Israel Frees Convicted Spy, Gets Soldiers' Remains

[AP/Washington Post] Ariel Schalit - Israel freed a convicted Hizbullah spy on Sunday and the militant group turned over the remains of Israeli soldiers killed in the 2006 war in Lebanon. Israeli authorities released Nissim Nasser, an Israeli of Lebanese descent, after he completed a six-year sentence for espionage. Nasser, 39, was born in Lebanon to a Jewish Lebanese mother and a Shiite Muslim father.

2008-06-02 01:00:00

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