Mossad


Mossad Chief: Iran Remains Primary Target

The Mossad carries out hundreds and thousands of operations each year, of which Iran is the primary target, Mossad head Yossi Cohen said on Monday. Cohen was speaking at the…

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Mossad Chief: Iran Remains Region’s Biggest Threat

Mossad head Yossi Cohen briefed government ministers Sunday on developments in the region – and those developments were not necessarily panning out in Israel’s favor, Cohen told ministers. “We have…

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Privacy Law for Mossad Spies Gets Committee OK

Proposed legislation to criminalize unauthorized publication of personal information about Mossad employees won unanimous approval on Thursday at the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, Arutz Sheva reported. Disclosure of…

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Mossad Reaches Out to Civilians for Innovative Tech

The Israeli foreign espionage agency popularly known as the Mossad has gone public in a search for partners in developing cutting-edge technology that will enable Israel to stay a click…

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Le Monde: Mossad Tampered With French Intel

The French newspaper Le Monde has revealed that the Mossad sought to recruit French intelligence personnel as double agents for Israel. The paper quoted from an internal report it said…

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Former Mossad Chief Says Time of Rare Opportunity

Former head of the Mossad, Tamir Pardo, said that while the secret regional cooperation currently taking place between Israel and Sunni Arab countries is “very important, it will not advance…

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Trump Team Secretly Meets With Mossad

Although president-elect Donald Trump has said he doesn’t intend to take daily intelligence briefings, members of his staff received a briefing from the Mossad recently, according to media reports. Trump…

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Mossad Using “Help Wanted” Riddles

The Mossad has revived a recruitment technique pioneered by British Intelligence in WWII, publishing a riddle composed of seemingly random lines of code in different newspapers. When solved, the code…

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Former Mossad Head Meir Dagan Passes Away at Age 71

Obituaries were pouring in Thursday for former Mossad chief Meir Dagan, who passed away early Thursday at age 71. Besides serving as Mossad head, Dagan served in other top security…

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Report: Mossad Chief Secretly Visited Washington

Newly appointed Mossad head Yossi Cohen secretly visited Washington 10 days ago, Haaretz reported Sunday, in what would be his first overseas visit since assuming office. According to the report,…

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Yossi Cohen Steps in as New Mossad Chief

The leadership of Israel’s premier intelligence agency, the Mossad, changed hands at a ceremony at Mossad headquarters, as Yossi Cohen took over from Tamir Pardo. It marks the end of…

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ANALYSIS: A New Head for the Mossad

It was already clear a month ago that Yossi Cohen, head of the National Security Council, would be appointed the new head of the Mossad. The giveaway was that, at…

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Netanyahu Appoints New Mossad Head

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu appointed Yossi Cohen, currently the National Security Advisor, to serve as the 12th head of the Mossad on Monday night. Cohen will succeed Tamir Pardo, who…

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Report: PM Accused of Trying to Muzzle Mossad

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu tried to scuttle a January briefing for U.S. senators by Mossad which warned that a new Iran sanctions bill in Congress could harm negotiations over…

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