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Saudi Arabia sentences eight on charges of spying for Iran: state TV

RIYADH (Reuters) - A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced one Saudi citizen to death and seven others to jail on charges of treason and spying for Iran, Saudi state television tweeted on Tuesday.

The seven sentenced to jail were found to have “associated and cooperated with people working in the Iranian embassy”, the broadcaster tweeted without providing more details.

Reporting by Stephen Kalin; Editing by Alex Richardson

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