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Iran Hangs Two For Allegedly Spying For Israel, U.S.

Iranian authorities have hanged two men who were convicted of spying for Israel and the United States.

ISNA news agency quoted a statement by the Tehran prosecutor's office saying that the two, Mohammad Heydari and Kourosh Ahmadi, had gathered classified information and sold it to Israeli and U.S. intelligence agencies.

The statement gave no details where the two were hanged.

It said their death sentences were carried out after approval by the Supreme Court.

Iran accuses Israel and the United States of waging a sabotage campaign against its nuclear program.

Last year in May, Iran executed Majid Jamali Fashi after convicting him of spying for Israel and being an accomplice in the January 2010 assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist.

Based on reporting by AFP and dpa