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Honorary Israeli Consul in Bulgaria marks 9 years since Burgas bus bombing

On July 18 2012, a suicide bomber claimed the lives of five Israelis, as well as of their Bulgarian bus driver, and injured over 35 people.

Bulgarian far-right candidate denies Holocaust, praises Hitler, Nazis

Mirolsav Ivanov of the Bulgarian National Union – New Democracy Party was condemned by the Bulgarian Jewish umbrella group Shalom for spreading antisemitic propaganda.

Bulgarian official admitted Hezbollah involvement in bus bombing

A Bulgarian prosecutor provided evidence to the court handling Hezbollah’s involvement in the Burgas bus bombing.

Rashela Mizrahi speaks to a colleague during a cabinet meeting in Skopje, North Macedonia

North Macedonia’s first Jewish lawmaker broke taboos, hit by antisemitism

What began as a token stint resulted in multiple diplomatic spats and the country’s worst-ever wave of public antisemitic rhetoric.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
01/06/2021
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Bulgarian game show host quotes Bobby Fischer in antisemitic rant

Goranov apologized on air Wednesday.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
27/02/2021

Europe must unite against Hezbollah - opinion

For Hezbollah, mainland Europe has proven to be a serene staging ground for future bloodshed.

By TSVETAN TSVETANOV
22/02/2021

European tribunal: Bulgarian courts failed to punish Holocaust denier

Among the remarks by Siderov was his assertion in a book from 2002 about “the great hoax called the Holocaust — the account that 6,000,000 Jews were gassed and burned.”

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
20/02/2021
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Bulgarian officials find heroin in ship from Iran

The police said that the heroin was likely for the domestic market rather than destinations in Western Europe.

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