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 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 ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 14, 2009, 11:09 AM (GMT+02:00)
According to debkafile's military sources, a loud shouting match erupted Sunday, Dec. 6, between Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad and US Gen. Keith Dayton, who is in charge of training 2,000 Palestinian commandos as the Palestinian Authority first ever effective security force.
The quarrel is serious enough to hang ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 14, 2009, 8:39 AM (GMT+02:00)
Unlike Hamas' homemade primitive Qassams, the two advanced C5K anti-tank missiles fired at Israeli forces on guard duty outside Kibbutz Alumim Sunday, Dec. 6, are of foreign manufacture and must have been smuggled into the Gaza Strip very recently.
debkafile's military sources note a repetition of the history ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 2, 2009, 1:09 PM (GMT+02:00)
Information reached debkafile's counter-terror sources Wednesday, Dec. 2, of the discovery by Egyptian intelligence and security units of a large cache of bomb vests and 15-kilo explosive devices - some with built-in detonators, others attached to timers - in the Gaza-Egyptian border town of Rafah. They were smuggled ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 22, 2009, 10:45 PM (GMT+02:00)
The Obama administration and Netanyahu government are bending over backward to dissuade Mahmoud Abbas from going through with his decision to retire from public life both as chairman of the Palestinian Authority and head of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, which he now says is final, debkafile's Washington and ...
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 21, 2009, 12:55 PM (GMT+02:00)
On Sept. 17, a Shin Bet-undercover police unit detained three Palestinians fabricating bombs and using pipes as components for rockets in a covert workshop in the Abu Dis village of Jerusalem, debkafile's counter-terror sources report. They worked in the grocery storehouse under the direction of an engineer. The ...