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10:42 PM, May 11, 2013 • By THOMAS JOSCELYN
The Egyptian interior ministry announced Saturday that an al Qaeda plot against a Western embassy and other targets had been disrupted. Two suspected terrorists are being held for questioning and a third is under house arrest.
10:12 AM, May 7, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
The Jerusalem Post reports:
Three explosions were heard in western Tehran on Tuesday, in an area where Iran carries out missile research and storage, BBC Persian reported.
7:34 AM, Apr 17, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
AIPAC applauds the passage of a Senate "resolution standing with Israel against Iranian nuclear threat":
5:34 PM, Apr 10, 2013 • By LEE SMITH
Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett, the husband and wife team of former U.S. officials (he was with the CIA and she was with the State Department) who’ve made a second career out of advocacy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, have just published a book. Going to Tehran: Why the United States Must Come to Terms With the Islamic Republic of Iran has been roundly panned by critics, most perplexingly for the Leveretts, even by reviewers in places like the New York Times that used to welcome them with open arms.
He fears angering Iran.3:05 PM, Mar 22, 2013 • By LEE SMITH
It’s still unclear whether chemical weapons were used earlier this week in attacks in Syria's Aleppo province, and if so who’s responsible—Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’s troops or rebel forces. The U.N.
7:31 AM, Mar 19, 2013 • By STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
Who are the Hazaras and why are they marked for annihilation in Pakistan? Two frightful terror bombings, taking 185 lives and wounding hundreds more, were reported from the city of Quetta, near the border with Afghanistan, and the capital of Pakistan’s Baluchistan province, in the first two months of 2013. They were followed by a similar massacre in Karachi, Pakistan’s main port, in March. Prominent Hazara individuals have been assassinated in Karachi and Lahore. And the ordeal of the Hazaras is hardly new.
8:25 AM, Mar 16, 2013 • By KEN JENSEN
Are we watching Hezbollah closely enough these days? Probably not. Given events in Syria and the Balkans, it appears that we’re in for a whole new set of problems to be presented by Iran’s favorite proxy.
Iran, al Qaeda, and the secret bin Laden files.Mar 25, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 27 • By THOMAS JOSCELYN
The arrest earlier this month of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law and former spokesman, has sparked renewed interest in an old question: What is the extent of the relationship between the Iranian regime and al Qaeda?