1394 articles tagged "Israel"
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Diskin: A Palestinian unity government is not in Israel's best interest, says Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin Monday<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 11, 2007, 12:33 PM (GMT+02:00)
Speaking to reporters before the Palestinian Mecca summit of Feb. 6, Diskin said Hamas stood to gain most because, incorporated in a coalition with Fatah, it would win international acceptance and economic assistance.
The Shin Bet chief said Israel must be disturbed by the presence of at least 10 Palestinian cross-border ...
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Gen. Gaby Ashkenazi is unanimously endorsed by cabinet as Israel's first chief of staff appointed for four full years<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 9, 2007, 8:42 AM (GMT+02:00)
He assumes office Wednesday, Feb. 14 at a time that the Gaza Strip is caught up in the flames of a Palestinian civil war.
Israeli ministers Shimon Peres and Amir Peretz say the Gaza infighting is no business of Israel's. However, debkafile's military sources report that Israel not ...
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Jerusalem police on high alert Sunday after radical Muslim leaders call for mass protest on Temple Mount<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 5, 2007, 10:29 PM (GMT+02:00)
Sheikh Raed Saleh, leader of the Israeli Islamic Movement's northern branch, and head of the Jerusalem Supreme Council, Sheik Ikrama Sabir claims Israel is planning to knock down the Moghrabi Gate leading up to the mosques standing on Temple Mount and build a new gate structure and bridge for visitors. ...
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New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg tells Sderot citizens they have the right to live in peace, hours after two Qassam missiles fired from Gaza
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 4, 2007, 9:35 PM (GMT+02:00)
No one was hurt. "Unfortunately," said Bloomberg, during a visit to the missile-battered Israeli town Friday, "on the other side of the border people are firing rockets and these rockets kill." He stressed that Israel should not negotiate with Palestinian organizations who do not abide by the three conditions set ...
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Olmert decides no Israeli response needed to Monday's Eilat bombing which killed three Israelis <br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 4, 2007, 9:35 PM (GMT+02:00)
After listening to military and security leaders Tuesday, he rejected all their proposals for military action against the perpetrators.
The bomber, Mohamed Faisal al-Siksik, 21, from Gaza, blew himself up in a bakery in the Red Sea resort of Eilat Monday, Jan. 29, killing the two proprietors, Michael Ben Sadon, ...
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Israel's New Top Soldier May Have to Take on the Politicians First - before the Enemy
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 4, 2007, 4:46 PM (GMT+02:00)
The incoming chief of staff, Maj. Gen. Gaby Ashkenazi, won a full four-year term when the cabinet unanimously endorsed him Sunday, Feb 4, instead of the standard 3 years and an optional fourth. He takes the reins from Lt. Gen. Dan Halutz on Feb. 14. Ashkenazi faces some hard choices ...
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Ex-justice minister Haim Ramon to appeal his conviction for indecent act
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 3, 2007, 6:44 PM (GMT+02:00)
Wednesday, the three Tel Aviv magistrates unanimously found the former minister, 56, guilty of forcibly kissing a 20-year old girl officer, who brought the complaint. The maximum penalty for this crime is three years in prison. Sentencing will be announced on Feb. 21. He is therefore barred from returning to ...
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The three victims of Eilat suicide bombing named<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 30, 2007, 10:46 PM (GMT+02:00)
Israel Samoliya, 26, who immigrated to Israel from Miami, Florida, and two local residents, Michael Ben Sadon, 27 and Emil Almaliach, 32, proprietors of the bombed bakery. The late Ben Sadon and Almaliach each left a wife and a small child.
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Terror alert in Eilat Tuesday shuts schools in Red Sea town day after three Israelis murdered by a Palestinian suicide bomber
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 30, 2007, 6:43 PM (GMT+02:00)
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Strategic affairs minister Avigdor Lieberman says defense ministry has not drawn lessons of Lebanon War
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 29, 2007, 9:29 AM (GMT+02:00)
After touring the Israel-Lebanese border Friday, the minister said the army was doing a good job but is not getting the right sort of support from the defense ministry. He reported Hizballah flags flying on positions close to the border.
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<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span> Exclusive: A shakeup of the general staff will be one of first acts of incoming Israeli chief of staff Maj.Gen Gaby Ashkenazi<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 27, 2007, 8:42 PM (GMT+02:00)
His nomination by defense minister Amir Peretz was seconded Monday, Jan 22, by prime minister Ehud Olmert and comes before the cabinet for endorsement next week. debkafile's military sources reveal that Maj. Gen Moshe Kaplinsky, who bowed out of the race for the top slot, is now asking ...
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Ex-chief of staff Moshe Yaalon: There is nothing intrinsically wrong with the Israeli army that the current change in top command cannot remedy
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 27, 2007, 8:42 PM (GMT+02:00)
Addressing the Herzliya Conference Monday, Lt. Gen Moshe Yaalon stressed that the difficulties of the Lebanon War were the outcome of high-level political and military mismanagement on the part of the prime minister and defense minister.
He devoted a large part of his lecture to challenging as fallacious the proposition ...
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<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span>: Israeli ministers break ranks over the prime minister's erratic Palestinian policies<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 5, 2007, 10:43 PM (GMT+02:00)
Defense minister Amir Peretz went his own way this week, announcing the resettling of 30 Jewish families evacuated from the Gaza Strip last year in an abandoned outpost in the northern Jordan Valley.
Foreign minister Tzipi Livni stepped out of line with a "peace proposal" offered independently to two Fatah ...
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Tehran Seeks Ways to Capitalize on Olmert's Nuclear Admission<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 13, 2006, 5:01 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's Iranian sources report the Islamic Republic plans an extensive campaign to justify its nuclear program, based on Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert's statement in Berlin Monday, Dec. 11, listing Israel with the world's nuclear powers. Tehran also hopes to rebut the universal revulsion stirred by the Holocaust ...
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A Deterrence Strategy to Replace Israel's Lost Nuclear Ambiguity<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 10, 2006, 8:27 PM (GMT+02:00)
Israel's prime minister Ehud Olmert embarks on a European tour this week that takes him first to Rome and the Vatican, then to Berlin Tuesday, Dec. 12.
In an interview with the German Der Spiegel, Saturday Dec. 9, he expressed the hope that the international community would take firmer action ...
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Palestinian Stalemate Threatens to Curtail Missile Ceasefire
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 2, 2006, 10:41 PM (GMT+02:00)
The artificial efforts to keep the lid on violence while US president George W. Bush was in the region Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 29-30 for talks on Iraq, were abandoned as soon as he boarded Air Force One for Washington. This was predicted by Jordan's King Abdullah when he warned ...
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How Iraq and Palestinian Issues Came to Be Twinned in Revised Bush Strategy on Iraq
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 27, 2006, 2:20 PM (GMT+02:00)
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One of the most pressing pieces of business the US president George W. Bush must tackle in Amman later this week is the demand for an international conference on Iraq which must be dominated by a built-in agenda on the Palestinian-Israeli dispute. ...
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Israel Opts for Major War Campaign in 11th Hour of Hamas Build-up
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 22, 2006, 5:07 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's military sources disclose that Israel's security cabinet decided Wednesday, Nov. 22, that there is no option but to launch a major offensive against Hamas and its terrorist allies in the Gaza Strip - both to pre-empt their war build-up and reduce Qassam missile attacks, which climbed to ...
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Israel Is Not Really Trying to Fight Palestinian Missile Terror from Gaza
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 16, 2006, 1:58 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's military experts dispute the common Israeli government assertion that there is no way to stop the Qassam offensive against Sderot. They offer two solutions which do not entail reoccupying the entire Gaza Strip or Beit Hanoun, or using artillery to bombard civilian locations.
One is the deployment of ...
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The IDF's Successful Beit Hanoun Operation Cannot Turn the Clock Back
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 7, 2006, 4:52 PM (GMT+02:00)
"Operation Autumn Clouds" wound down early Tuesday, 7 Nov. after Israeli forces occupied the northern Gazan town of Beit Hanoun for six days, for the loss of an Israeli soldier, 1st Sgt Kiril Golanshin, 21, from Shekef. Most of the 58 Palestinians killed were armed Hamas adherents.
In Beit Hanoun, the ...
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