DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 16, 2017
Behind the angry denials, Moscow is building its second Mediterranean base.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 15, 2016
Obama rebuffs Libyan government, US military and allied demands for more air support.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 1, 2016
Reduced numbers don’t diminish their capabilities as West believes.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 4, 2016
Washington will be obliged to carry on for longer than the 30 days to make headway.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 14, 2016
Sinai has become the ISIS regional communications hub, US discovers.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 3, 2016
The Islamic State struck the West again on June 1, when it activated a local Bangladeshi cell for a murderous, hostage-taking attack on a Dakha restaurant to target a large contingent of Italian businessmen.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 23, 2016
US-led offensives grind to a halt on two fronts, are pushed back on a third.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 16, 2016
Obama, supported by Putin, plans to keep ISIS-controlled cities under siege rather than capturing them.
DEBKAfile Special Report May 28, 2016
The US has deployed about 7,500 US soldiers in Iraq and Syria and an additional 1,000 to 1,250 troops in Libya. US planes are taking off from Incirlilk base in South Turkey against Raqqa in Syria and Mosul in Iraq. Yet the ISIS peril is not diminished.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 12, 2016
ISIS launched a surprise attack on local militias which enables it to capture areas south-west of Sirte.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 8, 2016
The last 48 hours (May 7-8) have seen a major escalation of the ISIS threats against Israel, debkafile’s intelligence and counterterrorism sources report. In a coordinated maneuver by all of the ISIS commands in the Middle East, the terrorist organization simultaneously released at least 10 videos that it said showed ISIS forces on their way to attack targets in Israel.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 28, 2011
Muammar Qaddafi never trusted his eldest son Saif al Islam and cut him out in favor of his younger brother Mutassim as heir apparent. It was Saif who persuaded his father he would be safer in Sirte than in his desert sanctuary. But when Qaddafi was run to ground, Saif was somewhere else in Bani Walid.
DEBKAfile Special Report March 6, 2011
Sunday, March 6, pro-Qaddafi forces followed up their gains of Saturday - a cluster of Gulf of Sirte (Sidra) towns east of Tripoli and Zawiya west of the capital - by breaking through to the bridge leading to the center of the key town of Misratah. Rebel forces preparing for a last stand in the town were bombarded from the sea, while the anti-Qaddafi forces heading for Sirte were pounded from the air. Several army colonels defected to the opposition.
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