Untitled (2)

‘Saudi Arabia has sentenced at least 15 people to death accused of leaking details on the Saudi military and national security to Iran. The majority of the spies worked in the military, diplomatic and economic fields.

The decision was made by the Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh, Saudi state media reported. Those convicted were members of an “Iranian spy cell” which included at least 32 people: 30 Saudis, 1 Afghan and 1 Iranian. They were arrested in 2013.

Two of them were acquitted, 15 were given prison sentences ranging from six months to 25 years, and 15 others were sentenced to death.’

Read more: Saudi Arabia to execute 15 people over spying for Iran