War - Middle East

War – Middle East

Stories of the war in the Middle East. Not to be confused the Armageddon or Gog/Magog.

US arms rushed to Iraqi Kurds from Jordan, Israel. Al Qaeda-Sinai targets US Negev military facilities

US arms rushed to Iraqi Kurds from Jordan, Israel. Al Qaeda-Sinai targets US Negev military facilities

DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis August 11, 2014 The Kurdish Peshmerga fight against encroaching Islamic State troops gained a broad new dimension Monday, Aug. 11, when the US began airlifting large quantities of military equipment, including ordnance, from Jordan and Israel to the semiautonomous KRG capital, Irbil.  The US maintains 10,000 special operations and marine forces at […]

‘We are looking at the beginnings of a Holocaust’

‘We are looking at the beginnings of a Holocaust’

By SAM SOKOL 07/28/2014 The situation facing European Jewry is “simply intolerable, unacceptable and inexcusable,” Israeli Jewish Congress president Vladimir Sloutsker told MKs and foreign diplomats at a special session of the Knesset Immigration Absorption and Diaspora Affairs Committee on Monday. Calling the rise in anti-Semitic incidents accompanying Israel’s invasion of Gaza an “SOS situation,” […]

IDF starts Gaza ground offensive

IDF starts Gaza ground offensive

By YAAKOV LAPPIN, HERB KEINON LAST UPDATED: 07/17/2014 Netanyahu’s office says purpose of mission is to destroy terror tunnels and seriously harm the infrastructure of Hamas and other terrorist organizations in Gaza After days of waiting and deliberation, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday night directed the IDF to send ground troops into Gaza to […]

Israel resumes attacks after Hamas rejects cease-fire plan

Israel resumes attacks after Hamas rejects cease-fire plan

By William Booth and Griff Witte July 15 GAZA CITY — The Israeli military ended a unilateral cease-fire with Hamas on Tuesday and resumed airstrikes in the Gaza Strip after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened to escalate Israeli operations there in response to continued rocket attacks from the coastal enclave. “After six hours of unilateral […]

Israel accepts Egyptian mediation and ceasefire, demands removal of Hamas missile stocks from Gaza

Israel accepts Egyptian mediation and ceasefire, demands removal of Hamas missile stocks from Gaza

EBKAfile Exclusive Report July 15, 2014 Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has accepted President Abdel-Fatah El-Siisi’s proposal to mediate the halt of hostilities between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas faction ruling the Gaza Strip and agreed to a ceasefire going into effect Tuesday, July 15 at 9:00 a.m., debkafile reports.   The Prime minister informed senior […]

Hamas Just Attempted To Create A Horrific Nuclear Disaster In The Heart Of Israel

Hamas Just Attempted To Create A Horrific Nuclear Disaster In The Heart Of Israel

By Michael Snyder, on July 10th, 2014   After the horrors of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, how insane do you have to be to fire missiles directly at a major nuclear facility?  No matter what side you are on in the conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians, everyone should be able to agree that […]

The Saudis Are Under the Mercy of Iran

The Saudis Are Under the Mercy of Iran

Monday, 12 May 2014 11:36 AM By Dr. Burhan M. Al-Chalabi Saudi Arabia’s foreign policy has always been concerned with one aim, political survival. Since its creation in 1933, with the aid of the British Colonial Office in the Arabian Peninsula, political analysts have frequently predicted the imminent collapse of the Kingdom. All of them […]

Chuck Hagel faces flat resistance to US regional policies in his coming Mid East trip

Chuck Hagel faces flat resistance to US regional policies in his coming Mid East trip

DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis May 10, 2014 US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrives in Jeddah next Monday, May 12, to attend a meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council defense ministers, the first for an American defense chief in six years. This prolonged absence reflected the Obama administration’s military disengagement from Middle East affairs and the political […]

Saudis parade nuclear missiles for the first time in defiance of US-Iranian nuclear accord

Saudis parade nuclear missiles for the first time in defiance of US-Iranian nuclear accord

DEBKAfile Special Report April 29, 2014 Saudi Arabia became the first Middle East nation to publicly exhibit its nuclear-capable missiles. The long-range, liquid propellant DF-3 ballistic missile (NATO designated CSS-2), purchased from China 27 years ago, was displayed for the first time at a Saudi military parade Tuesday, April 29, in the eastern military town […]

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