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 […]
European Union leaders are under renewed pressure to list Hezbollah as a terrorist organization after Bulgaria released a report implicating the Lebanese militant group in the July 2012 bombing of a bus carrying Israeli tourists in the Bulgarian town of Burgas.
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 […]
The Lebanese Islamist Hezbollah movement dismissed on Wednesday Bulgaria’s accusation that it carried out a bomb attack which killed five Israeli tourists last year, saying Israel was waging a smear campaign against it. Deputy Hezbollah leader Naim Qassem said
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 […]
A finding that Hezbollah is to blame for the bomb attack that killed five Israeli tourists in Bulgaria last July adds to pressure on the European Union to label the controversial group an outlaw terrorist organization.
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.
Top executives have warned U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron that he could damage Britain’s economy if he seeks to renegotiate the terms of its membership of the 27-country European Union. In a letter published in the Financial Times
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
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