Arab-Israeli Gets 9 Years for Spying for Hizbullah

(Ha'aretz) Jack Khoury - The Haifa District Court on Sunday sentenced Israeli Arab activist Ameer Makhoul to nine years in prison for spying for Hizbullah. Makhoul handed intelligence to a Hizbullah agent on Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) installations in the Haifa region and on Mossad offices in the center of the country. He also attempted to pass on information about a military base and sought details about the residence of ISA chief Yuval Diskin. Makhoul is director general of the charity Ittijah (Union of Arab Community-Based Associations).

2011-01-31 11:46:26

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