Tuesday, 21 May 2019

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Iran ‘jails British Council worker for spying for UK’

LONDON: An Iranian woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran for spying for the UK, officials say. Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said the woman had been “in charge of the Iran desk” of the British Council, a cultural organisation. She confessed to “co-operating” with British intelligence, ...

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Huawei founder denies spy risk claims

LONDON: Huawei’s founder has denied Chinese authorities have ever asked his company to help spy on its clients. Ren Zhengfei was speaking to foreign media in a rare interview, following claims Huawei posed a security risk. He also said he was missing his daughter Meng Wanzhou “very much”. Ms Meng ...

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Israeli former minister pleads guilty of spying for Iran

JERUSALEM: A former Israeli minister on Wednesday pleaded guilty of spying on behalf of Iran, six months after his arrest, the State Attorney’s office said. In an announcement to the Jerusalem District Court, the State Attorney’s office said former minister Gonen Segev signed a plea bargain, under which he will ...

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UAE pardons British academic sentenced to life for spying

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates on Monday pardoned a British academic jailed for life on spying charges, granting his family’s request for clemency minutes after showing a video of him purportedly confessing to being a member of UK intelligence agency MI6. The UAE president issued the pardon as part of ...

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UAE court sentences British student to life for spying

DUBAI: A United Arab Emirates court sentenced British student Matthew Hedges to life in jail on Wednesday after convicting him of spying, a family spokesperson said. “We can confirm that he was sentenced to life in prison,” the spokesperson told AFP. “The hearing lasted less than five minutes, and his ...

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UAE charges British PhD student with spying

DUBAI – The United Arab Emirates has charged a British PhD student with spying in the Gulf country, as his wife called on Britain to defend his innocence. Matthew Hedges stands accused of “spying for a foreign country, jeopardising the military, political and economic security of the state”, UAE attorney ...

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India court jails ex-diplomat for spying for Pakistan

NEW DELHI: An Indian diplomat convicted of passing state secrets to Pakistan’s intelligence services has been jailed for three years, her lawyer said on Sunday. Madhuri Gupta was found guilty in a New Delhi court on Friday of “spying and wrongful communication of information” while posted to the Indian embassy in ...

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India arrests air force officer suspected of spying for Pakistan

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police on Friday said it has arrested Indian Air Force (IAF) Group Captain Arun Marwaha on charges of espionage for allegedly passing secret information to Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, IANS reported. “He was arrested on Wednesday after a case was registered against him under the Official Secrets ...

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Indian drone spying across LoC shot down by Pakistan Army

RAWALPINDI: An Indian quadcopter spying across the Line of Control (LoC) was shot down by Pakistan Army on Friday, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Indian quadcopter spying across LOC in Rakhchikri sector shot down by Pak Army shooters. Wreckage held. pic.twitter.com/g9FG7EghPS — Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) October 27, ...

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