Category: Mossad

Ex-defense minister says IS ‘apologized’ to Israel for clash

Former defense minister Moshe Ya’alon on Saturday said the Islamic State terrorist group in the Syrian Golan Heights “apologized” for attacking an Israeli unit. “There was one case recently where Daesh opened fire and apologized,” Ya’alon said, using the terror group’s Arabic nickname. This was an apparent reference to a clash that took place near […]

Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov murdered

The fatal attack on Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, who was killed by a gunman on Monday, is “clearly a provocation” aimed at undermining both Russian-Turkish relations and the settling of the Syrian crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. “This murder is clearly a provocation aimed at undermining the improvement and normalization of Russian-Turkish relations, as […]

Israeli spy Pollard released after 30 years in U.S. prison

Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard was released on Friday after 30 years in an American prison but he will stay in the United States under strict parole conditions in a case that strained relations between the two allies for decades. Pollard, a former civilian intelligence analyst for the U.S. Navy, was sentenced to life in prison […]

Ex-UK PM surprise witness at ex-Israel PM’s corruption trial

Tony Blair has made a surprise intervention in the corruption case of former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert, writing a letter to the court in support of his plea not to be sent to prison. The glowing character reference for Olmert, who was convicted in March of receiving $600,000 (£400,000) in cash-stuffed envelopes between 1993 […]

Senior Houthi member gunned down in Yemeni capital

Unidentified gunmen have assassinated a senior member of Yemen’s Houthi movement in the capital, Sana’a. Security officials confirmed Wednesday that Abdul Karim al-Khiwani was attacked by gunmen on a motorbike earlier in the day. Khiwani was a member of the Ansarullah movement’s Revolutionary Committee in charge of administering the affairs of the capital, Sana’a. Al-Massira […]

“Mossad threatened cyber attack over anti-Israel campaign”

A newly-leaked document reveals that Israel’s spy agency threatened South Africa with a massive cyber attack, demanding it put an end to the growing anti-Israel campaign across the country. The documents show South Africa’s former finance minister received a cyber threat against the country’s banking and financial sectors from QUOTE unknown sources in 20-12. The […]

Israel detonates spying device, killing Hezbollah member

An Israeli jet detonated a spy device planted on Hezbollah’s telecommunications network in south Lebanon, killing a member of the party Friday, security sources told The Daily Star. A security source told The Daily Star that 25-year-old Hussein Ali Haidar, a Hezbollah explosives expert, was killed while he was trying to dismantle four Israeli devices […]

Fidel Castro claims Mossad is behind the Islamic State

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro claimed on Monday that the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad was behind the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, AFP reports. Castro’s claims were made in a column published in Cuban media in which he lashed out at the United States and Europe and accused them of war-mongering. He also compared the […]

Israeli airstrike targets another UN school in Gaza, 10 dead

An Israeli air strike has killed at least 10 people and wounded about 30 others in a UN-run school in the southern Gaza Strip, witnesses and medics said, as dozens died in renewed Israeli shelling of the enclave.The Israeli military said it was looking into reports of the attack, the second to hit a UN […]

U.S. may free Israeli spy if Israel frees Palestinian prisoners

The United States is talking with Israel about releasing convicted spy Jonathan Pollard early from his life sentence as an incentive to the Israelis in the troubled Mideast peace negotiations. Releasing Pollard, a thorn in US-Israeli relations for three decades, would be an extraordinary step underscoring the urgency of US peace efforts. Two people describing […]

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