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'A Palestinian state would endanger Israel'

'A Palestinian state would endanger Israel'

Former Shin Bet chief Yoram Cohen warns against applying sovereignty over Judea and Samaria before election.Ben Ariel, 03/02/2020 04:38
Former Shin Bet head: Great achievement for Israel, blow to PA

Former Shin Bet head: Great achievement for Israel, blow to PA

Yoram Cohen warns Israel moving away from 'Two-State disaster' towards 'One-State' disaster.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/01/2020 15:46
Former head of Shin Bet: Assassinations are an effective tool

Former head of Shin Bet: Assassinations are an effective tool

Yoram Cohen praises tactic of assassinations and criticizes closing places of work in Tel-Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/11/2019 10:11
Ex Shin Bet head: 'Annexation could lead to needless bloodshed'

Ex Shin Bet head: 'Annexation could lead to needless bloodshed'

"We need to proceed with steps to reduce the occupation in Judea and Samaria," Yoram Cohen says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2019 12:35
Will former Shin Bet director lead Jewish Home?

Will former Shin Bet director lead Jewish Home?

Former Shin Bet Director Yoram Cohen encouraged to submit candidacy to lead Jewish Home by party activists, following departure of Bennett.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/01/2019 10:57
Is former Chief of Staff forming political party?

Is former Chief of Staff forming political party?

Benny Gantz reportedly approached former Shin Bet chief and suggested that he join a new party he is planning to form.Elad Benari, 15/08/2018 04:08
Ex-Shin Bet Head issues denial of wiretap report

Ex-Shin Bet Head issues denial of wiretap report

Yoram Cohen says publications about instructions to listen in to the phones of IDF Chief of Staff and Mossad head Pardo are untrue.Guy Cohen, 01/06/2018 18:52
'PM never asked me to wiretap Mossad chief, that's nonsense'

'PM never asked me to wiretap Mossad chief, that's nonsense'

Former Shin Bet chief denies report Netanyahu asked him to wiretap senior security officials. 'I was shocked to see the report.'David Rosenberg, 01/06/2018 12:06
PM: Claims that I ordered Mossad chief wiretapped 'a total lie'

PM: Claims that I ordered Mossad chief wiretapped 'a total lie'

Netanyahu slams report which claimed he ordered wiretapping of top security officials in 2011.David Rosenberg, 01/06/2018 10:10
Did Netanyahu ask to tap the phone of the Mossad chief?

Did Netanyahu ask to tap the phone of the Mossad chief?

Television report claims Netanyahu instructed the Shin Bet to tap the phones of the former Mossad chief and IDF Chief of Staff.Yoni Kempinski, 31/05/2018 23:21
'Israel has no interest in conquering Gaza'

'Israel has no interest in conquering Gaza'

Ex Shin Bet chief addresses how latest confrontations with Gaza terror orgs ended, claims Gaza purification would have exacted heavy price.Mordechai Sones, 31/05/2018 12:08
Ex Shin Bet chief: 'Annexing Judea and Samaria a terrible idea'

Ex Shin Bet chief: 'Annexing Judea and Samaria a terrible idea'

Former Shin Bet head Yoram Cohen expresses strong opposition to annexation of Judea and Samaria. 'Not worth it to take irreversible steps.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2018 12:09
Analysis: How the Muslim Brotherhood is taking over France

Analysis: How the Muslim Brotherhood is taking over France

Muslim children in France are taught to take over Europe the way Gazan children are taught about Israel. The rest of Europe is next.Yochanan Visser, 01/02/2018 22:11
Thank you, Yoram!

Thank you, Yoram!

Yoram Cohen, ISA chief, ends a five year term today, the perfect time to tell him and the dedicated men serving with him – Thanks!Uzi Baruch, 09/05/2016 18:07
'Abbas doing a lot to prevent terrorism'

'Abbas doing a lot to prevent terrorism'

Outgoing Shin Bet leader insists PA cracking down on terror as he exits office.Tova Dvorin, 04/05/2016 18:18
Security boosted around ISA chief

Security boosted around ISA chief

Tensions over Duma arson case lead government to take extra precautions regarding Shin Bet chief Yoram Cohen.Tova Dvorin, 27/12/2015 21:36
Protesters: Stop abusing Jewish prisoners

Protesters: Stop abusing Jewish prisoners

Demonstrators gather outside Shin Bet chief's home in Jerusalem to demand he stop abuse of Duma suspects.Eliran Aharon, 19/12/2015 21:26
Hamas Chief Says Armed Wing 'Stronger' than Ever

Hamas Chief Says Armed Wing 'Stronger' than Ever

Ismail Haniyeh asserts Hamas has recuperated since Gaza war and is more than ready to answer any threats from Israel.Cynthia Blank, 01/07/2015 13:41
Shin Bet Head Warns Hamas is Ready for Another War

Shin Bet Head Warns Hamas is Ready for Another War

Israel Security Agency chief details to Knesset how terror has risen 50% each year since 2012, and how Hamas has already rearmed.Yedidya Ben-Or, 30/06/2015 19:08
Shin Bet Head 'Joined Blood Libel Against Jews'

Shin Bet Head 'Joined Blood Libel Against Jews'

MK Hotovely strikes back after security agency head claims Abbas 'isn't interested in terror,' Temple Mount visits caused attacks instead.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 18/11/2014 19:23
Gantz and Cohen Agree on Cooperation, End Tensions

Gantz and Cohen Agree on Cooperation, End Tensions

Days after their feud goes public, IDF Chief of Staff and Shin Bet chief agree on mutual cooperation regarding Gaza.Ben Ariel, Canada, 14/11/2014 21:00
Tensions Boil Over in Blame Game Between ISA, IDF

Tensions Boil Over in Blame Game Between ISA, IDF

Benny Gantz writes to Netanyahu over ISA Chief Yoram Cohen's role in Protective Edge; PM urges officials to cooperate.Tova Dvorin and Yishai Karov, 12/11/2014 20:45
Netanyahu: Do Whatever's Necessary to Restore Calm

Netanyahu: Do Whatever's Necessary to Restore Calm

Prime Minister Netanyahu instructs the defense establishment to do whatever necessary to restore the quiet to Israel’s south.Elad Benari, 13/03/2014 02:44
'Failure in Peace Talks Will Not Bring Intifada'

'Failure in Peace Talks Will Not Bring Intifada'

Israel's Security Agency (Shin Bet) claims that a third intifada is not on the horizon.Tova Dvorin, 04/02/2014 15:04
Shin Bet Head Warned Ministers: Don't Do It

Shin Bet Head Warned Ministers: Don't Do It

Yoram Cohen told ministers that releasing terrorists would hurt security, diminish deterrence.Gil Ronen, 28/07/2013 22:20
Yitzhar Invites Shin Bet Chief to Visit

Yitzhar Invites Shin Bet Chief to Visit

Leaders in Yitzhar blasted GSS chief Yoram Cohen saying he needs to learn about their town first hand instead of relying on hearsayA7 Staff, 03/02/2012 13:46
Killers of Shin Bet Man, Schoolgirl to Go Free

Killers of Shin Bet Man, Schoolgirl to Go Free

Killers of 15-year old Helena Rapp and security officer Noam Cohen to be releasedAnav Silverman, 17/10/2011 09:24
ISA Chief: Shalit Deal "Tough and Difficult"

ISA Chief: Shalit Deal "Tough and Difficult"

ISA Chief Yoram Cohen says Israel's deal to secure the release of Gilad Shalit may increase motivation for terrorism and more kidnappings.Gabe Kahn., 12/10/2011 13:19
ISA Chief: Shalit Deal is Hard to Digest

ISA Chief: Shalit Deal is Hard to Digest

ISA Chief Yoram Cohen in a press briefing on Shalit deal: We're releasing terrorists with blood on their hands. It's hard to digest.Elad Benari, 12/10/2011 05:41
Cohen Takes Over as ISA Chief

Cohen Takes Over as ISA Chief

Watch the remarks made by the incoming and outgoing ISA Chiefs in a special ceremony on Sunday.Elad Benari, 16/05/2011 16:00
New Shin Bet Head: Yoram Cohen

New Shin Bet Head: Yoram Cohen

Cohen, who joined Shin Bet 30 years ago, is the first kippah-wearer to head the organization.Gil Ronen, 28/03/2011 20:54