12 articles tagged "Istanbul"
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Was the Istanbul Nightclub Attack the First ISIS Uyghur Terror Attack outside China?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 5, 2017

ISIS broke new ground in terrorism by the perpetrator’s nationality and his modus operandi.

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Turkey Relied on Prior Russian Intelligence - and Missed the Nightclub Attack
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 5, 2017

Although armed with Russian intelligence, Turkish MIT missed the Istanbul attack.

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Turkey pays dear for Erdogan overreach into Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis January 1, 2017

The New Year's shooting rampage at the Istanbul Reina nightclub came on the heels of the assassination of the Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov in Ankara. The floodgates had opened up for the Syrian war and its terrorist adjuncts to surge across into Turkey. 

 

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Salim Benghalem, a Frenchman, Is ISIS’ European Mastermind
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 28, 2016

Under the command of Amn al-Kharji, he orchestrated the wave of terror in France and Germany.

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How Far Would SVR-Mossad Collaboration Go to Fight ISIS?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 7, 2016

Intelligence-sharing between the Russians and the Israelis for combating terror faces hard questions.

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Western Agencies Knew a Lot – But Not Enough to Thwart Istanbul Terror Strike
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 30, 2016

But not the bombers’ identities, destinations, timelines or targets.

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More airports under ISIS threat after Istanbul
DEBKAfile Special Report June 29, 2016

American-European intelligence input points to iSIS suicide teams lurking ready to strike near at least two or three other airports in Europe. The intel is very general, pointing to intent, but no specifics.

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Three suicide bombers hit Istanbul airport, 41 dead
DEBKAfile Special Report June 29, 2016

Two or three suicide bombers attacked the domestic and international terminals at Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport on Tuesday night, leaving at least 41 dead and 230 injured. DEBKA file notes that June 28 is the ond anniversary of the establishment of the “Islamic caliphate” in Syria and Iraq and the self-appointment of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as its head.

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Claims that Istanbul bomber targeted Israelis - Turkish disinformation
DEBKAfile Special Report March 21, 2016

The widely-reported claim originating in the Turkish media Monday, March 21, that the suicide bomber who murdered four people and injured 39 in Istanbul Saturday had deliberately targeted Israeli tourists is challenged by debkafile’s intelligence sources. They classify those reports as "Turkish disinformation" meant to demonstrate that their MIT intelligence service was on top of the wave of terror sweeping their country.

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Three Israelis killed in Istanbul suicide attack. Six missing
DEBKAfile Special Report March 19, 2016

The Foreign Ministry spokesman in Jerusalem Emmanuel Nahshon said that Israeli nationals had been killed and critically injured in the suicide blast that hit Istanbul Saturday, March 19. He did not confirm the deaths released in Turkey of Simcha Damari, Jonathan Suher and Avraham Godman.  Another 11 Israelis were injured, three arein dangerous condition and six are still missing. Netanyahu: Israel will be in touch with Ankara to find out if the Israelis were especially targeted.

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Iran's top nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili
Exclusive: Iran’s “new initiatives” place Israel at center of nuclear talks
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 11, 2012

The head of Iran’s National Security Council Saeed Jalili suggested enigmatically Wednesday, April 11, that Tehran would present “new initiatives” at the negotiations with six world powers starting in Istanbul next Saturday. debkafile: The “Israeli dossier” tops the tactical agenda set out by Iran’s top strategic team for the negotiations ahead. Every demand the world powers make of Tehran will be twisted around and pointed at Israel’s alleged nuclear program. The Iranians are counting on this maneuver to keep their nuclear program intact.

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She locked him in for another day of talks
Nuclear talks in Istanbul end in impasse with no new date
DEBKAfile Special Report January 22, 2011

The world powers' bid to address the controversy over Iran's nuclear program by diplomacy has ended in impasse. Saturday, Jan. 22, EU foreign policy executive Catherine Ashton who led the team of six powers said Iran had come to the talks with pre-conditions but the door was still open. Iranian negotiator Saeed Jalili demanded international recognition of his country's right to uranium enrichment. The rehashed enriched uranium swap plan was rejected. The foreign team was described as angry and frustrated.

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