LEBANON: MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR SPYING FOR ISRAEL
February 18, 2011: a Lebanese military court convicted a man of spying for Israel and sentenced him to death. Amin al-Baba was found guilty of giving Israeli intelligence agents information in return for money. He was also found guilty of entering an enemy state. Al-Baba had been spying for Israel from 1997 until his 2009 arrest. The rulings can be appealed.
More than 100 people in Lebanon have been arrested since 2009 on suspicion of collaborating with the Jewish state. (Sources: The Associated Press, 18/02/2011)