Tag Archive for ISA

Israel’s Shin Bet Nabs Hezbollah Recruiter at Ben Gurion Int’l Airport

Cleared for publication: Swedish-Lebanese citizen that was recruited by Hezbollah to enlist Palestinian Arabs to gather intelligence for them, was arrested upon entry into Israel by the Shin Bet.

By Uzi Baruch


A Swedish citizen of Lebanese descent was arrested after a joint investigation from the Israel Security Agency (ISA or Shin Bet) and the Lahav 433 anti-fraud unity last month, it was cleared for publication Sunday, in light of concerns that the citizen may have been working with Hezbollah.

Pro-Hezbollah rally – Reuters

Hassan Khalil Hizran, 55, was arrested at Ben Gurion Airport upon arrival in Israel. In his interrogation, he admitted recruiting for Hezbollah and agreeing to cooperate with them. Continue Reading »

Jailed: 3 Arabs Planned Massacre Disguised as Orthodox Jews

In amazing story, Jerusalem District Court imprisons 3 Israeli Arabs before executing terrorist attack at wedding-hall disguised as Jewish guests, but armed with machine guns.

By Tova Dvorin


The Jerusalem District Court convicted three Arab residents of Jerusalem of conspiring to carry out a terror attack Tuesday, after they were found to have planned an attack on a wedding hall in the Bayit Vegan neighborhood.

The three, named as Anas Awisat, Basel Abidat and Ahmed Sorour, were arrested last month following a joint operation by the Israel Security Agency (ISA or Shin Bet) and the Israel police.

According to Channel 10, the three had been planning on dressing up as hareidi Jews before entering the hall, disguised as guests, and then shooting everyone inside.

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Israel’s 1st non-military satellite to be launched into orbit in 2015



Israel will launch its first civilian satellite into orbit in December 2015, Israel Space Agency Chairman Maj. Gen. (res) Yitzhak Ben Israel told reporters on Thursday.

The Venus Vegetation and Environment Monitoring New Microsatellite program was the joint project of the Israel Space Agency and French space agency Centre national d’études spatiales (CNES). Continue Reading »