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India issues arrest warrants against Iranians in car bombing

JTAPublished March 15, 2012

India has issued arrest warrants for three Iranians in connection with a bomb attack on an Israeli Embassy car. A New Delhi court issued the arrest warrants on Wednesday, marking the first time that India officially has linked the Feb. 13 attack to Iran....

Report: Suspect in New Delhi attack was in contact with Iran

JTAPublished March 13, 2012

JERUSALEM -- The journalist arrested in connection with an attack on an Israeli Embassy car in New Delhi reportedly was in touch with an Iranian intelligence officer and visited Iran before the attack. New Delhi Police will announce the breakthrough in...

New Delhi police arrest bombing suspect

JTAPublished March 7, 2012

Police in New Delhi have arrested a suspect in connection with a car bomb attack that injured the wife of an Israeli diplomat. An Indian journalist, Syed Mohammed Kazmi, was arrested Tuesday, the Associated Press reported. A police investigation showed...

Thai police arrest another Iranian national

JTAPublished February 27, 2012

Thai police are holding another Iranian national in connection with a bombing in the capital, Bangkok, Madani Seyed Mehrded, 33, was arrested over the weekend, when it was discovered that he was in the country on an expired visa. Call logs showed that...

U.N. condemns attack on Israeli officials

JTAPublished February 24, 2012

NEW YORK -- The U.N. Security Council condemned the attack on an Israeli official in India. In a statement released Thursday by the council's rotating president, Kodjo Menan of Togo, council members "condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack...

Iran denies part in recent attacks in letter to Security Council

JTAPublished February 23, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Iran denied involvement in recent attacks on Israeli diplomats and accused Israel of assassinating its nuclear scientists, in a letter to the United Nations Security Council. Israel has made "unfounded allegations and distortions" against...

Diplomat’s wife returns to Israel from New Delhi

JTAPublished February 17, 2012

The Israeli diplomat's wife wounded in a bomb attack in New Delhi returned to Israel. Israel Radio reported Friday afternoon that Tal Yehoshua-Koren returned to Israel in an ambulance plane, after her condition was judged improved enough to travel. Yehoshua-Koren,...

Mossad did not anticipate New Delhi attack, newspeper reports

JTAPublished February 16, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Mossad chief Tamir Pardo led a team of Israeli security forces on a visit to India last week, but did not appear to anticipate an attack in the capital, an Indian newspaper reported. The high-level security team did discuss the threat of...

Israeli injured in New Delhi attack stable following surgery

JTAPublished February 14, 2012

JERUSALEM -- The Israeli woman wounded in the car bomb attack in New Delhi is in stable condition after surgery to remove shrapnel. Tal Yehoshua-Koren, the wife of an Israeli Defense Ministry representative to India, reportedly woke for the first time...

Iranian national believed responsible for Thai blasts

JTAPublished February 14, 2012

JERUSALEM -- An Iranian national was seriously injured by a bomb he carried shortly after a house he rented in a residential neighborhood of Bangkok exploded. The man had thrown a hand grenade at police as they pursued him Tuesday following the home explosion,...

Two people were injured when a bomb went off outside the Israeli
Embassy in New Delhi, India on Feb. 13., 2012.

After New Delhi attack, fears that Iran-Israel attacks could escalate

By Ron Kampeas, JTAPublished February 13, 2012

WASHINGTON—Iran and Israel appear to be locked in an assassination contest. Israeli leaders blamed Iran for two assassination attempts late Sunday and early Monday -- in Tbilisi, Georgia, and in New Delhi, India. The bomb in Tbilisi was disabled before...

Netanyahu blaming Iran for attacks on diplomats

JTAPublished February 13, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran for a terrorist attack and an attempted attack on Israeli embassy employees in India and Georgia. An Israeli diplomat's wife in New Delhi was injured by a car bomb, and a second bomb was...

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