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SOHR: Turkey sent a new batch of mercenaries to Azerbaijan
ANF - 2020-10-18 15:51
“The Turkish government and its intelligence service continue recruiting Syrian mercenaries to throw them into the military operations in “Nagorno-Karabakh” region alongside Azerbaijani forces in their conflict with the Armenians,” SOHR said. ...
12/10/2020 Israel would oppose any U.S. F-35 sale to Qatar: intelligence minister
ESTA - 2020-10-12 11:30
08/10/2020 Iraqi intelligence forces detain ISIS woman in Karbala
ESTA - 2020-10-08 11:05
07/10/2020 Iraqi forces detain senior ISIS member in Kirkuk: intelligence agency
ESTA - 2020-10-07 15:54
Head of Egypt’s General Intelligence Service discusses developments in Libya with US diplomats - Politics - Egypt - Ahram Online
Ahram - 2020-10-06 19:45
Intelligence Challenges in an Election Year: Briefing Presidential Candidates
Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2020-10-06 06:57
The Foreign Policy Research Institute and the Council on Intelligence Issues present this exciting and timely discussion. More details to follow. […] ...
ISIS leader arrested by Iraqi intelligence in... | Rudaw.net
Rûdaw - 2020-10-02 15:40
Emerging Europe this week - Emerging Europe | Intelligence, Community, News
Emerging Europe - 2020-10-02 12:09
An obituary for surveillance court reform
AEI - 2020-09-26 00:12
Earlier this year, an amendment by Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) offered a sensible path forward for Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) reform, balancing national security and Americans’ privacy rights. Months later, the bill an ...
EUTCC Press release, 24 September 2020 For immediate release Turkish Intelligence Organisation’s plans to attack Austrian politicians It was revealed yesterday that an agent of the Turkish Intelligence Organisation (MIT) had turned himself in to the Austr ...
Germany far right: Intelligence chief forced out amid criticism
BBC - 2020-09-25 00:53
Christof Gramm has faced criticism for his efforts to tackle links between the army and extremism. ...
Spotlight on Global Jihad (September 17-23, 2020) - The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
Terrorism Info - 2020-09-24 22:45
Turkish media glossing over intelligence's assassination plan, Kurdish-Austrian politician says | Ahval
Ahvalnews - 2020-09-24 17:06
23/09/2020 Two ISIS militants detained in Baghdad: Iraqi intelligence agency
ESTA - 2020-09-23 14:02
Equitable, Effective Climate Resilience Requires Cultural Intelligence
Newsecuritybeat - 2020-09-22 06:46
Kurdish Religious Activists Remain in Custody at the Intelligence Ministry Detention Centre
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-09-11 02:02
In the past month, at least 12 religious activists from Bukan have been detained by security forces and transferred to the Ministry of Intelligence detention centre in Orumiyeh. An informed source in… The post Kurdish Religious Activists Remain in Custody ...
Former Moldovan intelligence head sentenced for Turkey renditions | Ahval
Ahvalnews - 2020-09-10 23:55
Turkish Journalists Accused of Revealing Intelligence Agent Walk Free | Balkan Insight
Balkaninsight - 2020-09-10 23:55
05/09/2020 Iraqi intelligence forces detain 24 ISIS militants in Nineveh
ESTA - 2020-09-05 14:32
Qatari intelligence paid Erdoğan deputy $65 million bribe to fast-track military deal with Turkey – Nordic Monitor
Nordicmonitor - 2020-09-03 18:23
Spying scandal sheds light on Turkish intelligence activity in Austria | | AW
Thearabweekly - 2020-09-02 13:45
MIT agent arrested in Vienna confesses
ANF - 2020-09-02 13:25
According to ANF's investigation, the Turkish intelligence officer who is currently being detained in a Vienna prison was living in the Upper Austria (Oberösterreich) province before being caught. ...
KDP opens new bases for Turkish intelligence services
ANF - 2020-09-02 12:28
In places specifically indicated by the MIT, new centers are established in the presence of special units of the KDP. ...
Libya: Sisi Hafter’den desteğini çekiyor mu?
Nûpel - 2020-09-01 21:23
Fransa merkezli Africa Intelligence haber ve analiz portalı, Mısır’ın uzun süredir Libya’da desteklediği Tobruk merkezli Libya Ulusal Ordusu (LUO) lideri Halife Hafter’e verdiği desteğin çekilebileceğini bildirdi. “Sisi’nin Halife Hafter’e desteği sallant ...
29/08/2020 UAE sent intelligence officers to Syria to train YPG – Anadolu
ESTA - 2020-08-29 19:02
Nordic Monitor: Turkish Intelligence Recruit Assets From Greece's Muslim Minority To Spy - Greek City Times
Greekcitytimes - 2020-08-24 06:10
16/08/2020 Iraqi forces detain six ISIS militants west of Kirkuk: intelligence agency
ESTA - 2020-08-16 20:07
Two Detained Children Released on Bail
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-08-16 02:07
” Two children, Hemen Adwai and Kiomars Adwai from the village of Slen of Hewraman, Kurdistan province, were released from the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre in Sanandaj on August 13, a reliable source… The post Two Detained Children Released o ...
Teachers abducted by Turkish intelligence in Moldova hit by bogus criminal charges - Nordic Monitor
Nordicmonitor - 2020-08-10 07:01
Armenian genocide drama comes to Netflix - Emerging Europe | Intelligence, Community, News
Emerging Europe - 2020-08-08 02:07
Kurdish Civilian Arrested by Security Forces
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-08-07 02:01
Kurdish civilian Meraj Mortezaei was arrested by security forces in Sarvabad and transferred to the Ministry of Intelligence detention centre in Marivan On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, an informed source told the… The post Kurdish Civilian Arrested by Security ...
Kurdish Environmental Activist Arrested by Security Forces
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-08-05 02:55
”On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, security forces affiliated with the Ministry of Intelligence arrested Faryad Abdi, an environmental activist and member of the Kurdistan branch of the National Unity Party, at his… The post Kurdish Environmental Activist Arre ...
Norvegia: intelligence di Oslo arresta uomo ricercato in Italia per terrorismo | Agenzia Nova
Agenzianova - 2020-08-04 22:33
Kurdish Environmental Activist Still Detained
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-08-02 02:03
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained information that Faranak Jashmidi, a member of the Green Society of Kurdistan who was arrested on July 29 by forces affiliated with the Sanandaj Intelligence… The post Kurdish Environmental Activist Still ...
Europeans should ditch JCPOA in light of German intelligence report: Experts | Arab News
Arabnews - 2020-08-01 01:42
Trump Says U.S. Intelligence Didn’t Find Russian Bounty Information Credible - WSJ
WSJ - 2020-07-31 03:59
Turkey releases three journalists on trial for reporting deaths of intelligence officers - Reuters
Reuters - 2020-07-29 00:30
Turkish intelligence downplayed jihadist links in Obama-era training programme - report | Ahval
Ahvalnews - 2020-07-28 22:01
GPT-3 and the bigger question: Is technology good or bad?
AEI - 2020-07-28 00:11
The bigger leaps we make in machine learning and natural language processing, the more we realize we’re nowhere close to artificial general (or human-level) intelligence. And yet these are big achievements, which will result in incremental (but meaningful ...
Theocratic Tyranny of Islamic republic of Iran and immense pressure on Kurdish women
Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2020-07-26 06:07
Zeinab Jalalian, Soheila Hejab, Sakineh Parvaneh and Zara Mohammadi are four political prisoners in eastern Kurdistan who have been sentenced to heavy prison terms by the Islamic Republic of Iran. Iranian security and intelligence agencies have interrogat ...
25/07/2020 Iraqi forces detain three ISIS terrorists in Baghdad: intelligence service
ESTA - 2020-07-25 16:38
Erdoğan critics kidnapped by Turkish intelligence in Kosovo were included in bogus terrorism probe - Nordic Monitor
Nordicmonitor - 2020-07-23 20:58
Russian Influence in Britain is ‘New Normal,’ Intelligence Committee Warns | Voice of America - English
Voanews - 2020-07-22 23:03
22/07/2020 ISIS leader reorganizing militant group to carry out attacks in Iraq: intelligence official
ESTA - 2020-07-22 15:04
Turkish intelligence tried to pass off al-Qaeda, ISIS fighters as moderates in CIA/Pentagon vetting - Nordic Monitor
Nordicmonitor - 2020-07-22 14:22
5 questions for Nicholas Crafts on productivity growth and artificial intelligence
AEI - 2020-07-22 00:00
Why did productivity growth slow in the 1970s, briefly surge in the late 1990s, and slow back down again after the early 2000s? Looking to the future, what effects will artificial intelligence have on productivity and innovation? Nicholas Crafts recently ...
21/07/2020 UK intelligence committee publishes report on Russian influence
ESTA - 2020-07-21 13:58
Can artificial intelligence reverse the productivity slowdown? My long-read Q&A with Nicholas Crafts
AEI - 2020-07-18 00:14
Nicholas Crafts discusses the history leading up to the post-1960s slowdown in productivity growth and explores the role artificial intelligence could play in reviving growth in the future. The post Can artificial intelligence reverse the productivity slo ...
Lithuanian and Kurdish scientists suggest MMR vaccine could protect children from Covid-19 - Emerging Europe | Intelligence, Community, News
Emerging Europe - 2020-07-16 11:25
German intelligence report points to Turkey’s covert espionage efforts | Ahval
Ahvalnews - 2020-07-10 19:45
Seven days after Afshin Sheikholeslami’s arrest his whereabouts are still unknown
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-07-05 02:03
One week after Afshin Sheikholeslami‘s arrest by plain-clothes agents from the Ministry of Intelligence his family has not been informed of his whereabouts and fate.His sister Negin Sheikholeslami Vatani told Kurdistan Human… The post Seven days after Afs ...
Iran: Kurdish environmental activist Afshin Sheikholeslami Vatani arrested
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-06-30 02:00
On June 27, 2020 Kurdish environmental activist Afshin Sheikholeslami Vatani was arrested by security forces affiliated with the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence at his family home in Sanandaj.His sister, Negin Sheikholeslami Vatani… The post Iran: Kurdis ...
Afghanistan war: Russia denies paying militants to kill US troops
BBC - 2020-06-28 02:16
US reports say a Russian intelligence unit offered rewards for killing US and allied troops. ...
PUK Suspected of Sharing Intelligence with Turkey after Thursday Deadly Attack near Sulaimaniya
Gulan Media - 2020-06-26 13:28
Three journalists released, three remain in jail in case over reporting intelligence officer's killing - english
Bianet - 2020-06-25 08:35
PKK accuses Kurdistan Regional Government of providing intelligence to Turkey. | Morning Star
Morningstaronline - 2020-06-25 06:36
Court orders release of three journalists
ANF - 2020-06-24 21:25
The court released 3 of the eight journalists on trial for covering the funeral of a National Intelligence Organization (MİT) officer who was killed in Libya. ...
Twin explosions in Manbij: Two civilians injured
ANF - 2020-06-24 13:37
According to Manbij Military Council, the explosions were organised by Turkish intelligence service MIT. ...
Electronic Personalities And Legal Responsibility Of Robotic Systems Produced With Artificial Intelligence Technology - Technology - Turkey
Mondaq - 2020-06-21 12:51
Spotlight on Global Jihad (June 11-17, 2020) - The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
Terrorism Info - 2020-06-18 22:49
Turkish intelligence chief pushes Ankara’s interests in Iraq | Ahval
Ahvalnews - 2020-06-16 08:27
IRAQ. Il capo dell'intelligence turca visita Baghdad: curdi, Siria ed economia al centro dei colloqui
Agcnews - 2020-06-14 06:54
Turkish intelligence chief pushes Ankara’s interests in Iraq | | AW
Thearabweekly - 2020-06-13 14:58
The Cynical Forces Behind America’s Forever Wars | Scheer Intelligence
KCRW - 2020-06-12 07:20
Spotlight on Global Jihad (June 4-10, 2020) - The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
Terrorism Info - 2020-06-12 03:49
Widespread dismay at Trump intelligence | The Saturday Paper
Thesaturdaypaper - 2020-06-10 22:17
SOHR: ISIS battalion from Iraq works for Turkish intelligence
ANF - 2020-06-08 09:39
SOHR reported that an Iraqi battalion of ISIS members working for “Ahrar Al-Sharqiayyah” and Turkish intelligence. ...
Facebook closes accounts linked to Kurdish intelligence in Iraq
Gulan Media - 2020-06-06 19:37
Facebook closes accounts linked to Kurdish intelligence in Iraq
Al Monitor - 2020-06-06 08:33
Conditional Release of a Political Prisoner Opposed by the Ministry of Intelligence
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-29 02:00
Tahsin Dadrasi, a Kurdish civilian of Marivan who has served more than a third of his six-year imprisonment sentence, has been deprived of the right to parole due to opposition from the… The post Conditional Release of a Political Prisoner Opposed by the ...
Turkish colonel who worked in intelligence planned to kill non-Muslims and non-Turks, wiretap reveals - Nordic Monitor
Nordicmonitor - 2020-05-28 01:18
Trump to Fire Intelligence Community Inspector General - WSJ
WSJ - 2020-05-28 00:56
Spying by Turkish intelligence and embassy in Greece has been expanded, secret documents show - Nordic Monitor
Nordicmonitor - 2020-05-27 22:31
Spotlight on Global Jihad (May 21-26, 2020) - The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
Terrorism Info - 2020-05-27 16:09
Trump Berated Intelligence Chief Over Report Russia Wants Him Re-Elected - WSJ
WSJ - 2020-05-25 18:48
Revenge Unit releases images of attacks against MIT post
ANF - 2020-05-25 13:13
Martyr Bedran Gundikremo Revenge Unit Command released images of the action against MIT (Turkish intelligence) at Kani Masi outpost on 13 May. ...
Trump Again Selects Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe to Be Intelligence Chief - WSJ
WSJ - 2020-05-24 22:59
Iran or Allies Are Plotting Against U.S. Forces in Iraq, U.S. Intelligence Suggests - WSJ
WSJ - 2020-05-24 09:59
Turkish spy agency MIT involved in intelligence gathering in Australia, targeting gov’t critics - Nordic Monitor
Nordicmonitor - 2020-05-21 22:50
'New ISIS chief' captured by Iraqi intelligence officers | Daily Mail Online
Dailymail - 2020-05-21 02:29
Sanandaj; A Kurdish Photographer Summoned by Intelligence Office
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-16 02:05
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that a Kurdish photographer Mehdi Tavakoli has been summoned by the Sanandaj Intelligence office and interrogated about his activities. He has also been told… The post Sanandaj; A Kurdish Photographe ...
Spotlight on Global Jihad (May 7-13, 2020) - The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
Terrorism Info - 2020-05-14 15:19
New Rainbow Map highlights Europe's continuing East-West divide over LGBTI rights - Emerging Europe | Intelligence, Community, News
Emerging Europe - 2020-05-14 14:48
Turkey charges 7 journalists over coverage of intelligence agent’s death - Committee to Protect Journalists
CPJ - 2020-05-14 13:23
Turkish intelligence’s vast network of surveillance in Europe, Americas, Africa, Asia exposed in secret files - Nordic Monitor
Nordicmonitor - 2020-05-11 09:16
Libyan interim government announces death of General Intelligence chief - Egypt Today
Egypttoday - 2020-05-11 09:16
Dibe ku Îran hêzên xwe ji Sûriye derbixe derve
Rojeva Kurd - 2020-05-11 00:04
Norman Roule Berpirsekê berê yê saziya hewalgiriya Amerîka (Central Intelligence Agency) li hevpeyvîneke taybet ya li gel telefizyona Al Hadath ragihand: “Dibe ku ji ber wan bombebaran û zext û guvaşên Îsraîlê yên li ser hêzên Îranê li Sûriye, Îran neçar ...
LNA: Intelligence chief of GNA killed
ANF - 2020-05-10 15:07
GNA media outlets claim al-Tuhami died of a heart attack. ...
Iraqi lawmakers approve government of PM-designate Mustafa al-Kadhimi
E-Kurd - 2020-05-08 03:13
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi lawmakers approved a new government on Wednesday after six months without one as parties squabbled until the last minute over Cabinet seats in backroom deals. Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, Iraq’s intelligence chief and a former journa ...
Three Political Prisoners Taken Back to Orumiyeh Central Prison/ one Remains in Custody
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-07 02:06
Three Kurdish political prisoners, Ali Ahmadi Suleiman, Ahmad Tamouei, and Kamal Hassan Ramazan, were transferred back to Orumiyeh Prison after being detained for about a month at the Intelligence Unit of the… The post Three Political Prisoners Taken Back ...
Indictment Against Mahmoud Salehi and Osman Ismali Filed by the Intelligence Office
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-07 02:06
New charges may be brought against the two Kurdish labour activists Mahmoud Salehi and Osman Ismaili following an indictment filed by the Saqqez Intelligence Office, Kurdistan province. “I was summoned to the… The post Indictment Against Mahmoud Salehi an ...
Secret files reveal Turkish intelligence operations in Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden - Nordic Monitor
Nordicmonitor - 2020-05-06 02:25
Spotlight on Iran (April 19, 2020 – May 3, 2020) - The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
Terrorism Info - 2020-05-04 20:19
Une enquête anti-corruption entre l'Irak, le Kurdistan et le Liban (Intelligence Online)
Libnanews - 2020-05-02 17:23
Kurdish Labour Activists Summoned and Threatened on the eve of International Workers’ Day
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-05-02 02:03
On the eve of International Workers’ Day, Sanandaj Intelligence Office and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) telephone summoned a number of Kurdish labour activists in addition to threatening them not to… The post Kurdish Labour Activists Summo ...
U.S. Intelligence Says Coronavirus Didn't Come From a Chinese Lab. Trump Isn’t So Sure.
Foreignpolicy - 2020-05-01 19:42
Gunmen attack Iraqi intelligence office in Kirkuk | Rudaw.net
Rûdaw - 2020-05-01 07:58
How AI might discover the big ideas that could power America’s post-pandemic economy
AEI - 2020-05-01 00:02
The pandemic aftermath will slow sustainable growth down even further, unless the American economy somehow gets way more productive. And maybe artificial intelligence can drive the next big productivity boom. The post How AI might discover the big ideas t ...
PUK official exposes MIT-KDP cooperation
ANF - 2020-04-30 14:20
Eta Serawi, from the executive board of PUK, said that the Turkish Intelligence Agency, MIT, is monitoring areas under the guerrilla control in Zînî Wertê, along with a force affiliated to the KDP. Serawi shared images to support his claim. ...