Category Archives: Israel

Moscow Accuses U.S. of Hunting Russians After Israel Extradites Suspected Hacker

Russia on Wednesday accused Washington of hunting its citizens across the world and said it had made a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian man to the United States where he faces a slew of serious cyber crime charges. The U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement on Tuesday that Alexei Burkov, 29, had arrived in the

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Israel Extradites Suspected Russian Hacker to U.S. in Snub to Moscow

Israel has extradited suspected Russian hacker Alexei Burkov to the United States despite Moscow’s proposal to swap him for an Israeli woman jailed in Russia over marijuana possession, The Times of Israel reported Monday. Burkov, who was detained during a visit to Israel in 2015, is wanted in the U.S. on charges of credit card fraud. Russia last month had

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Russian Journalist Detained in Iran on Espionage Charges

Russian journalist Yulia Yuzik has been detained in Iran on suspicion of espionage, according to her family members and Russian media reports. Yuzik’s disappearance was first announced by her daughter, who said her mother was arrested “in another country” and that her trial was scheduled for this Saturday. She faces up to 10 years on charges of cooperating with Israeli

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Sara Netanyahu kicks up a row during flight to Kyiv

Israeli Premier’s wife reprimanded the crew commander, claiming he did not welcome her appropriately; later, she showed disrespect for Ukrainian traditional greeting ceremony at the airport A scandal occurred on board of El Al company’s passenger aircraft. Sara Netanyahu, the Israeli Premier’s wife who escorted him on his way to Ukraine kicked up a row during the flight from Tel

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