Iranian intelligence network exposed in Judea and Samaria

(Worthy News) – The Shin Bet security agency and the Israel Defense Force recently exposed a network sponsored by the Iranian intelligence apparatus in Judea and Samaria. The network was recruited and funded by an Iranian intelligence agent living in South Africa, according to information released for publication on Wednesday.

According to the Shin Bet, the key suspect arrested in the operation is Mohammed Maharmeh, a 29-year-old computer engineering student from Hebron.

Maharmeh was reportedly enlisted to the service of Iranian intelligence by a relative, Bahar Maharmeh, who lives in South Africa. The Shin Bet said that “Iranian intelligence used South Africa as a key arena for locating, recruiting and deploying agents against Israel.” [ Source: Israel Hayom (Read More…) ]