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Bombing in Bulgaria: Turning the tide on Iran-backed Hezbollah

A bus bombing that killed five Israelis and a driver in Bulgaria was most likely the work of Lebanon’s Hezbollah, July 18, 2012. (Reuters) By Toby Dershowitz and Dylan Gresik September 21, 2020 At 5:23 p.m. on July 18, 2012, a deadly explosion rocked Bulgaria’s Sarafavo airport near the Black Sea town of Burgas, killing [...]

By |September 21st, 2020|Europe, Isreal, Lebanon|

Israel deal protects Bahrain’s interests amid Iran threat, minister says

Bahraini Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Bin Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Khalifa attends GCC meeting in Manama, April 23, 2013. (AFP) September 15, 2020 Bahrain’s interior minister said on Monday that normalising ties with Israel protects Bahrain’s interests and strengthens its strategic partnership with the United States, amid an ongoing threat from Iran. “It [...]

By |September 15th, 2020|Bahrain, Isreal|

Suspected Israeli strikes kill 10 pro-Iran fighters in Syria

Syrian air defenses respond to Israeli missiles targeting south of the capital Damascus in an earlier strike on July 20, 2020. (AFP) September 14, 2020 Suspected Israeli airstrikes in eastern Syria on Monday killed 10 pro-Iran fighters, most of them Iraqis, a war monitor said. The raids against militant positions south of the [...]

By |September 14th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Iran Guards warn of ‘harsh revenge’ against Bahrain by Bahrainis, Palestinians over Israel deal

The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). (AP) September 12, 2020 Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday that Bahrain would face “harsh revenge” from its own people and the Palestinians over the Gulf Arab state’s move to normalise ties with Israel. “The executioner ruler of Bahrain should await the harsh revenge of the Mujahideen [...]

By |September 12th, 2020|Bahrain, Isreal|

Iran says Bahrain-Israel deal is shameful

The shadow of a woman is cast on a wall of Al-Fateh Grand Mosque as she arrives holding a Bahraini flag at a pro-government rally in Manama February 21, 2012. (REUTERS) September 12, 2020 Iran said Saturday that Bahrain is now partner to the “crimes” of Israel after the two announced a deal to [...]

By |September 12th, 2020|Bahrain, Isreal|

Israel destroyed 270 ‘Iranian targets’ in Syria in 32 months

Iran's army chief of staff Mohammad Bagheri, left, looking into binoculars, and other senior officers from the Iranian military, visit a front line in Aleppo, Syria, Octo 20, 2017. (AP) September 10, 2020 The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that Israeli airstrikes on ‘Iranian sites’ in Syria for the past 32 [...]

By |September 10th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Presumed Israeli strikes kill 16 pro-Iran fighters in Syria

An Israel Air Force airplane F-16 D takes off, June 28, 2018. (Flash90) September 03, 2020 Presumed Israeli air strikes on eastern Syria killed 16 Iran-backed fighters Thursday, a war monitor said, hours after Damascus said it intercepted Israeli missiles fired at a central air base. Those killed were “Iraqi paramilitary fighters loyal [...]

By |September 3rd, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Twitter under fire for allowing Iran leader’s extreme rhetoric about US, UAE

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (AFP) September 3, 2020 Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei took to Twitter on Tuesday to denounce the US and the UAE, using extreme rhetoric including “filthy Zionist agents” and the hashtag “#UAEStabsMuslims.” “The nation of Palestine is under various, severe pressures. Then, the UAE acts in agreement with [...]

By |September 3rd, 2020|Isreal, North America, UAE, USA|

World must reject and condemn Khamenei’s ideology of hatred: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (AP) September 2, 2020 After Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei accused the United Arab Emirates of "betraying" Muslims, Arab nations and Palestine by establishing diplomatic ties with Israel, the United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted on Tuesday that the world should "reject and condemn" Khamenei's [...]

By |September 2nd, 2020|Isreal, North America, UAE, USA|

Israeli airstrikes killed 11 in Syria, including Iran-backed militants

Syrian air defences responding to Israeli missiles targeting Iranian facilities near Damascus, May 10, 2018. (REUTERS) September 1, 2020 Israeli strikes on Syria killed one civilian, three government troops and seven allied foreign fighters, a war monitor said on Tuesday in a new toll. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which had previously put [...]

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