Israeli-British Man In Court For Cyber-Attack on UK Banks

LONDON — A dual Israeli-British citizen appeared in court on Thursday after being extradited from Germany for allegedly launching cyber attacks against two of Britain’s best known high-street banks and attempting to blackmail them. Read more

Israeli Murdered Outside Kiev Synagogue

An Israeli man was reportedly found murdered outside a synagogue in the Ukrainian capital, local media reported Thursday. Read more

2 Jewish Converts To Islam Join ISIS

The Shin Bet intelligence agency has gathered information about 20 Israelis who joined the ranks of the ISIS terrorist organization in Syria, Channel 2 News reported. Read more

Gilbert Chikli Arrested In Ukraine

A huckster sentenced for tricking dozens of French banks and businesses into handing over millions of euros has been arrested in Ukraine after a hunt lasting more than two years. Read more

A French Entrepreneur Is Intent on A Multi-Billion Dollar Dealmaking Spree In The US

Netherlands-based telecom conglomerate Altice NV and its U.S. cable unit are in the early stages of working on an offer to buy Charter Communications Inc., sources told Reuters on Wednesday, in a move that would build more scale in the United States. Read more

Israeli Hiker Found Dead In River In Georgia

The body of an Israeli hiker missing in Georgia for several days was found early Friday morning after a lengthy search. Read more

Alexander Lapshin Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison

Blogger Alexander Lapshin, who illegally visited the occupied Azerbaijani territories and entered into a criminal conspiracy with the Armenians living in the occupied territories, was sentenced to three years in prison by the Baku Court on Grave Crimes. Read more

Man Threatened To Cut Owner’s Head off With Knife

MORRISTOWN — A Superior Court judge ordered the pretrial detention of a man who is charged with returning to his workplace in Parsippany with a 16-inch hunting knife and threatening to cut off an owner’s head, moments after he was fired for being drunk on the job, according to records. Read more

Alexander Lapshin On Trial In Azerbaijan: My Posts Weren’t Political Criticism

The trial of Israeli blogger Alexander Lapshin continued Tuesday in the capital of Azerbaijan, where the Baku Court of Grave Crimes heard testimony from residents of Nagorno-Karabakh, a territory disputed between two former Soviet republics, Azerbaijan and Armenia and which the Russian-Israeli blogger is charged with visiting and claiming that it belongs to Armenia. Read more

Russia: Earrings Worth Half A Million Dollars Confiscated

Russian media reported that customs officers at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport arrested on Thursday an Israeli woman on suspicion of smuggling diamonds worth half a million dollars. Read more