Iranian musicians help out in secret on Israeli singer’s new record

Liraz Charhi created the album by using encrypted instant-messaging apps and by wiring money through third countries. (Record cover) By Oliver Holmes October 17, 2020 An Israeli singer of Persian heritage is set to release an album she made by working in secret with Iranian musicians, her long-held aspiration for artistic collaboration despite bitter [...]

By |October 17th, 2020|Arts, Isreal|

Iran must change its approach to Israel, former MP suggests

Reformist figure Faezeh Hashemi in a meeting in Tehran university on December 07, 2015. (ILNA) October 09, 2020 A former representative of Tehran to Iran's Majlis parliament, Faezeh Hashemi, is speaking out about the presence of Israel's Zionist regime near the Iranian border, clarifying that Israel needs not to be near Iran to [...]

By |October 9th, 2020|Isreal, Palestine|

Iran-backed Hezbollah exposes its own missile factory in ill-judged media tour

Netanyahu presented a map with coordinates he said showed a "secret weapons depot" in Beirut. (AFP) October 6, 2020 The militant group Hezbollah has inadvertently demonstrated its likely ownership of a missile-building facility in the heart of Beirut by inviting the media on a tour of the premises. On Tuesday, September 29 the [...]

By |October 6th, 2020|Isreal, Lebanon|

Iran-linked Hezbollah’s Precision Guided Missile project under renewed scrutiny

A Hezbollah fighter stands behind an empty rocket launcher, May 22, 2010. (AP) October 3, 2020 Recent events in Lebanon have brought about renewed attention to Hezbollah’s Precision Guided Missile (PGM) project after an arms depot belonging to the Iranian-backed proxy exploded in Ayn al-Qana last week and Tuesday’s reveal by Prime Minister Netanyahu of [...]

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

Iran-linked Hezbollah arsenal next to Beirut ‘gas’ depot: Netanyahu

Netanyahu presented a map with coordinates he said showed a "secret weapons depot" in Beirut. (AFP) September 30, 2020 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused Lebanon's Hezbollah of manufacturing weapons next to a "gas station" in Beirut, warning of "another tragedy" if it explodes. Israel has repeatedly accused the Shiite movement [...]

By |September 30th, 2020|Isreal, Lebanon|

With spy series ‘Tehran,’ Israelis reach out to an enemy

This image released by Apple TV+ shows Niv Sultan as Tamar Rabinyan in a scene from "Tehran." (AP) By Mark Kennedy September 25, 2020 Things are not as they seem in the new Apple TV+ series “Tehran” — as it should be in a spy thriller. The series opens with a commercial flight from [...]

By |September 25th, 2020|Arts, Isreal|

Iran’s state media blame Israel and Jews for coronavirus

People queue in line to receive protection packages for COVID-19 coronavirus disease provided Basij militia loyal to Iran's Islamic republic establishment. March 12, 2020. (AFP) By Faramarz Davar September 24, 2020 Any crisis or event provides an opportunity for the Islamic Republic to direct blame at Israel. Whatever happens, there’s a solid chance that a [...]

By |September 24th, 2020|Isreal|

Bulgaria court jails 2 Hezbollah-linked men for life over 2012 Israeli bus bombing

Bulgaria bus bombing which targeted Israelis in July 2012. (REUTERS) September 22, 2020 A Bulgarian court on Monday sentenced two men to life in prison over a deadly 2012 bus bomb attack on Israeli tourists at the country's Burgas airport. The attack in July 2012 killed five Israelis including a pregnant woman, their [...]

By |September 22nd, 2020|Europe, Isreal|

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|