Israel ‘successfully’ tests two ballistic missiles amid tensions with Iran, Hezbollah

An missile is fired from a desert launch site in southern Israel on April 12, 2015. (Getty) June 3, 2020 Israel on Tuesday said it has successfully tested two ballistic missiles in the Mediterranean, amid tensions with Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah. The state-run Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) said the “complex trial... [...]

By |June 3rd, 2020|Isreal, Lebanon|

US court orders Iran, Syria liable for attacks in Israel

The exterior of the US Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington, DC, US on July 14, 2009. (REUTERS) June 3, 2020 A U.S. court has ruled that Iran and Syria are liable for compensation for American citizens wounded and killed in a series of attacks by Palestinians in Israel, including the killing [...]

By |June 3rd, 2020|Isreal, North America, Syria, USA|

Iran cyberattack on Israel’s water supply could have sickened hundreds

Iran's Revolutionary Guard hackers at work. (IRIB) June 2, 2020 The Financial Times published a report Monday saying that hundreds of people would have been at risk of getting sick after Iran's cyberattack against Israel’s water systems in April. The British newspaper quoted a Western intelligence official as saying that Iran tried to [...]

By |June 2nd, 2020|Isreal|

Five Iran-backed fighters killed in East Syria strike

Fighters run for cover as a tank shell explodes during heavy fighting in Syria. (Reuters) June 1, 2020 An air strike in eastern Syria on Sunday killed five non-Syrian fighters backed by Iran, a Britain-based war monitor said. The strike targeted three military vehicles belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary fighters near the Iraqi border, [...]

By |June 1st, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Iran’s president orders implementation of law banning all use of Israeli tech

A computer engineer checks equipment at an internet service provider in Tehran, February 15, 2017. (Supplied) May 28, 2020 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday issued an executive order requiring the implementation of a law passed last week that bars any cooperation with Israel, including the use of Israeli software and hardware. The [...]

By |May 28th, 2020|Isreal|

Iran’s Khamenei praises arms supply to Palestinians against ‘tumor’ Israel

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. (AP) May 23, 2020 Iran’s Supreme Leader on Friday denounced Israel as a “tumor” to be removed and hailed Tehran’s supply of arms to Palestinians, drawing swift condemnation from the United States, European Union, and Israel. Opposition to Israel is a core belief for Shia Muslim-led Iran. The [...]

By |May 23rd, 2020|Isreal, Palestine|

Iran suspected of being behind new cyberattacks against Israel

Some Israeli media have attributed the attacks to Tehran, calling it a move on the eve of Qods Day in the Islamic Republic. (IRNA) May 23, 2020 Hundreds of mostly unsecured Israeli websites were attacked by Iran-based hackers on Thursday morning, disabling the sites and replacing them with a message "threatening Israel" with [...]

By |May 23rd, 2020|Isreal|

Khamenei on Qods Day: Yell at America, Israel will be eliminated

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a televised speech on the occasion of the Iranian New Year Nowruz, in Tehran, March 20, 2020. (REUTERS) May 22, 2020 The Islamic Republic of Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has once again called on Palestinians to continue their struggle against Israel and called the Palestinian [...]

By |May 22nd, 2020|Iran, Isreal, North America|

20 years after withdrawal, Israel, Hezbollah brace for war

“Hard Revenge” on a sign of Abu Mahdi al Muhandis, Qasem Soleimani and Imad Mughniyeh placed at the Lebanon-Israel security fence on April 18, 2020. (Supplied) May 22, 2020 Twenty years after Hezbollah guerrillas pushed Israel’s last troops from southern Lebanon, both sides are gearing up for a possible war that neither seems [...]

By |May 22nd, 2020|Isreal, Lebanon|

Israel’s Netanyahu, Iran’s Khamenei trade Twitter blows

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on as he chairs the weekly cabinet meeting on July 6, 2014. (AFP) May 22, 2020 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday warned arch-foe Iran after supreme leader Ali Khamenei tweeted comments accusing Israel of “state terrorism” and calling for “eliminating the Zionist regime.” “He should [...]

By |May 22nd, 2020|Isreal|