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Bahrain court strips nine of nationality for spying for Iranian regime

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A court in Bahrain stripped nine nationals of their citizenship, forming a terrorist organization aimed at smuggling weapons to Bahrain and helping detainees to escape."

This is the first time that a 2013 law which revokes the nationality of terrorism convicts is being implemented, a judicial source said Thursday.

They nine were part of a group of 15 people tried over a "terrorist plot" against the kingdom, for spying for the Iranian regime, and accused of possession of weapons to attack security forces.


Sources: AFP, Middle East Eye