has been arrested on charges of spreading lies about the country and making ... Read more...

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Iran dismantles US-linked spy network, arrests 30 CIA agents


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:27 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- The Iranian Intelligence Ministry announced on Saturday that it has identified and dismantled a spy network affiliated to the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the semi-official Fars ... Read more...

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Bin Laden died before US raid: Iranian intelligence minister


May 10th, 2011 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 10 (IANS) Iranian Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi has claimed that Tehran has evidence to prove Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had died of disease long before the ... Read more...

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ISI to reserve reaction to ‘terrorist label’ for time being


April 27th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 27(ANI): The Inter Services Intelligence will reserve its comments for the time being on the recent US diplomatic documents released by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks, in which American military investigators ... Read more...

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ISI denies links with militants as claimed in Guantanamo dossiers


April 26th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 26(ANI): The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has denied claims made against it in the Guantanamo dossiers, saying that it has no links whatsoever with militants.The US military classified Pakistan's premium ... Read more...

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US authorities describe Pakistan’s ISI as terror group


April 25th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) US authorities have, in secret files to interrogators at Guantánamo Bay, described Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) as a terrorist organisation, a media report said Monday.Recommendations ... Read more...

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“Israeli linked” spy, terrorist network arrested by Iran


January 11th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 11 (ANI): Iran's Intelligence Ministry has reportedly detained a "network of spies and terrorists" allegedly connected to Israel and held them responsible for the assassination of a prominent scientist in ... Read more...

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NATO captures ‘Iranian arms smuggler’ in Afghanistan


December 24th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) A member of the elite al-Quds force of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, wanted for his involvement in smuggling of arms, was captured by NATO troops in Afghanistan.The man ... Read more...

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‘Reservoir Dogs’ nicknamed Afghan guards at US bases linked to Taliban: Report


October 8th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 8 (ANI): A US Senate investigation has discovered that Afghan private security forces with ties to the Taliban, criminal networks and Iranian intelligence have been hired to guard American ... Read more...

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Iran arrests ‘nuclear spies’


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Iran has arrested several "spies" who were involved in an attempt to sabotage the country's nuclear programme, said Iranian intelligence minister Heydar Moslehi.The arrest followed an attack on ... Read more...

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Stuxnet worm ‘nuclear spies’ arrested, claims Iranian Minister Moslehi


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Oct 3 (ANI): Iranian Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi has said that an unspecified number of 'nuclear spies' were arrested in connection with a damaging 'Stuxnet worm' that had infected computers in ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad wants US to release Iranians in return of hiker


September 18th, 2010 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 18 (DPA) The US should release jailed Iranians in return for the release of American hiker Sarah Shourd, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Friday. "The release (of Shourd) was one-sided, and ... Read more...

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Iran frees female US hiker


September 14th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 14 (DPA) Iran Tuesday freed Sarah Shroud, one of three US hikers in jail for almost 15 months, after $500,000 bail was posted, the news network Press TV reported. Shroud is ... Read more...

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US hiker detained in Iran to be freed


September 10th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 9 (DPA) One of the three Americans jailed for more than a year in Iran will be released Saturday, Iranian government sources said Thursday. The foreign press department of the ... Read more...

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Iran pressurizes convicted woman to reveal campaigners names


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): Iran is pressurizing Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the woman it sentenced to death by stoning last month on charges of adultery, to reveal the names of the human right ... Read more...

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Iranian diplomat recovered 15 months after kidnapping


March 30th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) An Iranian diplomat kidnapped in Pakistan 15 months ago has been recovered after a successful operation by Iran's intelligence agencies, Tehran's envoy here said Tuesday. Hashmat Atharzada, the commercial ... Read more...

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Abducted Iranian diplomat rescued in Pakistan


March 30th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 30 (IANS) An Iranian diplomat abducted in Pakistan in 2008 has been rescued after a "successful operation," reports said Tuesday. Heshmatollah Attarzadeh was rescued during a "complicated intelligence operation" by Iranian ... Read more...

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Iran’s ex-president barred from travelling abroad


March 9th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 9 (IANS) Iran has barred former president and reformist leader Seyed Mohammad Khatami from leaving the country, sources said. Executive Secretary of Tehran's Vo'az (preachers) community Hojjatoleslam Abbas Amirifar announced that ... Read more...

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Iran accuses US of backing rebel leader (Lead)


February 23rd, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 23 (IANS) Iran Tuesday accused the US of backing Abdolmalek Rigi, the leader of the Pakistan-based Iranian Sunni rebel group Jundallah, Xinhua reported. The US has dismissed the Iranian accusations.Iran's ... Read more...

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Iran bans contact with foreign organisations


January 5th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 5 (IANS) Accusing European and US-based organisations of inciting post-poll violence in the country, Iran has restricted its citizens from having ties with such foreign groups, media reports said Tuesday. Iran's ... Read more...

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‘US, Israel behind Iran’s post-election fiasco’


June 29th, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 29 (IANS) The United States and Israel, the two main foes of Iran, were behind the post-election protests and violence in the Islamic country, a senior minister has alleged. "I announce ... Read more...

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Iran warns Hamas not to accept Egyptian truce proposal


January 12th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo/Jerusalem, Jan.12 (ANI): Iran has warned Hamas not to accept the Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Israel. An Egyptian government official told The Jerusalem Post by phone that two senior Iranian ... Read more...

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Alleged spy for Israel executed in Iran


November 22nd, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 22 (DPA) An Iranian businessman charged with spying for Israel has been executed in Iran, media report said Saturday.Ali Ashtari was hanged Monday after he confessed to spying for Iran's ... Read more...

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US plane forced to land in Iran


October 7th, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 7 (DPA) Iranian military jets forced a US Falcon plane with five senior US military officials on board to land in Iran, Fars news agency reported Tuesday.The plane, which was ... Read more...

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Britains top cop had his Asian rival bugged


August 18th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): Sir Ian Blair, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, had sanctioned a clandestine operation to bug and illegally spy Britains most senior Asian policeman, according to leaked documents of ... Read more...

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