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Analysis: Was Iran behind the Bangkok bombings?

CNN - Feb 15, 2012
Even before the smoke had cleared from a series of bombings in the Thai capital of Bangkok Tuesday, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak blamed Iran for the incident, as well as the attacks against Israeli diplomats in Delhi and Georgia two days ago. "The attempted terror attack in Thailand proves once again that Iran and its proxies continue to operate in the ways of terror and the latest attacks are an example of that," he said. "In recent months, we have witnessed several attempts to attack Israeli citizens and Jews in several countries, ...

 

Analysis: Was Iran behind the Bangkok bombings?

CNN - Feb 15, 2012
Paul Quaglia is a founding partner and Director of PSA Asia, a security consulting, crisis management and political risk assessment firm based in Bangkok. He is a 20-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency, who served the majority of his CIA career in six overseas postings in the Middle East and Asia. -- Even before the smoke had cleared from a series of bombings in the Thai capital of Bangkok Tuesday, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak blamed Iran for the incident, as well as the attacks against Israeli diplomats in Delhi and ...

 

Israel blames Iran for Thai bombings

CNN - Feb 15, 2012
Israel's defense minister blamed Iran for a series of bombings in the Thai capital of Bangkok Tuesday, a day after attacks against the country's diplomats in India and Georgia. "The attempted terror attack in Thailand proves once again that Iran and its proxies continue to operate in the ways of terror and the latest attacks are an example of that," said Defense Minister Ehud Barak, who issued the statement from Singapore, where he is currently traveling. "Iran and Hezbollah are unrelenting terror elements endangering the stability of the ...

 

Thailand finds Iran link between Bangkok and Delhi attacks

Telegraph - Feb 15, 2012
Thai investigators believe they have found a link between this week's bomb blasts in Bangkok and New Delhi, a senior security official said on Wednesday, two of three botched attacks Israel has blamed on Iran./ Iran, whose leaders had threatened to retaliate for Israel's alleged car-bomb assassination of several of its nuclear scientists, denied involvement in the attacks on Monday and Tuesday, including a bomb that failed to explode in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi./ Asked whether the explosives used in India and Thailand were the same, a ...

 

Israel blames Iran for Thai bombings

CNN - Feb 15, 2012
Top official says Israel has been trying to prevent Iranian attacks for years/ A bomb blows off one man's leg in Bangkok as he flees police/ -- Israel's defense minister blamed Iran for a series of bombings in the Thai capital of Bangkok Tuesday, a day after attacks against the country's diplomats in India and Georgia. "The attempted terror attack in Thailand proves once again that Iran and its proxies continue to operate in the ways of terror and the latest attacks are an example of that," said Defense Minister Ehud Barak, who issued the ...

 

Israel points finger at Iran in Bangkok explosion

Fox News - Feb 14, 2012
An Israeli Cabinet minister says his country will "settle the score" with the perpetrators of a bombing attempt in Bangkok, heightening the state of alert throughout Israel on Tuesday. An Iranian man carrying grenades blew his own legs off in the blast. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Tuesday the explosion, which wounded four civilians, was an attempted terrorist attack backed by Iran. Israel has also blamed Iran for a pair of attacks on Israeli diplomatic targets in India and Georgia on Monday. Speaking on Israel Radio, Public ...

 

Bangkok blasts prompt more accusations against Iran, a day after bombing ...

Washington Post - Feb 14, 2012
JERUSALEM — Israel ratcheted up security levels in public places and at key strategic targets on Tuesday, a day after accusing Iran of responsibility for twin bombing attempts aimed at Israeli embassy personnel in New Delhi and Tbilisi, Georgia. In Thailand, meanwhile, an Iranian man sustained severe injuries when a grenade he was carrying exploded on the street. Several Thai residents also were hurt, and a top Israeli government official said the incident was part of Iran’s ongoing efforts to spread violence around the globe./ An Iranian ...

 

Police blame 3 Bangkok blasts on Iranian

CBS News - Feb 14, 2012
A Thai Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) official examines a backpack that was left on the bomb site by a suspect bomber in Bangkok, Thailand, Feb. 14, 2012. (AP)/ BANGKOK - An Iranian man carrying explosives blew off his own legs and wounded four other people in two blasts Tuesday in Bangkok, Thai authorities said. A third blast occurred in a nearby house. Security forces found more explosives in the assailant's rented house in the capital, but it was not known what targets they might have been meant for, Police Gen. Pansiri Prapawat said. ...

 

Iran denies role in Thai blasts

Reuters - Feb 15, 2012
Iran has denied any role in bomb blasts in Thailand attributed to a man with an Iranian passport and accused Israel of being behind the explosions, state TV quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast as saying on Wednesday. "The Islamic Republic of Iran believes that elements of the Zionist regime are responsible for these terrorist acts," Mehmanparast said, referring to Israel. A man with an Iranian passport lost a leg when a bomb he was carrying went off in Bangkok on Tuesday. A day earlier, bomb attacks targeted Israeli embassy ...

 

Thais find possible bomb link in Thai, India attacks

Yahoo! News - Feb 15, 2012
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai investigators believe they have found a link between this week's bomb blasts in Bangkok and New Delhi, a senior security official said on Wednesday, two of three botched attacks Israel has blamed on Iran. Tehran has strongly denied involvement in the attacks on Monday and Tuesday, including a bomb that failed to explode in the Georgian capital Tbilisi. Asked whether the explosives used in India and Thailand were the same, a senior Thai security official said they both had the same "magnetic sheets". "The individual ...

 



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