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Report: Israel Held a Second ‘Prisoner X’

Report: Israel Held a Second ‘Prisoner X’

A second man was reportedly being held in the same top-security conditions as former spy.Maayana Miskin, 09/07/2013 08:43
Did 'Prisoner X' Sabotage MIA Rescue Mission?

Did 'Prisoner X' Sabotage MIA Rescue Mission?

“Prisoner X” unwittingly sabotaged espionage operation aimed at bringing home bodies of Israeli soldiers missing in Lebanon, says report.Arutz Sheva staff, 07/05/2013 18:50
Australia Pressing Israel For 'Prisoner X' Details

Australia Pressing Israel For 'Prisoner X' Details

Australian government says it will continue pushing Israel to release further details on the arrest, detention and suicide of "Prisoner X."Arutz Sheva staff, 27/03/2013 06:49
Report: 'Prisoner X' Leaked Info to Hizbullah

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.Arutz Sheva staff, 24/03/2013 18:38
Australia: Zygier Wasn’t Involved in Mabhouh Hit

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.Maayana Miskin, 06/03/2013 13:05
Lieberman: In Israel, People Don’t Just Disappear

Lieberman: In Israel, People Don’t Just Disappear

Lieberman says Ben Zygier case was not a secret. ‘The prisoner’s rights were protected.’Maayana Miskin, 26/02/2013 12:52
Australian Jews Being Accused of 'Dual Loyalty'

Australian Jews Being Accused of 'Dual Loyalty'

In the wake of the publicity surrounding Prisoner X, Australian Jews are being accused of “dual loyalty"David Lev, 21/02/2013 14:55
Israel Denies 'Prisoner X' Gave Info to Australia

Israel Denies 'Prisoner X' Gave Info to Australia

Israel denies that 'Prisoner X' Ben Zygier had any contact with Australia's security services.Elad Benari, 20/02/2013 04:14
Court Blames Zygier's Death on Prisons Service

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 ZygierDavid Lev, 19/02/2013 15:59
Zygier Hanged Himself with Bedsheet – Report

Zygier Hanged Himself with Bedsheet – Report

Maariv quotes Prison Services inquiry that details Zygier's suicide, step-by-step.Gil Ronen, 19/02/2013 08:46
Israel May Partially Remove 'Prisoner X' Gag Order

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.Elad Benari, 19/02/2013 02:13
Zygier 'Leaked Mossad Secrets to Australian Spies'

Zygier 'Leaked Mossad Secrets to Australian Spies'

Report on ABC: Zygier met with ASIO officers, provided secret plans for Mossad operations in Italy.Gil Ronen, 18/02/2013 12:57
Source: Zygier Killed Himself 'Out of Shame'

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.David Lev, 17/02/2013 22:51
Israel Considering Making Prisoner X Report Public

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.Elad Benari, 17/02/2013 04:33
Minister: Steps against Zygier Saved Lives

Minister: Steps against Zygier Saved Lives

Yaalon blasts left wing MKs who exposed the affair, says they could have employed other channels.Gil Ronen, 16/02/2013 20:46
Australian Expose on ‘Prisoner X’

Australian Expose on ‘Prisoner X’

‘Prisoner X – the Australian Connection’ looks at the Ben Zygier affair from his arrest in 2010.Maayana Miskin, 15/02/2013 11:19
Report: Israel to Pay Millions in Prisoner X Case

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.Maayana Miskin, 15/02/2013 08:50
Lawyer who Met Zygier: He wasn't Depressed

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.Gil Ronen, 14/02/2013 22:09
Exposure of Zygier Case 'Caused Grave Damage'

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.Gil Ronen, 14/02/2013 20:58
Ex-Mossad Man: No Room for Censor in Internet Age

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.Gil Ronen, 14/02/2013 17:45
Report: Zygier was About to Reveal Secrets

Report: Zygier was About to Reveal Secrets

Brisbane Times: "Prisoner X" was arrested when he was about to reveal sensitive info about the Mossad.Gil Ronen, 14/02/2013 16:49
State Censor: Gag Order Was Court's Idea, Not Ours

State Censor: Gag Order Was Court's Idea, Not Ours

Don't blame the State Censor, said Sima Vaknin-Gil, who heads the Censor's Office, for a 'coverup' in the 'Prisoner X' caseDavid Lev, 14/02/2013 15:54
Kuwaiti Report: Zygier Tried to Sell Mossad Names

Kuwaiti Report: Zygier Tried to Sell Mossad Names

Just who was the alleged spy Ben Zygier after all? A Kuwaiti newspaper has some theories.David Lev, 14/02/2013 13:22
Netanyahu, Mossad Head Criticized on 'Prisoner X'

Netanyahu, Mossad Head Criticized on 'Prisoner X'

Government officials pointed fingers at PM Netanyahu and Mossad chief Tamir Pardo over the way they dealt with the “Prisoner X” affair.Elad Benari, 14/02/2013 06:14
Journalist: 'Prisoner X' Worked for Front Company

Journalist: 'Prisoner X' Worked for Front Company

Australian journalist says alleged 'Prisoner X' was working for a front company established by the Mossad., 14/02/2013 04:16
Report: Australia Investigated 'Prisoner X'

Report: Australia Investigated 'Prisoner X'

Israel's mysterious Prisoner X was under investigation by Australian Intelligence, Australian newspaper reveals., 14/02/2013 02:13
Revealed: Negligence Suspected in Prisoner X Case

Revealed: Negligence Suspected in Prisoner X Case

Gag order lifted further: ‘Prisoner X’ had lawyers, family knew of his arrest, investigation was undertaken.Maayana Miskin, 13/02/2013 22:03
Legal Opinion: Leaker MKs Abused their Privilege

Legal Opinion: Leaker MKs Abused their Privilege

Atty Ilan Bombach: Existing laws make it possible to try MKs for leaking Prisoner X affair.Gil Ronen, 13/02/2013 19:18
MK Wants Leftist MKs on Trial for Prisoner X Leak

MK Wants Leftist MKs on Trial for Prisoner X Leak

MK Miri Regev: Arab and leftist MKs exposed state secrets.Gil Ronen, 13/02/2013 17:50