The sanctions, which forbid Americans and US entities from doing business with five Iranian entities, will likely have little impact, as some of the groups are already subject to other sanctions.
The judiciary in June said Mahmoud Mousavi Majd, who was arrested in 2018, had spied on various security fields including the Quds Force which was headed by former Revolutionary Guards commander Qassem Soleimani.
The inept handling of the coronavirus crisis has reinforced the political bankruptcy of the regime in the eyes of the Iranian public.
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