Report: Another Israeli spying cell uncovered in Lebanon
Lebanese security forces arrested on Saturday a cell linked to the Israeli Mossad in southern Lebanon, Future News TV reported. It added police detained three members of the cell during raids in Jezzine, Nabatiyeh and Sidon.
Voice of Lebanon radio said, however, that security forces arrested a suspect named Ali Mantash in Nabatiyeh and a Palestinian whose family name is Awad in Sidon. It added that authorities were still looking for the third suspect.
A source also told Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that one of those arrested is Ibrahim Awad, the cousin of Abdul Rahman Awad, the successor of Fatah al-Islam leader Shaker Abssi.
Police lately uncovered an Israel spy network dubbed "al-Alam cell."