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Israeli lawmakers to investigate Australian spy mystery

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) arrives at the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem February 17, 2013. Netanyahu appealed on Sunday for Israel's secret services to be spared public scrutiny, in an apparent bid to douse speculation that an Australian immigrant's 2010 jailhouse suicide was espionage-related and covered up. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) arrives at the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem February 17, 2013. Netanyahu appealed on Sunday for Israel's secret services to be spared public scrutiny, in an apparent bid to douse speculation that...more

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) arrives at the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem February 17, 2013. Netanyahu appealed on Sunday for Israel's secret services to be spared public scrutiny, in an apparent bid to douse speculation that an Australian immigrant's 2010 jailhouse suicide was espionage-related and covered up. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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The grave of Ben Zygier (L), the Australian whom local media have identified as the man who died in an Israeli prison in 2010 and who may have been recruited by Israeli intelligence agency Mossad, is pictured at a Jewish cemetery in Melbourne February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Brandon Malone

The grave of Ben Zygier (L), the Australian whom local media have identified as the man who died in an Israeli prison in 2010 and who may have been recruited by Israeli intelligence agency Mossad, is pictured at a Jewish cemetery in Melbourne...more

The grave of Ben Zygier (L), the Australian whom local media have identified as the man who died in an Israeli prison in 2010 and who may have been recruited by Israeli intelligence agency Mossad, is pictured at a Jewish cemetery in Melbourne February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Brandon Malone
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