Iran’s Soleimani leads US-backed attack on Fallujah
Iran’s Gen. Qassem Soleimani heads the operation to retake Fallujah from ISIS, with his troops under US air support. Exclusive photo of war conference.
May 24, 2016, 3:54 PM (IDT)
Obama Raises ME Troop Level to 10,000
US forces have been deployed to four ME countries during the past two weeks.
How the US and Jordan Took Out Mustafa Badr Al-Din
Obama decided to respond to Iran’s deliveries of ballistic missiles.
ISIS&AQIM are Poised to Move in on Algeria
Elements of the Algerian military maintain contacts with ISIS or Al Qaeda.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 22, 2016, 10:17 PM (IDT)

A special team of ISIS terrorists in the organization’s Syrian capital Raqqa planned the downing of EgyptAir Flight 804 from Paris to Cairo, which took the lives of 66 passengers and crew, DEBKAfile’s intelligence and counterterrorism sources say in an exclusive report.   

DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 17, 2016, 8:09 PM (IDT)

On Tuesday, May 17, the US expanded its involvement in the war in Syria, and for the first time since the war began in 2011, US F-16 fighter-bombers bombed radical Syrian rebels fighting Iranian, Syrian and Hizballah forces near Aleppo, DEBKAfile’s military and intelligence sources say in an exclusive report. 

DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis May 19, 2016, 4:39 PM (IDT)

According reports on social media, witnesses in Greece saw the Egyptian airplane suddenly turn into a ball of fire in the sky. These reports may strengthen the assumption that a time bomb, set to explode when the plane was in Egyptian airspace, had been planted on flight MS804 from Paris.

DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 8, 2016, 9:55 PM (IDT)

The last 48 hours (May 7-8) have seen a major escalation of the ISIS threats against Israel, DEBKAfile’s intelligence and counterterrorism sources report. In a coordinated maneuver by all of the ISIS commands in the Middle East, the terrorist organization simultaneously released at least 10 videos that it said showed ISIS forces on their way to attack targets in Israel.  



DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Mar 30, 2016

Russia has deployed its most advanced tactical missile system, the Iskander-M, in Syria in the last few days, debkafile reports exclusively. Capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, the Russian missiles (NATO codenamed SS-26) have a range of 500km - up to the outskirts of Ankara.

DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Jan 28, 2016

The Russians and Americans are pouring air and ground troops into Syria to underpin their strategy for ending the Syrian war. 

DEBKAfile Special Report Mar 24, 2016

The Belgian government some weeks ago hired an Israeli security firm to inspect security arrangements at the Zaventem airport of Brussels. The experts, who were asked for advice on improvements, submitted initial recommendations for urgent upgrades. However those improvements had not been installed by Tuesday, March 22, when Islamist terrorists hit the airport.

DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Mar 28, 2016

Egyptian President Abdel Fatteh El-Sisi has sent a secret missive to President Barack Obama asking for urgent US military intervention in support of Egypt’s war on the Islamist State in Sinai, before the jihadis pose a real threat to Cairo. debkafile: El-Sisi has come to the conclusion that the Egyptian army lacks the ability to eradicate the terrorist peril without direct US military support, on lines similar to American operations against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. 

DEBKAfile Special Report Mar 22, 2016

The capture of the ISIS Paris attack planner Salah Abdelsalem was a trick to put Belgian anti-terror police off guard when a team of terrorists carried out his orders for deadly bombing attacks on the Brussels airport and subway, that left 34 people dead and 200 injured while he was in custody.  Three bombers were caught on airport CCTV. Mystery: One unused bomb belt was found at the airport after two explosions.

Brussels Airport after terrorist attack
DEBKAfile Special Report Mar 22, 2016

Brussels was hit by two major terrorist attacks Tuesday, March 22, which left at least 34 dead and 200 injured. Fourteen people were confirmed dead, 35 injured in two explosions before 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 22, inside the departure hall of Brussels airport,  caused by a suicide bomber and originating at the American Airlines desk. Israelis among the casualties. Belgian media report that shots and shouts in Arabic were heard at the time of the blasts.

DEBKAfile Special Report Mar 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.

President Uhuru Kenyatta with troops fighting Shabaab
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Mar 20, 2016

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta brought to Jerusalem six East African nations’ request for Israeli military and intelligence assistance to fend off the Jihadist threat posed by the Islamic State, Al Qaeda, and the Somali Shabaab. Israel agreed to up a regional military intelligence center to collectively counter their attempted encroachments.

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