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Hezbollah boasts of ‘precision’ weaponry, vows to maintain presence in Syria

Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah speaks via a video link during activities marking the holy day of Ashoura, in southern Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. (AP) September 22, 2018 Israel’s attempts to halt the supply of precision armoury to Hezbollah have failed, the group’s Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah told crowds during a [...]

By |September 22nd, 2018|Isreal, Lebanon, Syria|

Will Iraqi territory be used to fire rockets on Israel from Iran?

Iran's Revolutionary Guards fire longer-range missiles with a range of up to 2,000 km in the central desert outside the holy city of Qom during a military maneuver. (IRAN) By Yonah Jeremy Bob September 21, 2018 Tehran, not Baghdad, will determine whether to launch Iranian rockets stationed in Iraq against Israel, former National Security [...]

By |September 21st, 2018|Iraq, Isreal|

Iran and Israel call each other nuclear threats, ask UN to take action

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu shows Iran's alleged nuclear archive, Tel Aviv, April 2018. (Supplied) September 20, 2018 Iran asked the United Nations to condemn what it described as Israeli nuclear threats against it on Thursday, while Israel said it was stepping up security around its atomic sites as a precaution against threats [...]

By |September 20th, 2018|Isreal|

Hezbollah leader boasts group has ‘highly accurate’ missiles

Lebanon's Shiite movement Hezbollah's leader Hassan Nasrallah. (AFP) September 20, 2018 The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah boasted Thursday the group now possesses “highly accurate” missiles despite Israeli attempts to prevent it from acquiring such weapons. Hassan Nasrallah didn’t offer specifics on the weapons in his traditional televised speech commemorating Ashoura, a top [...]

By |September 20th, 2018|Isreal, Lebanon|

Israeli PM vows to continue strikes against Iranian targets in Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and IAF Brigadier General Peleg Niego at Tel Nof Airbase in Rehovot, May 23, 2018. (PMO) September 19, 2018 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stressed that Israel will continue on carrying out strikes against Iran in Syria, despite the accidental downing of a Russian military jet by Syrian regime air [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Isreal, Syria|

Inside Israel’s new Iran strategy

Missile fire is seen from Damascus, Syria May 10, 2018. (REUTERS) By Maysam Behravesh September 19, 2018 In a rare admission, Israel has broken its “no-comment” policy on air strikes to confirmthat it has carried out over 200 attacks against Iranian targets in Syria over the last two years. In addition to those attacks, a new [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Isreal, Syria|

Israeli PM: Europe must confront, not appease terrorist Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (JPost) September 14, 2018 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized Europe on Wednesday for “reconciling” with Iran instead of countering its “terror regime.” Netanyahu's remarks, made in a cabinet meeting, feed into his ongoing efforts to sway world leaders to join the United States in upping pressure on [...]

By |September 14th, 2018|Europe, Isreal|

Israeli minister: Iran could face military answer to nukes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz during a cabinet session. (AFP) September 12, 2018 An Israeli Cabinet minister says if Iran chooses to continue pursuing a nuclear program it will face a “military” answer. Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz was responding Wednesday to the Iranian nuclear chief’s warning that the [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Isreal|

General says Israeli forces conducted over 200 airstrikes against Iranian targets in Syria

An Israel Air Force airplane F-16 D takes off, June 28, 2010. (Flash90) September 7, 2018 Military sources in Tel Aviv confirmed in a Wednesday statement that the Israeli army carried out a total of 202 raids in the past year and a half on Syrian territory, averaging a raid every 60 hours. [...]

By |September 7th, 2018|Isreal, Syria|

Israel will seek to ‘destroy’ any Iranian military presence in Syria

Israeli Defence Minister talks to Radio Farda's Mehrdad Mirdamadi. (RFE/RL) September 6, 2018 Israel's defense chief has warned that his country will seek to "destroy any Iranian military presence" in Syria, where Tehran has intervened to prop up its ally President Bashar al-Assad in a more than seven-year war. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman [...]

By |September 6th, 2018|Isreal, Syria|