Israeli airport security to change

JERUSALEM, March 1 (UPI) -- Israel's Shin Bet security agency announced it will create a new security system at Ben-Gurion Airport to replace a system requiring separate checks for Arabs.

Military action in Gaza not ruled out

JERUSALEM, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Israel's security chief said Tuesday the country must be ready for military action in Gaza if moderates in the Palestinian Authority continue to lose ground.

Abbas asked to exclude Hamas from regime

AMMAN, Jordan, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The intelligence chiefs of several Arab states have asked Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to keep Hamas out of any new government, a report claims.

Israel: Egypt allowing weapons smuggling

JERUSALEM, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- The chief of Israel's Shin Bet security agency said Wednesday Egypt is turning a blind eye to arms shipments to Palestinian militants.

Shin Bet: Palestinian missile smuggling up

JERUSALEM, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Israel's security agency says Palestinian terror groups, studying the recent conflict in Lebanon, are stepping up smuggling of long-range missiles.

Israeli prisoner may be given to Egypt

GAZA, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Hamas could hand abducted Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit over to Egypt or Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas until the group's demands are met, an official said.

Israeli forces said poised to enter Gaza

JERUSALEM, June 25 (UPI) -- Israel vowed Sunday to take whatever steps are necessary to rescue a wounded soldier believed kidnapped by Palestinian militants.

Shin Bet chief: Tons of arms in Gaza

JERUSALEM, June 6 (UPI) -- Arms and explosives smuggling into Gaza has skyrocketed since the Israeli pullout, Israel's intelligence chief told a parliamentary committee Tuesday.

Israeli security official slams Dahlan

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 26 (UPI) -- The head of Israel's Shabak security agency said Tuesday that Palestinian Civil Affairs Minister Muhammad Dahlan is preventing significant moves against Hamas.

Sharon names Shabak's next head

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Thursday appointed Yuval Diskin to head the Shabak security service, effective in May.
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