615 articles tagged "Palestinians"
 
Arafat Races... Bush
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 5, 2002, 12:33 PM (GMT+02:00)
Tuesday, between 02:15 and 09:00 hours Israel time, Palestinian terrorists slew 5 Israelis and injured 63 in attacks in Tel Aviv, Afula and the Tunnel Road leading out of Jerusalem. Each time the level of bloodshed hits a new and intolerable high - as it did last Saturday and Sunday ...
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The Myth of the Lone Sniper
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 4, 2002, 12:34 PM (GMT+02:00)
The lone Palestinian sniper who, with 25 bullets from his old-fashioned carbine rifle, was able to kill 7 well-armed Israeli soldiers and 3 civilians - and wound another 4 - is the stuff of legend.
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Death Toll from 1 Night, 1 Morning of Terror
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 3, 2002, 12:35 PM (GMT+02:00)
Victims of Saturday night's suicide bombing in the ultra-orthodox district of Mahane Israel, Jerusalem, most members of a Bar Mitzva party.
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Palestinians "Lose" $50m Payroll
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 26, 2002, 4:53 PM (GMT+02:00)
Just over three weeks ago, Palestinian Authority paymasters, about to hand out January wage packets to civilian and security personnel, were taken aback to find that the $50 million earmarked for the purpose had gone missing. At a loss, they asked their bosses what to do and were told there ...
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Arafat May Soon be Out
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 24, 2002, 12:44 PM (GMT+02:00)
Israel's security cabinet decision Sunday, February 24, to slightly ease Yasser Arafat's conditions of confinement in Ramallah was accompanied by a pullback of the tanks besieging his headquarters for nearly three months. But to leave thisWest Bank hub town - he wants to attend the Arab League summit in Beirut ...
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Central Palestinian Terror Command Improves Its Efficiency - Unchecked
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 18, 2002, 12:53 PM (GMT+02:00)
Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon brushed aside the widespread criticism of his handling of Palestinian terror as politically motivated, when he addressed a Likud party faction meeting Monday, February 17. He declared brusquely that he doesn't need experts to advise him on how to combat terror.
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Palestinian Rockets Catch Israel Off Guard
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 12, 2002, 12:55 PM (GMT+02:00)
Israel's policy-makers and military tacticians both came badly out of the first round of Palestinian rocket warfare. Notwithstanding the generals' claim that the armed forces were ready for this acute upturn in Palestinian violence, their deployment has been slow and unwieldy in the face of the new threat.
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Mystery Woman Suicide Blasts Jerusalem Main Street
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 27, 2002, 12:49 PM (GMT+02:00)
Noon Sunday, January 27, after Yasser Arafat declared publicly that "one million martyrs are on their way to Jerusalem", the first woman suicide bomber detonated a massively powerful bomb-belt in the middle of the road on Jerusalem's busy Jaffa Street. The blast went up at the same place that a ...
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Washington Decides on Direct Action Against Arafat
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 26, 2002, 12:50 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile 's Washington sources report that the White House is holding back till next week the punitive actions against Yasser Arafat decided on at a top-level presidential forum convened by US president George W. Bush on Friday, January 25.
Called to the White House policy review on the ...
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Arafat Burns Last Bridges to Oslo, Declares War
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 23, 2002, 12:51 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's military sources report that Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has ordered his 20,000-man police force to take to the war field - a drastic step that moves his confrontation with Israel into the realm of full-scale belligerence. Militarizing his police force is more than just another blatant violation ...
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Hamas Will Hold Back Only Until Arafat Is Free
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 22, 2002, 1:11 PM (GMT+02:00)
The devout Muslim Yasser Arafat, who ignited the "al Aqsa Intifada" conflagration in September 2000, has developed a strong urge to attend Christmas Mass in Bethlehem. But he is in a cleft stick. To escape the Israeli siege holding him down in Ramallah, he must ask Israel for permission to ...
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Terrorist Shot Dead While Reloading
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 22, 2002, 12:53 PM (GMT+02:00)
Of the 49 wounded, two women did not live through the night. One was 79-year old Sarah Hamburger, mother of four and grandmother of eleven. The second has still to be identified by a relative coming from Russia.
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Arafat's Martyrs, Bush's Terrorists: PART 2 - Next Terror Wave Just Beginning
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 15, 2002, 12:58 PM (GMT+02:00)
Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa, Romanian intelligence chief under the dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and the highest ranking intelligence officer ever to defect from the Soviet bloc,wrote an article entitled "The Arafat I Know" in the Wall Street Journal of January 10. The occasion he marked was Israel's capture of the Karin-A ...
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Palestinian Security Chief Dahlan Supervised Karine-A Loading from Dubai
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 9, 2002, 11:10 AM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's military sources report that the Israeli intelligence officers due in Washington Wednesday, January 9, carry incriminating proofs of Yasser Arafat's direct complicity in all the stages of the foiled Karine-A gun-running operation. Headed by Lt.-Col Yossi Kuperwasser, head of Army Intelligence (Aman) Research Department, the group is ...
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Sharon of Arafat: from "Irrelevant" to "Bitter Enemy"
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 6, 2002, 1:04 PM (GMT+02:00)
Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon responded with alacrity to the call voiced Sunday, January 6, by chief of staff Lt. Gen. Shaul Mofaz for a re-examination of the strategy governing Israel's relations with the Palestinian Authority and its head. Mofaz urged an immediate government review in the light of the ...
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Karine-A Seizure Changes US Game Rules for Arafat
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 5, 2002, 1:05 PM (GMT+02:00)
It took the New York Times only a few hours to obtain corroboration from "senior administration officials in Washington" for debkafile's January 4disclosure that the US was involved in tracking the Palestinian arms ship seized in a combined Israeli naval-air force operations on the Red Sea Thursday. The ...
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Arafat Plans Declaration of War of Liberation
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 4, 2002, 1:08 PM (GMT+02:00)
The day US Middle East envoy Anthony Zinni returned to the region, debkafile's Palestinian sources quoted Yasser Arafat as confiding to his intimates that he was drafting his most important speech in two decades: a declaration of the Palestinian War of Liberation.
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Another Arafat "Welcome" Due for Zinni
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 1, 2002, 1:10 PM (GMT+02:00)
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has not been idle since Israel confined him to Ramallah in the wake of the last deadly round of terrorist attacks against Israeli civilians a month ago. That torrent of violence also cut the mission of US envoy Anthony Zinni short on December 15. The envoy's ...
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Shoe bomber Richard Reid and the Izz el-Deen al-Qassam Brigades
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 31, 2001, 5:01 PM (GMT+02:00)
Shoe bomber Richard Reid may have been strip-searched by Israel's security-conscious El Al airlines before they flew him from Amsterdam to Tel Aviv in July 2001, but in the Gaza Strip he was accorded upgraded hospitality.
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Arafat Has No Intention of Delivering
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 16, 2001, 1:12 PM (GMT+02:00)
In a key speech delivered Sunday, December 16, Day One of Eid el Fitr, the Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat vowed the Palestinians would continue their struggle against Israel until a Palestinian state is attained, with Jerusalem its capital. At the same time, he instructed his people to obey Palestinian Authority ...
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