‘Jihad’ announces development of precision rockets with Iran’s help

A missile displayed by Al-Quds Force. (Asharq Al-Awsat) February 27, 2019 Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad movement, has announced the development of a new accurate missile, which said it is capable of reaching Tel Aviv and Netanya in the center of Israel, threatening to turn Israeli cities into "hell" [...]

By |February 27th, 2019|Isreal, Palestine|

Israel ex-minister sentenced to 11 years for spying for Iran

Gonen Segev, a former Israeli cabinet minister indicted on suspicion of spying for Iran, is seen in court in Jerusalem, July 5, 2018. (AFP) February 26, 2019 An Israeli ex-minister was sentenced to 11 years in prison on Tuesday for spying for his country’s main enemy Iran after a plea bargain in the [...]

By |February 26th, 2019|Isreal|

MI6 chief in Israel to discuss Iran

Mossad chief Yossi Cohen. (Flash90) February 26, 2019 British intelligence MI6’s chief Alex Younger made a secret visit to Israel last week to discuss possible Iranian violations of the 2015 nuclear deal, The Jerusalem Post reported. Younger met with Mossad director Yossi Cohen in Israel to coordinate intelligence efforts over concerns that Iran [...]

By |February 26th, 2019|Europe, Isreal|

Netanyahu vows to continue to prevent Iran’s entrenchment in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Kremlin in Moscow on July 11. (AP) February 25, 2019 Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss the Iranian presence in Syria with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, as well as possible ways to clamp down this presence. “Yesterday [...]

By |February 25th, 2019|Isreal, Syria|

To target Israel, Iran’s ‘suitcase’ GPS kits turn Hezbollah rockets into guided missiles

Hezbollah displays a pick-up truck mounted with a multiple rocket launcher in a parade in the southern Lebanese city of Nabatiyeh in 2014. (AFP) By Neri Zilber February 23, 2019 The Warsaw Conference on Middle East Peace and Security last week didn’t seem to deliver much in the way of peace or security for [...]

By |February 23rd, 2019|Isreal, Lebanon|

Israeli ambassador to UN Security Council: act against Iran’s nuclear threat

Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters. (AP) February 22, 2019 Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon sent a letter to the members of the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday, calling on them to act against Iran’s nuclear threat. In [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Isreal|

Iran will not rule out possibility of military conflict with Israel

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (AFP) February 21, 2019 Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif accused Israel of engaging in “adventurism” with its bombing campaigns in Syria and said he could not rule out the possibility of a military conflict between the countries. Zarif told the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper that Iran was [...]

By |February 21st, 2019|Isreal|

Iranian athletic chief hopes ‘Israel will be wiped out’ before next Olympics

Asian Games Judo - Saeid Mollaei of Iran on the left became silver medalist. August 2018. (AP) February 19, 2019 The commander of the Basiji Athletes Organization, General Davoud Azarnoush, says he hopes Israel will be wiped out before the next summer Olympic games in Tokyo. Admiring an Iranian athlete who deliberately lost [...]

By |February 19th, 2019|Isreal|

Iran’s Zarif says risk of war with Israel is great

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (AFP) February 18, 2019 Iran’s foreign minister on Sunday accused Israel of looking for war and warned that its actions and those of the United States were increasing the chances of a clash in the region. Addressing the Munich Security Conference, Mohammad Javad Zarif, also criticized the [...]

By |February 18th, 2019|Isreal|

Israel warns Iran that its missiles can travel ‘very far’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits and IDF naval base in Haifa, February 12, 2019. (PMO) February 13, 2019 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran Tuesday that Israeli missiles can travel “very far,” on the eve of a conference in Poland about peace and security in the Middle East. Speaking during a visit to [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Isreal|