Israeli man carrying German passport arrested in Lebanon

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September 22, 2007 22:58

 
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Authorities have arrested an Israeli man and handed him over to military intelligence for interrogation because he has frequently visited Lebanon, security officials said Saturday. The man had visited Lebanon 11 times in the past two years using a German passport and was arrested by police at a Beirut hotel Thursday, the officials said. A Lebanese security agent was also held for questioning about his relations with the Israeli man after the two maintained contacts through the Internet, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media.

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