Anyhow this Yemeni man was sentenced to death for "making illegal contact with the Zionist Jewish Israeli entity". Quite a mouthful. The Yemeni prosecutor claims that this man email Ehud Olmert and then got a response from the Israeli Prime Minister. Here is the supposed exchange:
The prosecution charged Haidari with corresponding with Olmert through emails, one of which said: "We are the Organisation of Islamic Jihad and you are Jews, but you are honest, and we are ready to do anything."
The charge sheet said Olmert responded to Haidari, also known as Abu al-Ghaith, welcoming his offer to collaborate.
"We are ready to support you to become an obstacle in the Middle East. We will support you as an agent," Olmert was quoted as writing.
Ridiculous doesn't quite cover this. I really couldn't stop laughing. Apparently people in Yemen will believe in anything. As if Olmert searches his email daily looking for outreach from places like Yemen so he can recruit agents. Do the Yemenis think this is how spies make contact... by email the prime minister of an enemy state?
Simply too funny.