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The balance of power between Iran and Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu holds up a piece of an Iranian drone shot down in Israeli airspace during the Munich Security Conference, Feb 20, 2018. (AFP) By Majid Rafizadeh November 23, 2020 When it comes to confronting the Iranian regime, without a doubt Israel has been fortunate in the past four years. The [...]

By |November 23rd, 2020|Isreal|

With steps on Israel and Iran, Trump aims to lock in foreign policy before exit

US President Donald Trump walks away from the podium after addressing the nation on the situation in Syria on April 13, 2018. (AFP) November 23, 2020 On its way out the door, the Trump administration is enacting new rules, regulations and orders that it hopes will box in President-elect Joe Biden’s administration on [...]

By |November 23rd, 2020|Isreal, Middle East, North America, USA|

Netanyahu urges no return to Iran nuclear deal

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech on Iran's nuclear program at the defense ministry in Tel Aviv on April 30, 2018. (AFP) November 23, 2020 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in an apparent message to US President-elect Joe Biden, said on Sunday there should be no return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal [...]

By |November 23rd, 2020|Isreal, North America, USA|

Israel reveals details on Iranian positions in Syria

An IDF soldier in the Golan Heights looks into southern Syria from the Israeli side of the border. (IDF) November 20, 2020 The Israeli army spokesman revealed on Thursday secrets of the Iranian positions in Syria, saying Tehran reduced its presence but increased the activity of its militias. The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps [...]

By |November 20th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Iranian military base and missile platform destroyed by Israeli air raids in Syria

Syrian air defenses respond to Israeli missiles targeting south of the capital Damascus in an earlier strike on July 20, 2020. (AFP) By Taym Al-Ahmad November 19, 2020 Several military sites in Syria including an Iranian-run camp were bombarded by Israeli warplanes shortly after midnight on Wednesday, November 18. Avichay Adraee, the Israeli Defense [...]

By |November 19th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Israeli military says it struck Syrian, Iranian forces in Syria

An Israeli Air Force F-16 fighter jets. (Flash90) November 18, 2020 Israel launched air raids against what it called a wide range of Syrian and Iranian targets in Syria on Wednesday, sending a signal that it will pursue its policy of striking across the border despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s election defeat. Israel [...]

By |November 18th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Israeli operatives killed Al-Qaeda’s No. 2 leader in Iran in August

Abu Muhammad al-Masri, to the right, is sitting next to Hamza bin Laden, during Hamza's wedding with Al-Masri's daughter Maryam. (Al Arabiya) November 14, 2020 Al Qaeda’s second-in-command, accused of helping to mastermind the 1998 bombings of two US embassies in Africa, was killed in Iran in August by Israeli operatives acting at [...]

By |November 14th, 2020|Isreal, North America, USA|

Former Trump advisor: Israel may act against Iran before Biden admin.

Former US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster. (Reuters) November 14, 2020 Former National Security Advisor Gen. H.R. McMaster for the Trump administration said in an interview with Fox News Thursday that President-elect Joe Biden should not rejoin the 2015 Iran nuclear deal upon taking office in on January 20. McMaster said to Fox host Bret Baier [...]

By |November 14th, 2020|Isreal, North America, USA|

New Iranian ransomware revealed by Israeli cybersecurity firm

Iranian hackers used the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) of employees who worked from home. (Getty) November 14, 2020 Israeli cybersecurity company Check Point revealed Thursday a new type of ransomware that is traced back to Iran. According to the report obtained by Fox News, the new, never-seen-before strain dubbed "Pay2Key" targeted more than a dozen Israeli companies a few weeks [...]

By |November 14th, 2020|Isreal|

US urges release of Jewish hostage in Yemen held by Iran-backed Houthis

Supporters of the Houthis hold posters of IRGC commander Qassim Soleimani and placards that read: "God is the Greatest, Death to America, Death to Israel, Curse on the Jews, Victory to Islam" in Saada, Yemen Jan 6, 2020. (Reuters) November 11, 2020 The US called on the Iran-backed Houthi militia to release a Yemeni Jewish [...]

By |November 11th, 2020|Isreal, Yemen|