DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 15, 2017
Some of the ambiguity and mystery surrounding the nature of President-elect Donald Trump’s relations with Russia’s Vladimir Putin may disperse after the new US president takes office Thursday, Jan. 20, because one of their first joint military actions is ready to go. debkafile reveals exclusively that a combined US, Russian, Syrian and Jordanian force is preparing for a major operation to liberate the Syrian heritage town of Palmyra from the Islamic State. The coming DEBKA Weekly out next Friday, Jan. 21, has more exclusive details about the future of US-Russian military collaboration after Jan. 20. If you are not yet a DEBKA Weekly subscriber, click here.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 5, 2017
Russian officers test Israeli, Jordanian responses to mass rebel resettlement on their borders.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis December 31, 2016
US and Iraqi military reinforcements were rushed this week to the crumbling Mosul front line to prop up the few positions still held by the Iraqi army and prevent the US-backed offensive from crashing into defeat at ISIS hands.
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 19, 2016
After the terror attack Sunday, Dec. 18 in the southern Jordanian town of Karakh, a firefight developed when Jordanian forces stormed the Crusader castle where terrorists were holding tourists hostage. The 10 dead included a Canadian woman. Another 29 were injured.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 24, 2016
The jihadists plan to pre-empt hawkish Trump administration’s counter-terror offensive.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 17, 2016
Three US servicemen were murdered by ISIS as payback for the new terrorist prison camp.
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 Report October 27, 2016
They did not expect ISIS to counter with assaults on other Iraqi cities.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 6, 2016
Ahead of changing Hamas and Fatah leaderships, Palestinians devise sophisticated terror tools.
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 Exclusive Report September 29, 2016
Rulers of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Jordan team up to remove Abu Mazen.
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.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 1, 2016
A battle on June 29 between ISIS and a pro-American Syrian rebel force near the Syria-Iraq border will go down as one of the most striking defeats ever suffered by an American-backed Syrian rebel force.
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.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 24, 2016
The ongoing investigation of the June 21 suicide bombing by ISIS on the Jordan-Syria border, in which six Jordanian border guards were killed and 16 were wounded, has revealed the terrorist organization’s sophisticated means of infiltration and attack. According to debkafile’s intelligence and counterterrorism sources, ISIS carried out the assault with a stolen Jordanian military vehicle.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 23, 2016
Putin determines to curtail US military intervention in Syrian war.
DEBKAfile Special Report June 9, 2016
Khaled al-Mahmara, one of the two Palestinian cousins who opened fire at the Sarona Market in Tel Aviv Wednesday night, killing four Israelis and injuring 17, was a member of a secret ISIS cell at al-Mutah University in al Karak, Jordan. He was in a mission to lead mass terror attacks in Israel, to be orchestrated from Jordan.