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The Lebanese Military Court on Monday handed down death sentences to three Lebanese citizens who were found guilty of spying for Israel.
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The three were convicted of passing on information to Israel which helped the IDF attack Lebanese targets during the second Lebanese war. They are the latest in a number of recent prosecutions for similar charges.
According to reports, two of the three men had fled the country in
anticipation of their sentencing, and are now being sought by Lebanese
The third man was in court, and reportedly admitted to cooperating with
Israel over a period of ten years until 2009.