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  11/14/2011, Cheshvan 17, 5772

Iranians Face Five Years in Jail for Visiting Israel

Iran, worried by possible sabotage or an attack at the hands of Israel, has raised to five years the jail term for the crime of visiting Israel. State television reported on Monday that the parliament approved an amendment that ups the jail term to 2-5 years from the current three months.