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Shin Bet

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(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 Mossad, established on December 13, 1949, is one of the main entities in the Israeli intelligence apparatus, which also includes the Military Intelligence, the Shin Beth security service, and the Shin Bet.
It was new evidence Hamas is exploiting the weak position of Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas and - with Iranian help - is trying to take over the PA, something that was predicted by Shin Beth chief Nadav Argaman at the end of December 2017.
It has one of the world's top 5 intelligence services in Mossad and Shin Beth.
Le service de securite interieure Shin Beth a parle d'une "attaque terroriste".
Even any interrogation by the Shin Beth is unwelcome, as they say: "Jews don't torture other Jews.
En 1984, durant l'affaire du Bus 300, les membres du Shin Beth ont d'abord autorise les gens a tabasser les deux Palestiniens qui avaient detourne le bus, et apres, ces gens les ont executes sur place, alors que la crise des otages etait close et que les pirates avaient ete arretes et menottes.
The reports said that he allegedly confessed to the Israeli secret service Shin Beth that he was recruited by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard last year.
Selon un communique du Shin Beth, le service de securite interieure israelien, les cinq hommes faisaient partie d'un groupe de sept suspects arretes en mars pour avoir projete d'ouvrir le feu sur les policiers israeliens sur l'esplanade des Mosquees a Jerusalem-Est et pour une tentative d'enlevement d'un auto-stoppeur israelien.
This malicious policy enables Shin Beth interrogators and prison wardens to torture, both physically and psychologically, Palestinian inmates, with impunity.
Israel's top officials in charge of security, including Defense Minister Ehud Barak, chief of staff Benny Gantz and Shin Beth and Mossad (internal and external security forces) bosses Yoram Cohen and Tamir Pardo all backed the deal with the Islamist Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip.
JERUSALEM: The Israeli government on Sunday extended by one year the tenure of the head of the powerful Shin Beth internal security service, an official said.
They cooperate fully with America--currently in the person of General Keith Dayton - and with Israel's Shin Beth.