US and British intelligence agencies for years hacked into Israeli drones carrying out surveillance to prepare for a potential strike on Iran, Israeli daily Yediot Aharonot reported on Friday. Citing documents leaked by rogue US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, Yediot said that the operation, codenamed "Anarchist", began in 1998 at a British facility in the Troodos mountains of Cyprus and a US National Security Agency (NSA) site at Menwith Hill, in northern England. "From the documents it emerges that Israel operates a large fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles," the paper wrote.
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20 December, 2013 Report: NSA spied on Israel New York Times reports National Security Agency, UK's General Communications Headquarters spied on foreign leaders, including former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert, according to secret documents revealed by intelligence contractor Edward Snowden
18 November, 2013 GCHQ listening post in tune with America’s NSA The activities of GCHQ, the secret eavesdropping agency, have come under intense scrutiny since former US analyst Edward Snowden said it was one of the main players in mass telecommunications surveillance. GCHQ is at the heart of Britain's "special relationship" with the United States […]
23 August, 2013 Britain operates secret monitoring station in Middle East: report By Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) - Britain runs a secret monitoring station in the Middle East to intercept large numbers of telephone calls, emails and internet traffic that it shares with intelligence agencies in the United States, the Independent ne...