iOS app Android app

Mahmoud Al Mabhouh

Framed?

AP | Posted 05.05.2012 | Home

JERUSALEM — Israeli and French filmmakers are making a comedy centered on the assassination of a Hamas operative in Dubai. Mahmoud al-Mabhouh d...

The Mysterious Death of Ahmad Rezaee: Whodunit?

Haggai Carmon | Posted 01.17.2012 | World
Haggai Carmon

Ahmad Rezaee (31) an Iranian national was found dead on November 12, on the floor of room 23 on the 18th floor of Gloria Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road i...

The Price of Vanity

Ronen Bergman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ronen Bergman

In the eyes of the Israeli public, the men and women who serve in Israel's most secretive intelligence units can do no wrong. The embarrassing Dubai scandal did nothing to change that notion.

WikiLeaks: UAE Considered Keeping Hamas Hit Quiet

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Diplomatic cables recently released by WikiLeaks indicate authorities in the United Arab Emirates debated whether ...

Poland Orders Mossad Spy Suspect Extradited

AP | VANESSA GERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — An Israeli man suspected of involvement in the slaying of a Hamas operative will be extradited to Germany, a Polish court ruled...

Abusing the Living and Dead

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Zogby

I am not easily shocked. But two stories that recently came across my desk were so disgraceful, and in some ways dangerous, that I feel compelled to write about them. Both featured players in the Middle East crassly abusing the living and the dead.

With 'Friends' Like Israel, Who Needs Enemies?

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

The IDF's deadly attack on the Turkish flotilla suggests to me that Israel benefits more from being at war than it would from being at peace. How would Tel Aviv justify both the financial and military aid it receives if there were no 'threat'?

Christopher Lockwood WANTED: Dubai Says Hit Squad Included 62-Year-Old British Man

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Christopher Lockwood is wanted by Dubai for his alleged role in the murder of a senior Hamas official, reports the Wall Street Journal. According to ...

Yuval Tal New York City's Assassination Connection

The New York Observer | Max Abelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, a sturdy and completely bald Israeli named Yuval Tal was in Las Vegas' Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, where the nightly entertainm...

Dubai Killing: Interpol Issues Alert For 16 New Suspects

AP | ANGELA DOLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Interpol on Monday expanded its wanted list over the killing of a Hamas commander to a total of 27 people, and also revealed previously ...

Dubai Killing: We Have DNA Samples, Say Police

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Dubai investigators have collected crime scene DNA samples and fingerprints of some of the suspects in the high-profile slaying of a Ham...

Mossad's Little Helpers

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

Not much has been left to the imagination in the assassination of Hamas commander Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in Dubai on January 19. The entire operation has...

Dubai Killing May Be "Last Assassination Of Its Kind"

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The killing of a Hamas operative in a Dubai hotel may signal the end of an era: the moment when modern technology finally caught up ...

An Intelligence Agency Misused Passports: OMG!

Alan Dershowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Dershowitz

The complaints leveled against Israel by European countries and Australia regarding the alleged misuse of passports by the Mossad ring hollow and smack of blatant hypocrisy.

Mossad May Be Wrong, But What About Dubai?

Meir Javedanfar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Meir Javedanfar

The Dubai affair is still raging on, with no sign of abating. British police are currently in Israel investigating the alleged forging of their countr...

Dubai Murder Suspects Traveled to U.S.

wsj.com | CHIP CUMMINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI�"At least two of the 26 suspects sought by Dubai police for the alleged killing of a top Hamas leader appear to have entered the U.S. shortly ...

Dubai Killing Creates Israeli Rush To Join Mossad

Times Online | Sheera Frenkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Would you be prepared to cross-dress? And kill a guest in an adjacent hotel room? If the answer to these questions is a resounding "yes", and you can ...

Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, Hamas Operative, Was Drugged, Suffocated

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The assassins of a senior Hamas operative used a powerful muscle relaxant to incapacitate him before suffocating h...

Hamas Chief Killing: Dubai Releases CCTV Footage Of 15 New Suspects (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Dubai has released new CCTV footage related to the apparent assassination of Mahmoud al-Mahmouh, the top Hamas commander killed in a Dubai hotel last ...

Hamas Hit Squad Includes 15 New Suspects

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — At least 15 more suspects carrying foreign passports were linked Wednesday to an elaborate hit squad slaying of a ...

Is The Mossad Using Iran As a Haven?

Meir Javedanfar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Meir Javedanfar

Mossad's implication in this case by no means is a foregone conclusion. It is still very possible that another country was behind this operation.

The Shock of Dubai

Mitchell Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mitchell Cohen

I am shocked -- shocked! -- to learn that intelligence services use fraudulent passports and stolen identities. Who would have imagined it?

Tzipi Livni, Israeli Opposition, Praises Hamas Commander Killing

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's parliamentary opposition leader on Tuesday praised the assassination of a Hamas commander in Dubai last month, in the first...

Hamas: Assassinated Leader Put Himself At Risk

AP | RIZEK ABDEL JAWAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A Hamas leader assassinated during a visit to Dubai last month exposed himself to attack when he breached security proto...

Dubai Killing: Hamas Accuse Fatah Involvement

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Hamas claimed Friday that two ex-officers from the rival Fatah organization were involved in the assassination of a Hamas ...