Iran warns of firm response if Israel acts against its oil sales

An Iranian oil tanker is seen floating on the Caspian Sea. (AFP) March 13, 2019 Iran will respond firmly to any Israeli naval action against its oil shipments, Iran’s defence minister said on Wednesday, in comments that came a week after Israel’s prime minister said its navy could act against Iranian oil “smuggling” [...]

By |March 13th, 2019|Isreal|

Israel uncovers Hezbollah-IRGC network operating in Syria’s Golan Heights

Israeli forces are seen near a border fence between the Israeli-occupied side of the Golan Heights and Syria. (Reuters) March 13, 2019 The Israeli military announced Wednesday that it has uncovered a network operated by the Lebanese Hezbollah party across the ceasefire line in the Syrian Golan Heights. In a statement, it said [...]

By |March 13th, 2019|Isreal, Syria|

Israel’s navy could act against Iranian oil smuggling

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (2nd L) attends a ceremony for the arrival of the German-made INS Rahav, the fifth Israeli Navy submarine, at the military port of Haifa on January 12, 2016. (AFP) March 8, 2019 Israel's navy could take action against Iranian oil smuggling, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday, [...]

By |March 8th, 2019|Isreal|

New report inadvertently reveals Iranian forces along Israeli front-lines in Syria

Syrian air defences responding to Israeli missiles targeting Iranian facilities near Damascus, May 10, 2018. (REUTERS) March 5, 2019 A new report from the Syrian Republican Guard revealed this week that several of the casualties from the Israeli attack this month on the Al-Quneitra Governorate were, in fact, Iranian soldiers. According to the [...]

By |March 5th, 2019|Isreal, Syria|

Iran insists Moscow ties ‘strong’, shrugs off Israel-Russia coordination

Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Kremlin in Moscow on July 11, 2018. (AP) March 5, 2019 Iran’s foreign ministry insisted Monday that Tehran’s ties with Moscow are “strong” and shrugged off reported Israeli-Russian coordination on a withdrawal of foreign forces from Syria. “Iran’s ties with Moscow are [...]

By |March 5th, 2019|Isreal, Russia, Syria|

IRGC commander: Iran plans to ‘break America, Israel and Saudi Arabia’

Deputy commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps, Hossein Salami. (alquds) March 1, 2019 A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander has threatened to “break America, Israel and Saudi Arabia” and vowed that Tehran will “never lay down” its weapons. Brigadier General Hossein Salami, deputy head of the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, reportedly made [...]

By |March 1st, 2019|Isreal, North America, Saudi Arabia, USA|

Israeli PM vows to bar Iran from securing presence in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Kremlin in Moscow on July 11. (AP) February 27, 2019 Israel's prime minister vowed to prevent Iran from securing a lasting presence in Syria as he visited Moscow on Wednesday for talks focusing on regional security. For Benjamin Netanyahu, it's [...]

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

Iran tried to infiltrate Israel’s rocket alert system

Iran - Sepah Pasdaran, revolutionary guard hackers, cyber, cyberwar. (Supplied) February 27, 2019 The Israeli military detected and blocked an attempt by Iran to infiltrate its missile warning system in 2017, preventing a potentially life-threatening situation in which Israeli citizens could no longer rely on the sirens that alert them to an incoming [...]

By |February 27th, 2019|Isreal|

‘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|