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December 21, 2014 11:47 am

Egypt Jails Three Accused of Spying for Israel’s Mossad

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Satellite view of the Egypt's Sinai region, bordering on Israel in the Northeast. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

A court in Port Said has sentenced a Suez Canal official to ten years in jail and two Mossad officers to life in prison on charges of spying for Israel, a judicial source said late on Saturday.

Egyptian Mohamed Ali Abdelbaky Hassanin was convicted of spying for Israeli spy agency Mossad during 2011 and through 2013, as well as passing to the two Mossad officers military secrets and information about traffic in the Suez Canal, a strategic global trade route between Asia and Europe.

Read full story at Ahram Online.

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