789 articles tagged "Iran"
 
Iran threatens to bomb Israel if attacked
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 22, 2007, 7:53 PM (GMT+02:00)
Deputy air force commander Mohammad Alawi said Wednesday that Iran has a plan to bomb Israel in the event of "possible foolishness" by "the Jewish state" in staging a military attack against the Islamic Republic. Iranian bombers can retaliate against Israeli soil, he said. "In addition to our missiles, whose ...
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<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span> Exclusive: Iran's claim to have 600 Shehab-3 missiles pointed at Israel and US targets in Iraq is bluff
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 22, 2007, 7:53 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's military sources assert that Iran does not have as many as 600 Shehab-3 missiles capable of a simultaneous barrage - as threatened on an Iranian Web site Monday - nor sufficient launchers to fire that number. The threatening statement followed the French foreign minister Bernard Kouchner's warning ...
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Iran's clerical regime is in serious disarray<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 17, 2007, 11:43 PM (GMT+02:00)
Read DEBKA-Net-Weekly to discover the parcel of woes besetting the ayatollahs and their main instrument of power, the Revolutionary Guards.
All is revealed in the latest issue out Friday.
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<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span>: Tehran seizes initiative for patching up Palestinian feud to steal show from Washington's Middle East diplomacy<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 8, 2007, 11:21 PM (GMT+02:00)
Thursday, Sept 6, Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will receive the heads of 10 Palestinian factions in Tehran, among them Hamas' Khaled Meshaal, Jihad Islami's Abdullah Shelah and, most important of all, Fatah's radical politburo chief Farouk Kadoumi.
debkafile's counter-terror sources report this will be the first time Hamas ...
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Ahmadinejad claims Iran has achieved 3,000 working centrifuges for enriching uranium - gainsaying a much lower UN assessment<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 5, 2007, 7:28 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafiles sources: The Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's latest claim Sunday, Sept 2, that Iran's nuclear industry had 3,000 centrifuges up and running - and was "installing a new cascade every week" - means that Tehran has overcome the technical hitches which long held up self-production of the P2 ...
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Israel is aiding Iranian opposition groups, says Strategic Threats Minister Lieberman
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 4, 2007, 10:37 AM (GMT+02:00)
The minister was answering questions from listeners to the Israeli Broadcasting Service's Farsi program Monday night, Aug. 27. Avigdor Lieberman said Israel is extending aid to those opposition organizations which are proving effective. He is therefore the first member of the Israeli government to expose the clandestine war gaining ground ...
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Iranian soldiers cross into northeastern Iraqi Kurdistan Thursday and attack villages
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 28, 2007, 12:43 PM (GMT+02:00)
Mayor of Choman Abdul Wahid Gwany said they crossed in 10 places, traveling some 5 km into the mountain region and bombing villages as they drove. Some villagers were killed. debkafile adds: The apparent targets were Iranian Kurdish rebels, members of PJAK, who are reported holed up in ...
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Iran's Revolutionary Guards chief hits back at US plan to list his force as terrorists
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 21, 2007, 8:32 AM (GMT+02:00)
The RG commander Yahya Rahim Safavi said Wednesday that Iran's 2,000km range missiles (capable of reaching Israel) could now be remote controlled. debkafile's military sources interpret this as a reference to Shahab-3 missiles kept in hiding places, even possibly outside Iran, which can be operated at a distance ...
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Iran Plots Syrian President's Ouster<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 12, 2007, 9:54 AM (GMT+02:00)
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Buoyed up by the triumphs of Hizballah's war offensive against Israel in 2006 and Hamas' takeover of Gaza, the clerical rulers of Tehran have invested so heavily in their expanding power structure across the region that a fiasco could push their regime ...
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Moscow to withhold fuel rods from near-completed Bushehr atomic reactor unless Iran comes clean on suspicious activities<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 7, 2007, 6:28 PM (GMT+02:00)
This is reported by a European diplomatic in Vienna. A US official told AP that Moscow is dragging its feet on commitments for activating the reactor to pressure Tehran into more compliance with UN Security Council demands on activities suspected of links to a weapons program.
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DEBKA Reports: Iran buys 250 long-distance Sukhoi fighter-bombers, 20 fuel tankers, from Russia
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 1, 2007, 2:52 PM (GMT+02:00)
Tehran and the Russian Rosoboronexport arms group are about to sign a mammoth arms deal for the sale to Tehran of 250 Su-30MKM warplanes and 20 IL-78 MKI fuel tankers. debkafile's military sources report Iran has stipulated delivery of the first aircraft before the end of 2007.
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"This summer will see Muslim victories in the region and the defeat of our enemies!" - Ahmadinejad in Damascus<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 25, 2007, 8:23 AM (GMT+02:00)
The Iranian president trumpeted Iran's intentions for the Middle East when he arrived in Damascus Thursday, July 19. debkafile's Middle East sources reveal that behind the braggadocio, his conversation with Iran's closest ally, Syrian president Bashar Assad, was acrimonious. In fact, he warned Assad he had better stop ...
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<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span> Exclusive: Ahmadinejad follows up Damascus talks with a council of war in Tehran Friday with Hizballah, Hamas and Jihadi Islami leaders<b
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 22, 2007, 10:25 PM (GMT+02:00)
Our Iranian and intelligence sources reveal that the Iranian president flew out of Damascus Thursday with this group saying: "I prefer cooler places but this region faces a torrid summer of victories."
The most urgent decision facing the Iran-Syrian alliance concerns Lebanon and how far they can go to get rid ...
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<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span>: UN watchdog helps Iran win another 6 months' grace period for its nuclear weapons program
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 18, 2007, 12:59 PM (GMT+02:00)
IAEA chief Mohamed ElBaradei is still willing to give Tehran the benefit of the doubt, although he still cannot say for sure Tehran's nuclear program is peaceful or even half transparent. The director of the International Atomic Energy Agency hailed "as a way out of the crisis", Iran's belated permission ...
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A Formula for Evading Penalties Built into Nuclear Watchdog's Deal with Tehran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 14, 2007, 2:39 PM (GMT+02:00)
This week, Iran's soft-soap campaign on its nuclear program won valuable support from the heads of the international Atomic Energy Agency, even though the UN watchdog still cannot determine that Iran's nuclear activities are transparent or peaceful.
Even after listening for four years to Tehran's evasions, untruths and prevarications on its ...
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Abbas Double Deals on Two Tracks - Overtly with West, Covertly with Hamas<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 9, 2007, 3:12 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's Iran sources reveal that Fatah and Hamas representatives have launched secret talks to patch up their quarrel. Their first session took place in Stockholm Sunday, July 8, under the guiding hands of the Iranian and Saudi ambassadors.
Hamas sent operations chief Imad al Alami from Damascus to face ...
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The US military allows Iranian diplomats first visit to five Iranians detained by US forces in January <br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 9, 2007, 9:44 AM (GMT+02:00)
Six months ago, the five were taken into custody in Irbil, in northern Iraqi Kurdistan and charged with being Revolutionary Guards agents working with Iraqi insurgents. Iran insists they are diplomats. Iran's ambassador Hassan Kazemi-Qomi said the visit which lasted several hours was "a step forward and positive."
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<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span>: Right of appeal to Libyan agent was partly influenced by suspicions that Iran and Syria, not Libya, planned 1988 Lockerbie bombing<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 7, 2007, 2:52 PM (GMT+02:00)
June 28, the Scottish Criminal Cases Commission granted former Libyan agent Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, serving a 27-year sentence, the right to appeal his conviction six years ago for planning the attack, saying the "applicant may have suffered a miscarriage of justice."
debkafile's counter-terror sources disclose the Scottish commission's ...
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Israeli Defense Official Highlights Israel's Inadequacies in Face of Iranian Threat
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 3, 2007, 1:00 PM (GMT+02:00)
Ephraim Sneh handed the post of deputy defense minister to his successor, Ret. Gen. Matan Vilnai, this week with some disturbing charges against the government he was quitting.
Israel is not prepared to handle threats from Iran [missiles and potentially nuclear weapons] because the government headed by Ehud Olmert is ...
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<span class="dnw">DEBKA-Net-Weekly</span> confirms Iranian Revolutionary Guards incursion of southern Iraq<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 2, 2007, 8:44 AM (GMT+02:00)
Exclusive details of the size of the incursion and what Tehran is up to will be disclosed in the coming issue of DEBKA-Net-Weekly.
The heightened prospects of a Syrian-Hizballah clash with Israel is part of the same approaching showdown.
Exclusive disclosures on these issues appear in the latest More...
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