Shin Bet


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Shin Bet

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the internal security service of Israel
[C20: from the Hebrew initials of Sherut haBitachon (haKlali) (general) secuity service]
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Noun1.Shin Bet - the Israeli domestic counterintelligence and internal security agency; "the Shin Bet also handles overall security for Israel's national airline"
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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The Shin Bet alleged that Mansouri, who acquired Belgian nationality through marriage, had been dispatched to Israel to help organize terrorist attacks--and one potential target was the US embassy in Tel Aviv.
Mainly because Netanyahu has failed in almost every area and because Herzog is the better alternative," Youval Diskin, who headed the Shin Bet agency from 2005 to 2011, wrote on Facebook.
In total, 23 Palestinians filed a number of complaints regarding torture by the Shin Bet, which include sleep deprivation, beatings, tying and two cases of shaking.
The planned attacks included a suicide bombing, Shin Bet reported.
They had carried out surveillance on the far-right diplomat's convoy and tried to obtain a rocket-propelled grenade to attack it, the Shin Bet said.
Shin Bet sources claimed that Abu Shamala was a senior commander in southern Gaza and was the main man behind tunnel construction.
In recent months, the Shin Bet said it had arrested more than 90 Hamas operatives, confiscated dozens of weapons that had been smuggled into the West Bank and more than $170,000 (PS10,100) aimed at funding attacks.
It has been secretly transferring funds to its two secret services, the Shin Bet security service and Mossad that makes it difficult to monitor their budgets; Israel's Hretz newspaper revealed yesterday.
The Shin Bet intelligence agency said it had arrested three Palestinians who allegedly plotted bombings, shootings, kidnappings and other attacks.
JERUSALEM (TAP) - The Israeli Shin Bet security service has arrested three alleged members of an al-Qaeda cell.
The Shin Bet says security forces sought to detain the suspect near the Palestinian village of Bilin on Tuesday.
Israel's Shin Bet domestic security service said the accused spy, identified as businessman Ali Mansouri, admitted that he was recruited by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard's elite Quds Force last year.