Reuters man in Israel/Palestine. Author of Gaza thriller STRIP MINE ('Taut and fast-paced ... Deft, convincing and informed.' - Jerusalem Post).

A year after Gaza war, Israel tests new anti-tunnel measures

dailymail.co.uk — JERUSALEM, Aug 19 (Reuters) - A year after Hamas used cross-border tunnels to launch deadly attacks during the Gaza war, Israel is testing new techniques to detect the hidden passages as a "top priority", sources say, but has yet to announce the system fully operational.

A year after Gaza war, Israel tests new anti-tunnel measures

reuters.com — Beyond standard military secrecy, the reticence to trumpet the measures may be to mask lingering short-falls in the system and avoid giving Israelis a false sense of security as they return to homes near the Gaza Strip abandoned during the war.
Aug 19, 2015

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A year after Gaza war, Israel tests new anti-tunnel measures

businessinsider.com — By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A year after Hamas used cross-border tunnels to launch deadly attacks during the Gaza war, Israel is testing new techniques to detect the hidden passages as a "top priority", sources say, but has yet to announce the system fully operational.

A year after Gaza war, Israel tests new anti-tunnel measures

reuters.com — Beyond standard military secrecy, the reticence to trumpet the measures may be to mask lingering short-falls in the system and avoid giving Israelis a false sense of security as they return to homes near the Gaza Strip abandoned during the war.

Spying on Jews challenges Israel's secret service

reuters.com — Such warnings about Israeli interrogators from the Shin Bet domestic intelligence service are usually sounded among jailed Palestinians. But this time, they appear in a Hebrew-language pamphlet written for Jewish settlers and their sympathizers.
Aug 10, 2015

Why might Israel be lagging in its crackdown on Jewish ultra-nationalist violence? Re-upping my 2008 @Reuters report reuters.com/article/2008/1…

First Israeli jailed without trial in sweep over West Bank arson

businessinsider.com — By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel jailed a suspected Jewish militant without trial on Tuesday, the first application of the controversial measure against a citizen in a government-ordered crackdown following the lethal torching of a Palestinian home.

First Israeli jailed without trial in sweep over West Bank arson

reuters.com — The suspect, Mordechai Meyer, a resident of a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, was arrested and placed under so-called "administrative detention" for six months, Israel's Defense Ministry said in a statement. It accused him of "involvement in violent activity and recent terrorist attacks as part of a Jewish terror group".

First Israeli jailed without trial in sweep over West Bank arson

uk.reuters.com — JERUSALEM Israel jailed a suspected Jewish militant without trial on Tuesday, the first application of the controversial measure against a citizen in a government-ordered crackdown following the lethal torching of a Palestinian home. The suspect, Mordechai Meyer, a resident of a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, was arrested and placed under so-called "administrative detention" for six months, Israel's Defence Ministry said in a statement.

Israel says allows harsher interrogations of Jewish militant suspects

dailymail.co.uk — JERUSALEM, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Israel will allow harsher interrogations of suspected Jewish militants, and possibly let security services violently shake detainees, following a deadly West Bank arson attack blamed on ultra-nationalists, a minister said on Monday.

Israel says allows harsher interrogations of Jewish militant suspects

reuters.com — The announcement came a day after the government said it would start detaining citizens suspected of political violence against Palestinians without trial, another practice previously reserved for Palestinian suspects. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet came under growing pressure to crack down on violent far-right Jewish groups after arsonists killed a Palestinian toddler and severely injured his parents and brother on Friday.
Aug 03, 2015

Israel may let interrogators violently shake Jewish suspects in quest to solve deadly West Bank arson reut.rs/1MHujoZ @DanWilliams

Aug 03, 2015

Israel allows harsher interrogation of Jewish militant suspects, 'any method is kosher,' minister says reut.rs/1MHujoZ @Reuters

Aug 03, 2015

RT @AFilan: Israel may let interrogators violently shake Jewish suspects in quest to solve deadly West Bank arson reut.rs/1MHujoZ @DanWilliams

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