Lebanese people wanting to spy for "Israel" are trained in UAE
The UAE is now a platform for Lebanese spy recruitment.
The Mossad - the Israeli regime's prime spy agency - is cooperating with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to recruit and train Lebanese spies to carry out tasks, according to Iran's Nour News outlet.
According to the report, Lebanese citizens who declare their willingness to work with the Mossad are immediately sent to the UAE to avoid being monitored by Lebanese security.
After undergoing screening checks in the Mossad office in the UAE, Lebanese recruits enroll in a 15-day training course, where they are supervised by experts from the Israeli spy service.
After completing training, recruits are sent to Lebanon and several other Arab countries to execute their assigned tasks in coordination with the Mossad service officer.
Then, the Mossad transfers money directly into their bank accounts; accounts in Emirati banks registered under a false name.
In 2019 - even before the normalization Accords - Israeli media sources reported that Israeli intelligence officers in the reserve army were working with private contractors at the time, linked with UAE intelligence, in return for large sums of money.
An Israeli news outlet, Yedioth Ahronoth, reported that Unit 8200 and the military intelligence technology, unit work for foreign companies, including those owned by Arabs. It reports that Dark Matter Company - which is the commercial arm of the UAE's cyber intelligence unit - recruits graduates from Israeli intelligence units to spy on anti-Zionists.
Israeli tech experts employed in UAE tech companies
Furthermore, the 2019 article also reported that hacking spyware was sold to the UAE to spy on Qatar, Hezbollah, Iran and ISIS for millions of dollars. The UAE paid the Israeli NSO Group - which coined the Pegasus spyware program - around $100 million for spy tech and a myriad of services.
The outlet wrote that "despite the tempting compensations, the Israeli company refused to hack the mobile phones of Israeli and US officials. But, the UAE has decided to become a superpower in the field of cyber spying. Suddenly, the Israeli company witnessed a strange phenomenon, which consisted of the resignation of several employees and experts, despite the fact that they were paid generously under various pretexts.
"After investigating the incident, through hiring an investigation company, NSO Group Technologies discovered that some of its employees work for an Emirati company in the city of Limassol in Cyprus, run by a German citizen of Dubai."
In 2020, "Israel" and the UAE normalized relations in a move brokered by the United States, after which the two signed weapons, security, and economic agreements.
Last week, the Emirati and the Israeli occupation governments ratified their comprehensive economic partnership agreement.
"Non-oil trade between UAE and Israel hit $2 billion in the first nine months of 2022, up 114% from the same period in 2021," said Thani Al Zeyoudi, the Emirati Minister highlighted, adding that "[The agreement] will accelerate this progress as we create opportunities in key sectors such as advanced technology, renewable energy and food security."
Last May, the Israeli occupation Ambassador to the UAE, Amir Hayek, announced that the two sides had signed a free trade agreement, in a move aimed at boosting trade.
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