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IDF: Man arrested after crossing from Syria involved in Hezbollah intel-gathering

The Israel Defense Forces on Monday said a suspect who had been detained by troops after crossing the border from Syria into the Golan Heights last month was involved in efforts by the Lebanese Hezbollah terror group to gather intelligence on Israel for future attacks.

Ghaith Abdullah, according to the IDF, was part of the so-called “Golan File.” He was detained alongside another man, who was apparently uninvolved in the Hezbollah efforts.

Read more: Times of Israel