3 state employees arrested on suspicion of spying for Israel


Three “high-ranking state employees” were reportedly arrested Friday night on suspicion of spying for Israel, according to El-Shark newspaper

El-Shark ‘s report came after similar information was broadcast on OTV.

Meanwhile, MP Marwan Hamadeh categorically denied rumors over accusations that he was also spying for the Israeli Mossad.

Based on articles 274-278, if convicted the 3 employees could face the death sentence

More than 70 people have been arrested on suspicion of spying for the Israeli Mossad since April 2009, when the government launched a nationwide crackdown on alleged rings.