DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 12, 2017
Ahead are the 50th anniversaries of Six-Day-War, the unification of Jerusalem and 100 years since the Balfour declaration.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 5, 2017
Russian officers test Israeli, Jordanian responses to mass rebel resettlement on their borders.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis December 24, 2016
The US did not abandon Israel by abstaining from vetoing the UN Security Council resolution condemning settlements that was passed Friday, Dec. 23, 2016. The one who abandoned Israel was US President Barack Obama – and not for the first time.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 22, 2016
It successful, ISIS would control a large wedge of land between Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Israel.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis December 21, 2016
The city of Berlin and the Jordanian Crusader town of Karak are 3,000km apart, but the distance did not stop Islamic State killers from taking 26 lives, including the Israeli Dalia Elkayam in Berlin, and injuring 18 others in the two countries.
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.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 1, 2016
It took him a week to renege on his understandings with the incoming Trump administration.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 1, 2016
It is feared that the IDF will be downgraded as America’s senior Mid East ally.
DEBKAfile Special Report November 24, 2016
Homes were evacuated in one residential neighborhood after another Thursday, Nov. 24, ahead of the huge flames and thick smoke enveloping Israel’s third city, Haifa, three days after hundreds of wildfires, most caused by arsonists, began spreading across the country. The Shin Bet and fire brigade’s investigators have gone into action to put a stop to the wave of arson attacks, encouraged by Palestinian social media..
DEBKAfile Special Report November 5, 2016
Jordanian forces, along with US special forces and helicopters, are engaged in a massive manhunt for the Islamist gunmen who murdered three US military trainers and seriously injured others Friday, Nov. 4 at the Prince Faisal Air Base near the southern Jordanian town of Al-Jafr.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis November 1, 2016
Whoever is elected US president on Nov. 8, he or she will face a pressing need to rebuild America’s fences in most parts of the world, including the Middle East. debkafile reviews the problems facing each of them.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 6, 2016
Supplied C-802 anti-ship missiles to Yemeni insurgents for blocking Red Sea routes to world shipping.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 5, 2016
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has been forced to give up his grand plan to pipe gas from Israel’s offshore fields to Turkey for sale in European markets after France and Germany refused to deal with Turkey's Edrogan.
DEBKAfile Special Report September 30, 2016
World lealders gathered in Jerusalem Friday, Sept. 30, for the funeral of Shimon Peres, twice prime minister, minister in 12 governments and member of the Knesset for half a century, Peres crowned his long career as Israel’s ninth president from 2007 to 2014. He died aged 93, the last of Israel's founding fathers..
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 25, 2016
Israel is again urged by Washington to update and enlarge its war fleet to catch up with the rapidly changing conditions opposite its shores, where Russia, Iran and Egypt are building up bigger and better armadas.
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.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis September 17, 2016
The Pentagon and US army are not following the orders of their Commander-in-Chief Barack Obama in the execution of the military cooperation accord in Syria concluded by US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva on Sept. 12. Five days after the truce they agreed would go into effect Monday, fighting was still raging Saturday, Sept. 17.
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.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 14, 2016
The shells spilling over to Israeli Golan came from Syrian rebels – not Syrian army artillery. debkafile: The battle was initiated by the rebel Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (formerly known as Jabhat al-Nusra) to open up a link between its separates forces south and north of Quneitra.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 12, 2016
In another move to grab control of the Syrian arena, the Kremlin marked the start of the US-Russian brokered ceasefire in Syria with a push for the US to dissolve its war room in Amman that is manned also by Jordanian, Saudi, Israeli, Qatari and United Arab Emirates officers.