DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 10, 2010, 1:44 PM (GMT+02:00)
DEBKAfile Special Report May 4, 2010, 7:44 PM (GMT+02:00)
Israeli Military Intelligence Research Director Brig. Gen. Yossi Baidatz warned Tuesday, the day before proximity peace talks are launched by US envoy George Mitchell, "We do not recognize in Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas a true attempt to be flexible on the core issues." He will stall and then blame
The MI officer also told a Knesset panel the long-range solid-fuel rockets
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 23, 2010, 11:54 PM (GMT+02:00)
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 18, 2010, 5:24 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's military sources disclose a master-plan charted in
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 14, 2010, 1:03 PM (GMT+02:00)
Syria has not actually handed Scud missiles, A or SS-1B, to the Hizballah in Lebanon - only positioned them on the border ready for transit - and taught two Hizballah brigades how to use them, debkafile's military sources report, refuting the flurry of press reports that these ground missiles are already in Lebanon.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 12, 2010, 12:10 AM (GMT+02:00)
In a cool message to Washington through Paris, Syria insists its ties with Iran are strategic and dictated by the need for "resistance" to Israel. Heavy Syrian missiles supplies will continue to cross the border to Hizballah, except for the sophisticated Russia anti-air Gecko - for now.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 5, 2010, 11:53 PM (GMT+02:00)
The Obama administration does not propose to let Bashar Assad go scot free for publicly poking fun at America as he stood side by side with the Iranian president. Syrian ambassador Imad Moustapha was left guessing about the shape of the punishment to come.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 3, 2010, 6:30 PM (GMT+02:00)
Syria has defied
DEBKAfile Special Report February 28, 2010, 9:09 PM (GMT+02:00)
A North Korean shipment of 45 tons of yellowcake, enough for several nuclear bombs, was on its way to the nuclear plant under construction in northern
DEBKAfile Special Report February 27, 2010, 8:57 PM (GMT+02:00)
The Iranian president remarked "the ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 26, 2010, 2:09 AM (GMT+02:00)
The Ahmadinejad-Assad summit in Damascus brought a showdown with Israel on four fronts a step closer. Tehran would like its allies to strike first to pre-empt an Israeli attack on its nuclear sites.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 23, 2010, 4:59 PM (GMT+02:00)
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's talks with Syrian president Bashar Assad in
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 12, 2010, 9:44 AM (GMT+02:00)
Saudi king Abdullah and Syrian president Bashar Assad have no qualms about sending al Qaeda and ex-Baathist gangs out of their Syrian havens to slaughter Shiite pilgrims in Iraq in their determination to prevent prime minister Nouri al-Maliki's election in March.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 5, 2010, 9:22 AM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile Iranian and military sources report the new war threats from
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 29, 2009, 1:50 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile wonders if a new peace initiative - or two, are in the works between Paris, Damascus, Cairo and Jerusalem, as Washington looks on. This month, Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu signaled Presidents Barack Obama and Nicolas Sarkozy that he is ready to take a second look at ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 8, 2009, 1:59 PM (GMT+02:00)
Syria insists that the explosion that killed up to 20 people and injured 100 on a bus full of Iranian pilgrims in the heart of Damascus Thursday, Dec. 3, was not an act of terror only a "serious accident" in which a bursting tire killed 3 people. The Iranian news ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 5, 2009, 9:13 PM (GMT+02:00)
Syrian president Bashar Assad like the leopard has not changed his spots. After Washington opened the door wide to reconciliation, lavishing goodwill gestures and a procession of emissaries over several months, Assad has abruptly slammed it shut.
Wednesday, Aug. 12, he announced he was off to Tehran next week to ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 16, 2009, 10:53 PM (GMT+02:00)
The new IAEA report on Iran's formerly secret uranium enrichment site at Fordo near Qom also includes a section on Syria and a demand to inspect suspicious sites there too. The inspectors clearly suspect both Tehran and Damascus of concealing from the UN nuclear watchdog secret facilities related to nuclear ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 2, 2009, 10:54 AM (GMT+02:00)
Damascus has turned aside a demand from Baghdad to extradite two Iraqi Baathist leaders (Saddam Hussein's party) believed to have orchestrated from their base in eastern Syria the deadly coordinated bombing attacks which rocked the Iraqi capital on Aug. 19, killing 100 people and leaving more than 1,000 injured. This ...