Egypt charges 2 "Israeli agents", 2 Egyptians with spying

by Reuters
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 12:37 GMT

CAIRO, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Egypt's public prosecutor charged on Tuesday two men it said were Israeli intelligence agents and two Egyptians with conspiring in Israel's interests, according to a statement from the prosecutor's office.

"The public prosecutor ordered Ramzy Mohamed, Sahar Ibrahim, Samuel Ben Zeev and David Wisemen - two officers in the Israeli Mossad - to be sent to a Cairo criminal court for spying for the interests of the state of Israel," the statement read. (Reporting By Yasmine Saleh; Writing by Maggie Fick; Editing by John Stonestreet)

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