616 articles tagged "Palestinians"
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Some home truths about the Gaza aid conference
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 11, 2009, 8:28 PM (GMT+02:00)
Amid a global economic meltdown, high-ranking delegations from 75 countries met at Sharm e-Sheikh Monday, March 2, and approve $5.5 billion for rebuilding the Gaza Strip ravaged during Israel's 22-day anti-terror operation last month.
Hillary Clinton will announce at her debut Middle East appearance as secretary of state a $900 million ...
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Hamas aborts Palestinian unity talks, empowered by US courtship of its Syrian sponsor
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 10, 2009, 12:49 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's Middle East sources disclose that Hamas has just driven the Egyptian-brokered Hamas-Fatah unity talks into the ground. The radical group was freshly-empowered to raise the ante by the Obama administration's active courtship of its Syrian sponsor, without president Bashar Assad giving an inch on his strategic alliance ...
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Two terrorist attacks thwarted Saturday
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 5, 2009, 7:45 PM (GMT+02:00)
An Israeli Bedouin girl, Basma Awad al Nabari, 16, from Hura, was shot dead after opening fire on an Israeli border police station at Shoket junction near the southern town of Beersheba Saturday noon, April 4. The officers fired back before any were hit. Her body was examined for explosives ...
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Hamas' Ceasefire - Smoke and Mirrors
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 31, 2009, 1:21 PM (GMT+02:00)
Duped again by a Hamas promise to negotiate a long-term truce, Israel reacted by stepping up its air attacks over the Gaza Strip from Friday, Feb. 13, to hold down a fresh upsurge of Palestinian violence.
After spreading false reports that an 18-month truce and a deal for the release ...
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Israeli police detain 20 Palestinians, bar "Jerusalem capital of Arab Culture" events <br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 23, 2009, 8:35 PM (GMT+02:00)
Armed with warrants signed by the minister of international security Avi Dichter, hundreds of Israeli police prevented a string of Palestinian Authority-managed events celebrating "Jerusalem, Capital of Arab culture 2009" from taking place Saturday, March 21. Twenty Palestinians were detained. The law bans official Palestinian Authority activity in any part ...
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Outgoing Israeli government bargains away military success in Gaza
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 21, 2009, 10:53 AM (GMT+02:00)
All too quickly Israel's three war leaders - prime minister Ehud Olmert, defense minister Ehud Barak and foreign minister Tzipi Livni - forgot the goals they set for the three-week military offensive launched against Hamas on Dec. 27, 2008: That Operation Cast Lead would not halt until security prevailed in ...
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Pro-US Palestinian PM quits, opens West Bank door to Hamas<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 10, 2009, 6:58 PM (GMT+02:00)
The pro-American Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad quit Saturday, March 7, three days before Hamas-Fatah power-sharing talks were to resume in Cairo and three days after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held talks with him and Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah - a blow to US prestige and one up ...
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Hamas missile upsurge erodes Israeli deterrence, dashes ceasefire hopes
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 5, 2009, 9:39 AM (GMT+02:00)
Ten Palestinian missiles struck Israel from the Gaza Strip Saturday, Feb. 28, including two heavyweight Grads aimed at Ashkelon. The number since Israel halted Operation Cast Lead Jan. 18 has risen to eighty - 81 Sunday night with a direct hit which set a Sderot home on fire.
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Meshaal Intervenes to Stop Hamas-Gaza from Succumbing to a Ceasefire
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 26, 2009, 11:51 AM (GMT+02:00)
Saturday, Jan. 10, Day 15 of Israel's Gaza Strip offensive against Hamas, top Palestinian leaders gathered in Cairo for ceasefire talks with Egyptian officials.
debkafile's military sources report that Jemal Abu Hashem, who rarely appears on public, Salah Bardaweel, leader of Hamas parliament faction, and Heiman Ta'a, member ...
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Israel air strikes over Gaza greet Hamas ceasefire swindle<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 17, 2009, 2:59 PM (GMT+02:00)
Israel returned to targeted air strikes against Hamas Friday, Feb. 13 when reports from Cairo of an imminent long-term ceasefire proved to be red herrings despite major Israeli concessions, including low-powered responses to fresh Hamas attacks.
More about the breakdown of the Egyptian-mediated Gaza ceasefire in debkafile's Exclusive Report ...
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Has Livni buried the two-state solution of Israel-Palestinian dispute?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 10, 2009, 9:25 AM (GMT+02:00)
The aspiring prime minister, foreign minister Tzipi Livni, broke new ground when she voiced her views on the Middle East dispute this week. She challenged US and European diplomacy's conventional wisdom of gearing peace to a two-state solution. Palestinian leader Ahmed Quraia followed her which disclosures of what he claimed ...
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Kidnap, glider attacks in Jerusalem foiled. Two Palestinians arrested
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 16, 2008, 7:36 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's counter-terror sources report that two residents of the Jerusalem village of Issawiya, Iyad Aabid, 20, and Abdullah Aabid, 21, were indicted Sunday, Dec. 14, on charges of plotting a series of terrorist attacks on Israeli Border Guard and army officers on duty in the neighborhood of their ...
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Hamas spurns Israeli offer to renew Gaza truce
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 15, 2008, 4:44 PM (GMT+02:00)
The decision not to renew the six-month "truce" which expires on Dec. 19 was taken by Hamas-Gaza and its Damascus politburo, hours after Israel's offer of a renewal. debkafile reports the offer ordered by defense minister Ehud Barak aroused angry responses in Israel. At the weekly cabinet meeting ...
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Hamas to maintain missile blitz up to Ashdod - until Israel's February poll
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 21, 2008, 10:00 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's military sources report that Israeli government leaders have misread the motives behind Hamas'two-week missile-rocket-mortar assault on Israel as jockeying for better terms when the six-month truce comes up for renewal next month. Their decision to mute Israel's military response to the ongoing violence stems from their misplaced ...
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Resumed Gaza terror outcome of Israel's passivity and over-reliance on Cairo<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 19, 2008, 7:50 PM (GMT+02:00)
Thursday night, Nov. 13, the Palestinians fired five missiles, including two Grads, against Ashkelon, Sderot, Netivot and Or Haner. Suspense is building up around the Gaza Strip amid fears of a major Palestinian escalation.
debkafile's military and intelligence sources report that the foundering of the Gaza truce is the ...
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Gaza crossings resealed Tuesday after Palestinians fire 9 missiles <br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 19, 2008, 10:58 AM (GMT+02:00)
The first salvo of seven Qassam missiles damaged buildings in the Eshkol farm district Monday, Nov. 17, followed by two in the evening that were aimed at Sderot. There were no casualties. Still, Israeli allowed 33 truckloads of supplies into Gaza following heavy international pressure and UNWRA renewed food supplies ...
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West Bank security plunges out of Israel military control
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 19, 2008, 1:07 AM (GMT+02:00)
On one day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, there were 30 Palestinian attacks on Israeli soldiers and border police officers on the West Bank, leaving four injured, including two policemen and an army platoon commander, debkafile's military sources report. Since last month, Israel units have been prohibited by the prime ...
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Israeli Arab nursery-school teacher charged with abetting Gaza terrorists<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 18, 2008, 2:37 PM (GMT+02:00)
Sumiya Abu Ghanem, 21, a nursery school teaching aide in the Israeli town of Ramle, was charged before the Petach Tikva district court Monday. She was detained a month ago as a result of a joint Border Police-Shin Bet operation. The charges against Abu Ghanem included conspiring to aid the ...
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Hamas turns Gaza houses into Hizballah-style camouflaged firing positions<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 16, 2008, 11:16 AM (GMT+02:00)
The 44 Grad rockets, Qassam missiles and mortar rounds which blasted Israel from Gaza Wednesday, Nov. 5, were fired from houses close to the border fence which Hamas had turned into fortified firing positions.
debkafile's counter-terror sources disclose that an anti-tank missile strike against an IDF patrol south ...
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Gaza clashes escalate amid missile fire<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 10, 2008, 10:17 AM (GMT+02:00)
The Israeli air force knocked out a Palestinian missile launcher primed for attack in northern Gaza Saturday night, Nov. 7-8. The Palestinians responded with more missile fire at Ashkelon on the 4th consecutive day of their Gaza missile offensive. No one was hurt. During the day an Israeli patrol near ...
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