Memory of the day: Syria executes spy Eli Cohen in 1965

Tue, 18 May 2021 - 11:09 GMT

On May 16, many important events took place.

Iran says U.S. citizen White arrested, confirming NYT report

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 - 04:30 GMT

Iran's Foreign Ministry said a U.S, citizen, Michael White, had been arrested in the city of Mashhad, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency.

Russia detains U.S. citizen in Moscow for suspected spying

Tue, 01 Jan 2019 - 04:00 GMT

Russia's FSB state security service said on Monday it had detained an American citizen suspected of spying in Moscow.

Trade war, spy claims cloud horizon for China airshow

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Boeing Co (BA.N), which is opening a 737 completion plant in China, will not display any of its planes but only models at its exhibition stand.

Two arrested for allegedly spying for Iran in U.S.

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 11:07 GMT

Two Iranian men were indicted on Monday for allegedly spying for Tehran in the United States.

Trump says his campaign was spied upon illegally, offers no evidence

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 - 09:21 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump said that documents released by the FBI showed that his campaign for the 2016 presidential election had been illegally spied upon.

Daughter of poisoned Russian spy declines embassy help-statement

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 - 04:20 GMT

Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned in Britain last month along with her father, a former Russian spy.

Russia loses OPCW bid for joint spy poisoning probe

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 - 01:20 GMT

Russia lost a bid Wednesday at the global chemical weapons watchdog to launch a joint probe with Britain into the spy poisoning scandal.

Russian spy chief says feels like Cold War is back

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 - 08:12 GMT

Russia's foreign intelligence agency chief Sergei Naryshkin said Washington's actions mean its possible to start speaking of a return to the Cold War.

Britain and Russia lock horns as Moscow cuts UK diplomats

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 - 02:40 GMT

Moscow has told Britain it must cut just over 50 more of its diplomatic and technical staff in Russia as a standoff deepened over the poisoning of a Russian spy.

Russia summons Western diplomats to announce spy rift expulsions

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 - 01:38 GMT

Russia summoned a slew of senior Western diplomats on Friday to tell them how many of their embassy officials it was expelling in a worsening standoff.

Spy drama 'The Americans' takes final bow, timed to USSR's demise

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 - 08:02 GMT

Spy drama 'The Americans' takes final bow, timed to USSR's demise

EU backs Britain in blaming Russia for spy attack, recalls Moscow envoy

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 - 12:31 GMT

European Union leaders backed Britain on Thursday in blaming Moscow over a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in England.

Ukraine detains PM's aide suspected of being Russian agent

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 04:15 GMT

Ukraine's SBU security service said it has detained an aide to the country's Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman on suspicion of being a Russian spy.

Iran's Revolutionary Guards arrest more dual nationals

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 - 09:49 GMT

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have arrested at least 30 dual nationals during the past two years, mostly on spying charges.

China arrests Japanese citizen suspected of spying

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 10:07 GMT

Chinese authorities on Monday arrested a Japanese citizen suspected of spying, local state media said.

Spymaster George Smiley returns in new Le Carre novel

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 - 10:18 GMT

The famous spy duo of author John le Carre and his protagonist George Smiley are back for new adventures on Thursday .

Kuwait says arrests 12 convicted in 2015 Iran spy case

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Kuwaiti authorities have arrested 12 people convicted in absentia of spying for Iran and Lebanese Shi'ite Muslim group Hezbollah

Chinese Foreign Ministry: Detained researcher in Iran not Chinese

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 - 04:26 GMT

The Chinese Foreign Ministry denied on Monday media reports that the American researcher sentenced to 10 years in prison for spying in Iran.

Life sentence for members of 'Ovadia spy' cell

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 - 02:22 GMT

Arish Criminal court sentenced three Egyptians and six Israelis to life in prison Wednesday over charges of spying for the Israeli Military Intelligence in the case publicly known by the name Ovadia Cell