Secret Intelligence Service

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the government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible for internal security and counterintelligence overseas

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The report revealed that British intelligence operatives were listening when German Chancellery Director-General for EU Affairs, Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut, advocated in a phone conversation a special International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout plan for Greece funded by the BRICS countries.
BEIRUT: The Facebook page of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was hacked on Thursday by a pro-regime group which accused the Observatory's head of collaborating with British intelligence.
One military source said yesterday from 1978 to 1982 a number of "similar" cases were investigated by senior British intelligence officials in Ulster.
Rounding out the British Intelligence campaign are multiple first-to-market media platforms that feature Jaguar as a launch partner.
British intelligence agencies had nurtured an extremely valuable intelligence swap with Russia.
He has met British intelligence officers in person 11 times, both inside the country and abroad, and provided them with intelligence.
TEHRAN (TAP) - Iran has said it has captured a spy working for British intelligence agency MI6 in the south-eastern city of Kerman.
The United States funds 50 per cent of British intelligence in the Sovereign Base Areas (SBA) in Cyprus, according to The Guardian newspaper.
A POWERFUL docudrama - In Spying on Hitler's Army: The Secret Recordings - turns the spotlight on one of the Second World War's final secrets, a daring British intelligence operation to eavesdrop on the private conversations of 10,000 German PoWs.
After the war he rose in MI6 to become head of the anti-Soviet desk of British Intelligence.
The Daily Mirror quoted a British intelligence source as saying that "Britain has had an arm s-length policy towards helping the rebellion in Syria but aiding the rebellion in listening into regime force plans will be a huge help.
Last Man Standing The Guardian Jack Straw, the former foreign secretary in the UK government, and Sir Mark Allen, a former senior MI6 officer, have been cited as key defendants in court documents that describe in detail abuse meted out to Libyan dissidents and their families after being abducted and handed to Muammar Gaddafi's secret police with the help of British intelligence.
Such is the sensitivity that America's National Public Radio reported that the British government asked the Obama administration not to reveal the role of British intelligence in the mission.
Learning from the secret past; cases from British intelligence history.
Documents found by human rights activists in a former Qaddafi regime office in Tripoli indicate that in late September 2003, British intelligence officials told then-Libyan intelligence chief Musa Kusa that Bout had a "considerable commercial presence in Libya" and aimed to expand his interests there.
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