600 articles tagged "Palestinians"
<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span> Exclusive: Hamas to release files on Palestinian intelligence collaboration with the US CIA, UK's MI5 and Shin Bet
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 25, 2007, 9:04 PM (GMT+02:00)
The centerpiece is evidence of the Palestinian Authority Preventive Security service's disclosure that Hamas' elite undercover Unit 102, only 25 strong, underwent lengthy training in Iran in advanced combat tactics modeled on those of the US Seals and the Israel Navy's Shayetet 13.
debkafile's military sources add: Unit ...
Abbas accuses Damascus-based Hamas' Khaled Meshaal of complicity in a plot to assassinate him. Hamas hurls counter-charge
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 24, 2007, 2:03 PM (GMT+02:00)
In a televised speech Wednesday, Abbas referred to the planting last month of 250 kg of explosives in a tunnel under a road traveled by his convoy. He said he had sent to every Arab government video tapes of Hamas operatives filmed in the act.
Mahmoud Abbas orders closure of West Bank to Gaza refugees, including his own Fatah and presidential guard members
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 24, 2007, 11:29 AM (GMT+02:00)
Tired of waiting to be rescued, many of the refugees stranded at the Erez crossing from Gaza to Israel since the ended of the fighting returned Wednesday to their homes in Gaza. Most of the injured and sick have been evacuated to Israeli hospitals. Egypt has augmented its security forces ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 22, 2007, 2:04 AM (GMT+02:00)
Twelve members of the Palestinian Popular Front were rounded up in Hebron Tuesday, June 19. They planned to abduct American nationals on the West Bank and Jerusalem and hold them hostage against the release of the PPF leader Ahmad Saadat. He is jailed in Israel for involvement in the murder ...
<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span> Exclusive: Hamas - and its Syrian and Iranian sponsors - capture priceless Palestinian Authority intelligence archives in Gaza putsch<br/
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 22, 2007, 1:58 AM (GMT+02:00)
The Fatah-led general intelligence and security services caved in too fast to shred, wipe or burn documents, computer disks and archives. The entire collection fell into Hamas' hands when they seized Palestinian Preventive Intelligence HQ at Tel Awa (henceforth Tel al-Islam) and the Palestinian General Intelligence center near Gaza port. ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 20, 2007, 12:36 PM (GMT+02:00)
The Red Cross informs Israeli military authorities that there is no shortage of food in Gaza. Supply trucks crossed through the Karni goods crossing daily during the Hamas-Fatah fighting. Israel sent a truckload of medical supplies into Gaza Sunday.
Hamas has stepped up the scale of its smuggling activities from Egyptian ...
<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span> Exclusive: Fatah activists are settling scores with Hamas in Lebanon as well as West Bank. Hamas threatens a wave of terror<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 19, 2007, 10:53 PM (GMT+02:00)
Rampaging Fatah gunmen took revenge for their defeat in Gaza on Hamas activists on the West Bank in a rampage Sat. June 16 through the Hamas-held parliament, government and local council offices on the West Bank. Hundreds of Hamas officials were detained.
Saturday night, Fatah gunmen also hurled themselves against Hamas ...
Gaza Strip's Roman Catholic school and convent ransacked and looted during Hamas-Fatah fighting last Thursday
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 19, 2007, 10:52 PM (GMT+02:00)
Crosses were broken, a statue of Jesus damaged and prayer books burnt at the Rosary Sisters School and nearby convent, said Father Manuel Musaliem head of the tiny Gaza community. Gunmen used the roof of the school near a key security HQ captured by Hamas and desecrated the convent. Fatah ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 18, 2007, 4:01 PM (GMT+02:00)
Mahmoud Abbas has good reason to rejoice over Ehud Olmert's strange celebration of the Hamas victory in Gaza as "a new peace opportunity," especially as the prime minister brings this message to his White House talks with President George W. Bush Tuesday, June 19.
The rest of the West is lamenting ...
Salim Fayyad is sworn in as new Palestinian prime minister of Abbas-installed emergency government in Ramallah
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 17, 2007, 2:14 PM (GMT+02:00)
Abbas has outlawed the Hamas militia.
Hamas PM Ismail Haniyeh, whom Abbas sacked, insists the administration he heads is the rightful government.
Dismantling and looting continues at Gaza border posts as many try to escape. Hamas conducts witch hunt of Fatah supporters and impounds their property.
<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span>'s Military sources: Iran and Syria are the winners of Hamas' military coup against Fatah in Gaza Strip<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 17, 2007, 1:07 PM (GMT+02:00)
It was the second triumph in a week for a Palestinian force backed by Iran and Syria, after the Lebanese army failed in four weeks' combat to crush the pro-Syrian factions' barricaded in the Nahr al-Bared Palestinian camp near Tripoli in four weeks of combat.
Tuesday, Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah Palestinian ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 17, 2007, 1:04 PM (GMT+02:00)
More and more Israeli commentators are frankly admitting that Israel's pull-out from Gaza in the summer of 2005 was an open invitation to the forces of radical Islam to set up house in the defenseless territory. Now, Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert, foreign minister Tzipi Livni and the rest of ...
Mahmoud Abbas fires Hamas PM Haniyeh, dissolves Palestinian unity government, declares Gaza and West Bank emergency<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 15, 2007, 12:52 AM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile reports: Thursday night, June 15, the Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas took the final step of dissolving the Palestinian unity government, thereby splitting the Palestinian Authority into two mutually hostile segments, the Fatah-ruled entity in the West Bank and the Hamas region in the Gaza Strip.
Olmert government officials ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 14, 2007, 12:58 PM (GMT+02:00)
14 June: Hamas seizes control of strategic Philadelphi enclave on Egyptian border and all Gaza's border crossings with Egypt and Israel. At least 35 people died in the fighting Wednesday. Any international force in Gaza will be resisted in the same way as an Israeli occupation army, said a Hamas ...
<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span> reports: Fatah-led Presidential Guard throw back 250 Hamas fighters in major battle over Karni goods crossing Tuesday
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 9, 2007, 9:02 PM (GMT+02:00)
The three-hour gunfight was the biggest assault Hamas which heads the Palestinian government has ever mounted. Casualties were heavy though not admitted. Its assault on the strategic crossing was preceded by heavy rocket, RPG and mortar fire on the Presidential Guard headed by Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah.
IDF military sources told ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 9, 2007, 9:00 PM (GMT+02:00)
It was not supposed to happen. Three Palestinian terrorist groups broke through Israeli border fortifications from Gaza in broad daylight and raided an Israeli military position near the key Kissufim crossing Saturday, June 9. Their mission: to kill and kidnap Israeli troops.
Their mission failed. The IDF claims the position was ...
A fundamentalist Islamic group in Gaza threatens to behead "immodestly clad" Palestinian television woman announcers <br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 4, 2007, 11:41 AM (GMT+02:00)
The threat came from the Swords of Truth, a group which has blown up Internet cafes and music shops in Gaza amid a growing climate of terror and radicalism in the Palestinian territory. One announcer said she is terrified to go to work.
<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span> Exclusive: Hamas's new, extended-range, high-powered missiles go into service against Israeli populations<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 30, 2007, 2:58 PM (GMT+02:00)
Their crews have taken to firing the upgraded weapons out of Gaza's Palestinian refugee camps, using the inmates as human shields to ward off the Israeli Air Force instead of deploying them in the North. By using standard explosives, the upgraded weapons pack an extra punch and fly deeper into ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 27, 2007, 10:42 PM (GMT+02:00)
This threat was issued by Abu Obeida Saturday after the Israeli air force struck another four Hamas targets, killing 5 members of the Hamas Executive Force and injuring 18. Hamas reports that Israel has destroyed all ten Executive Force command posts in the Gaza Strip.
Palestinian radical groups warn Israeli locations north of Sderot, including Ashkelon, to prepare for missile attacks. Hamas activates West Bank cells for suicide operations
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 26, 2007, 12:06 PM (GMT+02:00)
The warning to Ashkelon and points north of Gaza came from Jihad Islami and Popular Resistance Groups as well as Hamas.
debkafile also reports: Hamas military chief Mohammed Jabari has instructed all West Bank cells to launch suicide attacks in Israeli towns forthwith.
Sniper teams are directed to target ...