Hizbullah Recruited Arab-Israeli Spy on Hajj Pilgrimage in Mecca

(Israel Hayom) Zahar Omar Yousfin, 45, of Shfaram was charged in Haifa District Court on Sunday with giving his Hizbullah handlers information on Israeli military bases. Yousfin met with Hizbullah agents during his trips to Saudi Arabia for the traditional Muslim hajj pilgrimage to Mecca. While in Saudi Arabia, he met with Hizbullah agents and Palestinian groups, and coordinated meetings with other young Arab Israelis visiting Mecca for the purpose of recruiting them. Yousfin provided a Hizbullah agent with exact locations of missile strikes during the 2006 Second Lebanon War.

2013-06-03 00:00:00

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