Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves during a meeting with members of the Basij force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Photo: DPA

Iran says eight CIA agents detained during fuel protest ‘conspiracy’

  • Suspects, whose nationalities were not disclosed, allegedly passed on information, photos and videos of unrest to US intelligence agency
  • Tehran has blamed demonstrations over fuel hikes on US, saying it was seeking to topple country’s Islamic political system
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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves during a meeting with members of the Basij force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Photo: DPA
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Iranian pro-government protesters burn an US flag as they attend a demonstration in Tehran, Iran. Photo: Reuters

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard threatens US and allies as Amnesty says protesters shot while ‘running away’

  • At least 143 demonstrators were killed across Iran, almost all of them shot by security forces, Amnesty said
  • Iran’s patience with enemies wearing thin, warns Revolutionary Guards commander
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Iranian pro-government protesters burn an US flag as they attend a demonstration in Tehran, Iran. Photo: Reuters
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