Israeli foreign minister Lieberman to face pre-indictment hearing
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Los Angeles Times
by Batsheva Sobelman - January 17, 2012 - 1:00am

REPORTING FROM JERUSALEM -- Israel's top justice authorities began a two-day hearing Monday for one of the government's top officials, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman. The proceedings move a years-long legal case closer to the end and signal what could also be the end of the current chapter in Lieberman's political career.

2 Israeli Web Sites Crippled as Cyberwar Escalates
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The New York Times
by Isabel Kershner - January 16, 2012 - 1:00am

JERUSALEM — Israel faced an escalating cyberwar on Monday as unknown attackers disrupted access to the symbolically strategic Web sites of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and El Al, the national airline. A hacker identifying himself as oxOmar, already notorious for posting the details of more than 20,000 Israeli credit cards, sent an overnight warning to Israel’s Ynet news outlet that a group of pro-Palestinian cyberattackers called Nightmare planned to bring down the sites in the morning.

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