Bulgaria to brief EU on linking Hezbollah to bus bombing

Bulgaria will brief other EU nations on the results of the probe that linked the Shiite group Hezbollah to last year’s bus bombing that killed five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian driver, Bulgaria’s foreign minister said Sunday. The findings, announced on Tuesday, brought renewed pressure on the European Union from the U.S., Israel and Canada […]

Bulgaria: The 2 Hezbollah suspects are living in Lebanon- update

The two living suspects behind a bus attack that killed five Israeli tourists in Bulgaria last year have been identified and both are now living in Lebanon, a top Bulgarian security official said Wednesday. The bomb that exploded July 18 as the Israeli tourists were boarding a bus at the airport in Burgas also killed […]

US presses Europe to act against Hezbollah

The United States on Tuesday pressed Europe to help choke off funds and aid to Hezbollah after Bulgaria blamed the militia group for an attack that killed five Israeli tourists in July. “We strongly urge other governments around the world — and particularly our partners in Europe — to take immediate action to crack down […]

Europeans Warned to Evacuate Libya’s Benghazi

Several European governments urged their citizens to evacuate the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi in response to what the U.K. described as “a specific and imminent threat to Westerners,” highlighting jitters in the region after last week’s deadly hostage siege at a natural-gas facility in Algeria.

Israel claims U.S. behind Europe move to condemn the settlements

The United States was behind Europe’s condemnation of Israel for approving thousands of housing units in Jerusalem and the West Bank, an Israeli official said. “The European move is essentially an American move. The Brits asked the Americans how to act,” an unnamed Israeli official with close ties to the U.S. administration told

Palestine’s yes vote: Is Israel losing grip in Europe?

It was hard to read the delegates’ expressions as they squinted at the board in the United Nations, searching for confirmation of who had and hadn’t voted for Palestine. As the camera zoomed into the results, the red figures revealed 138 countries were in favour, nine against