UK revises Israel travel advice

UK revises Israel travel advice – British citizens traveling to Israel should be aware that their passport details could be captured for “improper uses,” Britain’s Foreign Office has warned. The advice follows London’s accusation that the Israeli government was responsible for forging UK passports used in the murder plot of Palestinian Hamas official Mahmoud Mabhouh  […]

If your name sounds Jewish, skip the vacation in Lebanon this year

If you’re British, Irish, French, German or Australian, or if your name sounds at all Jewish, you might think twice before deciding to spend your vacation in Lebanon this year. Not because the Switzerland of the Middle East isn’t a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the sunshine, but because you might be detained at […]

Israel used Australian passports in Lebanon long before Dubai

Australia’s counter-intelligence and security agency is investigating suspicions that three Australian-Israeli dual citizens spied for Israel in recent years by using their Australian passports, the Sydney Morning Herald reported on Saturday. Australian intelligence sources said that the three men under investigation all emigrated to Israel within the last decade. Each has visited Australia at different […]

Mossad ‘factory’ churned out fake Australian passports

A former Mossad officer has alleged the Israeli spy agency has its own “passport factory” to create or doctor passports for use in intelligence operations. Relations between Australia and Israel are under strain after three Australian passports were apparently used by suspects in the killing of top Hamas leader Mahmoud Al Mabhouh in Dubai last […]

Lebanon arrested a man who was spying for Israel’s Mossad

Lebanon arrested a man who has confessed to being a Mossad agent, extending a crackdown on an alleged Israeli spy ring, the head of Lebanon’s internal security forces said. “We arrested him just over two weeks ago, and he confessed to working for the Israeli Mossad,” Major General Ashraf Reefi said in a telephone interview […]

Israel treated Australia “with contempt”

Israel continues to come under fire at home and abroad as more details have emerged linking the identities of binational Israelis to the assassination of Hamas operative Mahmoud Mabhouh in Dubai last month. The suspected 26-person hit team now includes three individuals using allegedly fake Australian passports, sparking outrage among Australians, whose international standing allows […]