Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said last year there had been ‘infiltration’ of Western agents in Iran. Photo: AFP

Iranian woman sentenced to 10 years in jail after ‘clear confessions’ of spying for Britain

  • The suspect was sentenced after ‘clearly confessing to assignments with the British intelligence’, a spokesman for the judiciary said
  • She was a student in Britain before being recruited by the British Council, Gholamhossein Esmaili said
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Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said last year there had been ‘infiltration’ of Western agents in Iran. Photo: AFP
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US President Donald Trump in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump orders new steel, aluminium, copper and iron sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate

  • Move targets country’s industrial metals sector, which provides foreign currency earnings for its sagging economy
  • White House says it will continue ‘maximum pressure’ campaign on Tehran, days after US sent aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to Middle East
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US President Donald Trump in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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