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Israel, Australia Sign Visa Deal

Apparently past their concern over the Ben Zygier affair, Australia inked a deal to allow more Israelis into the country.

Israel, Australia Sign Visa Deal

New Claim: Zygier Gave Israeli Secrets to Iran

Book on ‘Prisoner X’ affair levels new accusations against deceased former Israeli spy.

New Claim: Zygier Gave Israeli Secrets to Iranian Businessman

Israel to Give 4 Million to Ex-Agent’s Family

Four million shekels compensation to family of ex-Mossad agent Ben Zygier, who died in jail.

Israel to Give 4 Million to Ex-Agent’s Family

Report: Israel Held a Second ‘Prisoner X’

A second man was reportedly being held in the same top-security conditions as former spy.

Report: Israel Held a Second ‘Prisoner X’

Lieberman: Lie Detector to Find Loose-Lipped MKs

Former FM wants lie detector to see who blabbed to media about the Zygier case.

Lieberman Wants Lie Detector to Ferret Out Loose-Lipped MKs

No One will be Tried in Zygier Death

State Attorney received report of inquiry into ex-Mossad agent's death, sees no reason to file charges.

No One will be Tried in Zygier Death

Report: 'Prisoner X' Leaked Info to Hizbullah

Ben Zygier, known as Prisoner X, leaked sensitive information to Hizbullah which led to arrest of two informants, Der Spiegel reported.

Report: 'Prisoner X' Leaked Sensitive Info to Hizbullah

Australia: Zygier Wasn’t Involved in Mabhouh Hit

Australian minister confirms Zygier worked for Israeli government, but says there is no evidence he was involved in Mabhouh assassination.

Australia: Zygier Wasn’t Involved in Mabhouh Assassination

Lieberman: In Israel, People Don’t Just Disappear

Lieberman says Ben Zygier case was not a secret. ‘The prisoner’s rights were protected.’

Lieberman on Ben Zygier: In Israel, People Don’t Just Disappear

Australian Jews Being Accused of 'Dual Loyalty'

In the wake of the publicity surrounding Prisoner X, Australian Jews are being accused of “dual loyalty"

Australian Jews Being Accused of 'Dual Loyalty'

Israel Denies 'Prisoner X' Gave Info to Australia

Israel denies that 'Prisoner X' Ben Zygier had any contact with Australia's security services.

Israel Denies 'Prisoner X' Gave Info to Australia

Court Blames Zygier's Death on Prisons Service

A Rishon Lezion court on Tuesday authorized the release of part of a report on the investigation surrounding the death of Ben Zygier

Court Dumps Blame for Prisoner X's Death on Prisons Service

A-G Mulls Action against Zygier Leaker MKs

Knesset Legal Advisor determined that pre-planned statements are not covered by MKs' immunity.

A-G Mulling Action against MKs who Leaked Zygier Affair

Zygier Hanged Himself with Bedsheet – Report

Maariv quotes Prison Services inquiry that details Zygier's suicide, step-by-step.

Zygier Hanged Himself with Bedsheet – Report

Israel May Partially Remove 'Prisoner X' Gag Order

Israel is considering reducing the gag order on the “Prisoner X” affair, Internal Security Minister Yitzchak Aharonovitch says.

Israel May Partially Remove 'Prisoner X' Gag Order

Zygier 'Leaked Mossad Secrets to Australian Spies'

Report on ABC: Zygier met with ASIO officers, provided secret plans for Mossad operations in Italy.

Zygier 'Leaked Mossad Secrets to Australian Intelligence'

Source: Zygier Killed Himself 'Out of Shame'

A senior security source is quoted as saying 'Prisoner X' Ben Zygier indeed committed suicide in prison – out of shame.

Source: Zygier Killed Himself 'Out of Shame'

Israel Considering Making Prisoner X Report Public

The Prosecution is considering making public the report which determined that "Prisoner X" committed suicide while in prison.

Israel Considering Making 'Prisoner X' Report Public

Minister: Steps against Zygier Saved Lives

Yaalon blasts left wing MKs who exposed the affair, says they could have employed other channels.

Minister: Steps against Zygier Saved Lives

Australian Expose on ‘Prisoner X’

‘Prisoner X – the Australian Connection’ looks at the Ben Zygier affair from his arrest in 2010.

Australian Expose on ‘Prisoner X’player

Report: Israel to Pay Millions in Prisoner X Case

Israel has reportedly agreed to pay millions in compensation to the family of Israeli-Australian Ben Zygier, who died in an Israeli prison.

Report: Israel to Pay Millions in Prisoner X Case

Lawyer who Met Zygier: He wasn't Depressed

A lawyer who met "Prisoner X" a few days before he died saw no sign of suicidal tendencies.

Lawyer who Met Zygier: He wasn't Depressed

Exposure of Zygier Case 'Caused Grave Damage'

Top legal official tells Channel 2 that Supreme Court judges are deeply upset by "blather" on the subject.

'Exposure of Zygier Case did Grave Damage'

Ex-Mossad Man: No Room for Censor in Internet Age

Gad Shimron: Israel should have published details of Prisoner X case instead of letting Australia's ABC do so.

Ex-Mossad Man: No Room for Censor in Internet Age

Report: Zygier was About to Reveal Secrets

Brisbane Times: "Prisoner X" was arrested when he was about to reveal sensitive info about the Mossad.

Report: Zygier was About to Reveal Secrets

Kuwaiti Report: Zygier Tried to Sell Mossad Names

Just who was the alleged spy Ben Zygier after all? A Kuwaiti newspaper has some theories.

Kuwaiti Report: Zygier Tried to Sell Mossad Spy Names to Dubai