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  • After Dubai Hit, Sales of Mossad Merch Skyrockets

    After Hamas operative Mahmoud al-Mabhouh was found dead in a Dubai hotel in January, the Israeli spy agency Mossad was quickly blamed for his assassination. On Monday, Interpol announced it would join an international task force investigating the murder. While the tale of an Israeli hit squad swooping into an Arab country to kill a Palestinian militant commander has spurred outrage in many parts of the world, in Israel it has sparked pride – and t-shirt sales. Since the news of the alleged hit, said Shavar Geva of Israel-Catalog.com, which sells t-shirts and other merchandise, this basic black "Don't Mess with the Mossad" t-shirt has been his best seller. "Before the Mossad operation," said Geva, "no one was really interested in these t-shirts, but now everyone wants one."
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  • After Dubai Hit, Sales of Mossad Merch Skyrockets

    To take advantage of the sudden public interest, some t-shirt designers also whipped up new shirts that seem to boast about the Dubai hit. Isaac Dvory, however, who designed this green "Mossad's Dubai Operation" t-shirt, claims he was trying to speak to the "broken reality" of the Israeli-Arab conflict. The shirt comes in five different colors and is sold on multiple Web sites.
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    The "Dubai Operation" design is also sold as a hoodie.
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  • After Dubai Hit, Sales of Mossad Merch Skyrockets

    This t-shirt referencing the alleged Mossad hit in Dubai is available from Israelmilitary.com.
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  • After Dubai Hit, Sales of Mossad Merch Skyrockets

    Soon after al-Mabhouh's death, Dubai police released the names, ages and photos of 11 suspects, all of whom had used fake European passports to enter the country. The number of suspects has since grown to more than two dozen. The only female in the first batch of suspects, Gail Folliard, was carrying a passport that identified her as a 33-year-old Irish citizen. Ireland later said the passport, which shows an attractive woman who seems to be wearing a blond wig, was fraudulent. This t-shirt is being sold by Zazzle.com.
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  • After Dubai Hit, Sales of Mossad Merch Skyrockets

    Surveillance video released by police shows the suspect who used the name Gail Folliard checking into the luxury hotel where the murder occurred. "Folliard" can also be seen waiting by a hotel elevator bank while other suspects allegedly dispatch al-Mabhouh in a nearby room. This t-shirt reads, "Gail Folliard can check into my hotel room anytime."
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  • Israeli Mossad T-Shirts Boast of Dubai Hit

    Designed by graphic artist Isaac Dvory, this t-shirt is a play on the old "Virginia Is For Lovers" tourism slogan. The crossed tennis rackets refer to the rackets and tennis wear allegedly used as disguises by two of the suspects as they tailed Mahmoud al-Mabhouh. The shirt is available from Israeli-T.com.
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  • Israeli Mossad T-Shirts Boast of Dubai Hit

    Dvory also designed this t-shirt, which includes a reference to the alleged hit team's tennis-themed disguises. The shirt is available from Israeli-T.com.
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  • After Dubai Hit, Sales of Mossad Merch Skyrockets

    This t-shirt, which shows the the word "Mossad" printed in Hebrew, is also a top seller for Israel-Catalog.com. Proprietor Shahar Geva said he thought it would only sell in Israel, but says it's been purchased by people in Europe and the United States.
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