Israel Charges Jordanian Citizen With Spying For Iran



Earlier this year, Israeli forces arrested a Jordanian citizen who was reportedly acting as a spy in Israel and the West Bank on behalf of Iranian intelligence, Israel’s Shin Bet security service revealed Thursday, Sputnik News reported. The Shin Bet said 32-year-old Jordanian national Thaer Shafut was allegedly commissioned to the West Bank last year “on behalf of Iranian intelligence to carry out missions that were meant to establish a network in Israel and the West Bank, which would be used for covert operations for the Iranians,” the Times of Israel reported. He was arrested in the Palestinian city of Hebron in April and was indicted on June 10 in a West Bank military court on charges of...

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