Jul 31 '15 / EIPA Updates

A spokesperson at the European External Action Service (EEAS) has confirmed that Interpol’s arrest warrant against a former Iranian Defence Minister, Ahmad Vahimi, sought for his alleged involvement in the bomb attack against a Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires in 1994,  is still valid. The bomb attack against the headquarters of AMIA (Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina), the country’s worst terror attack, claimed the lives of …

Jun 2 '15 / EIPA Updates

“This arrest is further evidence of deep Iranian involvement in international terrorism,” said Israel after an Hezbollah operative was arrested last week in Larnaca, Cyprus in possession of 420 boxes of ammonium nitrate, a massive quantity of explosive material, along with $10,000. Cypriot police suspect that the man was planning an attack on Israeli interests on the Mediterranean island. The 26-year-old man, who is Lebanese-born and has …

Sep 24 '14 / EIPA Updates

The two main suspects in the June kidnapping and murder of three Jewish Israeli teenagers in the Gush Etzion area in the West Bank were shot and killed by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in an exchange of fire on Tuesday morning. The abduction of Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaer and Naftali Frenkel, both 16, gripped the country, sparked a large-scale military search and contributed to …