Azzam Azzam On His Way Home

Arutz Sheva - Israel National News - December 5, 2004

( Israeli citizen Azzam Azzam has been released from an Egyptian prison and is on his way to Eilat Airport for a flight to the center of the country.

Azzam was found guilty of spying for Israel and was serving a sentence in a maximum security Egyptian prison at hard labor. He was in Egyptian custody for over eight years.

According to agency reports, the release may be part of a trilateral release in the works by which Israel will release Marwan Barghouti and the United States will release Jonathan Pollard. This is unconfirmed at this time.