Egyptian authorities have started to investigate suspected members in a spy network working for Israel. The suspects were detained recently by the Egyptian security services.
Security sources said that most of the suspects are employees of Telecom Egypt, the country's monopoly fixed-line operator and 45 percent owner of the second-biggest mobile network, Vodafone Egypt.
According to initial details, the suspects tapped international phone calls which were made by officials at sensitive state bodies. The suspects admitted they were trained in Israel.