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Two people have been convicted in Iran for allegedly spying on behalf Israel, the UK and Germany.

Jamshid Sharmahd, a member of a militant Iranian opposition group, appears to have been taken from Dubai to Oman and then onwards to Iran.

Israel's latest spy drama 'Tehran' explores nuclear tensions

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Israel's latest spy drama 'Tehran' explores nuclear tensions

The conservative press in Iran -- a country which strongly denies that its nuclear programme is for anything other than civilian use -- has slammed the show as Zionist propaganda.

Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA, <em>Mossad</em>

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Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA, Mossad

"Mahmoud Mousavi Majd's sentence was carried out on Monday morning over the charge of espionage so that the case of his betrayal to his country ...

Assad's uncle hired Israeli lawyers on graft case

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Assad's uncle hired Israeli lawyers on graft case

Rifaat al-Assad hired Israeli lawyers before being sentenced to prison for embezzlement.

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Hamas admits naval officer spied for Israel

A military spokesman for Gaza's rulers Hamas admitted that a junior naval officer spied for rival Israel before fleeing.

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Coronavirus tracking projects renew questions about UAE's mass surveillance

The UAE has started using its 'Oyoon' surveillance system to monitor coronavirus en masse, but many believe the technology created and data ...

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Arab leaders 'indifferent' to annexation of West Bank: report

Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and several Gulf states do not plan to take action over Israel's plan to annex large swathes of the occupied West Bank, ...

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Messages claiming Iran nuclear site fire deepen mystery

A released photo and video broadcast by Iranian state television of the site showed a two-story brick building with scorch marks and its roof ...

Israel redeploys spy agency to track virus cases

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Israel redeploys spy agency to track virus cases

Israel's parliament passes controversial law allowing the government to use the Shin Bet''s surveillance technologies to track Covid-19 cases.

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Mossad chief 'secretly' meets King Abdullah in Jordan

The head of Israel's Mossad made a secret trip to Jordan to meet King Abdullah.

<em>Mossad</em> chief to discuss annexation plans with Arab leaders

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Mossad chief to discuss annexation plans with Arab leaders

Mossad Chief Yossi Cohen will meet with Arab leaders in attempt to soften their position on Israel’s annexation plans, according to a ...

Israel spy agency must stop virus phone tracking: committee

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Israel spy agency must stop virus phone tracking: committee

The government had controversially approved Shin Bet's use of surveillance as an emergency measure in mid-March as mounting numbers of Israelis ...

Iran to execute spy 'who helped US target Soleimani'

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Iran to execute spy 'who helped US target Soleimani'

Mahmoud Mousavi Majd was convicted of spying on Iran's armed forces "especially the movements of martyr General Qassem Soleimani" for large sums ...

Israel, Saudis 'hold talks' on Turkish influence in Jerusalem

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Israel, Saudis 'hold talks' on Turkish influence in Jerusalem

Saudi Arabia, Israel and Jordan are working together in a bid to repel Turkey's growing influence in Jerusalem, an Israeli newspaper revealed.

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Mossad chief secretly visits Egypt over West Bank annexation

Yossi Cohen took a secret trip to Egypt to discuss West Bank annexation.

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Prominent anti-BDS campaigner appointed as Israel's UN, US ambassador

The current Likud minister and fierce BDS opponent will take over the dual role as part of Netanyahu's government reshuffle.

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Israel 'rejected UK request' for ventilators despite PM hospitalisation

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly refused a request by Israel's ally to export essential ventilators needed to keep Covid-19 patients ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

IMF is providing Yemen immediate debt relief in bid to fight coronavirus, Mossad admits to stealing face masks amid a global shortage ...

Israel 'stole' face masks amid global coronavirus PPE shortage

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Israel 'stole' face masks amid global coronavirus PPE shortage

The Israeli spy agency has been involved in a massive global effort to procure medical equipment and supplies before stocks run out.

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UAE supplying Libya's Haftar with Israeli air defences

The UAE has provided Haftar with advanced air defence systems from Israel in an attempt to salvage the warlord's Tripoli offensive which has ...

Did the Pentagon give Israel 1 million face masks?

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Did the Pentagon give Israel 1 million face masks?

An Israeli press report claiming the US Department of Defense shipped one million face masks to Israel have angered Americans, causing some to ...

After ignoring warnings, Israeli ultra-Orthodox hit by virus

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After ignoring warnings, Israeli ultra-Orthodox hit by virus

Ultra-Orthodox Israelis ignored the government's calls to stay home and experts believe this has led to nearly 40 percent of one city's ...

Israeli health minister tests positive for coronavirus

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Israeli health minister tests positive for coronavirus

Israeli health minister Yaakov Litzman became the most senior official in the country to have tested positive for COVID-19.

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