The former Israeli minister of infrastructure and energy (1995-6) Gonen Segev has been arrested and, if convicted, faces the death penalty.
The arrest was revealed on Monday’s by the Israeli Security Agency (ISA).
The former minister of the Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Perez governments is the highest-ranking official to be charged with espionage. Executions are extremely rare in Israel. The only execution of an Israeli citizen was of Meir Tobiansky in 1948. High profile espionage cases resulted i...
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