DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 14, 2010, 1:10 AM (GMT+02:00)
That the proximity talks between Israel and the Palestinians are bound to fail is an open secret although the West Bank is ripe for a deal. But Obama, Netanyahu and Abbas can't overcome their mutual antipathy to save the day.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 9, 2010, 1:09 AM (GMT+02:00)
Obama is persuaded by veteran presidential advisers of yore to impose an American solution on the parties to the Middle East conflict, curtail Israeli influence in Washington and "liberate" Arab support for the US. The Mitchell-Ross "incremental" approach is shelved.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 9, 2010, 1:07 AM (GMT+02:00)
Even if Israel were willing, it could not perform a massive shake-up of its defensive posture in the time allotted for handing 96 percent of the West Bank to the Palestinians, while Abbas, Fayyad and Co. bide their time for the US sledgehammer to work on Israel.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 9, 2010, 1:04 AM (GMT+02:00)
DEBKAfile Special Report March 26, 2010, 7:23 PM (GMT+02:00)
A Hamas cross-border attack on Israeli forces outside Kissufim Friday, March 26, killed an officer, Maj. Eliraz Peretz, Dep. Commander of Golani 12 battalion, 31, from Eili, and 1st Sgt. Ilan Seviatsovsky, 21 from Rishon Lezion.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 26, 2010, 4:08 AM (GMT+02:00)
While Mahmoud Abbas sulks over peace talks, prime minister Salam Fayad wants his US military advisers out of Palestinian territory by 2013.
DEBKAfile Special Report March 16, 2010, 8:57 PM (GMT+02:00)
The Palestinian and Israeli Arab masses failed to show up in Jerusalem for the Day of Rage, called for Tuesday, March 15 in a bid to stir up a third uprising (intifada) against Israel. No more than 500 teenagers were out on the streets. Around 14 policemen and three dozen Palestinians were injured in clashes - none seriously, and 60 arrested. In case of more trouble, a high police alert will be maintained until the weekend.
DEBKAfile DEBKA-Net-Weekly March 5, 2010, 11:53 PM (GMT+02:00)
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is unmoved by Western media inattention to his hate campaign against Jews and Israel. He is campaigning hard to plant the poison in the Muslim mainstream. Its malevolence recalls Nazi "final solution" propaganda. DEBKA-Net-Weekly first disclosed the existence of this manifesto on March 5, 2010. debkafile now makes it available ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 25, 2010, 11:21 AM (GMT+02:00)
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has summoned allied Islamist and terrorist chiefs to
DEBKAfile Special Report January 24, 2010, 12:46 PM (GMT+02:00)
In a new audio message aired by Al Jazeera TV Sunday, Jan. 24, Osama bin Laden claimed responsibility for the Dec. 25 attempt to blow up an airliner bound for
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 19, 2010, 2:39 PM (GMT+02:00)
The late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, inventor and refiner of the Islamic suicide terror weapon, left a time bomb ticking away six years after his mysterious death in Paris, DEBKA-Net-Weekly's intelligence sources revealed exclusively last week. Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has grabbed the secret Arafat archive of world leaders' secrets and is refusing to hand it over to the Palestinian Authority. Arafat's widow Suha also has a claim to the prize.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 8, 2010, 5:55 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's military sources report that a bitter feud within the Popular Committees, climaxing in a failed attempt to murder the group's leader Zakaria Doghmush, triggered the mortar volleys against the Kerem Shalom goods crossing and missile attack on
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 7, 2010, 7:04 PM (GMT+02:00)
DEBKAfile Special Report January 5, 2010, 9:39 PM (GMT+02:00)
The year 2010 will see a new Israeli military operation in
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 2, 2010, 1:38 PM (GMT+02:00)
Matters are slipping out of hand on the West Bank. debkafile's military sources and security agencies in the region see the unrest spreading unless it is brought under control.
The Netanyahu government's construction moratorium on settlement construction has had an acutely polarizing effect on Israelis on both sides ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 30, 2009, 8:42 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's Middle East sources report that Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the Gulf emirates and the Palestinian Authority are secretly drafting a UN Security Council motion granting Palestinian statehood within the pre-1967 war borders of the West Bank and Gaza Strip with Jerusalem its capital. This group is working under ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 27, 2009, 12:15 PM (GMT+02:00)
The Netanyahu government's slow-moving, lackadaisical handling of the Goldstone commission mandated for accusing Israel of war crimes in Gaza, played into the hands of a coalition formed to strip the Israeli military of legitimacy as a defensive strike force against Iran's fast-moving nuclear weapons program and its Middle East allies' ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 19, 2009, 10:03 PM (GMT+02:00)
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad brushed off Palestinian Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal's offer to mediate an end to the bloody Yemen civil war between Saudi-backed government forces and rebels supported by Iran, debkafile's Iranian sources report.
The Hamas leader carried a Saudi proposal to the Persian Gulf regional summit ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 19, 2009, 10:01 PM (GMT+02:00)
After US Secretary of state Hillary Clinton warned Mahmoud Abbas on Oct. 31 that he was going against the wishes of president Barack Obama, the White House hauled out a heavy contingent of big American guns to make him see reason. They visit Ramallah Sunday, Nov. 15, to lean hard ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 16, 2009, 8:25 PM (GMT+02:00)
Hamas' military chief Muhammad Jabary has established a new regional West Bank command corps for a fresh terror campaign against Israel, including suicide attacks, from the territory controlled by the rival Fatah and Palestinian Authority.
Hamas plans to force Israel to give into its demands for the Israeli soldier Shalit and ...