TV News LIES

Wednesday, Jan 26th

Last update08:11:55 AM GMT

You are here News Military U.S. Hackers Helped UAE Spy On Al Jazeera Chairman, BBC Host

U.S. Hackers Helped UAE Spy On Al Jazeera Chairman, BBC Host

E-mail Print PDF
Giselle KhouryA group of American hackers who once worked for U.S. intelligence agencies helped the United Arab Emirates spy on a BBC host, the chairman of Al Jazeera and other prominent Arab media figures during a tense 2017 confrontation pitting the UAE and its allies against the Gulf state of Qatar.

The American operatives worked for Project Raven, a secret Emirati intelligence program that spied on dissidents, militants and political opponents of the UAE monarchy. A Reuters investigation in January revealed Project Raven’s existence and inner workings, including the fact that it surveilled a British activist and several unnamed U.S. journalists.

The Raven operatives — who included at least nine former employees of the U.S. National Security Agency and the U.S. military — found themselves thrust into the thick of a high-stakes dispute among America’s Gulf allies. The Americans’ role in the UAE-Qatar imbroglio highlights how former U.S. intelligence officials have become key players in the cyber wars of other nations, with little oversight from Washington.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Pentagon puts 8,500 troops on alert as Biden consults with European allies on Ukraine: What we know

Sec. of Defence AustinPresident Joe Biden consulted with European leaders on Monday afternoon, as pressure builds between Russia and...

Celebrated Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee dies at 102

Tuskegee airman dies at 102 Charles McGee, a Tuskegee Airman who flew 409 fighter combat missions over three wars, has died....

'Forever chemical' blood levels near W.Va. National Guard base higher than US average

Forever chemical high in National Guard postBlood concentrations of a “forever chemical” for residents living near the Shepherd Field Air National Guard...

Biden to send more military medics to U.S. hospitals in COVID-19 hotspots

Military health workersPresident Joe Biden on Thursday said he was deploying more military health workers to hospitals in...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!