Contents tagged with assassination attempt

  • Israel’s Security service thwarts assassination attempt on Netanyahu

    Israel’s Internal Security Service reported that it prevented an assassination attempt on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat.

    According to published information, the group that attempted the assassination included three people who are members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). They were directed by a member of the organization from Syria. On June 3, all the detainees were charged.

    During the investigation, 30-year-old PFLP …

  • Assassination attempt on DPR Defense Minister rocks Donetsk

    Unknown persons shelled the “Defense Ministry” of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) in Donetsk at roughly 19:00 local time on Thursday.

    The DPR military said that they believe the explosion in the Defense Ministry building was an assassination attempt on “Minister” Vladimir Kononov, Interfax reports.

    “This act of terror is considered an assassination attempt on DPR Defense Minister Vladimir Kononov,” a representative of the DPR Defense Ministry told reporters.

    According to the …

  • Internal strife becoming a major problem for Russian-backed separatists

    The conflict is rapidly developing in the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), both in terms of skirmishes with Ukrainian forces and internal power struggles. Certain DPR military units, under the auspices of the Russian Federal Security Bureau (FSB), have been engaged in “mop up operations” of other militant units, effectively removing belligerent commanders, reported.

    “We observed the arrival of unknown special units in Dokuchaievsk, apparently for disciplining several …