Report: Iran detains 7 suspected of spying for US

Iran's state media on Sunday said Teheran hasarrested seven people linked to the US-funded Radio Farda and accusedsome of them of working for American spy agencies.
The report, based on an Intelligence Ministry statement, claimed the suspects were trained in "sabotage." It did not identify the suspects or say when they were detained.

The suspects played akey role in provoking protesters during a violent anti-governmentdemonstration in Teheran in late December 2009, state radioand the official IRNA news agency reported Sunday.

Radio Farda broadcasts in Farsi into Iran. It is based in Prague, Czech republic, and Washington, DC.