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2016-07-23

Munich police: Mall attack “classic shooting rampage not terrorism”

July 23, 2016, 2:15 PM (IDT) In a media update Saturday, the Bavarian criminal police and prosecution chiefs strenuously denied that the Iranian German who murdered 9 people and injured 27 at a large shopping mall Friday night had links to Islamic State or political motives after “intensive research” into the case. He was also described as receiving ‘”psychiatric and med...

Israel
2016-07-23

Munich shooting: Teenage killer Ali Sonboly

July 23, 2016, 4:55 PM (IDT) The 18-year-old German-Iranian man who opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald's, killing nine people and wounding 27 others before killing himself, has been named in reports as Ali Sonboly. Posing as a teenage girl called 'Selina Akim', Sonboly is thought to have used messages posted on a fake Facebook account to lure young victims to t...

Israel
2016-07-23

Putin Deaf to Israel’s Gripes about Russian Arms for Hizballah

July 14, 2016, 7:10 PM (IDT) Israeli air strikes are not stopping all arms convoy traffic from Syria to Lebanon.

Israel
2016-07-23

Is the Innovative US F-35 Warplane a ‘Velociraptor’ or Easy Prey?

July 14, 2016, 7:10 PM (IDT) Russia and China working on a radar system capable of pinpointing the stealth craft’s location.

Israel
2016-07-23

Iran, Shattered by Heavy Losses, Ponders Downsizing Troop Level in Syria

July 14, 2016, 7:10 PM (IDT) Qassem Soleiman ordered to stop the swelling traffic of Iranian coffins from Syria.

Israel
2016-07-23

Nice terror truck had bullet-resistant windshield

July 15, 2016, 10:49 AM (IDT) More than 80 people killed when a huge truck driven by Islamist terrorist crashed into crowds celebrating Bastille Day in the French Riviera town of Nice on the famous Promenade Anglais..

Israel
2016-07-23

Turkish army loses coup bid. Erdogan takes charge

July 16, 2016, 12:12 PM (IDT) The Turkish armed forces’ attempt to overthrow the authoritarian rule of President Tayyip Erdogan was largely extinguished Saturday morning July 16 after less than 24 hours - due to three major miscalculations. The first was their failure to immobilize the ruler.

Israel
2016-07-23

Intruding drone likely Russian. IDF not notified

July 18, 2016, 8:14 AM (IDT) On June 16, the IDF announced the start of a three-day military exercise the following day. As it began after 17:00pm on June 17, an unidentified UMV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) crossed in from Syria and flew over the Israeli Golan and Upper Galilee for nearly an hour. The small craft had every opportunity to photograph and collect intelligence information on most of ...

Israel
2016-07-23

Iranian refugee kills 9 in Munich mall. ‘No motive”

July 23, 2016, 7:24 AM (IDT) 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 fr...

Israel
2016-07-23

Munich gunman may have planted fake McDonald's Facebook post

July 23, 2016, 11:08 AM (IDT) The Munich shopping center gunman who murdered nine people may have lured his victims to their deaths with a fake Facebook post offering free McDonald's meals Friday pm. At around 5.50pm, the killer, a 18-year old German from Iran (still unnamed by police), started shooting at people streaming to the fast food branch in Marienplatz before crossing the road and ente...

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