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  • Reputed Israeli crime boss extradited from California to Israel

    By Tom Tugend

    November 20, 2013 | 2:18 pm

    Reputed Israeli crime boss Itzhak Abergil, currently incarcerated in federal prison in Lompoc, Calif. will be extradited to Israel to serve the remaining half of his 10-year sentence in his home country.

    Abergil, 45, pleaded guilty in May 2012 to participating in a large-scale...

  • Israel orders Brooklyn man extradited

    November 10, 2011 | 4:00 pm

    A Jerusalem court ordered the extradition of a Brooklyn man to the United States in connection with a racially charged 2008 attack.

    The Jerusalem District Court on Thursday approved the extradition of Yitzchak Shochet, wanted for allegedly beating two men in Brooklyn.

    Police in New...

  • Israeli organized crime suspects extradited to U.S.

    January 12, 2011 | 12:54 pm

    Two Israeli brothers suspected of involvement in organized crime were extradited to the United States.

    Meir and Yitzhak Abergil boarded a U.S. government plane Wednesday afternoon accompanied by American federal marshals. The United States requested their extradition more than two...

  • Alleged Mossad agent extradited to Germany

    August 12, 2010 | 11:51 am

    An alleged Israeli Mossad agent suspected of involvement in the assassination of a Hamas leader in Dubai was extradited from Poland to Germany.

    Polish police said Uri Brodsky was turned over to German police at Warsaw’s international airport on Thursday afternoon, The Associated...

  • Assad Faces Trouble on All Fronts

    By Gil Sedan

    March 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    Syrian President Bashar Assad is confused and worried. The heat is on, and it's not clear he can take it.

    Israel points a menacing finger at Syria for hosting terrorists, accusing it of enabling last Friday's deadly terrorist attack in Tel Aviv, which has been blamed on the...