152 articles tagged "Terror"
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Obama confirms Osama bin Laden death
DEBKAfile Special Report May 2, 2011, 7:34 AM (GMT+02:00)

The announcement that al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had been killed in an American operation in Abbottabad (150 north of Islamabad in Pakistan) was made early Monday, May 2, by US President Barack Obama at the White House. The first lead to his whereabouts had been received in ...

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Rare photo of Hassan Nasrallah and the late Imad Mughniyeh
Mossad races to foil Hizballah attack on Israeli-Jewish targets
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 21, 2011, 11:13 PM (GMT+02:00)

For the first time in Israel's 63-year old battle against terror, its external security agency Mossad Thursday night, April 21, issued a strong warning to travelling Israelis to beware of a major terrorist attack which Hizballah had already set in motion at some undisclosed location. The only information offered was that Hizballah had consigned a high-profile team for an operation to avenge the slaying of its top commander Imad Mughniyeh three years ago for which it blames Israel.

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Bomb blast in Jerusalem
The Jerusalem bomb blast was the work of terrorist pros
DEBKAfile Special Report March 23, 2011, 9:58 PM (GMT+02:00)

The bomb which exploded Wednesday afternoon, March 23, near the No. 74 bus stop opposite Binyanei Haooma at Jerusalem's main northern entrance was detonated by remote control. It killed a female tourist and injured 30-40 passers-by and passengers. debkafile's counter-terror sources report that the attack was professionally executed by a team of three to five with local aid from Jerusalem Palestinians. Intelligence and terror experts are certain a terrorist organization activated trained bombers and may do so again.

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Domodedovo, Moscow
North Caucasus Islamist Suicider Outwits Russia's Security Agencies
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 27, 2011, 10:11 PM (GMT+02:00)

The Kremlin's failed economic and counter-terror policies in the North Caucasian republics are breeding a fresh spate of terror against Russian cities. Moscow is especially vulnerable..

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British consulate at 19 Nashashibi Street in Sheikh Jarrah, E. Jerusalem
Palestinians used UK consular cars to deliver guns to Hamas
DEBKAfile Special Report January 3, 2011, 10:55 PM (GMT+02:00)

Israel has arrested two Palestinian staffers at the British consulate in East Jerusalem suspected of procuring guns for a Hamas network accused of plotting a rocket attack on the Jerusalem Teddy stadium. This is the first time foreign consular employees in Jerusalem have been apprehended on terror-related charges. London denies any connection with their consular work, but debkafile's sources report they used CD cars to deliver the guns.

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21 Copts murdered outside Alexandria church
Homegrown terror strikes Copts in Alexandria
DEBKAfile Special Report January 2, 2011, 11:45 AM (GMT+02:00)

The suicide attack on the Coptic Saints Church in Alexandria, northern Egypt, which left 21 dead and 79 injured after New Year's mass, was carried out by a local Egyptian Islamic Jihad extremist, debkafile's counter-terror sources report.  In calling for national unity, President Hosni Mubarak stepped away from blaming Al Qaeda, which has been massacring Iraqi Christians. But he also glossed over homegrown terror by calling the attack "a foreign assault."

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Personal Bodyguards Can't Keep Iran's Nuclear Scientists Safe
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 3, 2010, 12:42 AM (GMT+02:00)

With the removal of two top Iranian nuclear scientists who were engaged in a battle against the Stuxnet worm, the uranium enrichment plant at Natanz faces more idle times. Nuclear program staff are in a panic.

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Barack Obama and Gen. David Petraeus
New US Tactics in Afghanistan Unrelated to Europe Terror Alert
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 7, 2010, 11:05 PM (GMT+02:00)

Afghanistan commander Gen. David Petraeus, CIA chief Leon Panetta and counterterrorism adviser John Brennan designed the offensive in North Afghanistan to be accompanied by a terror scare in Europe. It misfired because the three members of this band did not play the same tune.

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Terror in Bahrain
Bahrain on Collision Course with Iran, Alerts Neighbors
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 16, 2010, 11:19 PM (GMT+02:00)

Saudi Arabia and Gulf emirates have woken up to discover Iranian terror and spy networks planted in their countries, some penetrating their ruling hierarchies. Bahrain, a direct target as host to the US Fifth Fleet headquarters, finds pro-Iranian spy rings and terror networks hard at work.

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Israeli soldiers in Hebron after attack
Hamas' new methods: Multiple small attacks by unknown imported terrorists
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 2, 2010, 9:48 AM (GMT+02:00)

Another drive-by shooting claimed by Hamas injured Moshe and Shira Morani from Maaleh Efraim at the Rimonim junction near Ramallah Wednesday night, Sept. 1. The couple saved their lives by fleeing their vehicle. debkafile: Hamas has adopted new methods for its latest campaign to sabotage peace talks: Frequent small attacks by cells of unknown perpetrators imported from Syria and Lebanon and carefully compartmentalized.

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The suspect sports vehicle searched at MacDill Air Force Base gate
Heavily-armed couple stopped at gate of CENTCOM HQ in Florida
DEBKAfile Special Report June 15, 2010, 9:48 PM (GMT+02:00)

Two heavily-armed individuals, a man and a woman, stopped at the Bayshore Gate of MacDill Air Force Base outside Tampa, Florida early Tuesday, June 15, with fake IDs, were described later as Caucasians in their mid-20s. The man is an active duty military serviceman on AWOL; the woman has no military connection.
When searched by a robot, their sports utility vehicle was contained to contain three handguns, three "rifle-style" weapons, ammo and military-style uniforms - but no explosives.

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Faisal Shahzad
More Terrorist Attacks Expected in American Cities
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 7, 2010, 1:01 AM (GMT+02:00)

The failed attempt to blow up a car bomb in Times Square at the heart of Manhattan, New York, was the fourth time in seven months that America's intelligence and security agencies had missed thwarting a terrorist attack.

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Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Hamid Karzai
Terror Repercussions on American Soil Must Be Considered
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 7, 2010, 1:01 AM (GMT+02:00)

Obama's Afghanistan strategy is thrown in disarray by the failed New York car bombing. As US forces prepare their offensive in Kandahar, S. Afghanistan, the Taliban strikes in New York. Both his war planners and intelligence chiefs need a fresh approach.

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Times Square
Was Faisal Shahzad a US Double Agent Turned Traitor?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 7, 2010, 1:00 AM (GMT+02:00)

Was Faisal Shahzad a CIA mole against Taliban or a two-timing double agent? This would explain some of the peculiarities his case has thrown up.

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John Brennan
After 2004, Al Qaida's WMD trail went cold
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 16, 2010, 12:20 AM (GMT+02:00)

Al Qaeda could easily have acquired devices or materials in the last decade. But since 2004, there have been no real clues whether Osama Bin Laden acquired nuclear, biological or chemical weapons or intended using them in terrorist attacks.

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Vladimir Putin
Russia's War in Northern Caucasus Is Expanding
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 2, 2010, 1:01 AM (GMT+02:00)

Al Qaeda, long entrenched in the Caucasian, is boosting local Islamic extremist groups and separatist movements with fighters from Yemen. While terrorist mastermind Doku Umarov is Moscow's Enemy No. 1, the Kremlin's man in Grozny Ramzan Kadyrov is not as trustworthy as he was.

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Victims evacuated from Moscow blast
Putin: We will destroy culprits of Moscow Metro bomb blasts
DEBKAfile Special Report March 29, 2010, 10:58 AM (GMT+02:00)

Two female suicide bombers hit the two central Moscow underground rail stations in coordinated attacks during the early Monday rush hour of March 29, killing at least 39 people, injuring many more. The first exploded in the second car of the train at the Lubyanka station near the Kremlin and the Federal Security Services headquarters. The second blast hit Kultury Park station near Gorky Park. North Caucasian Al Qaeda offshoot believed behind ...

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Abdul Malek Rigi
Pakistan Intelligence Aided Iran's Seizure of Jund Allah leader
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 26, 2010, 2:05 AM (GMT+02:00)

Iran pulled off a major coup in capturing the Sunni Jund Allah leader Abdul Malek Rigi. The darkest secret of the affair was Pakistan's connivance with Tehran for a step that knocked the legs out from under a vital US endeavor.

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Jordan's King Abdullah II
Jordanian king orders al Qaeda crackdown
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 22, 2010, 1:42 PM (GMT+02:00)

Jordan's Abdullah II has mobilized his security services and ordered an urgent crackdown against a rising terror threat after two serious breaches caught them napping: The Jordanian triple agent Khalil Al-Balawi, who blew himself up at the CIA Forward Base Chapman in Afghanistan on Jan. 14, killing seven US agents and a Jordanian intelligence officer, and the roadside blasts which just missed Israeli diplomatic vehicles on a Jordanian road last Friday, Jan. 15

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Najibullah Zazi, arrested last year
Two more arrested in ongoing NYC terror investigation
DEBKAfile Special Report January 9, 2010, 6:06 PM (GMT+02:00)

Two men were arrested Friday, Jan. 8, suspected of being accomplices of Naijubullah Zazi, who was charged with a plot to bomb New York's transit system a year ago in Colorado. On Friday too, Friday too, the Nigerian, Umar Abdulmutallab, flanked by two American lawyers, told a federal court he was not guilty of trying to blow up the Northwest Airlines jet on Christmas Day.  He ...

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