Iran exploits vacuum of power in southern Syria to threaten Israel

Iran's army chief of staff Maj. Gen. Mohammad Bagheri, left, looks into binoculars as he visits and other senior officers from the Iranian military a front line in the northern province of Aleppo, Syria, Oct. 20, 2017. (AP) February 07, 2020 Syrian regime media reported airstrikes across a wide area around Damascus on Thursday [...]

By |February 7th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Israeli strikes kill 12 Iran-backed fighters near Syria’s Damascus

Syrian air defences responding to Israeli missiles targeting Iranian facilities near Damascus, May 10, 2018. (REUTERS) February 6, 2020 Israeli air strikes killed 12 Iran-backed fighters near Damascus and in southern Syria early Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Seven foreign fighters were killed in the Kiswa area south of Damascus, [...]

By |February 6th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Khamenei: Iran will support Palestinian armed groups as much as it can

Supreme Leader of Iran, Ali Khamenei. (Getty) February 5, 2020 Iran will support Palestinian armed groups as much as it can, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, urging Palestinians to confront a US plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace. “We believe that Palestinian armed organizations will stand and continue resistance and the [...]

By |February 5th, 2020|Isreal, Palestine|

Iran plans to avoid Israeli athletes by any means necessary

Masoud Shojaei and Ehsan Hajsafi, members of the Iranian National Football Team, competed against the Israeli team Maccabi, with Michalis Grigoriou (C), head coach of the Greek football team Panionios of Athens. (Supplied) February 05, 2020 IranWire has gained access to information that shows the Iranian sports ministry and the National Olympic Committee have [...]

By |February 5th, 2020|Isreal|

Iranian factory makes US and Israeli flags to burn

Iranian demonstrators burn representations of the U.S. flag during a protest in front of the former U.S. Embassy in response to President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the nuclear deal in Tehran, Iran, May 9, 2018. (AP) January 30, 2020 Business is booming at Iran’s largest flag factory which makes US, [...]

By |January 30th, 2020|Europe, Isreal, North America, USA|

Israel’s Channel 12 says Iran hackers targeted planes of world leaders arriving for Holocaust Memorial

Revolutionary Guard hackers at work. (IRIB) January 27, 2020 Israel's Channel 12 on Sunday reported that cyber-attacks originating from Iran were among the 800 distinct cyber-attacks on Israel's Ben Gurion Airport and planes of world leaders arriving in Israel to attend Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial on 23 January. According to The Times of Israel on [...]

By |January 27th, 2020|Isreal|

Iranian Sports Minister is given a choice: Compete against Israel or face ban

Iran's Saeid Mollaei (in blue) participated in the men's under 81kg category during the 2019 Judo World Championships. (AFP) By Payam Younesipour January 20, 2020 The Islamic Republic has formally agreed to lift its long ban on Iranian athletes competing with Israelis, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced. The news, which follows a [...]

By |January 20th, 2020|Isreal|

Israeli army says Iran will have enough material for a bomb by end of 2020

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech on Iran's nuclear program at the defense ministry in Tel Aviv on April 30, 2018. (AFP) January 16, 2020 The Israeli army estimates that the Islamic Republic of Iran will be capable of producing enough fissile material to make a nuclear bomb by the end of 2020 [...]

By |January 16th, 2020|Isreal|

Israeli official threatens IRGC with ‘deadly campaign’ in Syria

Syrian air defences responding to Israeli missiles targeting Iranian facilities near Damascus, May 10, 2018. (REUTERS) January 16, 2020 The circumstances that followed the assassination of the commander of al-Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani, should be used to launch a “deadly offensive campaign against the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Syria,” said a [...]

By |January 16th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Suspected Israel strike kills 3 Iran-backed fighters in Syria

An explosion, reportedly during Israeli airstrikes near Damascus, Syria, on January 21, 2019. ( YouTube) January 15, 2020 A missile strike on a Syrian air base that Damascus blamed on Israel killed at least three Iran-backed militiamen, a monitor said on Wednesday. Four missiles hit the T4 base in Homs province, north of [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|