Turkey (2009)

Attempted Attack against the Israeli Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey

  • In 2009, Iran and Hezbollah tried to conduct an attack in Turkey against an Israeli target in the country, seemingly the Israeli consul-general in Istanbul.
  • Operational intelligence was collected and weapons were transferred into Turkey from Iran and handled by local facilitators.
  • The activity was disrupted during its advanced stages, when the operatives involved were detained and questioned by Turkish security forces.