Anti-Zionism http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25082/all en UPDATE 2-Police suspect criminal motive in Tel Aviv car blast http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-2-police-suspect-criminal-motive-tel-aviv-car-blast <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Upgrades attribution on crime figure targeting, wounded toll at four)</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 10 (Reuters) - A car exploded near a bus in Tel Aviv on Thursday, injuring four people in what police suspect was an attempt to kill an alleged criminal kingpin.</p> <p>Israel Radio said the car belonged to the head of an alleged organised crime family.</p> <p>"This is a criminal related incident," police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said, suggesting they believed the attack was not carried out by a Palestinian militant.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-2-police-suspect-criminal-motive-tel-aviv-car-blast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-Zionism Hamas Islam and antisemitism War Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:47:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732631 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama Pentagon pick calls US senators, clarifies views on Iran http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/obama-pentagon-pick-calls-us-senators-clarifies-views-iran <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Hagel would replace Leon Panetta as US defense chief</p> <p>* Believes critics are distorting views on Middle East policy</p> <p>* Opposes containment on Iran, supports sanctions - officials say</p> <p>By Phil Stewart</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama's pick to become the next U.S. defense secretary, has begun calling critics in the Senate in an attempt to c l arify his views about how to deal with Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas before his upcoming nomination hearing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/obama-pentagon-pick-calls-us-senators-clarifies-views-iran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-Zionism Chuck Hagel Islam and antisemitism United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 01:15:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732938 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Bulgaria briefs Israel, EU on Burgas bombing probe progress http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-bulgaria-briefs-israel-eu-burgas-bombing-probe-progres <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SOFIA, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolai Mladenov paid a surprise visit to Israel on Thursday during which he briefed leaders on its probe into a bombing in the Black Sea resort of Burgas last July that the Israelis blamed on Lebanon's Hezbollah guerrillas and Iran.</p> <p>Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, in Dublin for talks with European Union ministers on Thursday, would also update Bulgaria's EU allies with the latest news, his office said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-bulgaria-briefs-israel-eu-burgas-bombing-probe-progres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-Zionism Hezbollah Islam and antisemitism War Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 18:15:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735740 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Bomb explodes in southern district of Lebanese capital http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/update-1-bomb-explodes-southern-district-lebanese-capital <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details)</p> <p>BEIRUT, Jan 28 (Reuters) - A bomb planted under a car exploded in a southern suburb of Beirut late on Monday, a Lebanese security source said, rocking a Shi'ite Muslim area that is a stronghold of the militant group Hezbollah.</p> <p>The bomb destroyed the car and damaged buildings in the residential area of Hay al-Sellom but there were no casualties, the source said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/update-1-bomb-explodes-southern-district-lebanese-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-Zionism Asia Lebanon Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 21:15:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740739 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ White House warns Syria not to transfer weapons to Hezbollah http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/urgent-white-house-warns-syria-not-transfer-weapons-hezbollah <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The White House on Thursday warned Syria not to transfer weapons to Hezbollah, as tensions mounted following reported Israeli raids on a military research center and a weapons convoy.</p> <p>"Syria should not further destabilize the region by transferring weaponry to Hezbollah," said Ben Rhodes, a US deputy national security advisor.</p> <p>col/jm</p> Anti-Zionism Business Entertainment Environment Health Hezbollah Hizballah Israeli–Lebanese conflict Politics Social Issues War AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:45:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5741972 at http://www.globalpost.com UN chief gravely concerned by report of Israeli air strike in Syria http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/un-chief-gravely-concerned-report-israeli-air-strike-syria <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>UNITED NATIONS, Jan 31 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed "grave concern" on Thursday over reports that Israeli jets bombed a convoy near the Lebanese border, apparently hitting weapons destined for Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/un-chief-gravely-concerned-report-israeli-air-strike-syria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-Zionism Israeli–Lebanese conflict Lebanon War Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 18:31:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742081 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. skeptical about Argentina-Iran 'truth commission' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/us-skeptical-about-argentina-iran-truth-commission <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday voiced doubt that Argentina and Iran's planned "truth commission" would bring to justice those responsible for the deadly 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish community center.</p> <p>Argentine courts have said Iran was behind the attack on the Jewish center, which killed 85 people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/us-skeptical-about-argentina-iran-truth-commission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-Zionism Asia Politics Religion War Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 03:45:51 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742512 at http://www.globalpost.com Israeli minister implicitly confirms Syria bombing raid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/israeli-minister-implicitly-confirms-syria-bombing-raid <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Israel's outgoing Defence Minister Ehud Barak implicitly confirmed on Sunday an Israeli air strike on a military site in Syria.</p> <p>Barak refrained from a direct confirmation but told the Munich Security Conference that it was "another proof that when we say something we mean it".</p> <p>"I cannot add anything to what you have read in the newspapers about what happened in Syria several days ago," Barak told participants.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/israeli-minister-implicitly-confirms-syria-bombing-raid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-Zionism Asia Hezbollah War AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 15:00:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744514 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ 25 Hamas members arrested in West Bank: Israel army http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/urgent-25-hamas-members-arrested-west-bank-israel-army <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Israeli army said Monday it arrested 25 Hamas members during the night in the West Bank, among them three parliamentarians according to sources in the Islamist movement.</p> <p>The Israeli army did not provide details but sources in Hamas said those arrested included parliamentarians Hatem Kafisha and Mohammad Al-Tal in Hebron, and Ahmad Atoun in Ramallah.</p> <p>dms-jjm/jds/bpz</p> Anti-Zionism Hamas Islam Palestinian nationalism AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 08:46:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745103 at http://www.globalpost.com Bulgaria says Hezbollah behind Burgas bombing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/bulgaria-says-hezbollah-behind-burgas-bombing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SOFIA, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Two individuals with links to Lebanon's militant group Hezbollah were involved in a bomb attack on a bus in the Bulgarian resort of Burgas last July that killed five Israeli tourists, Bulgaria's interior minister said on Tuesday.</p> <p>"We have established that the two were members of the militant link of Hezbollah," Tsvetan Tsvetanov told reporters. (Reporting by Tsvetelia Tsolova; Editing by Sam Cage and Kevin Liffey)</p> Anti-Zionism Hezbollah Islam and antisemitism War Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 14:46:01 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746434 at http://www.globalpost.com Bulgaria says Hezbollah behind deadly anti-Israeli attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/bulgaria-says-hezbollah-behind-deadly-anti-israeli-attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Bulgarian government said Tuesday that two people with Canadian and Australian passports linked to the Lebanese militia movement Hezbollah were behind a bomb attack in July that killed five Israeli tourists.</p> <p>"We have information on financing and membership of Hezbollah for two people including the bomber," Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov told reporters.</p> <p>"They had Canadian and Australian passports ... (and) lived in Lebanon since 2006 and 2010," he said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/bulgaria-says-hezbollah-behind-deadly-anti-israeli-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-Zionism Islamic terrorism Israeli–Lebanese conflict War AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 15:15:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746480 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ US calls on Europe to act against Hezbollah http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/urgent-us-calls-europe-act-against-hezbollah <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The White House on Tuesday called on Europe to take action against a growing threat from Hezbollah after Bulgaria blamed the militia group for an attack which killed five Israeli tourists in July.</p> <p>President Barack Obama's top counter-terrorism advisor John Brennan, his nominee to lead the CIA, called on European states to take "proactive action" to uncover Hezbollah's infrastructure, financing and operational networks.</p> <p>col/jm</p> Anti-Zionism Business Entertainment Environment Health Hizballah Islam and antisemitism Politics AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 16:30:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746585 at http://www.globalpost.com Bulgaria blames Hezbollah for deadly anti-Israeli attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/bulgaria-blames-hezbollah-deadly-anti-israeli-attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Bulgarian government said Tuesday that two people with Canadian and Australian passports linked to the Lebanese Hezbollah movement were behind a July bomb attack that killed five Israeli tourists.</p> <p>"What we can make as a justified conclusion is that the two persons whose identity we have established belonged to the military wing of Hezbollah," Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov told reporters.</p> <p>He said that they "had Canadian and Australian passports,.. (and) lived in Lebanon since 2006 and 2010".</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/bulgaria-blames-hezbollah-deadly-anti-israeli-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-Zionism Hezbollah Israeli–Lebanese conflict War AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 16:46:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746602 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. calls for action on Hezbollah after bus bombing probe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/us-calls-action-hezbollah-after-bus-bombing-probe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Tuesday said the Lebanese militant movement Hezbollah must be held to account for a bomb attack on a bus in Bulgaria last July, and urged Europe and others to pursue an investigation into the incident.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/us-calls-action-hezbollah-after-bus-bombing-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-Zionism Irregular military Politics War Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 17:00:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746608 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Lebanon PM says ready to cooperate over Bulgaria attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/urgent-lebanon-pm-says-ready-cooperate-over-bulgaria-attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Tuesday Lebanon is ready to cooperate in investigations into a July bombing in Bulgaria that killed Israeli tourists, after Sofia blamed Hezbollah for the attack.</p> <p>"Lebanon trusts that the Bulgarian authorities will undertake a serious evaluation of the results of the investigation and affirms that it is ready to cooperate with Bulgaria to shed light on the circumstances" of the attack, Mikati said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/urgent-lebanon-pm-says-ready-cooperate-over-bulgaria-attack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-Zionism Asia Israeli–Lebanese conflict War AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 17:01:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746627 at http://www.globalpost.com