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.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 8, 2010, 11:04 AM (GMT+02:00)
Saudi foreign minister Saudi al Faisal discovers that Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal set up a radical Palestinian base in Yemen to help Iran build up the Houthi insurgency for toppling the Yemeni government. Its trainees helped the rebels defeat Saudi troops on the battlefield. The Saudis are ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 1, 2010, 1:40 PM (GMT+02:00)
The first sign of life from opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi Friday, Jan. 1 came 48 hours after he went missing in the form of a pledge of willingness to sacrifice his life in defense of the people's rights. In a strong message to the Kaleme Web site, he said ...
DEBKAfile Special Report January 1, 2010, 12:00 PM (GMT+02:00)
Forty-eight hours after he went missing, opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi issued a pledge over the Internet of this willingness to sacrifice his life in defense of the people's rights.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 29, 2009, 1:40 PM (GMT+02:00)
In its latest issue, out Friday, DEBKA-Net-Weekly offers the first glimpse ever of Iran's spiritual ruler Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's most private lifestyle. This secretive holy man, who is empowered with the final say-so on his country's nuclear program, is portrayed with his favorite aides, the nuts and bolts of his unfettered authority and his...unsuspected hedonistic indulgences. ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis December 28, 2009, 6:05 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's Iranian sources reveal that Mir Hossein Mousavi's nephew, Ali Habib, was not shot dead during a Tehran demonstration Sunday, Dec. 27, as reported, but waylaid and gunned down as he left his home. Fresh riots followed the disappearance of the body Monday. The episode became even more ominous when Iran's security services chief Gen. Radan accused Mousavi of the murder to incite further violence. The opposition ...