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June 29, 2007

Suspected Mossad Agent Who Tipped Off Tel Aviv Dies

Topics: International News

Thanks to Maggie for sending this story in. I haven't heard much about it on cable media yet, but as the article notes, if found to be murder and given last years assasination of the former KGB agent - Alexander Litvinenko, this story could send shockwaves across the Middle East and among some of Britain's wealthiest people.

An Egyptian billionaire businessman identified as the Mossad agent who tipped Israel off on the eve of the 1973 Yom Kippur War about the coming attack (saving the Golan Heights for Israel) was found dead yesterday outside his home in London in suspicious circumstances:

Police said had fallen from the fourth-floor balcony of his home overlooking St James's Park.

... Police were treating his death as suspicious.

Friends of Dr Marwan said he had feared assassination after being named four years ago as an Israeli agent during the Yom Kippur war.

Dr Marwan's link to the Mossad was publicly revealed four years ago by Israeli researchers and confirmed this month in a Tel Aviv judicial proceeding in which the head of Israeli military intelligence in 1973, now retired Major General Eli Zeira, was found to have leaked Dr Marwan's identity to journalists and others.

Continue reading here, and don't be surprised to hear more about this in the media in days to come.

Related: Top Mossad Spy Ashraf marwan Exposed By Historian Dr. Ahron Bregman.

Posted by Richard at June 29, 2007 8:42 AM

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