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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According to the Shin Bet, the cell planned to carry out a shooting attack at the al-Aksa Mosque compound similar to the attack on July 14, in which two Israeli police officers were murdered.
The accused are said to be affiliated to Islamic Jihad, said Shin Bet.
Jerusalem [Israel], Jan 3 ( ANI ): Israel's internal security agency Shin Bet on Wednesday said it had busted an Iranian espionage cell operating in the West Bank and arrested its Palestinian leader.
Unfortunately, Shin Bet did not conduct the investigative procedures that are commonplace in the police and led the defendant to confess he had visited the hotel," the judges stressed.
A Shin Bet statement said that, after moving to Israel, Amin communicated with "Iranian representatives" and was questioned about this.
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Israel's Shin Bet security service announced Tuesday it had arrested a network of Palestinians allegedly recruited via Facebook by Hezbollah to attack Israelis.
Ettinger has been held in administrative detention by the Shin Bet for the past seven months and had petitioned the courts for a temporary leave to see his son's bris, or circumcision.
Shin Bet also claimed that the Cairo apartment Nazal resided in while a student in Egypt was used for "meetings between militants and violence groups".
The security official described Melhem's behaviour as inconsistent with Islamist piety and a reason the Shin Bet believed he acted alone.
Since November, nearly two dozen members of The Revolt have been arrested by Shin Bet.
The planned attacks included a suicide bombing, Shin Bet reported.
Mientras el jefe del Shin Bet, Yoram Cohen, ha argumentado que su organismo hizo advertencias desde inicios del 2014 respecto a una inminente guerra con Hamas, y brindo informacion util durante la operacion militar "Marco Protector"; el entonces jefe de la inteligencia militar, Aviv Kochavi, nego rotundamente que el Shin Bet haya brindado tal aviso e informacion previa.