Shalom Life | September 19, 2014

Iran Accuses Israel of Bulgaria Terror Attack

Islamic Republic says Israel behind plot which killed six and injured 32.

By: David Shear

Published: July 26th, 2012 in News » World

Iran Accuses Israel of Bulgaria Terror Attack

Iran’s UN envoy has accused Israel of plotting and carrying out the bus attack in Burgas, Bulgara last week which killed six and injured 32.

A suicide bomber, whose identity is still unknown, and who was believed to have worked with accomplices, entered a tourist bus parked at Burgas airport, killed himself, five Israelis and a Bulgarian bus driver.

Israel accused Iran and Hezbollah of the bombing, an accusation Iran is denying. Iran in turn, has accused Israel of the same.

"It's amazing that just a few minutes after the terrorist attack, Israeli officials announced that Iran was behind it," Iran's UN Ambassador Mohammad Khazaee told a UN Security Council debate on the Middle East.

"We have never and will not engage in such a despicable attempt on ... innocent people.

"Such terrorist operation could only be planned and carried out by the same regime whose short history is full of state terrorism operations and assassinations aimed implicating others for narrow political gains," Khazaee said.

"I could provide ... many examples showing that this regime killed its own citizens and innocent Jewish people during the last couple of decades."

Israel’s Deputy UN Ambassador Haim Waxman replied to the accusations.

"These comments are appalling, but not surprising from the same government that says the 9/11 attack was a conspiracy theory and denies the Holocaust," Waxman said in a statement.

In recent months Israeli diplomats have been the targets of several attacks, which Israel blames on Tehran. Much like those attempts, Israel says that Iran’s fingerprints were all over the bombing in Bulgaria.

"The time has come for the world to put an end to this campaign of terror, once and for all," Waxman said.

Jewish Man High-Fives New Yorkers Hailing Cabs in Hilarious Video Jewish Man High-Fives New Yorkers Hailing Cabs in Hilarious Video TrendingU.S. Senate Candidate's Campaign Slogan: "With Jews We Lose" U.S. Senate Candidate's Campaign Slogan: "With Jews We Lose" TrendingMayor of Sderot Pays a Visit to UJA Federation of Greater Toronto Mayor of Sderot Pays a Visit to UJA Federation of Greater Toronto Trending
 

Jamie Geller And Tom Franz Explore The Bible’s Superfoods

September 19, 2014 | By Caitlin Marceau
Jamie Geller And Tom Franz Explore The Bible’s Superfoods

Two of Israel's most renown Kosher chefs explore biblical foods in the City of David

Read More

Hag Sameach from Israel & the IDF [VIDEO]

September 19, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Hag Sameach from Israel & the IDF [VIDEO]

Israel wishes the IDF a Happy Rosh Hashana, sending them two tons of honey and 15 tons of apples; the IDF respond with a warm video to Israelis

Read More

‘Syrian Nelson Mandela’ Praises Israeli Aid for Wounded Syrians

September 19, 2014 | By ShalomLife Team
‘Syrian Nelson Mandela’ Praises Israeli Aid for Wounded Syrians

"Israel treats wounded Syrians and saves their lives while [Syrian President Bashar] Assad continues to massacre his people," says Dr. Kamal al-Labwani

Read More

Iranians Caught Using Fake Israeli Passports

September 19, 2014 | By Itamar Eichner
Iranians Caught Using Fake Israeli Passports

Young man and woman used real passports and replaced the photos with their own, in attempt to enter Israel

Read More

Startup Club: On-Track Solutions

September 19, 2014 | By Caitlin Marceau
Startup Club: On-Track Solutions

The Israeli company known for its NFC technology is making waves now that Apple 6 will introduce a new pay system

Read More

Need A Better Way To Express Yourself? Try Jewish Emojis

September 18, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Need A Better Way To Express Yourself? Try Jewish Emojis

Latet, a food organization that offers meals for needy families in Israel, has created Emojew, which is now available for your texting needs

Read More

Breakthrough Jew – Nat Wolff

September 18, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Breakthrough Jew – Nat Wolff

From 'The Naked Brothers Band' to 'The Fault In Our Stars', Nat Wolff has been working in Hollywood for over a decade and he's not even 20 yet.

Read More

Imam On Hamas TV: Jews Eat Matzos Made With the Blood of Muslims and Christians

September 18, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Imam On Hamas TV: Jews Eat Matzos Made With the Blood of Muslims and Christians

"One could go on forever about the deceptiveness of the Jews," says Sheik Abd Al-Mun'im Abu Zant. "They are liars. They allow cannibalism, and the eating of human flesh"

Read More

More Headlines