Reports on the police investigation into suspicions of graft by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have focused on stories of lavish gifts of cigars, pink champagne and Mariah Carey concert tickets.
The Civil Service Commission has launched an investigation into suspicions that Mossad head Yossi Cohen received free tickets to a Mariah Carey concert worth thousands of shekels from Australian billionaire James Packer, Channel 10 reported on Wednesday.
Mossad Chief Yossi Cohen visited Moscow on Friday and met with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s national security adviser as well as the head of SVR, the Russian foreign intelligence service.
The head of Israel’s Mossad met with Jordan’s King Abdullah in Amman in part to discuss Russian military intervention in embattled Syria, according to a report released Friday by the news site Middle East Eye.
New Mossad chief Yossi Cohen secretly visited Washington 10 days ago, TOT has learned, his first visit since assuming office.
New Mossad chief Yossi Cohen declared on Wednesday that Iran was still a central threat for Israel, saying that “despite the nuclear agreement – and in my opinion because of it – the threat has become more significant.”
An elegant brown wooden pole, named “The Mossad Rod,” is respectfully stored in a closed room in the Mossad headquarters north of Tel Aviv.
The Prime MInister’s National Security Adviser Yossi Cohen, who on Monday was named as the next head of the Mossad, gave a particularly powerful speech at his synagogue on Saturday, noting how Israel was established with God’s help and needs His help today just as much.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu named current National Security Advisor Yossi Cohen, 54, as head of the Mossad on Monday, replacing Tamir Pardo who took up the position in January 2011.
Terror groups attempted to sabotage an Israeli offshore platform in the summer of 2014, National Security Adviser Yossi Cohen told a Knesset hearing on Sunday, during a discussion about the controversial natural gas deal.