Lebanese citizen allegedly spied for Israel


JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Lebanese citizen arrested for spying for Israel was trained by the Mossad, according to a Lebanese newspaper.

Ali Jarrah traveled to Israel for one or two days at a time for espionage training and would provide the Mossad with information, the Al-Akhbar daily reported in its Tuesday edition.

Lebanese security sources believe Jarrah, who they say was recruited in 1982, may have been involved in the assassination of Hezbollah chief Imad Mugniyeh.

Hezbollah arrested Jarrah in July, the newspaper reported.

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