Mossad linked to Iran killings

It is alleged that Israel's spy agency sent assassins into Iran to sabotage the country's nuclear programs.

Kimberly Dozier A new book claims Israel sent assassins into Iran to sabotage the country's nuclear program.

Mossad gauges US reaction to Iran strike

An Israeli waves a national flag.

Tel Aviv Head of Israel's foreign intelligence in talks about possibility of attack on nuclear facilities.

Ex-Mossad boss's spray


Conal Urquhart JERUSALEM: The former head of Israel's spy service Mossad has made an unprecedented attack on the country's serving government, saying it is ''irresponsible and reckless'', and has praised Arab...

Former Mossad head advocates Saudi peace plan


Jason Koutsoukis JERUSALEM: A former chief of Israeli intelligence, Meir Dagan, has urged political leaders to embrace the so-called Saudi peace initiative under which Israel would withdraw to its 1967 borders and...

Barak derides former Mossad chief for calling air strike on Iran foolish

Ehud Barak

Jason Koutsoukis ISRAEL'S Defence Minister, Ehud Barak, has slapped down the country's former intelligence supremo, Meir Dagan, for describing the idea of attacking Iran's nuclear facilities as foolish.

Mossad spies linked to professor's murder arrested, says Iran

TEHRAN: Iran's Intelligence Ministry said it had arrested a ''network of spies and terrorists'' connected to Israel and responsible for killing a prominent scientist in 2009.

Iran hangs 'Mossad spy'

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iran has hanged a man found guilty of feeding Israeli spy agency Mossad with Iranian military secrets and information on its missile program over a period of six years, news agency IRNA reported.

Poles extradite Mossad suspect

WARSAW: A suspected Mossad agent accused of helping to obtain a fake passport used by an Israeli hit squad in the killing of a Hamas leader has been extradited to Germany, Polish police said.

After love unravels in public, Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Indian politician Shashi Tharoor, is found dead


Betwa Sharma He was a smooth-talking politician from South India with an international reputation from his time at the United Nations.

Israel holds 'Prisoner X2' on 'much more grave' charges

Ben Zygier

Israel has secretly jailed a member of its security services for a grave offence, a prominent Israeli lawyer said, describing the case as riveting and sensational.

Israel to compensate family of spy Ben Zygier with $1m

Ben Zygier

Israel will compensate the family of an Australian-born Mossad agent who hanged himself in an Israeli prison.

How keen spy Zygier turned prisoner

Ben Zygier

Australian-Israeli Mossad agent Ben Zygier unwittingly sabotaged a top secret spy operation aimed at bringing home the bodies of Israeli soldiers missing in Lebanon, a report said on Tuesday.

Israel marks death of 'giant' Yitzhak Shamir

Yitzhak Shamir.

Ruth Pollard Israel's second-longest serving prime minister, Yitzhak Shamir, has died aged 96.

Bomb attack claims fourth Assad aide as rebels gain ground

Syrians flee.

Ruth Pollard Thousands flee Syria as news confirmed that the head of the country's security was a victim of Wednesday's bombing attack by rebels.

A massacre to be remembered

Harriet Sherwood For 40 years, through nine Olympic Games since that dreadful day in Munich in 1972, Ankie Spitzer has lost neither hope nor determination.

Poisonous rumours surround Arafat's death

Wheelchair-bound Palestinian freelance photographer Moamen Qreiqea holds his wheelchair as he rides on a motorcycle past murals of late leader Yasser Arafat (R) and late Hamas spiritual leader Ahmed Yassin, on a street in Gaza City October 1, 2012. Qreiqea, 25, lost both his legs in an Israeli air strike in 2008 while taking pictures east of Gaza. The father of two is determined to continue his career despite his disability. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (GAZA - Tags: SOCIETY MEDIA)

Harriet Sherwood in Ramallah Palestinian leader lived under siege for two years before falling ill. Questions remain about how he died. Now the case is being reopened by a panel of three judges.

Killing of Jabari could backfire on Israel

Paul McGeough dinkus

Paul McGeough The possibility of a long-term ceasefire may have died with the Hamas military chief.

'Australian's suicide in solitary': Netanyahu under pressure


Ruth Pollard Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is under pressure to answer questions over allegations that an Australian citizen committed suicide while being held in solitary confinement in the country's...

Israel admits Aussie held under false name

Ben Zygier.

Israel says Australian with dual citizenship held for security reasons.

Strange fate of Benji, the suspected spy

Ruth Pollard in Jabal Akrad, northern Syria

Ruth Pollard WHEN Ben Zygier died in a maximum-security prison in Israel he was under investigation by the spy agency ASIO, which suspected him of using his Australian passport to spy for Israel, Fairfax Media...