1394 articles tagged "Israel"
 
Shin Bet chief urges swift penalties for Jerusalem terrorists
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 27, 2008, 7:04 PM (GMT+02:00)
Yuval Diskin, director of Israel's internal security service warned the cabinet meeting Sunday, July 27, that the increasing involvement of East Jerusalem Palestinians in terrorist attacks was alarming. He urged the ministers to hurry up and apply deterrent penalties for the two terrorist attacks by bulldozers on Jerusalem's main streets ...
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Israel, Russia close to energy pipeline deal through Turkey
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 21, 2008, 10:51 AM (GMT+02:00)
The project consists of five pipelines that would carry water, natural gas, oil, electricity and fiber optics from Turkey's Mediterranean coast to Israel. Infrastructure minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer: "We are very close to an agreement with Russia for the supply of natural gas for the pipeline."
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Israel buries two returned soldiers at military funerals
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 20, 2008, 7:51 PM (GMT+02:00)
The military funerals at the home towns of Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev, Nahariya and Haifa, returned in coffins by Hizballah Wednesday, were watched by Israelis nationwide in live television broadcasts. Many thousands attended the funerals along with national leaders. In tearful scenes, they condoled with Karnit Goldwasser, widowed after ...
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High military tension over Iranian presence on strategic Lebanese peak
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 18, 2008, 9:36 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's military sources report that Israel has placed its military and air forces on its northern borders on high alert after Iran and Syria ignored Jerusalem's warning that the continued presence of Iranian, Syrian and Hizballah officers on the strategic Lebanese Sannine peak may spark a military clash.
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Galilee Liberation group claims injuring two Israeli police at Jerusalem Old City Gate
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 16, 2008, 10:39 PM (GMT+02:00)
The Galilee Liberation Brigades claimed the latest Palestinian terrorist attack in Jerusalem, in which a gunman shot two Israel Border Police guards at the Old City's Lions' Gate just before midnight on July 11 and vanished in the nearby ancient Muslim cemetery. Both, seriously hurt, returned fire.
Police commissioner Dudi ...
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Sixth corruption probe against PM Ehud Olmert
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 15, 2008, 10:36 PM (GMT+02:00)
Following the two-hour police interrogation of prime minister Ehud Olmert at his Jerusalem home, Friday, July 11, the Justice ministry and Police jointly announced their investigation had been widened beyond the Talansky case.
Olmert and his agents are now suspected of fraudulently obtaining the costs of each of his foreign trips ...
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Israeli may lose citizenship for aiding terror, treason - new bill <br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 15, 2008, 7:58 PM (GMT+02:00)
Monday, July 14, the Knesset interior committee Monday approved a bill ahead of second and third reading penalizing individuals guilty of aiding terror, terrorist organization membership, espionage and treason with loss of Israeli citizenship or permanent residency. The minister of interior would make this decision on the strength of a ...
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Would Obama come to terms with Iran as a nuclear power?<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 12, 2008, 9:36 PM (GMT+02:00)
It was obvious that US president George W. Bush's denunciation of those who would negotiate with "terrorists and radicals" had put the Democratic candidate, Senator Barack Obama, on the spot. Minutes after the words had been spoken on Thursday, May 16, in a special 60th anniversary session of the Israeli ...
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Police expand corruption probes against prime minister<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 11, 2008, 3:22 PM (GMT+02:00)
Following the two-hour police interrogation of prime minister Ehud Olmert at his Jerusalem home, Friday, July 11, the Justice ministry and Police jointly announced the widening of their investigation beyond the Talansky case.
Olmert and his agents are now suspected of fraudulently obtaining the costs of each of his foreign ...
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Jerusalem struck by three terrorist attacks in 11 months
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 7, 2008, 5:50 PM (GMT+02:00)
The bulldozer assault on July 2, a first in terrorist annals, claimed three Israel lives and left more than 70 people injured. The victims were Elizabeth Goren-Friedman, 54, Bathsheva Onterman, 33, and Zen Raluay, 68.
One common denominator of all three attacks, which has been largely obscured by Israeli authorities, was ...
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Three dead, nearly 70 injured in terrorist bulldozer rampage in downtown Jerusalem
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 6, 2008, 9:12 AM (GMT+02:00)
In a rampage along Jerusalem's crowded Jaffa Street thoroughfare, a bulldozer driven by a terrorist hoisted and overturned a packed 13 bus, while extending its shovel and plowing into several vehicles and pedestrians.
The victims were Elizabeth Goren-Friedman, 54, Bathsheva Onterman, 33, and Zen Raluay, 68, all from Jerusalem.
Bathsheva saved ...
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The identity of Israel's post-Olmert prime minister will determine its war options on Iran <br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 6, 2008, 9:12 AM (GMT+02:00)
According to debkafile's military and intelligence sources, the overriding considerations that will determine if and when Israel attacks Iran are these: whether to strike before George W. Bush's exit, whether Iran's strategic ties with Syria and the Palestinian Hamas can be severed in advance and what prime minister ...
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Hizballah-sponsored "Galilee Liberators" claim Jerusalem bulldozer attack<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 5, 2008, 12:59 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's counter-terror sources identify the "Galilee Liberators Brigades" as a clandestine Hizballah offshoot which has established centers in the Arab villages of Manda and Kana in the northern Israeli Galilee. The Galilee Liberators' murderous record goes back five years, according to our sources. In 2003, its members kidnapped ...
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Israeli PM pays secret visit to Dimona nuclear center<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 4, 2008, 9:28 AM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile: The unusual publicity given to prime minister Ehud Olmert's visit to Israel's nuclear reactor at Dimona, in the southern Negev region, on July 1 - albeit after the fact - is a more than gentle hint to Iran of Israel's determination to pre-empt a nuclear-armed Iran.
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First report of scores of casualties in terrorist attack in downtown Jerusalem
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 2, 2008, 12:14 PM (GMT+02:00)
A rampaging bulldozer driven by a Palestinian lifted and overturned a bus and rammed several vehicles on the crowded Jerusalem's Jaffa Street opposite the National broadcasting Center. The tractor drive was shot dead by policeman. Police and emergency teams at scene digging out victims.
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Kadima to replace PM Ehud Olmert before Sept. 25, saves government
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 30, 2008, 10:01 AM (GMT+02:00)
The deal with a Sept. 25 deadline for a Kadima primary effectively forestalled the Likud-led opposition Knesset dissolution vote Wednesday, June 25 and its support by Labor members, which would have brought the government down, debkafile's political sources report.
The two ruling parties, Kadima and Labor, reached an ...
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Exclusive: Is one-year extension of Israel Mossad director's tenure an omen for Iran?<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 29, 2008, 9:47 PM (GMT+02:00)
Meir Dagan, whose term of office as head of Israel's external intelligence service, Mossad, Prime Minister Ehud Olmet extended June 22 by a year to the end of 2009, directed the intelligence-gathering effort for the attack on Syria's North Korean plutonium reactor Sept. 6, 2007. He may now be entrusted ...
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Gaza truce faces increasing domestic fire in Israel
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 28, 2008, 9:06 PM (GMT+02:00)
Shin Bet director Yuval Diskin reported more smuggled arms from Sinai were reaching Gaza in the first 72 hours of the Israel-Hamas truce and Palestinian combat training had been stepped up. Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah had suffered a serious setback.
Justice minister Prof. Daniel Friedman called the Israel-Hamas truce deal "a ...
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Three Palestinian missiles rip through Gaza truce Tuesday<br/><br/><br/><br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 28, 2008, 9:07 AM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's military sources report powerful explosions rocked Sderot Tuesday, June 24, for the first time in the six days since the Israel-Hamas truce went into effect last Thursday. One injured civilian and three shock victims were treated. They were claimed by the Iran-backed Jihad Islami, which vowed to ...
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Exclusive: Israel's air maneuver did not simulate possible Iran strike strategy<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 28, 2008, 9:01 AM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's Western military sources do not believe that if Israel does attack Iran's nuclear facilities, it will resort to the old-fashioned aerial blitz tactic employed in 1981 for bombing Iraq's Osirak reactor. They therefore challenge the US officials' conclusion that Israel's aerial exercise in conjunction with the Greek ...
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