News Briefs

  Tishrei 29, 5772 , 27/10/11

Grapel Returning

A plane carrying American-Israeli Ilan Grapel took off, Thursday evening, from the Cairo airport to Ben Gurion Airport, following his release from 38 weeks of Egyptian custody on suspicion of espionage.

Also on board are Member of Knesset Yisrael Hasson and prime ministerial envoy Yitzchak Molcho, who arranged Grapel's release and met him at the airport.

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