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  טבת 17, 5771 , 24/12/10

Syrian Official Arrested in Egyptian-Israeli Spy Case

A senior Syrian security official has been arrested in connection with the espionage ring for Israel recently discovered in Egypt, according to a Friday report by Al-Quds Al-Arabi. The arrest took place after Egypt informed Syria that the official received a large amount of money for security information that he gave to one of the four Egyptian suspects arrested in the case.

Syrian sources told the newspaper that the Egyptian suspect relayed the information to the Mossad Israel intelligence agency.

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