Benjamin Netanyahu says intelligence given by his country foiled plot to blow up plane from Australia

  • The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, has stated that the intelligence given by his country has thwarted a plot whereby militant group Islamic State planned to bring down a plane from Australia. The Prime Minister was speaking at an American Jewish conference in Jerusalem. According to the Israeli army, the information was provided by 8200, one of its intelligence unit, in 2017. This lead to the arrest of an IS militant who was planning the attack.