Netanyahu says Iranians ‘deserve freedom’ amid new protests

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem on January 7, 2018. (REUTERS) January 14, 2020 Speaking to his cabinet Sunday January 12, the Israeli Prime Minister referred to the latest developments in Iran, praising the courage of Iranians who are again protesting against [...]

By |January 14th, 2020|Isreal|

Israeli intelligence helped US locate Soleimani before his killing

Binyamin Netanyahu meets with Donald Trump at Ben Gurion Airport. (FLASH90) January 13, 2020 Israel helped the United States in the operation that resulted in the killing of top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani, a US report said over the weekend. According to an NBC News report late Friday, Israel was involved in the [...]

By |January 13th, 2020|Isreal, North America, USA|

For Israel, Iran strike could be back on the table

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pray near the coffin of Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran, January 6, 2020. (Reuters) January 8, 2020 Iran’s dramatic announcement that it no longer intends to honor its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers could soon revive [...]

By |January 8th, 2020|Isreal|

U.S. warns citizens in Israel to be vigilant after Soleimani killing

Israeli soldiers block the road on the border with Lebanon in the northern town of Metula, December 4, 2018. (AP) January 7, 2020 The United states has warned its citizens in Israel and Palestinian territories Monday to be vigilant considering the risk of rocket fire, days after the targeted killing of a top [...]

By |January 7th, 2020|Isreal, Palestine|

US prevented Israel from assassinating Soleimani in 2008

A burning vehicle at the Baghdad International Airport following a US airstrike which targeted Qassem Soleimani, in Baghdad, Iraq, early Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. (AP) January 4, 2020 Israel revealed on Friday that it had the opportunity to assassinate commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Quds Force Qassem Soleimani eleven years ago, but [...]

By |January 4th, 2020|Isreal|

Israel believes it is no longer ‘alone’ after U.S. action against Iran-backed militia

Destroyed headquarters of Kataib Hezbollah militia group are seen after in an air strike in Qaim, Iraq, December 30, 2019. (REUTERS) January 02, 2019 Israeli leaders consider U.S strikes on Iran-backed Iraqi militia as a “potential turning point” in the campaign against Tehran which they had claimed earlier they were fighting "alone". Speaking [...]

By |January 2nd, 2020|Iraq, Isreal, North America, USA|

Why is Iran silent on Israel’s attacks?

Syrian air defences responding to Israeli missiles targeting Iranian facilities near Damascus, May 10, 2018. (REUTERS) By Majid Rafizadeh December 30, 2019 Israel inflicted several blows on the Iranian regime in 2019, including in the last week, with cruise missiles reportedly launched towards Iranian and Syrian military positions near the latter’s capital, Damascus. In [...]

By |December 30th, 2019|Isreal|

Iranian chess player who refused to play for his country wins silver medal

Alireza Firouzja is an Iranian chess prodigy. He won the Iranian championship at age 12 and earned the grandmaster title at the age of 14. (Supplied) December 30, 2019 Alireza Firouzja, a top-rated chess player from Iran and the world's number two ranked junior player, has won the silver medal at the World [...]

By |December 30th, 2019|Isreal, Russia|

Israel Army chief does not rule out limited military confrontation with Iran

An Israeli soldier runs to direct an armoured personal vehicle near the Syrian border in the Golan Heights, on May 10. (AFP) December 27, 2019 Israeli army Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi warned on Wednesday that Israel must prepared for the possibility of a limited confrontation with Iran in wake of its persistent [...]

By |December 27th, 2019|Isreal|

Iranian chess champ to renounce his citizenship

Iranian authorities announced they were pulling out of the upcoming World Rapid & Blitz tournament in Moscow. (AP) December 26, 2019 The top-rated Iranian chess champion says he will not play for Iran in an upcoming tournament and is ready to renounce his citizenship because of a ban on competing against Israeli players. [...]

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