Cyprus Jails Hizbullah Operative for Israel Attacks Plot

(BBC) A Cypriot court has jailed Hossam Taleb Yaccoub, a Lebanese Swedish national who is a member of Hizbullah, for three years for collecting information on Israeli tourists as part of a plot to attack Israeli targets in Cyprus. Yaccoub, 24, said he had been asked to record information about Israeli flights arriving on the island, and registration plates of buses carrying tourists from Israel.

2013-04-03 00:00:00

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