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JERUSALEM — A French employee of France's Consulate in Jerusalem is under arrest for allegedly smuggling dozens of weapons from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank, Israel's domestic security agency said Monday. The Shin Bet said the man, identified as Romain Franck, 23, was part of a broader ...
The Palestinian who killed two Israeli soldiers in a car ramming attack confessed that it was no accident and in fact was nationalistically motivated, a Shin Bet statement said on Saturday. Israeli forces arrested the perpetrator's brother and uncle late Friday night after inspecting his family home in readiness ...

On Friday, the IDF Spokesperson's Unit tweeted that the IDF, together with the Shin Bet and Israel Border Police, arrested three suspected terrorists in the village of Jabel Johar. The IDF reported that parts of M16s and other weapons were found hidden in a child's bag. This incident comes after a clash ...
A state comptroller's report released Wednesday enumerated multiple shortcomings in the performance of the Judea and Samaria District police, which is responsible for the West Bank. State Comptroller Joseph Shapira criticized faults in coordination among the police, the army and the Shin Bet security ...
A document written by the Shin Bet security service's research division that was presented last week to senior politicians states that the civilian and economic distress in the Gaza Strip is serious, “but doesn't meet the definition of a humanitarian crisis.” To really understand Israel and the Middle East ...
Shin Bet also announced another Islamic Jihad cell was taken into custody following the arrest of the members operating in Bethlehem area villages in the West Bank. They had been recruited to carry out shooting attacks on Israeli residents and Israeli troops in the vicinity of the Gush Etzion settlement bloc ...

“Until such material allowing this is in [the Shin Bet's] hands, no one is to be arrested. If there is such material in their hands, then even if 50 people must be arrested, they can arrest 50 people. That's my order. If it turns out they were Jews they will be prosecuted and judged and get 20 years' imprisonment ...
The ensuing investigation by Israeli internal intelligence agency Shin Bet reportedly found that Tekeli had provided personal and economic assistance in Turkey to several operatives from Hamas, a group that Israel considers a terrorist organisation. All of these operatives had moved to Turkey after been ...
Following the arrests of an Israeli-Arab and a Turkish citizen, the Shin Bet, Israel's internal intelligence agency accused Turkish authorities of turning a “blind eye” to the efforts of Hamas to raise money and arrange terror attacks, The Times of Israel reported Monday. Shin Bet's investigation found that Cemil ...
At the trade fair Nadav Argaman, Shin Bet's chief, reminded participants that the intelligence service is a component of Israel's cyber-defence, which is focused on offensive operations. Although Shin Bet's technical department employs no fewer than a quarter of the service's staff, it struggles to recruit the ...
According to the Shin Bet, both men were recruited by Zahar Jabareen, a Hamas operative who was deported from the West Bank after Israel released him from prison in 2011 as part of the deal to gain captured soldier Gilad Shalit's release. Jabareen is one of the heads of Hamas' West Bank Command.
Yaakov Peri, a former head of Israel's Shin Bet security agency, said that Israel must take solving the humanitarian crisis looming in the Gaza Strip into its own hands before the Palestinian enclave collapses entirely, threatening Israel's security. In his last television interview before resigning from Israel's ...
MK Jacob Perry (Yesh Atid), a former Shin Bet chief, announced his resignation from the Knesset on Wednesday following a series of investigative television reports alleging improprieties in his former role as head of the Shin Bet security service and about his military service. A report on the investigative ...
Israeli security forces killed the central figure responsible in the rabbi's drive-by murder last month in the West Bank's Nablus area, Israel's Shin Bet security agency reported in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Shin Bet said that the Palestinian, Ahmed Nasser Jarrer, was killed in a joint operation by ...
For the first time in its history, an interrogator from Israel's secret police agency, the Shin Bet, is to face a criminal investigation over allegations of torture. It will be the first probe of the Shin Bet since Israel's supreme court issued a landmark ruling nearly two decades ago prohibiting, except in extraordinary ...
Justice Ministry Director General Emi Palmor said Saturday that the ministry will “presumably” issue its first-ever criminal indictment against an agent of the Shin Bet security service for an offense committed in the field. Palmor was speaking at a program of culture and current events in Be'er Sheva. She said ...
The opening of a criminal investigation against a Shin Bet agent requires the approval of both Mivtan and the Police Internal Investigations Department, known as Mahash. Two sources say Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit was involved in the decision. It has also been learned that the Public Committee ...

It has long been known that the Shin Bet, Israel's shadowy internal security service, has been involved in surveillance over the country's Arab population. Since the very first days of the state, the service monitored Arab political organizations; surveiled nationalist or communist activity viewed as subversive; ...
In a recorded conversation, the Shin Bet agent is heard telling Zoaretz, who lives in the Shiloh area of the northern West Bank: Amichai, listen well. Dont test me and dont play with me. The agent is heard saying that otherwise he would be thrown out of the Shiloh area, adding that he has more to lose than ...
Many of my petitions to the High Court of Justice concerned torture, and elicited a uniform response from the state: The Shin Bet security service does not use torture. And what was the point of appealing? The interrogation in question, after all, had already concluded. From the day the interrogees family ...
"The Shin Bet needs to take a good look at itself so that interrogation techniques, which do indeed sometimes uncover dangerous acts of terrorism, aren't also liable to induce innocent people to admit to acts that they did not commit," the judges wrote. "There is tangible concern that the defendant was ...
Israel's justice ministry has opened an investigation into a Shin Bet interrogator for brutality for the first time, according to the Jerusalem Post. Despite having established a unit known as Mivtan 18 years ago, allegedly dedicated to rooting out torture, this marks the first time that an investigation has been ...
The right-wing rule is running amok, leading to more and more absurdities. The IDF is the “responsible adult,” the Shin Bet is a “moderating ...
A few years ago The Gatekeepers — a film about six former heads of Israel's secret security service — was an international hit as it revealed the ...
51-year-old Ben-Shabbat, former senior official in the Shin Bet security service and acting deputy adviser, has reportedly acted unofficially in ...
Israel Haran, the former No 3 at the Shin Bet security agency, who set up the agency's renown Arabic-language program after the Six-Day War.
IDF soldiers and Shin Bet agents overnight Tuesday shut down a workshop for the manufacture of arms near Jenin. The workshop produced ...
In a joint operation with the Border Police and Shin Bet, soldiers entered Ramallah and seized equipment and materials. The same printing ...
... Jenin, was arrested by the IDF and Shin Bet officers in recent weeks after he publicized anti-Israel and anti-Semitic content on social media.
According to a Shin Bet statement, last month's terror attack on Jerusalem's Temple Mount that killed two Israeli Druze police officers was ...
Israeli settlers and members of Shin Bet stormed, on Sunday morning, Al-Aqsa Mosque, from the Moroccan Gate and under tight security ...
Israel's Shin Bet security agency announced Thursday that it had broken up a Hamas money laundering ring. The ring, which was established ...
Summary⎙ Print Contrary to the past years when Israeli society venerated the leaders of the Israel Defense Force and Shin Bet, many suspect ...
Israeli attorney general Avichai Mandelblit and state prosecutor Shai Nitzan are supervising the investigation by the Shin Bet and monitoring its ...
In the talks thus far, officials from the Shin Bet, army and the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories expressed reservations ...
Ami Ayalon is a former director of the Israeli security agency Shin Bet. Gilead Sher is the former Chief of Staff for Israeli Prime Minister Ehud ...
... of Yediot Acharonot, the Israel police have argued that in light of the fact that a criminal who is not very sophisticated managed to cause so much damage, the police should be given the authority to collect cyber intelligence "like the Shin Bet ...
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Attacks like the one in London are almost impossible to stop, the former head of VIP protection at Israel's Shin Bet security agency said on Thursday, acknowledging that even Israel struggled to prevent them. Despite building a ...
Israel's Shin Bet intelligence agency warned last week that the Palestinian militant group Hamas are sure to attempt terror attacks on Israelis during the upcoming Passover holiday.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Attacks like the one in London are almost impossible to stop, the former head of VIP protection at Israel's Shin Bet security agency said on Thursday, acknowledging that even Israel struggled to prevent them. Despite building a ...
JERUSALEM: Attacks like the one in London are almost impossible to stop, the former head of VIP protection at Israel's Shin Bet security agency said on Thursday, acknowledging that even Israel struggled to prevent them. Despite building a barrier ...
"Ce s-a intamplat in Londra a fost practic intr-o zona publica, cand este vorba de zone publice sunt aproape imposibil (de prevenit)", a spus Shlomo Harnoy, care a lucrat 25 de ani in Shin Bet, unde a coordonat inclusiv serviciul de protectie in timpul ...
According to the Shin Bet, Israel's security agency, during interrogations following his arrest on June 15, 2016, el-Halabi revealed that he has been a Hamas member since his youth and had undergone organizational and military training in the early 2000s.
The head of Israel's Shin Bet security service warned on Monday that the Palestinian group Hamas are sure to attempt terror attacks on Israelis during the upcoming Passover holiday, Israeli news outlets report.
Travelling through Beirut as the Hezbollah seized parts of the city, Carl Shuker's New Zealand passport allowed him to pass across borders like a ghost.
When it comes to Israel, Hezbollah is usually associated with its vast arsenal of rockets pointed at the Jewish state. But the Lebanese Shi'a terror group is also ...
The measure calls for restructuring the constitutional and ministerial oversight of the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) and the Mossad by creating a Ministry of Intelligence Affairs as a full-fledged statutory ministry with proper, clearly-defined ...
Mati Steinberg, a Jerusalem-based Middle East scholar who served as adviser on Palestinian affairs to Shin Bet chiefs, takes the opposite tack.
In August, the Israeli company Saips was sold to Ford for tens of millions of dollars and a month later Volkswagen bought a 40 percent stake in CyMotiv, the new cyber company created by former Shin Bet security service chief Yuval Diskin, Tsafrir Kats ...
But Israel Defense Forces (IDF) generals and Shin Bet commanders often see the picture through a different lens. They can describe in detail the incitement voiced by Palestinian Authority and Fatah officials, and the even more threatening challenge ...


 

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