Mossad


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Mossad

(ˈmɒsæd)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the secret intelligence service of Israel
[C20: Hebrew Mosad LeModi'in U-LeTafkidim Miyuhadim establishment for information and special tasks]
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Noun1.Mossad - the Israeli foreign intelligence agency; "the primary focus of the Mossad is on Arab nations"
international intelligence agency - an intelligence agency outside the United States
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
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Mossad

nMossad m (israelischer Geheimdienst)
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He relates that he and others were summoned by Mossad chief Yitzhak Hofi and told that Mossad's Tehran representative, Eliezar Shafrir, had received a plea to assassinate Khomeini from Bakhtiar.
The leaks from Mossad have seriously dented the credibility of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he prepares to make his controversial speech to the US Congress next month, when he will seek to wreck Obama's search for a resolution of the dispute between Iran and the rest of the world over Iran's nuclear programme.
The report by the daily further added, "The device was triggered remotely from Tel Aviv by agents with Mossad, the Israeli foreign intelligence service, who were in communication with the operatives on the ground in Damascus.
After a series of failed security operations outside Lebanon, Hezbollah managed to uncover a Mossad cell within its ranks.
He headed Israel's Mossad spy agency from 1974 to 1982.
Ahmad and Salama are accused of conspiring with a foreign country and providing the two Mossad intelligence officers with information harmful to Egypt's national interest in return of money and gifts.
The trial is expected to open with none of the defendants present, the sources said, because the Mossad officers are "on the run" while it is not clear if the threeEgyptians had been arrested.
CAIRO - Five officers from Israel's Mossad spy agency and three Egyptians will stand trial on Wednesday on charges of spying for Israel, judicial sources said.
In his column published on Tuesday, Selvi stated that in the periods when democratically elected governments in Turkey did not have full control over the ruling of the country, through secret agreements, Israeli intelligence service Mossad has been given authorization to conduct operations in Turkish airports without facing any restrictions and MyT chief Fidan is preparing to stop this.
Israel is to pay more than $1 million to the family of an alleged Mossad spy who hanged himself in prison in 2010, the justice ministry has said.
Zygier revealed classified information to an Eastern European man he was trying to recruit in a bid to save his job after he was fired from the Mossad, according to Der Spiegel.
The likely answer is that the Mossad hit team that murdered Palestinian leader Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in Dubai in January, 2010 used one or more of Zygier's passports, and he started to get cold feet.