13 articles tagged "Tehran"
The Saudis Ravage Shiite Town after Iran-Inspired Terror
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 3, 2017

They accuse Awamiyah of waging Iran-inspired terrorism against Saudi forces.

ISIS’ Global Terror Is Resistant to Losses in Syria, Iraq
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 22, 2017

Even the possible death of its “caliph” Baghdadi will not stop ISIS global terror.

Small explosion at Brussels train station
ISIS Ramadan offensive hits Europe
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis June 21, 2017

Tuesday night, June 20, a terrorist detonated a bomb belt at the Brussels central train station, shouting “Allahu Akbar!”  Police shot him dead. The explosion was small and there were no victims this time, but it was the second Islamic State attack in West Europe in two days, following through on its announced Ramadan offensive, despite setbacks in Syria and Iraq.

Billions of Hush-Hush Dollars Feed Mid East Conspiracies
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 15, 2017

Erdogan says the UAE funded the coup against him, while Qatar’s ransom money for kidnapped princes is still afloat.

Evacuated casualties from Iranian parliament
ISIS attacks Iranian parliament, shrine of Khomeini
DEBKAfile Special Report June 7, 2017

At least 12 deaths are reported in ISIS’ first ever attack in Teheran, targeting the key sites of Iran’s parliament and tomb of Islamic Republic’s founder Imam Khomeini. It was carried out by a band of terrorist gunmen and suicide bombers. 

The US Military Is Still Working with Iranian Guards Officers in Iraq
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 16, 2017

Disentangling US and Iranian cooperation in Iraq will be a major hurdle.

Iraqi Kurds Shop for New Patrons to Fight ISIS after White House Shut Its Door
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 27, 2015

The Kurds, believing that Obama doesn’t see what’s going on in the region, have despaired of US support on their existential fight against ISIS in Iraq, and may turn to Iran or Turkey for support.

ISIS heading for Tehran
Thousands of US paratroops head for Iraq. Tehran braces for onset of ISIS terror attacks on cities
DEBKAfile Special Report June 10, 2015

The United States this week began transferring to Iraq and Gulf bases elite units of the 82nd Airborne Division. debkafile: The first batch of 500 officers and men will be deployed in Baghdad and the Kurdish republic’s capital of Irbil, followed by another 500 in July and 250 in December. Operating out of Anbar, elite US troops will step up raids on ISIS commanders, bases and moving columns, modeling them on the successful DELTA operation of May 16. Tehran is on terror alert following intelligence of ISIS bombers heading to attack Iranian cities. 

Shiite pilgrim bus explosion in Damascus
Islamist State plots terror attacks inside Tehran. Hizballah high-up killed in Damascus bus blast
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 2, 2015

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has launched a new terror offensive against Iranians and other Shiites. It was kicked off Sunday, Feb. 2 with an attack on a Damascus bus carrying Lebanese Shiite pilgrims. Nine people were killed and at least 20 injured. ISIS has set its sights on the Muslim Shiite heartland, Iran and its cities – especially the capital Tehran. The bus attack aimed to kill a Hizballah military commander traveling in disguise with the pilgrims. His Beirut HQ is keeping his death and identity secret.

Hamas' Khaled Meshaal heads for new exile
Meshaal on point of relocating Hamas’ political headquarters from Doha to Tehran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 27, 2014

Hamas’ political leader Khaled Meshaal, having found sanctuary from Damascus in Doha, is again being hounded from pillar to post. debkafile: A deal struck this week between Egypt and Qatar could force the Hamas leader to settle in the Iranian capital. This would afford Tehran a foothold in the Gaza Strip, its second Mediterranean outpost on the Israeli border after Lebanon. The Egyptian-Qatari memo of understanding, signed in Cairo Wednesday, Dec. 24, pulls emirate support from Brotherhood and Hamas operations against Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

Assad & Tehran Veto Allawite State, Druzes Join up with… al Qaeda
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 7, 2013

Assad and Tehran veto Allawite statehood and any Syrian partition, while the Druze leader Walid Jumblatt forges a pact with al Qaeda affiliate to protect his community in Syria and Lebanon.

Police clash with Tehran merchants
Iran pumps large Bassij militia forces into Tehran as riots flare
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 3, 2012

The Iranian government Wednesday, Oct. 3, invoked the emergency measures drawn up for the 2009 protests to deploy large Bassij militia forces in the capital and put down the first angry protests against mounting economic hardship and the plummeting rial.  Money changers and gold merchants attacked police, torched their cars and threatened a general shutdown of trading and the Bazaar. The government decided to draw the line in Tehran before the anti-government unrest spreads further.

A Salafist Fatwa Blocks International Credit over Forbidden Interest
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 30, 2012

As Morsi scrounges for crumbs from affluent world leaders to ease Egypt’s economic distress, he runs up against a Salafist fatwa banning international credit on which interest is payable as a violation of Muslim tenets.

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