Tag Archive for Spies

Man holding knives arrested outside Israeli embassy in Belgium


Iranian national arrested for lurking across the street, spying on Israeli Embassy a few hours after armed Belgian arrested with hidden knives  at the embassy’s entrance.

By Itamar Eichner

The Shin Bet has recently declared a state of enhanced readiness in Israeli embassies across Europe, in the wake of a security incident which took place in Israel’s Belgian facility.

A few days ago, security agents stopped a Belgian national who had converted to Islam at the entrance to embassy grounds. During a physical search conducted on his person, the agents discovered knives on his body and the man was then transferred to Brussels police for interrogation. Continue Reading »

Iran Reports: Lebanon threatening to sue Israel over spying


Press TV quoted Lebanese FM saying Israel stationed “very sophisticated espionage devices” along its border with Lebanon, a ‘blatant violation of our sovereignty’



Lebanon plans to file a lawsuit against Israel over its alleged spying activities, Iran’s  Lebanese Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour as saying on Sunday.

Lebanese Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour - Photo Courtesy

Lebanese Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour – Photo Courtesy

“Lebanon is conducting serious investigations regarding the blatant Israeli violations of our sovereignty,” Mansour told Press TV.

Mansour accuses Israel of stationing “very sophisticated espionage devices” that enable it to “tap into both wired and wireless communication networks.”

The Lebanese foreign minister said lawmakers in his country are planning to draft a complaint against Israel to the UN Security Council for breaking international norms. Continue Reading »

Seeing spies everywhere: Beirut furious with alleged Israeli spying


In the Lebanese capital, parliamentary committee convenes to discuss internal reports from security sources, claiming Israeli spy stations cover then entire country.

By Roi Kais

In an attempt to minimize the fallout from activities attributed to Israel, a committee working on behalf of the Lebanese parliament will convene next week to handle the matter of alleged acts of spying by Israel.

Telecommunications Towers – Photo: Dreamstime

According to a report in the Thursday edition of the Lebanese paper As-Safir, the committee spent the last few days touring southern Lebanon to expose Israeli spying technologies from afar. They were equipped with instruments manufactured in Japan that could flood Israeli equipment with light from a distance of approximately 980 feet. Continue Reading »

US Spied on Israel, But Won’t Give Pollard a Break


Leaked report that U.S. spy network listened in on Israeli military targets raises hope among campaign for release of Israeli spy, Jonathan Pollard. ‘The report increased the family’s expectation that the serious considerations in favor of his release will now receive renewed attention,’ head of campaign for Pollard’s release says.

By Michal Margalit


The family of Jonathan Pollard is heavy hearted at the news that the US will not forgive and release him, even after the United States was caught spying on Israeli targets, the manager of the campaign to release Pollard said on Sunday in response to a New York Times article that claimed that the National Security Agency (NSA) was eavesdropping on Israeli military targets. Continue Reading »

NYT Report: NSA spied on Israel’s military targets


Based on Snowden documents, New York Times reports how National Security Agency tracked ‘high priority Israeli military targets’, including Black Sparrow missile system & it’s drone aircraft.

By Yitzhak Benhorin

WASHINGTON – The National Security Agency spied on “high priority Israeli military targets,” a New York Times report says. Based on documents provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, the report shows how the agency shares information with governments that are themselves important NSA targets, “notably Israel.”

The Snowden documents describe collaboration with Israel’s Sigint National Unit, Unit 8200, which gets raw NSA eavesdropping material and provides it in return. Continue Reading »

U.S. Congress Cancelled Predator Drone Delivery to Turkey

Reports fromTurkish newspaper: The American Congress cancelled the scheduled delivery of US made UAVs to Turkey because of Ankara’s  exposing of Israeli spies to the Iranians.

By Elad Benari


The United States Congress cancelled the delivery to Turkey of 10 Predators – unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – following Turkish intelligence chief Hakan Fidan’s disclosure of the identity of 10 Iranians who had been working for the Mossad, the Turkish Taraf daily reported on Monday.

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Predator – unmanned aircraft, Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons

According to the newspaper, the claims about Fidan can be traced back to the year after the Mavi Marmara incident in 2010. Continue Reading »

Erdoğan’s unprecedented act of betrayal against Israel


Analysis: If Ankara did blow cover of Israeli undercover-agents, it would violate universally accepted code of conduct between allied intelligence agencies.



In April 2012, Iran announced that it had uncovered a spy ring numbering 15 operatives working at the behest of Israel. Iranian authorities fingered the operatives as being responsible for the killings of nuclear scientists in recent years. Tehran had long suspected the Mossad as the mastermind of these operations. In announcing the arrests, Iran touted the apprehension of “Zionist spies” and the revelations regarding “Zionist” intelligence activity in a neighboring country.

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan & Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu – Photo: REUTERS

The announcement, which didn’t garner much attention at the time, takes on added importance Thursday just hours after The Washington Post reported that Turkish intelligence revealed the identities of 10 Iranian spies working for Israel.

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Covert Armed American Security for UN Personnel in Judea

Video shows armed Americans providing security for UN vehicle that was on an unknown assignment in the Arab village of Walajeh, near Bethlehem . A new phenomenon?

By Gil Ronen


Armed American guards provided security for a UN vehicle that was on an unknown assignment in the Arab village of Walajeh, near Bethlehem, several days ago.




A Jewish man – a senior officer in the IDF reserves – noticed the unusual sight and got out of his car to videotape it. He did not receive clear answers regarding the identity of the security men.

The security detail used impressive bulletproofed black SUVs that caught the reserve officer’s attention. Continue Reading »

Hamas to execute two Gazans as “collaborators” with Israel

Both men to hang before month’s end, or as early as next week.




Hamas is planning to execute two Palestinians from the Gaza who were recently convicted of “collaborating” with Israel.

Gaza children

A Hamas official said that the two men, who were not identified, would be executed by hanging before the end of this month, or probably as early as next week.

The official said that the two men had been convicted by a Palestinian court of passing on to Israeli authorities information that led to the killing of Palestinians.

Salah Eddin Abu Sharkh, a senior official with the Hamas-run Ministry of Interior, confirmed that his government was planning to execute convicted “collaborators” in the near future.

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Egypt reports arresting Israeli spy ring in Sinai



9 Palestinians & Egyptians reportedly arrested for by Egypt by gathering intel on behalf of Israel in the Sinai Peninsula

Salafi leader in Gaza admits their rocket fire from Sinai into Eilat was meant to harm Hamas & the Egyptian gov’t.

By Daniel Siryoti & the Israel Hayom Staff

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Report: Western spies arrested in Gaza

Gaza-based terrorist group claims to have detained spies from EU countries & the U.S., half of whom allegedly confessed to collaborating with Israel.

Hamas security chief claims Gaza “swarming with Western intelligence agencies.”




Hamas claimed it arrested Western spies from the US, UK, France and Germany that were operating in the Gaza Strip and targeting the organization, AFP reported on Saturday.

Photo REUTERS-Suhaib Salem

“The Gaza Strip is swarming with Western intelligence agencies, such as the American, British, French and German services,” Mohammed Lafi, a security chief, was quoted in the Hamas Interior Ministry website as saying.Hamas has a “list of collaborators who will be arrested once the time for them to repent has run out,” Lafi was quoted as saying.

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Yemen charges Israeli with espionage

Yemeni official claims man arrested in December had made contact with Israeli security agencies and that such communications were found on his laptop.

By The Associated Press


Yemeni security officials said an Israeli who holds Yemeni citizenship will face trial on charges of espionage.

laptop illustrative: Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

laptop illustrative: Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

There were few details of the case. The officials said Thursday the man, in his 30s, was arrested in the southern city of Taiz in late December and accused of spying for Israel. He was transferred to a prison to the port city of Aden this week before his trial. Continue Reading »

2 British journalists accused of spying in Libya

Reporters, employed by Iran’s Press TV, detained after they were found in possession of IDF-issued medical supplies

Two British journalists working for Iran’s Press TV who were detained late last month in Libya are suspected of being spies, the head of the militia which is holding them said on Sunday.

Swehli with the IDF medical supplies Photo: Reuters

Swehli with the IDF medical supplies Photo: Reuters

Faraj al-Swehli, commander of the Swehli brigade, said his men had found among the journalists’ possessions official Libyan documents, equipment used by the Israeli military and footage of them firing weapons.

“We believe they are spies,” Swehli said in Tripoli. He said it was too early to say what country they were spying for, but that this would be established by their investigation. Continue Reading »