Mossad Sheds New Light on Argentina Terrorist Attacks in 1990s

An investigation by the Israeli spy agency found that Hezbollah had set up a cell to conduct the attacks and rejected suspicions that Argentines or Iranian officials in Buenos Aires had been involved.

#argentina, #buenos-aires-argentina, #espionage-and-intelligence-services, #hezbollah, #lebanon, #mossad, #terrorism

Israeli Security Officials Are Divided Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Though the government has opposed any deal with Iran, officials in the Israeli military and its intelligence wing are arguing in favor of a treaty.

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After Israel’s Spies Hit Iran Hard, an Intelligence Official Loses His Job

After a series of damaging failures, a senior Iranian intelligence official lost his job and a Revolutionary Guards general was said to have been arrested.

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The Battle for the World’s Most Powerful Cyberweapon

A Times investigation reveals how Israel reaped diplomatic gains around the world from NSO’s Pegasus spyware — a tool America itself purchased but is now trying to ban.

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Israeli Defense Officials Cast Doubt on Threat to Attack Iran

Israel has threatened military action to destroy Iran’s nuclear program if need be. But defense officials say Israel does not have the ability, at least not anytime soon.

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دانشمند وربات قاتل مجهز به هوش مصنوعی و کنترل از راه دور

سال‌ها بود که ماموران اسرائیلی می‌خواستند دانشمند هسته‌ای ایران را ترور کنند. عاقبت راهی پیدا کردند تا بدون حضور مأموران در صحنه این کار را انجام دهند.

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The Scientist and the A.I.-Assisted, Remote-Control Killer Robot

Israeli agents had wanted to kill Iran’s top nuclear scientist for years. Then they came up with a way to do it with no operatives present.

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Israel’s Spy Agency Snubbed the U.S. Can Trust Be Restored?

Israel’s new prime minister, Naftali Bennett, heads to Washington promising better relations and seeking support for covert attacks on Iran’s nuclear program.

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Iran Vows Revenge for Alleged Israeli Attack on Nuclear Site

Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian foreign minister, threatened Israel after a blackout at a uranium enrichment plant over the weekend.

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Israel-Morocco Deal Follows History of Cooperation on Arms and Spying

For almost 60 years, the two countries, which agreed to normalize ties, have worked together closely but secretly on military and intelligence matters, assassinations, and migration of Jews to Israel.

#defense-and-military-forces, #espionage-and-intelligence-services, #hassan-ii-king-of-morocco-1929-99, #immigration-and-emigration, #jews-and-judaism, #mohammed-vi-king-of-morocco, #morocco, #mossad

Assassination Threatens Fate of Iran Nuclear Deal

The killing of Iran’s top nuclear scientist is likely to impede the country’s military ambitions. Its real purpose may have been to prevent the president-elect from resuming diplomacy with Tehran.

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Israel Sees Warming Ties With Sudan as Symbolic Progress in Hostile Region

Sudan holds historic significance for Israeli leaders because it was the scene of a landmark resolution by Arab states that vowed to shun Israel. The two countries have had a rocky, colorful track record.

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Long-Planned and Bigger Than Thought: Strike on Iran’s Nuclear Program

Some officials say that a joint American-Israeli strategy is evolving — some might argue regressing — to a series of short-of-war clandestine strikes.

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Mysterious Explosion and Fire Damage Iranian Nuclear Enrichment Facility

Iran released a photograph showing evidence of what appeared to be a major explosion at the site. Early evidence suggests it was most likely an act of sabotage.

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After Iranian Missile Facility Blows Up, Conspiracy Theories Abound in Tehran

Satellite photographs show the explosion happened at a missile production facility. Iran said the episode was a gas explosion at a different military base.

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Warning Shots: Israel Spares Hezbollah Fighters to Avert a War

When Israel attacks Hezbollah targets in Syria, it tries to avoid killing its people. Hezbollah has taken a similar approach with Israelis. Both sides fear an escalation.

#defense-and-military-forces, #espionage-and-intelligence-services, #hezbollah, #iran, #israel, #lebanon, #mossad, #nasrallah-hassan, #syria

Israel’s Not-So-Secret Weapon in Coronavirus Fight: The Spies of Mossad

The Israeli intelligence agency has played an outsize role in acquiring the medical gear, and knowledge, needed in the pandemic.

#cohen-yossi-1961, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #israel, #medical-devices, #medicine-and-health, #mossad, #shortages