Kuwait court sentences two to death for spying for Iran, Hezbollah

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 12, 2016 3:19 AM

KUWAIT (Reuters) - A Kuwaiti court sentenced two men accused of spying for Iran and Hezbollah to death on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said.

The case also included the possession of weapons. One of the men given the death penalty was an Iranian convicted in absentia as well as another Kuwaiti.

(Reporting by Mahmoud Harbi; Writing by Yara Bayoumy; Editing by Hugh Lawson)