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An East Jerusalem man was sentenced to four years imprisonment Thursday for agreeing to spy for Jordanian intelligence, The Jerusalem District Court was told that Mahmoud Abed Salim, a self styled journalist and artist, visited Jordan last May where he was recruited by Jordanian intelligence, He agreed to furnish information, particularly concerning the purchase of land in East Jerusalem by Jews and the names of Arabs who cooperated with the Israelis, Arrested at Allen by Bridge before completing his first assignment, he had in his possession five films of the Israeli Independence Day parade, The court said it was taking into consideration Salim’s clean past and the fact that he not succeeded in passing any information to the Jordanians.

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