At least 8 people with alleged links to the CIA were detained by Iranian authorities amid the ongoing protests in the Middle Eastern country.

“These elements had received CIA-funded training in various countries under the cover of becoming citizen-journalists,” the Iranian Intelligence Ministry was quoted as saying by the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). “Six were arrested while attending the riots and carrying out (CIA) orders and two while trying to … send information abroad.”

Protests erupted in several of Iran’s provinces earlier in November, following the government’s decision to suddenly increase the price of gasoline, with some of the rallies turning violent.

While Iran’s state-run IRIB broadcaster previously reported that law enforcement forces had identified and detained about 180 leaders of the riots, head of Iran’s Prisons Organization Asghar Jahangir also announced that a significant number of people who were apprehended during the unrest have now been released.

 

Source: Sputnik

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Pougnetta! Just another pitiful excuse to torture then execute protesters “for the example”. The truth is that oil prices have tripled and the population is legitimately furious! Moreover, more than 150 protesters have already been killed by the Iranian Gestapo. High time for a regime change.

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Bollocks! Price per litre was 9c criminal US influenced elements were shipping tens of thousands of gallons of petrol for around 25c per litre to fund crime and terrorism.So Iran rightly put up the price to 24c per litre.