Skip to comments.Hezbollah Courier Found Guilty in Plot to Attack Israeli Tourists in Cyprus
Posted on 03/22/2013 9:39:48 AM PDT by Nachum
BERLIN In a decision that could have significant repercussions for Hezbollahs operations in Europe, a court in Cyprus on Thursday found a man guilty of participating in a plot to attack Israeli tourists there, part of a conspiracy similar to a deadly bombing last July in Bulgaria.
The court found the man, Hossam Taleb Yaacoub, a dual Swedish-Lebanese citizen, guilty on five of the eight charges against him, including participation in a criminal organization and in the preparation of a criminal act. The three other counts were conspiracy charges, which the ruling said were already covered under the other counts. Mr. Yaacoub will be sentenced at a separate hearing. He was initially charged with several terrorism-related counts as well.
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Cyprus looking like a really nasty hellhole.
Ah yes. The religion of peace and tolerance.
We have dismissed that claim!
Out in 6 months I would guess. That’s the European way.
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