Iranian refugee kills 9 in Munich mall. ‘No motive”
German authorities refuse to name the Munich mall slaughter of 9 Germans as terrorism or Islamist. At stake was Chancellor Angela Merkel’s open-arms refugee policy.
Jul 23, 2016, 7:24 AM (IDT)
Iran Ponders Downsizing Troop Level in Syria
Qassem Soleiman ordered to stop the swelling traffic of Iranian coffins from Syria.
US Has Tigris Bridge Plan for Mosul Offensive
But lacks bridges for spanning differences between Iraqi and Kurdish forces for storming Mosul.
The Vast ISIS Arms Industry - a Major Intelligence Miss
ISIS buys raw materials for its sophisticated, professional industry in many countries.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis Jul 22, 2016, 1:04 PM (IDT)

The augmented reality game “Pokemon Go” has attracted millions of users since its release in the beginning of July. However, seasoned intelligence watchers say that far from being just a game, it has more sinister uses – for instance, as a novel visual espionage system created by one of the world’s top spy agencies – or even a means by which terrorists may lure victims. 

DEBKAfile Special Report Jul 20, 2016, 11:29 AM (IDT)

Some 1,500 US airmen and their families have been locked in the southern Turkish air base of Incirlik together with a stock if tactical nuclear bombs since President Reccep Erdogan crushed an attempted coup on Saturday, July 16. In the four days up until Wednesday, July 20, therefore, no air strikes against ISIS in Syria and Iraq have been staged that Turkish base. Yet no American voice has been raised


DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Jul 19, 2016, 9:03 AM (IDT)

The UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) that flew on July 17 over northern Israel was a “Yasir’ drone made in Iran that was launched from a Hizballah base in Syria’s Qalamoun Mountains, some 60km from central Golan. This is reported by DEBKAfile military and intelligence sources.The Yasir can reach an altitude of 5,000 feet, operate in a 200km radius and stay aloft for 8 hours. 


DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Jul 15, 2016, 10:49 AM (IDT)

At least 80 people killed after a huge truck driven by Islamist terrorist into crowds celebrating Bastille Day in the French Riviera town of Nice on the famous Promenade Anglais..



DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Jul 13, 2016

Israeli military bulldozers backed by tanks have crossed into the demilitarized zone dividing the Israeli and Syrian Golan borders. They are building a line of fortifications and anti-tank trenches 300-500 meters inside the DMZ  This is the first time in the six-year Syrian war that the IDF has openly operated on the Syrian side of the border. The force has not so far run into opposition - or indeed a word of protest from Damascus.


DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Jul 10, 2016

The Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry’s visit to Israel Sunday, July 10 and the two conversations he held with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that day underscored the intensified ties between the two governments and their leaders.

DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Jul 8, 2016

One of the two Israeli "Tamuz" IDF rockets fired on July 4, in response to cross-border Syrian army mortar shells, struck the Syrian Ministry of Finance building near Quneitra, which housed Iranian Guards and Hizballah regional headquarters. 

DEBKAfile Special Report Jul 6, 2016

Moscow has decided to send additional advanced aircraft, including K-52 helicopter gunships, to Syria “in order to strengthen the Russian military grouping that takes part in anti-terrorist operations." 

DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Jul 4, 2016

Exclusive to debkafile counter terrorism sources: The IDF and the General Security Service have video footage and photos showing how the eight Palestinian terrorists from Yatah village in Mt Hebron, participated in an ISIS oath of allegiance ceremony.

DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Jul 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 Jul 1, 2016

A battle on June 29 between ISIS and a pro-American Syrian rebel force near the Syria-Iraq border will go down as one of the most striking defeats ever suffered by an American-backed Syrian rebel force.


DEBKAfile Exclusive Report Jun 27, 2016

Resumed Jerusalem-Ankara ties interface with the emerging Sunni alliance that Riyadh, Cairo and Ankara are building against Iran. 

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