Best of Web • 05 Jul 2018

Israel’s Secret Operation to Recover the Watch of a Legendary Spy

The news came in a brief announcement on Thursday from the Israeli prime minister’s office: a watch belonging to a legendary Israeli spy had been recovered in a secret operation and brought back to Israel.

The watch belonged to Eli Cohen, whose spying in Syria is credited with helping Israel to a quick victory in the 1967 war, long after he had been caught and executed by the Syrian government.

Read more on New York Times.

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