DEBKAfile Special Report April 4, 2017
The terrorist who blew up a St. Petersburg metro train on April 3.has been identified as a Akbarzhon Jalilov, 23, a Russian born in Osh, Kyrgyzstan, with close ties to radical Islamists. The death toll from the attack rose to 14 with 49 injured.
DEBKAfile Special Report April 3, 2017
Two explosions on the metro system of St. Petersburg, Russia’s second city Monday, April 3, left at least 10 dead and some 60 injured. The casualty toll is expected to rise. One device blew up on a train moving between two stations in the city’s subway; the other at a station.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 23, 2017
The Westminster attacker, British-born Khalid Masoud, was claimed as “a soldier of the Islamic State” March 23, after he murdered 3 people and injured more than forty. In Antwerp, a man was arrested trying to drive at high speed into a crowd before anyone was hurt.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 19, 2017
This decision and the axing of his top command show weakness at the top of ISIS.
DEBKAfile Special Report January 18, 2017
First Sgt. Erez Levy, 34, an officer in the operations branch of the Israel Police, was crushed to death Wednesday morning, Jan. 18, in a car-ramming attack at the Bedouin village of Umm-al-Hiran in the southern Negev region. Levy’s murderer, a 47-year-old villager, a member of the southern branch of Israel’s radical Islamic Movement, was shot and killed.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 5, 2017
ISIS broke new ground in terrorism by the perpetrator’s nationality and his modus operandi.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 5, 2017
He is preparing a shakeup of 17 US intelligence agencies, possible Internet shutdown.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis January 1, 2017
The New Year's shooting rampage at the Istanbul Reina nightclub came on the heels of the assassination of the Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov in Ankara. The floodgates had opened up for the Syrian war and its terrorist adjuncts to surge across into Turkey.
DEBKAfile Special Report December 23, 2016
The video ISIS released after the Berlin truck terrorist Anis Amri was shot dead in Milan early Friday, Dec. 23, shows him swearing allegiance to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdad and calling on al Muslims to "kill crusader pigs" in Europe.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 22, 2016
The Germans are groping in the dark, leaving the real perpetrators free to strike again.
DEBKAfile Special Report December 19, 2016
After the terror attack Sunday, Dec. 18 in the southern Jordanian town of Karakh, a firefight developed when Jordanian forces stormed the Crusader castle where terrorists were holding tourists hostage. The 10 dead included a Canadian woman. Another 29 were injured.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 1, 2016
A major terror drive for the New Year’s holidays in both parts of Europe was thwarted.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis November 4, 2016
The FBI has warned officials in New York, Texas and Virginia about possible al Qaeda or ISIS attacks in the run-up to Election Day on Nov. 8. No specific locations were mentioned. However, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates airports, tunnels and bridges around New York City, are continuing "a high level of patrols." The warning comes a day after the debkafile report of a terror threat possibly timed for the US election.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 3, 2016
ISIS is finding fertile ground in Southeast Asia for relocating from the Middle East.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 20, 2016
During his rips to Afghanistan, Ahmad Khan Rahimi secretly visited Al Qaeda and Taliban leaders in Quetta, Pakistan, and was appointed a regular Al Qaeda controller who kept in touch with him up until the present when he executed three bombing attacks in New York City and New Jersey. The same controller runs a number of terrorist sleepers in America.
DEBKAfile Special Report July 23, 2016
For seven hours the authorities of the leading European power were paralyzed over how to handle the massacre of nine Germans at he Olympia shopping mall of Munich by an 18-year old Iranian German Friday night, July 22 without uttering the words “Islamic” or “jihadist” – or even “terror.” The gunman, who killed himself far from the crime scene, arrived in Germany from Iran two years ago.
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis July 22, 2016
Seasoned intelligence watchers say that far from being just a game, Pokemon Go” 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 Exclusive Report July 7, 2016
Seeks to follow Russian track to Assad while upsetting future Sunni allies.