Israel's Netanyahu names security aide as new Mossad spy agency chief

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu named his top national security adviser Yossi Cohen on Monday to head the secretive Mossad intelligence agency.

Dec 08, 2015, 02:30 AM IST

CIA chief in `secret` Israel talks on Iran: Report

CIA chief John Brennan made a "secret" visit to Israel last week to discuss an emerging nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, Israel`s Haaretz newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Jun 09, 2015, 14:04 PM IST
Islamic State recruited my son, he was not a Mossad agent: Slain Israeli teen's father

Islamic State recruited my son, he was not a Mossad agent: Slain Israeli teen's father

In what contradicts the confessions of slain Israeli teenager Mohamed Said Ismail Musallam, his family has said that he was recruited by the Islamic State and had nothing to do with Mossad, reports said.

Mar 11, 2015, 09:32 AM IST

Former Israeli Mossad chief slams Netanyahu on Iran handling

A former chief of Israel's Mossad spy agency is slamming the prime minister's handling of the Iranian nuclear threat.

Feb 27, 2015, 21:56 PM IST

CIA, Israel plotted senior Hezbollah commander`s killing: Report

The CIA and Israel`s spy agency Mossad were behind an elaborate plot to kill Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyeh in a 2008 car bomb attack in Syria, the Washington Post reported on Friday.

Jan 31, 2015, 13:14 PM IST

Suez canal manager spying for Israel sentenced to 10 years

An Egyptian court has sentenced the manager of a shipping services for 10 years of rigorous imprisonment who was spying for Israel about naval movements through the strategic Suez Canal waterway, state media reported on Sunday.

Dec 21, 2014, 18:50 PM IST

Israel's Mossad takes hunt for foreign spies, informants online

It is already common for intelligence agencies to recruit their officers online, but Israel`s Mossad has gone one further by touting for local agents and informants too.

Sep 23, 2014, 04:23 AM IST

High-profile Israeli spy Mike Harari dead at 87

Israel's secret service agent Mike Harari, who played a major role in planning Mossad's revenge attacks against Palestinian militants implicated in the 1972 Munich massacre of the country's Olympics team, has died. He was 87.

Sep 23, 2014, 01:10 AM IST

Eight Iranian Jews missing since 1990s murdered: Mossad

Israel`s intelligence agency Mossad has said that eight Iranian Jews, who tried to flee their country and had been missing since nearly two decades ago, were murdered while en route to Israel.

Mar 21, 2014, 08:23 AM IST

Israeli claim on Jordan Valley `manipulation`: Ex-Mossad chief

A former Mossad chief described as mere "manipulation" a claim that Israel`s presence in Jordan Valley is vital for its security, a core issue in the troubled peace process with Palestinians.

Jan 05, 2014, 21:22 PM IST

Mossad trained Nelson Mandela in Ethiopia: Israeli archive

Israeli Mossad agents operating in Ethiopia in 1962 unwittingly trained Nelson Mandela in hand-to-hand combat, weaponry and sabotage, according to a document released by Israel`s state archives.

Dec 23, 2013, 23:28 PM IST

Iran executes two `spies` working for CIA, Mossad

Two Iranian spies, allegedly working for America`s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Israel`s Mossad were on Sunday hanged in Iran, state-run IRIB TV reported.

May 19, 2013, 15:35 PM IST

Mossad launches online recruitment campaign

Israel`s espionage agency Mossad has launched an online recruitment campaign appealing for creative people who love challenges to apply for an "interesting, out of the ordinary and dynamic job".

Apr 19, 2013, 10:37 AM IST

Australia asks Israel to provide all info relevant to Zygier`s case

Australia said Israel has still not provided it with a "comprehensive accounting" of the circumstances that led to the arrest, imprisonment and death of Mossad agent Ben Zygier in an Israeli prison cell.

Mar 26, 2013, 10:30 AM IST

Australia confirms Prisoner X worked for Israeli govt

Australia acknowledged for the first time that the mysterious prisoner X worked for the Israeli government but refrained from confirming that he was working for Mossad.

Mar 06, 2013, 16:13 PM IST

Zygier was close to blow whistle about Israeli secret missions

34-year-old Zygier, also known as Ben Allen or Ben Alon, has been allegedly working Israel`s spy agency Mossad before being arrested and jailed in February 2010.

Feb 15, 2013, 13:36 PM IST

Israel’s Mossad ‘tried’ to kill Saddam: Documentary

Israeli’s intelligence agency Mossad tried and failed to kill dictator Saddam Hussein with a book bomb in the 1970s, a new documentary has revealed.

Nov 13, 2012, 15:01 PM IST

Meet Israel`s latest weapon: Female super-spies

Israel`s "fearsome" secret service has developed a new breed of spies - seductive young women who can flirt their way into deciphering enemy secrets.

Sep 16, 2012, 15:10 PM IST

Ex-Mossad chief warns Iran to `worry` about Israeli attack threat

Ephraim Halevy said, "If I were an Iranian, I would be very worried about the Israeli talk about a possible attack."

Aug 02, 2012, 18:38 PM IST

Iran arrests all suspects in nuke scientists` killings

All individuals allegedly involved in the assassination of Iran`s nuclear scientists have been detained, the country`s intelligence ministry said.

Jun 29, 2012, 23:42 PM IST