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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It is in this area that Russia has been particularly aggressive - trying to employ British intelligence firms to find out information about individuals.
Russia denied any involvement in the poisoning and said the British stonewalling of Russian requests for information was suspicious and may indicate that British intelligence services orchestrated a false flag attack.
The reports, released by parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee on Thursday, amount to some of the heaviest scrutiny of British intelligence agencies in recent times.
The Secret Twenties: British Intelligence, the Russians and the Jazz Age
He describes the contacts and negotiations between Franco and Hoare, particularly the meeting between them in Galicia in August 1943 as a turning point in their relationship; the activities of British diplomats, secret agents, and special forces operatives at the local level; the involvement of Spaniards in British intelligence networks; the contacts of British agents with the anti-Francoist forces; and the exploration by the British of political alternatives to the Franco dictatorship.
Orbis was founded in 2009 by former British intelligence members, according to the company's ( website .
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. The Syrian Electronic Army took credit for hacking the page, some of whose items were either unavailable or were replaced with a short statement condemning the work of Rami Abdel-Rahman, the head of the Britain-based monitor.
Movahed said the man sentenced to 10 years had "exchanged information with four British intelligence operatives" from MI6 on 11 different occasions as he traveled abroad.
Speaking in Downing Street, Mr Cameron insisted the Government was "taking this extremely seriously" and British intelligence was "now being focused on to this area".
British intelligence agencies had nurtured an extremely valuable intelligence swap with Russia.
According to the Mirror, British intelligence agency MI5 is reportedly aware of at least five British Muslim women who have gone to join the fighting since 2011.
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.
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