Shin Bet

Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to Shin Bet: Mossad, Hamas, Shabak
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Shin Bet

the Israeli domestic counterintelligence and internal security agency

References in periodicals archive ?
The Shin Bet considers Israelis who support the Islamic State terrorist organization as a serious threat, especially those who maintain contacts with the organization's activists and operate under the auspices of the organization in the territory of the State of Israel," the agency stated.
Maharma, who was charged with establishing a cell to carry out shooting attacks and recruiting suicide bombers, received 8,000 US Dollars from Iran, according to Shin Bet.
Shin Bet "told me I am innocent as I have been in touch with an impostor, without knowing it," she said.
The Shin Bet said Hezbollah was also reaching out to 1948 Palestinians through Facebook in an attempt "to recruit them to carry out terror attacks.
While often sympathetic to the Palestinians, Israeli Arabs seldom resort to political violence -- a fact often noted by the Shin Bet.
There are dozens of members who are still out there and could commit an attack even tonight, and that is why our operations continue," Shin Bet said Sunday.
Las FDI acusan al Shin Bet de exagerar su capacidad de prediccion, reinterpretar eventos pasados e intentar adjudicarse el credito por el exito de la operacion contra Hamas.
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.
JERUSALEM (TAP) - The Israeli Shin Bet security service has arrested three alleged members of an al-Qaeda cell.
Summary: Shin Bet and police uncover 'global jihad group which was operated from Gaza with aim of carrying out major terror attacks in Israel.
The Shin Bet says security forces sought to detain the suspect near the Palestinian village of Bilin on Tuesday.
Israeli cinematographer turned first-time documentary maker, Dror Moreh, has achieved a significant coup by persuading six former directors of Israel's super secretive counterterrorism agency, Shin Bet, to speak with unparalled candour about the agency's activities from 1968 to the present day.
Although Shin Bet sometimes engaged in assassinations, at least one of its former leaders seemed open to dialogue.
But the main focus is the amazing access that was allowed to half a dozen of the former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli internal security service, including Yaakov Peri.