Israel May Partially Lift Gag Order on Prisoner X Case
Israel is considering reducing the gag order that was imposed on the “Prisoner X” affair, Internal Security Minister Yitzchak Aharonovitch said on Monday...
On Monday, the Australian news outlet ABC claimed in a report that Ben Zygier, the suspected Mossad agent, "was arrested by his own spymasters after they believed he told Australia's domestic intelligence agency about every aspect of his work with the Israelis.”
According to the outlet, which broke the Zygier story, Zygier met with officers from Australian intelligence agency ASIO in Australia and gave them "comprehensive detail" about a number of Mossad operations, including plans for a top-secret mission in Italy that had been years in the making.
On Sunday, a report in the Australian Brisbane Times revealed that Zygier planned to disclose details of Israel's use of foreign passports for Mossad agents. Reports in the Arab media said that Israeli citizens had used foreign passports, especially Australian passports, to carry out the assassination of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a top Hamas terrorist, in Dubai three years ago. Reports said that among the team that eliminated Mabhouh were four people with Australian passports.
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