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Australia pressing Israel for details on 'Prisoner X'

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The Australian government said Tuesday it was continuing to push Israel for a fuller explanation into the arrest, detention and suicide of Australian-Israeli Mossad agent Ben Zygier. 

The grave of Ben Zygier at the Chevra Kadisha Jewish Cemetery in Melbourne on February 14, 2013. The Australian government says it is continuing to push Israel for a fuller explanation into the arrest, detention and suicide of the Australian-Israeli Mossad agent.

Zygier, known as "Prisoner X", was found hanged in a supposedly suicide-proof cell at a Tel Aviv jail in 2010 with reports this week saying he was imprisoned after passing secrets to Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

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