Tag Archives: Lebanon

THE RAPID GROWTH OF MIDDLE EASTERN CRIME IN AUSTRALIA

– Former NSW detective Tim Priest was one of the front-line cops who lead the war against crime in the drug-ridden streets of Cabramatta. Yet he found himself waging his biggest battle not against the drug gangs but against the … Continue reading

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HEZBOLLAH’S ORGANISED CRIMINAL ENTERPRISES IN EUROPE

Hezbollah’s Organized Criminal Enterprises in Europe Hezbollah plots in Europe over the past year exposed a return to violent operations being conducted by the Iranian supported Lebanese Shi’ite group. Plots in Bulgaria and Cyprus led to a rigorous debate among … Continue reading

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WESTERNERS DIE FIGHTING IN SYRIA AS ASSAD THREATENS GOLAN HEIGHTS ATTACK – Saturday June 1 2013

– Three Westeners, including an American who converted to Islam, and a Briton, have been killed in a Syrian army ambush in the north-western province of Idlib this week. “They were shot dead during an ambush in the Idlib region … Continue reading

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WHO WAS PRISONER X? – Saturday February 16 2013

– It is a dark underworld of kidnapping and forged passports, of straw companies and assassinations; a place where young Australians with clean identities become invaluable assets to secretive spy agencies such as the Mossad. You cross a line when … Continue reading

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TWO YEARS LATER ISRAEL ADMITS DEATH IN PRISON – Friday February 15 2013

– After more than two years of silence, the Israeli government has admitted a prisoner it held in detention for security reasons – believed to be the Australian Ben Zygier – committed suicide in custody. Amid increasing pressure on the … Continue reading

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BULGARIA NAMES BUS BOMBING SUSPECTS – Thursday February 14 2013

– Bulgaria has given Europol the names of two suspects – one an Australian – in a bus bombing that killed five Israeli tourists last year, with hopes that the police agency can trace their movements and uncover how they … Continue reading

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BEN ZYGIER: ASIO SUSPECT WHO DIED IN AN ISRAEL JAIL – Thursday February 14 2013

– When Ben Zygier died alone in a maximum-security prison in Israel he was under investigation by ASIO, which suspected him of using his Australian passport to spy for Israel, Fairfax Media can reveal. Benji, as he was known in … Continue reading

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BOMB MAKER HUNT – Sunday February 10 2013

– Investigators suspect the Australian involved in a terrorist attack on Israeli tourists at a Bulgarian resort town was a Lebanese-trained bomb maker. Five Israelis and a local bus driver were killed and 30 others injured when a bomb exploded … Continue reading

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POLICE JOIN HUNT FOR ALLEGED AUSTRALIAN BOMB MAKER – Thursday February 7 2013

– Australian police have joined the hunt for an Australian suspected bomb-maker over an alleged Hezbollah terrorist attack in Bulgaria last year as experts warned of broader Australian links to the Lebanon-based militant group. Bulgarian authorities have blamed the bus … Continue reading

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ARSON SQUAD INVESTIGATES HOUSE FIRE THAT KILLED LEBANESE STUDENT – Tuesday January 22 2013

– Khaled Dalla came from a village in north Lebanon to Australia to study. He had no family here, but other young men from his home town had thrived in the country. Over the past two years he started a … Continue reading

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