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International Business Times
Fancy Bears hacker group planned to disrupt Britain's general electionwere being lined up for a cyberassault by the Fancy Bears hacker group, aimed a
Fancy Bears hacker group planned to disrupt Britain's general election
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
were being lined up for a cyberassault by the Fancy Bears hacker group, aimed at causing chaos and sowing disinformation. British intelligence officials have indicated that the hacks would have been part of a Russian-backed attempt to disrupt... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Behind the ‘Romantic Twaddle’ of World War II Spyingessence of the nations at war. Late in the war, when the Nazis launched vindic
Behind the ‘Romantic Twaddle’ of World War II Spying
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
essence of the nations at war. Late in the war, when the Nazis launched vindictive V-1 and V-2 rocket attacks on London, British intelligence put out word by wireless in a cipher they knew the Nazis had broken that the rockets were overshooting... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
David Cameron’s Iraqand it failed to identify the militant extremist element in the rebellion." Th
David Cameron’s Iraq
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
and it failed to identify the militant extremist element in the rebellion." There is a very troubling echo here of the British intelligence mistakes in Syria, where UK officials have also failed to understand the way that Al-Qaeda and other... Read more
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International Business Times
MI6 to hire 1,000 staff as technology shakes up the modern spy gameYet sometimes a trigger needs to be pulled, a contact needs to be made or an in
MI6 to hire 1,000 staff as technology shakes up the modern spy game
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Yet sometimes a trigger needs to be pulled, a contact needs to be made or an informant needs to be turned. This, as British intelligence has come to realise, is where technology can be both an asset and a hindrance. Advances in facial... Read more
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Irish Central
“Supported by her exiled children in America”: John Devoy and Irish America in 1916spring of 1865, "couriers from New York start bringing a steady supply of cash
“Supported by her exiled children in America”: John Devoy and Irish America in 1916
Irish Central / Posted 4 days ago
spring of 1865, "couriers from New York start bringing a steady supply of cash to fund IRB efforts in Ireland..." "British intelligence notes the sudden appearance in Ireland of men wearing felt hats and square-toed shoes – fashions that... Read more
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International Business Times
MI6 chief Alex Younger says Islamist terror threat to remain for yearsoperate Younger also told the conference that the "nexus of technology and hum
MI6 chief Alex Younger says Islamist terror threat to remain for years
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
operate Younger also told the conference that the "nexus of technology and human intelligence" would be a big part of British intelligence agencies. "This is a fabulously important issue and one that will dictate our future success." The MI6... Read more
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FOX News
Sinn Fein Chief Adams Denies He Approved Killing Of Ira Spyand slain. The man said Adams had "the final say." Donaldson in December 2005
Sinn Fein Chief Adams Denies He Approved Killing Of Ira Spy
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
and slain. The man said Adams had "the final say." Donaldson in December 2005 admitted he had secretly briefed police and British intelligence officers on IRA and Sinn Fein activities for two decades, an offense that typically merited the death... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Sinn Fein chief Adams denies he approved killing of IRA spyand slain. The man said Adams had "the final say." Donaldson in December 2005
Sinn Fein chief Adams denies he approved killing of IRA spy
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
and slain. The man said Adams had "the final say." Donaldson in December 2005 admitted he had secretly briefed police and British intelligence officers on IRA and Sinn Fein activities for two decades, an offense that traditionally merited the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Sinn Fein chief Adams denies he approved killing of IRA spyand slain. The man said Adams had "the final say." Donaldson in December 2005
Sinn Fein chief Adams denies he approved killing of IRA spy
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
and slain. The man said Adams had "the final say." Donaldson in December 2005 admitted he had secretly briefed police and British intelligence officers on IRA and Sinn Fein activities for two decades, an offense that traditionally merited the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Sinn Fein chief Adams denies he approved killing of IRA spyand slain. The man said Adams had "the final say." Donaldson in December 2005
Sinn Fein chief Adams denies he approved killing of IRA spy
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
and slain. The man said Adams had "the final say." Donaldson in December 2005 admitted he had secretly briefed police and British intelligence officers on IRA and Sinn Fein activities for two decades, an offense that traditionally merited the... Read more
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Reuters
British PM says spy chiefs to join new taskforce to 'stamp out' modern slaveryStreet in central London, Britain, September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville
British PM says spy chiefs to join new taskforce to 'stamp out' modern slavery
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
Street in central London, Britain, September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British intelligence agencies will form part of a new taskforce to "stamp out" modern slavery, Britain's Prime Minister... Read more
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The Irish Times
Secrecy and Northern Ireland’s Dirty War: the murder of Pat Finucanerecruited from within the IRA and the other paramilitary groups, but also by ag
Secrecy and Northern Ireland’s Dirty War: the murder of Pat Finucane
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
recruited from within the IRA and the other paramilitary groups, but also by agents inserted into their ranks. Senior British intelligence officers in the province, and Lieutenant General Sir Richard Lawson, the newly appointed Army commander,... Read more
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guardian-series
East End author is delving into the minds of the Cold War codebreakersOf Winter, which delves into the lives of The GCHQ codebreakers, who fought the
East End author is delving into the minds of the Cold War codebreakers
guardian-series / Posted 7 days ago
Of Winter, which delves into the lives of The GCHQ codebreakers, who fought the Cold War and knew the darkest secrets of British Intelligence at that time. After World War Two had ended, the devastation left across Europe was tremendous, as... Read more
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The Atlantic
The View From the Hajj and a New Look for Lenin: The Week in Global-Affairs Writingit was in a windowless room at Luton airport. My arm was in a painful wrist-loc
The View From the Hajj and a New Look for Lenin: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
it was in a windowless room at Luton airport. My arm was in a painful wrist-lock and my collar pinned to the wall by British intelligence officers. It was ‘post 9/11,’ and I was now labelled a Muslim.” It Takes a Village to Kill a Child... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Part IV -- Psychological Warfare and the American Mindwith the CIA and was both overtly and covertly propagandistic. As a committed
Part IV -- Psychological Warfare and the American Mind
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
with the CIA and was both overtly and covertly propagandistic. As a committed Anglophile, Rockefeller had aided British intelligence during World War II when he rented space in New York's Rockefeller Center at a steep discount to a... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Star Wars star reveals how he is 'typecast' as a terroristRoad To Guantanamo won a prestigious award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2006,
Star Wars star reveals how he is 'typecast' as a terrorist
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
Road To Guantanamo won a prestigious award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2006, Ahmed was pulled aside at Luton airport by British intelligence officers, who asked him: “Did you become an actor to further the Muslim struggle?” This was only the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Star Wars star reveals how he is 'typecast' as a terroristRoad To Guantanamo won a prestigious award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2006,
Star Wars star reveals how he is 'typecast' as a terrorist
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
Road To Guantanamo won a prestigious award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2006, Ahmed was pulled aside at Luton airport by British intelligence officers, who asked him: “Did you become an actor to further the Muslim struggle?” This was only the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Star Wars star reveals how he is 'typecast' as a terroristRoad To Guantanamo won a prestigious award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2006,
Star Wars star reveals how he is 'typecast' as a terrorist
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
Road To Guantanamo won a prestigious award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2006, Ahmed was pulled aside at Luton airport by British intelligence officers, who asked him: “Did you become an actor to further the Muslim struggle?” This was only the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'I am a signifier before I am a person': Riz Ahmed tells of airport struggleRoad To Guantanamo won a prestigious award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2006,
'I am a signifier before I am a person': Riz Ahmed tells of airport struggle
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Road To Guantanamo won a prestigious award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2006, Ahmed was pulled aside at Luton airport by British intelligence officers, who asked him: "Did you become an actor to further the Muslim struggle?" This was only the... Read more
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Newsmax
Doctor Tweets Hillary May Have Been Poisoned by Putin or TrumpAlexander Litvinenko in London, according to The Washington Post. Litvinenko,
Doctor Tweets Hillary May Have Been Poisoned by Putin or Trump
Newsmax / Posted 12 days ago
Alexander Litvinenko in London, according to The Washington Post. Litvinenko, who had defected to Britain and worked for British intelligence, unwittingly drank tea laced with a fatal dose of the radioactive nuclear isotope, polonium. On his... Read more
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International Business Times
GCHQ plans 'Great British Firewall' to protect UK against hackerswould be programmed. GCHQ, when contacted by IBTimesUK, declined to comment fur
GCHQ plans 'Great British Firewall' to protect UK against hackers
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
would be programmed. GCHQ, when contacted by IBTimesUK, declined to comment further. Yet for Martin, and one suspects British Intelligence as a whole, protecting national security remains the ultimate priority. "The majority of successful... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Edward Snowden makes "moral" case for presidential pardonpardon before the US president leaves office in January, arguing that the discl
Edward Snowden makes "moral" case for presidential pardon
Op-Ed News / Posted 13 days ago
pardon before the US president leaves office in January, arguing that the disclosure of the scale of surveillance by US and British intelligence agencies was not only morally right but had left citizens better off. Speaking on Monday via a video... Read more
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The Hindu
Edward Snowden makes case for presidential pardonhim before he leaves office in January, arguing that the disclosure by WikiLeak
Edward Snowden makes case for presidential pardon
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
him before he leaves office in January, arguing that the disclosure by WikiLeaks of the scale of surveillance by the US and British intelligence agencies was not only morally right but had left citizens better off. In an interview to The Guardian... Read more
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The Hindu
Edward Snowden makes case for presidential pardonhim before he leaves office in January, arguing that the disclosure by WikiLeak
Edward Snowden makes case for presidential pardon
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
him before he leaves office in January, arguing that the disclosure by WikiLeaks of the scale of surveillance by the US and British intelligence agencies was not only morally right but had left citizens better off. In an interview to The Guardian... Read more
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New Kerala
Edward Snowden makes case for presidential pardon - newkerala.com #118325him before he leaves office in January, arguing that the disclosure by WikiLeak
Edward Snowden makes case for presidential pardon - newkerala.com #118325
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
him before he leaves office in January, arguing that the disclosure by WikiLeaks of the scale of surveillance by the US and British intelligence agencies was not only morally right but had left citizens better off. In an interview to The Guardian... Read more
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Newsmax
Edward Snowden: I Deserve Presidential Pardon for Helping Americait seems these were necessary things, these were vital things." Snowden, who e
Edward Snowden: I Deserve Presidential Pardon for Helping America
Newsmax / Posted 13 days ago
it seems these were necessary things, these were vital things." Snowden, who exposed the scale of surveillance by U.S. and British intelligence agencies, faces at least 30 years in jail if he returns to the United States and is convicted. "I think... Read more
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The Washington Times
ISIS exploits European nations unprepared for rising lure of radicalizationthrough long-delayed legislation to allow counterterrorism raids at night. The
ISIS exploits European nations unprepared for rising lure of radicalization
The Washington Times / Posted 14 days ago
through long-delayed legislation to allow counterterrorism raids at night. The absence of such raids outraged American and British intelligence officials, who were attempting to advise Belgians on internal security. “It used to be forbidden to do... Read more
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heraldscotland
Sex, spies and masonic secrets: wild life of Burns' swashbuckling relative uncoveredbeing dismissed in 2004. The then 26-year-old Alexander Burnes was one of the
Sex, spies and masonic secrets: wild life of Burns' swashbuckling relative uncovered
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
being dismissed in 2004. The then 26-year-old Alexander Burnes was one of the first agents to be sent to Afghanistan by British Intelligence in 1831 as power politics heated up between Britain, who wanted to hold on to India as the jewel of its... Read more
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International Business Times
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused of being KGB agent by Israeli researchersasked for a delay. The list, the BBC says, has been confirmed as authentic aft
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accused of being KGB agent by Israeli researchers
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
asked for a delay. The list, the BBC says, has been confirmed as authentic after being smuggled into the UK and handed to British intelligence by a defector named Vasily Mitrokhin in 1992 after he decided the US Embassy queue was too long. The... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Newly Revealed Soviet Docs Suggest Mahmoud Abbas Was A KGB Spyauthorities when he reached London. According to Nahari, there was a disagreeme
Newly Revealed Soviet Docs Suggest Mahmoud Abbas Was A KGB Spy
The Jewish Week / Posted 18 days ago
authorities when he reached London. According to Nahari, there was a disagreement historically between the American and British intelligence services regarding the validity and value of the documents, but Remez stressed that today, the documents... Read more
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Orange County Register
Soviet document suggests Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas was a KGB spy in the 1980sAbbas was among thousands of pages of files spirited out of Russia after the fa
Soviet document suggests Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas was a KGB spy in the 1980s
Orange County Register / Posted 19 days ago
Abbas was among thousands of pages of files spirited out of Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union and turned over to British intelligence by a former KGB archivist, Vasily Mitrokhin. Disillusioned by Soviet repression, Mitrokhin spent years... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Spy novelist le Carre relates stories from his lifeCornwell becomes one of his most fascinating characters -- the son who learns t
Spy novelist le Carre relates stories from his life
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 20 days ago
Cornwell becomes one of his most fascinating characters -- the son who learns to dissemble at his father's knee, joins the British intelligence service and rounds out his life creating false worlds as a novelist. "Sometimes I walk round him,... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Spy novelist le Carre relates stories from his lifeCornwell becomes one of his most fascinating characters — the son who learns to
Spy novelist le Carre relates stories from his life
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
Cornwell becomes one of his most fascinating characters — the son who learns to dissemble at his father's knee, joins the British intelligence service and rounds out his life creating false worlds as a novelist. "Sometimes I walk round him,... Read more
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Calcutta News
Netaji's 'Great Escape' car to be restoredhim in the car (bearing the registration number BLA 7169) through the streets o
Netaji's 'Great Escape' car to be restored
Calcutta News / Posted 20 days ago
him in the car (bearing the registration number BLA 7169) through the streets of Kolkata to Gomoh (now in Jharkhand) hoodwinking British intelligence. Netaji subsequently crossed over into Afghanistan and reached Germany via Kabul and Moscow. sg... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Spy novelist le Carre relates stories from his lifeCornwell becomes one of his most fascinating characters the son who learns to d
Spy novelist le Carre relates stories from his life
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 20 days ago
Cornwell becomes one of his most fascinating characters the son who learns to dissemble at his father's knee, joins the British intelligence service and rounds out his life creating false worlds as a novelist. "Sometimes I walk round him,... Read more
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CBS News
U.K. sentences radical Islamic preacher for supporting ISISwith Choudary, a Londoner who had converted to Islam from Hinduism and been a c
U.K. sentences radical Islamic preacher for supporting ISIS
CBS News / Posted 20 days ago
with Choudary, a Londoner who had converted to Islam from Hinduism and been a close follower of the preacher, popped up in Syria fighting for ISIS and taunting British intelligence services for letting him “breeze through Europe to the Islamic Stat... Read more
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Salon.com
Spy novelist le Carre relates stories from his lifeCornwell becomes one of his most fascinating characters — the son who learns to
Spy novelist le Carre relates stories from his life
Salon.com / Posted 20 days ago
Cornwell becomes one of his most fascinating characters — the son who learns to dissemble at his father’s knee, joins the British intelligence service and rounds out his life creating false worlds as a novelist. “Sometimes I walk round him,... Read more
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USA Today
le Carre's enticing 'Pigeon Tunnel' reveals just enoughA Perfect Spy. It is, in other words, more a life story of John le Carré, the
le Carre's enticing 'Pigeon Tunnel' reveals just enough
USA Today / Posted 20 days ago
A Perfect Spy. It is, in other words, more a life story of John le Carré, the author, than of David Cornwell, the onetime British Intelligence officer who took up the le Carré pseudonym to write thrillers in his spare time and, after the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Syria deadlock: Why can't US, Russia agree?non-negotiable for a vast number of Syrians, says Aimen Dean, a former jihadist
Syria deadlock: Why can't US, Russia agree?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 21 days ago
non-negotiable for a vast number of Syrians, says Aimen Dean, a former jihadist with al Qaeda who subsequently worked for British intelligence. Dean, who has lost two relatives fighting for rebel groups in Syria, quotes an Arab proverb: "I did not... Read more
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CNN
Syria deadlock: Why can't US, Russia agree?non-negotiable for a vast number of Syrians, says Aimen Dean, a former jihadist
Syria deadlock: Why can't US, Russia agree?
CNN / Posted 21 days ago
non-negotiable for a vast number of Syrians, says Aimen Dean, a former jihadist with al Qaeda who subsequently worked for British intelligence. Dean, who has lost two relatives fighting for rebel groups in Syria, quotes an Arab proverb: "I did not... Read more
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USA Today
Fall books preview: Rowling, Springsteen, Wally Lamb and morecould be more intriguing than the fiction spymaster pulling back the curtain on
Fall books preview: Rowling, Springsteen, Wally Lamb and more
USA Today / Posted 22 days ago
could be more intriguing than the fiction spymaster pulling back the curtain on his own story, which includes serving in British intelligence during the Cold War? More fall memoirs/bios: She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron by Richard Cohen... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
John le Carré: My father beat me, then begged me for moneyIn his memoir, Le Carré recounts how he went on to work for British intelligenc
John le Carré: My father beat me, then begged me for money
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
In his memoir, Le Carré recounts how he went on to work for British intelligence before taking up writing, outlining the first-hand research and punishing travel schedule that went into producing more than 20 novels – including The Spy Who Came In... Read more
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Salon.com
Leaked “Democratic Party memo” admits U.S. war in Iraq fueled rise of ISISSalon has previously reported, the British government’s official Iraq War inqui
Leaked “Democratic Party memo” admits U.S. war in Iraq fueled rise of ISIS
Salon.com / Posted 25 days ago
Salon has previously reported, the British government’s official Iraq War inquiry, the Chilcot Report, revealed that top British intelligence officials had, for months in the lead-up to the war, repeatedly warned Prime Minister Blair that a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Iran arrests nuclear negotiator suspected of spyingespionage charges. Tehran's prosecutor general on August 16 announced the arre
Iran arrests nuclear negotiator suspected of spying
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 29 days ago
espionage charges. Tehran's prosecutor general on August 16 announced the arrest of a dual national he said was linked to British intelligence, but made no mention of the person being in the nuclear negotiations team. On Sunday, Mr Ejei did not... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Iran arrests nuclear negotiator suspected of spyingon espionage charges. Tehran's prosecutor general on Aug. 16 announced the arr
Iran arrests nuclear negotiator suspected of spying
Bdnews24.com / Posted 29 days ago
on espionage charges. Tehran's prosecutor general on Aug. 16 announced the arrest of a dual national he said was linked to British intelligence, but made no mention of the person being in the nuclear negotiations team. On Sunday, Ejei did not... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Tehran Arrests Local IranDeal Negotiator as Spythat this has been a game-changer.” The Iranian prosecutor general announced A
Tehran Arrests Local IranDeal Negotiator as Spy
The Jewish Press / Posted 29 days ago
that this has been a game-changer.” The Iranian prosecutor general announced August 16 that a dual national linked to British intelligence had been arrested, but at the time did not link the arrest to the nuclear talks. At the same time, the... Read more
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Reuters
Iran arrests nuclear negotiator suspected of spyingon espionage charges. Tehran's prosecutor general on Aug. 16 announced the arr
Iran arrests nuclear negotiator suspected of spying
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
on espionage charges. Tehran's prosecutor general on Aug. 16 announced the arrest of a dual national he said was linked to British intelligence, but made no mention of the person being in the nuclear negotiations team. On Sunday, Ejei did not... Read more
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Newsmax
Iran Arrests Member of Team that Negotiated Nuclear Deal with Obamaon espionage charges. Tehran's prosecutor general on Aug. 16 announced the arr
Iran Arrests Member of Team that Negotiated Nuclear Deal with Obama
Newsmax / Posted 29 days ago
on espionage charges. Tehran's prosecutor general on Aug. 16 announced the arrest of a dual national he said was linked to British intelligence, but made no mention of the person being in the nuclear negotiations team. On Sunday, Ejei did not... Read more
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express
Kim Jong-un left red-faced after ANOTHER North Korean official defectsa keen golfer who insisted on bringing his clubs when he boarded his last fligh
Kim Jong-un left red-faced after ANOTHER North Korean official defects
express / Posted 30 days ago
a keen golfer who insisted on bringing his clubs when he boarded his last flight from England, made his first contact with British intelligence agents two months ago at a golf club in Watford. According to sources, he revealed he had misgivings... Read more
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express
Fight against ISIS: SAS gets rescue unit for war on jihadistsmade famous by Andy McNab, was left to find their own way out of the desert. F
Fight against ISIS: SAS gets rescue unit for war on jihadists
express / Posted 30 days ago
made famous by Andy McNab, was left to find their own way out of the desert. Four years ago 18 members of the SBS and British intelligence officers in Libya for a covert meeting were accidentally landed in the enemy territory and had to be... Read more
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