(photo credit: Channel 10 News)
Egyptian Authorities extended the remand of alleged Mossad spy Ilan Grapel 15 additional days on Saturday, the website of Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram reported.
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According to the report, the investigation of Grapel is still ongoing and therefore his detention was extended. His remand was due to expire on Monday.
Grapel was arrested at his downtown Cairo hotel by Egyptian state
security officers last month on suspicion of working for Israeli
intelligence to foment sectarian strife and gather intelligence on
The Emory University Law student, and dual Israeli- American citizen,
traveled to Egypt this summer as part of his work for a charity helping
His family, friends and the Israeli government have categorically denied that he was working as a spy in Egypt.