Home grown extremists biggest threat to US

2016-02-09 20:33

The global threat posed by the Islamic State group is still rising, but US-based home grown extremists pose the biggest danger to the homeland, Washington's top spy says.

Egypt frees Israeli Arab after 15 years

2015-12-11 05:35

An Israeli Arab convicted of espionage in Egypt has been released after finishing a 15 year sentence.

Germany spied on friendly powers

2015-10-15 16:55

Message traffic by friendly powers may have been among potential targets of snooping by the German spy agency.

Abe asks Biden for investigation of possible US spying

2015-08-05 11:19

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has asked US Vice President Joe Biden for an investigation into possible spying on high-level Japanese government and corporate officials following WikiLeaks' release last week of a list of spying targets.

US spied on Merkel, ministers - report

2015-07-02 10:30

New documents released by WikiLeaks show that the US did not just tap German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone but also eavesdropped on several ministers, a German newspaper reports.

British girls helped into Syria by spy

2015-03-12 23:59

A spy who worked for a country in the coalition that is fighting ISIS had helped three British girls to cross into Syria to join the militants.

Canada spy agency given more powers to disrupt terror attacks

2015-01-30 10:21

Canada’s main spy agency will get new powers aimed at disrupting potential terror attacks under security legislation yet to be unveiled, reports say.

US announces charges in New York-Russian spy ring case

2015-01-27 11:01

Three Russian citizens have been charged in connection with a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that tried to recruit people with ties to an unnamed New York City university, authorities say.

Egyptian jailed for 10 years for spying for Israel

2014-12-21 15:39

An Egyptian court has jailed a Suez Canal shipping services manager for 10 years on charges of spying for Israel about naval movements through the strategic waterway.

Romanian pres accuses PM of being ex-spy

2014-10-14 13:06

Romanian President Traian Basescu has accused the prime minister, who is the favourite to win the presidential race, of being an ex-spy.


US spying on Netanyahu communications - report

2015-12-30 12:23

The United States continues to spy on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's communications despite promising to curtail the hacking of its allies, a report says.

Israel welcomes release of spy Jonathan Pollard in US

2015-11-20 13:32

Jonathan Pollard, who was convicted of spying for Israel in the United States, has been released from prison, a move welcomed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

US man admits sending military technology to Russia

2015-09-10 11:41

A Texas man has admitted in federal court in New York that he acted as a secret agent for the Russian government and headed an operation over about 10 years to export military technology to that country.

S Korea's top court orders review of spy chief's conviction

2015-07-16 13:11

South Korea’s Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to review its conviction of former spy chief Won Sei-Hoon who was jailed for three years for election meddling.

China strongly concerned about US espionage case

2015-05-21 20:03

China is "strongly concerned" about a case in which six Chinese nationals were charged by the United States with economic espionage.

Japan eyes MI6-style spy agency

2015-03-06 13:14

Japan is looking into creating an overseas intelligence agency possibly modelled on UK’s M16 spy service, ruling party lawmakers say.

Argentina leader plans to dissolve spy agency

2015-01-27 11:01

Argentina's president plans to disband the country’s intelligence agency amid suspicion that rogue agents were behind the mysterious death of state a prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre.

Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets

2015-01-27 08:40

A former CIA officer has been convicted of leaking details of a covert mission to derail Iran's nuclear programme in a case that was as much about the journalist who published the leaks.

Woman to nix spy case conviction

2014-12-04 18:34

A US woman is trying to clear her name after a 1950 nuclear espionage jail term.

Lebanon: Israel detonates spying device, 1 killed

2014-09-05 22:29

Israel has detonated a spy device, killing a member of Hezbollah, the group says

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