DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 12, 2010, 9:32 AM (GMT+02:00)
How they cooperate is still moot. But Israel is preparing to face the music from Hizballah in the North, Hamas in the South and Syria in the northeast. Egypt secures the passage of Israeli warships through Suez, is conspicuously eager to join any US-Israeli action against Iran.
DEBKAfile Special Report February 9, 2010, 6:17 PM (GMT+02:00)
In a well-coordinated offensive, pro-government Basijj militiamen in civilian dress hurled rocks and eggs at the Italian and French embassies in
DEBKAfile Special Report February 8, 2010, 10:52 AM (GMT+02:00)
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 5, 2010, 9:22 AM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile Iranian and military sources report the new war threats from
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 3, 2010, 1:29 PM (GMT+02:00)
Italian PM Berlusconi said Tuesday the state-controlled oil giant Eni SpA had withdrawn from developing a southern Iranian oilfield (a small project) and promised to "block new investments in oil and gas."
His silence on current rather than future investments shows which way the wind is blowing. His Israeli hosts withheld comment on
DEBKAfile Special Report February 1, 2010, 9:36 PM (GMT+02:00)
The beaches of Ashkelon and Ashdown, twin Israeli ports up to 25 km north of
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 31, 2010, 9:03 PM (GMT+02:00)
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 30, 2010, 5:44 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's Iranian sources report that the Basijj militia chiefs have a plan to seize the British embassy in
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 29, 2010, 10:47 PM (GMT+02:00)
Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani questioned the wisdom of Ahmadinejad's 20 pc uranium enrichment boast. Other critics doubt whether it is true. The president will forge ahead to prove they are wrong, buoyed up by the European Union's soft posture.
DEBKAfile Special Report January 29, 2010, 12:31 PM (GMT+02:00)
Senior Hamas commander, Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, 50, died in Abu Dhabi on Jan. 20 and his body reached Damascus on Jan. 28, according to Izzat Rishq speaking at Hamas headquarters in the Syrian capital early Friday, Jan. 29. He accused
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 29, 2010, 12:25 PM (GMT+02:00)
The director of the CIA, Leon Panetta, paid secret visits to
DEBKAfile Special Report January 27, 2010, 4:38 PM (GMT+02:00)
"Two German diplomats using fictitious names were arrested" last month during clashes at the Ashura festival, an unnamed Iranian deputy intelligence minister said Wednesday, Jan. 27.
During the day, Israeli president Shimon Peres told the Reichstag he was sure
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 27, 2010, 11:42 AM (GMT+02:00)
Libyan defense minister Younis Jaber arrived in
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis January 26, 2010, 12:28 PM (GMT+02:00)
Israel's president, prime minister and foreign minister are visiting Berlin, Warsaw and Budapest this week, apparently impervious to the European Union foreign ministers' decision in Brussels Monday, Jan. 25, to back away from sanctions for Iran's nuclear program outside the UN Security Council. None have commented on the EU's abandonment of sanctions for
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 24, 2010, 1:28 PM (GMT+02:00)
In his latest audio-taped message of Jan. 24, Osama bin Laden said he was responsible for the failed Detroit-bound airliner attack on Dec. 25. He vowed
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 22, 2010, 12:38 PM (GMT+02:00)
Iranian Guards train 5,000 Hizballah fighters to capture and hold five Israeli towns and regions ifs nuclear sites are attacked - or some other pretext. Syria would be involved.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 22, 2010, 12:27 PM (GMT+02:00)
If attacked, Iran will send thousands of Hizballah raiders across the border to capture and hold five sectors of northern Israel. They will be supported by missile barrages on Israeli military facilities and backed up by Syria.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 15, 2010, 11:57 AM (GMT+02:00)
Iran is more ready than before to go back to the negotiating table and buy enriched uranium abroad because of technological glitches in its enrichment processing. China is not averse to cooling the crisis climate surrounding Iran's nuclear program.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 15, 2010, 11:43 AM (GMT+02:00)
According to the second theory, a radical faction of the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence murdered the Iranian nuclear scientists so as to incriminate the opposition and show its leaders are ready to stop at nothing to undermine the regime and its heads.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 15, 2010, 11:41 AM (GMT+02:00)
The first of two theories for the murder of the Iranian nuclear scientists points the finger at a professional Western covert agency. Tehran accused the US and Israel for another reason too: to divert attention from a domestic agency.