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 that killed five Israeli tourists last July, Bulgaria’s interior minister said on Tuesday. The conclusions of the Bulgarian investigation may open the way for the European Union to join the United […]
A gunman burst onto the stage and pointed a gas pistol at a Bulgarian politician during a televised speech at a party caucus today. Ahmed Dogan, 58, who is the leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms party, struck the attacker before he was able to fire any shots.
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 militants and Iran.
Sofia has identified and issued an arrest warrant for one of several foreigners believed to have assisted a man who killed six people plus himself in a bomb attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria in July, a senior investigator was quoted as saying Thursday. “The investigation has evidence for the implication of three
A Lebanese man who resides in Bulgaria was detained by members of the Shiite group Hezbollah while on a visit to his home country, according to his wife. Talal Mohammad Khalil arrived in Beirut on November 15, 2012 and has not been in touch with his family for the past 10 days, according to his […]
BURGAS, Bulgaria — The attack on a tour bus carrying Israeli vacationers outside the airport here was carried out by a suicide bomber carrying fake American identification, officials said on Thursday. There were conflicting reports on the number of dead. The Bulgarian interior minister said the toll was seven, including six Israelis.
Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak said on Thursday that the Iranian-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah carried out the deadly bomb attack on a bus carrying Israeli tourists in Bulgaria on Wednesday. Bulgarian officials said six people were killed when the bomb went off outside Bulgaria’s Burgas airport. Israeli media reported that eight people had been killed
A bus carrying Israeli youth exploded Wednesday in a Bulgarian resort, killing at least six people and wounded more than 32, the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called it “an Iranian terror attack” and promised a tough response. The explosion took place in the Black Sea city of Burgas, some 400 […]
Syrian rebels are smuggling small arms into Syria through a network of land and sea routes involving cargo ships and trucks moving through Turkey, Lebanon and Iraq, maritime intelligence and Free Syrian Army (FSA) officers say. Western and regional powers deny any suggestion they are involved in gun running. Their interest in the sensitive border […]
Swedish, Bulgarian and Polish foreign ministers met politicians in Beirut on Friday in an EU-backed attempt to urge Lebanese political blocks to cooperate in preventing violence in neighboring Syria spilling over the border.