Tag: Lebanon

Israel urges global spies to pool intelligence on Isil

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Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon has called for world intelligence agencies to work together against the Islamic State (Isil) jihadist group. “In order to stop and overcome the Islamic State, we have learnt since 9/11 that there must be cooperation

From Electricity to Sewage, U.S. Intelligence Says the Islamic State Is Fast Learning How to Run a Country

The Obama administration’s escalating air war against the Islamic State is running up against a dispiriting new reality: The militants are becoming as good at governing territory as they are at conquering it, making it considerably harder to dislodge them

French Intelligence Involved in NSA Spying in France, Monde Says

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French intelligence services worked “very closely” with the U.S. National Security Agency in spying on the country’s citizens, Le Monde reported, citing documents it said it obtained from Edward Snowden. The outrage expressed by the French president after reports of

Sparing the Mossad at the expense of Military Intelligence

New documents shed light on the decision-making during the vital chapter on the first Lebanon war − in particular the slaughter at the Palestinian Sabra and Chatila refugee camps in September 1982. In the story of the relations between Military

CIA refuses to comment on Hezbollah spy report

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BEIRUT: The CIA refused to comment Tuesday on the validity of a report broadcast by Hezbollah’s Al-Manar last week which claimed to reveal the names of the head of the CIA in Lebanon and his predecessor. The CIA “does not,

Minor incidents between Israel and Lebanon could spark war, UN envoy warns

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Incidents such as the exchange of gunfire that took place across the Israeli-Lebanese border earlier this week must be avoided, the United Nations envoy for Lebanon has stressed, warning that they can easily flare up into something more dangerous. “We