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Abbas Health Rumors Spark Fears of Succession Battle

TEL AVIV — Recent reports of a deterioration in the health of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas set off fears of a political war of succession that could work to the advantage of Hamas, an Arab intelligence source told Breitbart Jerusalem.

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Turkey Seeking Influence in Post-Islamic State Mosul

Turkey has been anxiously following the Iraqi government’s efforts to liberate the city of Mosul from extremist factions and re-establish its authority there, an Arab intelligence official said.

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EXCLUSIVE: Arab Intel Expects Turkish ‘Retribution’ Against U.S.-Based Cleric Gulen and His Loyalists

TEL AVIV – Intelligence agencies in several Arab states suspect the Turkish regime may attempt an assassination campaign against people affiliated with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s arch enemy Fethullah Gulen as well as other opposition figures that Erdogan believes may have been involved in last month’s failed coup attempt, an Arab intelligence source told Breitbart Jerusalem.

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EXCLUSIVE – Alarm Bells In Jordan Over Possible Islamic State Onslaught

TEL AVIV – The killing of six Jordanian Border Policemen near the Jordanian-Syrian-Iraqi border on Tuesday was “in all likelihood just the beginning” and a possible Islamic State surge against Jordan, warned an Arab intelligence source speaking to Breitbart Jerusalem.

BAGHDAD, IRAQ - JANUARY 28: A car bomb went off next to a school in south of Baghdad one hour after a suicide bomber targeted a police station in the same area. January 28, 2005, Baghdad, Iraq. Baghdad is witnessing a surge of violence as the country prepares for elections …