Hezbollah Agent in Cyprus Admits Gathered Information on Israeli Airline

Testifying in court, the 24-year-old agent detailed his training in Lebanon and the tasks he was assigned throughout the European Union and in Cyprus, namely tracking Israeli flights and passing along information.

Hossam Taleb Yaacoub, the 24-year-old Hezbollah agent who will stand trial in Cyprus amid suspicion that he was involved in planning future terror attacks against Israeli tourists on the island, testified in court on Thursday that he was told by his superiors to document the landing times of flights carrying Israeli...