Israel Political Brief February 12, 2013: Terror alert level raised in Jerusalem over terror attack warning

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Terror warning puts Jerusalem on high alert

Source: JTA, 2-12-13

Security forces in Jerusalem went on high alert in response to intelligence reports of a possible terror attack in the city.

The alert level was raised on Tuesday, affecting police, firefighters and Magen David Adom emergency crews, among others. Police conducted security checks on cars entering Jerusalem at several points….READ MORE

Alert level raised in Jerusalem

Source: UPI.com, 2-12-13

Israeli security forces and emergency crews in Jerusalem raised the alert level Tuesday evening following a warning of a possible terror attack, police said….READ MORE

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Israel Political Brief February 12, 2013: Israel to allow Turkish construction material into Gaza

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Israel to allow Turkish construction material into Gaza

Source: JTA, 2-12-13

Israel has agreed to allow Turkish trucks carrying construction materials into the Gaza Strip for the construction of a hospital….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief February 12, 2013: Israeli lawmakers press for answers on dead ‘Prisoner X’

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Israeli lawmakers press for answers on dead ‘Prisoner X’

Source: JTA, 2-12-13

Knesset members pressed Israel’s justice minister for answers on “Prisoner X,” who was identified in an Australian TV report as an Australian-born Israeli who worked for the Mossad and died in an Israeli prison…..READ MORE

Israel Political Brief February 12, 2013: President Barack Obama to give a speech directly to Israelis on visit to Jewish state

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Obama to speak directly to Israelis on visit to Jewish state

Source: JTA, 2-12-13

President Obama is scheduled to deliver an address directly to the Israeli people during his two-day visit to Israel….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief February 12, 2013: Israel rattled by mysterious Australian prisoner

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Israel rattled by mysterious Australian prisoner – ABC

Source: Reuters UK, 2-12-13

An Australian man committed suicide in a high-security Israeli jail in 2010 after being held for months in great secrecy, Australia’s ABC channel said on Tuesday, throwing new light on a case….READ MORE

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