401 articles tagged "Hizballah"
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Trump: New Iran sanctions, USS Cole to Red Sea
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis February 3, 2017

A fresh round of sanctions was followed by the posting of the USS Cole to the Red Sea. Tehran or its Middle East proxies, such as the Lebanese Hizballah, may well hit back in Syria or by limited military strikes against US allies, Riyadh and Tel Aviv.

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Russia freezes Syrian, Iranian military movements
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 31, 2017

An order to stand down was issued Thursday night, Jan. 26, by the Russian Commander in Syria Lt. Gen. Alexander Zhuravlev to Syrian army and Iranian and Shiite high commands in Aleppo, as well as Hizballah units in all parts of Syria. 

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Trump-Putin deal on Syria bears on Israel security
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis January 28, 2017

One burning question Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu must address when he meets President Donald Trump is the need to dismantle Hizballah’s dangerously upgraded arsenal, including sophisticated missiles, with its eviction from Syria.

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Last Minute: Russia Orders Standstill of Syrian, Iranian, Hizballah forces in Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 26, 2017

The order came from Moscow to prevent military reprisals for Putin-Trump deal for Syria.

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Astana floored by Russian pick as Assad successor
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 23, 2017

Syrian government and rebel groups launch a fresh peace conference in the Kazakh capital of Astana Monday, Jan.23 in freezing temperatures of minus 20 Centigrade. Although the event is jointly sponsored by Russia, Turkey and Iran, Moscow is the real power-broker. The effort to turn the truce in a more permanent cessation of hostilities will be long and arduous, and only then can Syria’s political future be approached.

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Russian Tu-22M3 bombs Deir ez-Zour
Moscow acts to oust Iran from Syria, bombs ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 21, 2017

Donald Trump in his inauguration speech pledged to wipe radical Islamist terrorism “off the face of the earth.” His words were still reverberating when Russian long-range Tu-22M3 bombers smashed Islamic State targets in the eastern Syrian province of Deir ez-Zour the next day. 

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Mystery blasts in Damascus: Syria accuses Israel
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 13, 2017

There were two unclaimed explosions in Damascus overnight Thursday and early Friday (Jan.12-13) – one at an officers club in Damascus and the second at Mezzeh airport, which Syria alleged was the work of the new Israeli S-35 stealth aircraft firing across the border from a point over the Sea of Galilee. There was no claim to either of the attacks.

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Saudis Remit $3 Billion to Lebanese President Aoun to Win Him Away from Tehran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 12, 2017

The delivery timeline depends on how fast he distances himself from Iran and Hizballah.

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Syria ready for truce, Assad stays, US is left out
DEBKAfile Special Report December 29, 2016

The Russian-Turkish initiative brings the Syria war the closest it has ever been to conclusion. Its success will be tested by a ceasefire at midnight on Thursday, Sept. 29, and the coming peace talks in Kazakhstan.

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Putin Heaps First Obstacle for Trump in the Middle East
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 22, 2016

He invited Iran to take a leading role in resolving the Syrian conflict.

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Trump Primed for Iran: Swallow Tough Nuclear Terms, Get out of Iraq and Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 15, 2016

It will be much tougher and non-negotiable. Iranian forces to be forced out of Iraq and Syria.

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Turkey Provokes Head-to-Heads with Iran, Its Proxies and ISIS
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 15, 2016

Erdogan is looking for a fight with the Iraqi Shiites and in trouble with ISIS in Syria.

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Iran Shifts Focus from Nuclear to Conventional, From Defense to Offense
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 8, 2016

A conventional, four-nation army is prepared to fulfill Iran’s imperial ambitions.

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“Syrian 5th Corps” is new Shiite foreign legion
DEBKAfile Special Report December 4, 2016

It is designated the “Fifth Corps” of the Syrian army, but debkafile’s military and intelligence sources can identity the new unit as the framework for an international Shiite brigade or foreign legion. 

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Israel jets mark go-it-alone policy on Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis November 30, 2016

Arab media described Israeli warplanes attacking targets in and around Damascus overnight Tuesday, Nov. 29, as firing “four long-range Popeye” missiles from Lebanese air space.

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Two Hizballah brigades deployed to Aleppo
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 20, 2016

Hizballah this week transferred two brigades of some 5,000 fighters to the Aleppo front to bolster the Assad regime’s concentrated push to finally rout the rebels who have been holding out year after year in the eastern half of the ravaged city.

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Aleppo Doomed to Become a Shiite city after Falling to pro-Assad Forces
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 6, 2016

Tehran builds up a Shiite army from Iraqi recruits to repopulate the city.

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Russian-Syrian Aleppo tactics await the South
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 23, 2016

In scores of air raids launched early Friday, Sept. 23, Syrian and Russian bombers pulverized Syrian rebel strongholds in eastern Aleppo, while, on the ground, Syrian military, Hizballah and pro-Iranian Shiite militia forces hammered those targets in one of the most destructive onslaughts yet seen in the nearly six-year Syrian civil war. Cries of “annihilation!” came from rebel commanders.

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Ofek-11’s failure would hamper Israel’s intel ops
DEBKAfile Special Report September 15, 2016

The failure of the Ofek 11 spy satellite mission would not only mean hundreds of millions of dollars down the drain, but also indirect losses, incurred by the need to close airspace and territorial waters for the launch, as well as the wasted efforts of deploying fighter and reconnaissance planes as accompaniments and placing medical, rescue and hazardous material disposal units on alert.

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Hizballah units regroup on Israel’s Golan border
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 7, 2016

A large Hizballah force is building up outside Quneitra, just 2km from the Golan border, under Iranian Revolutionary Guards command. They are preparing to open a second warfront against Israel.

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