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  • Iran agent monitoring Chabad arrested in Bulgaria

    04/22/2013 4:02:38 PM PDT · by Cindy · 3 replies
    JPOST.com - THE JERUSALEM POST ^ | April 22, 2013 01:01 | by Benjamin Weinthal
    SNIPPET: "BERLIN – Bulgarian police officers last summer arrested a Canadian citizen linked to the Iranian government who engaged in surveillance of the local Chabad center in the capital of Sofia, a well-placed and reliable local source told The Jerusalem Post last week, on condition of anonymity due to security reasons. An Iranian-sponsored female agent in her 50s, holding a Canadian passport, traveled from Istanbul to Sofia several weeks after the bombing of the Israeli tour bus in the Black Sea resort town of Burgas in July 2012. She was arrested on her first day in Sofia after the Bulgarian...
  • The Muslim Brotherhood's American defenders

    07/27/2012 8:31:58 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 3 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 7/27/2012 | Caroline B. Glick
    By Wednesday John Brennan, US President Barack Obama's assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism made a quick trip to Israel to discuss Hezbollah's massacre of Israeli tourists in Burgas, Bulgaria last week. Hopefully it was an instructive meeting for the senior US official, although his Israeli interlocutors were undoubtedly dumbstruck by how difficult it was to communicate with him. Unlike previous US counterterror officials, Brennan does not share Israel's understanding of Middle Eastern terrorism. Brennan's outlook on this subject was revealed in a speech he gave two years ago in Washington. In that speech Brennan spoke dreamily about Hezbollah. As...
  • Al-Qaeda Linked Group Claims Responsibility for Burgas Terror (Not Iran?)

    07/23/2012 1:33:42 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | :7/21/2012 | Maayana Miskin
    The Muslim terrorist group Qa’adat el-Jihad claimed responsibility Saturday for a terrorist bombing in Burgas, Bulgaria. The bombing in Bulgaria last week killed five Israelis, one a pregnant woman. The Lebanese paper El-Nashra reported that the group, which has ties to Al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility in an email to the Arab press.
  • 'Five Israelis Dead' in Burgas Blast, 'Mostly Youths'

    07/18/2012 2:06:16 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/7/12 | Gabe Kahn and Gil Ronen
    An explosion on a bus transporting Israeli tourists at the airport near the city of Burgas in Bulgaria has reportedly left seven dead, five of whom are apparently Israelis. Bulgarian television said that the dead apparently include a Bulgarian tour guide. The destination is popular among Israeli youths and most of the casualties are reportedly youths. The Foreign Ministry has announced that it is sending personnel to the site. Voice of Israel Radio said that about 30 people are wounded, four of them seriously, quoting Bulgarian TV. It said that a suicide bomber boarded the bus before the explosion occurred,...
  • Bulgarian Archaeologists Find Late Antiquity Church on Black Sea Coast

    06/05/2012 4:02:17 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 1 replies
    Novinite ^ | Monday, May 28, 2012 | unattributed
    Bulgarian archaeologists have found a church dating back to the late Antiquity period, which is located near the village of Sarafovo, on the Black Sea coast. The site, which is close to the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas, has been excavated by the team of Prof. Dr. Lyudmil Vagalinski, who is the Director of the National Archaeology Institute and Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, since the start of May 2012. The excavations at Sarafovo (a village also known for hosting a military airfield) began after over the winter the sea waves uncovered parts of a Roman structures...