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Israeli Defense Minister says working with US to step up Iran nuclear oversight

Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz. (AP) June 18, 2021 Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Thursday that Israel and the United States were working to increase the monitoring of Tehran’s nuclear program, while warning that “all options are on the table” regarding Jerusalem’s preparedness to conduct a military strike in order to prevent [...]

By |June 18th, 2021|Israel, North America, USA|

After delay, IDF chief heads to DC to discuss Iran nuke threat with US officials

Israel's Army Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi speaks at a press conference in Tel Aviv on January 26, 2021 (AP) June 17, 2021 IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi will lead a senior delegation of top Israeli military officers to Washington early Sunday to meet with American officials about Iran’s nuclear program and [...]

By |June 17th, 2021|Israel, North America, USA|

Tehran’s nuclear secrets have been exposed

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visiting an exhibition of Iran's new nuclear achievements in Tehran, April 10, 2021. (AP) By Clifford D. May June 16, 2021 Spies steal secrets. Sometimes, those secrets must be carefully studied and analyzed by experts to turn them into products useful to policymakers. The spies I’ll be talking about [...]

By |June 16th, 2021|Israel|

Israel’s new foreign minister says he will do everything to stop Iran nukes

Yair Lapid, the Israeli new foreign minister. (AFP) June 14, 2021 Israel’s new foreign minister and alternate prime minister Yair Lapid has said Monday that he and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett will work together not to allow Iran to acquire nuclear weapons. Lapid stated that Israel must be prepared for a possible agreement [...]

By |June 14th, 2021|Israel|

Iran says Israel’s policy will not change with new government

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Saied Khatibzadeh speaks during a press conference in Tehran on Feb 22, 2021. (AFP) June 14, 2021 Iran does not expect Israeli foreign and security policy to change under its new government, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday, according to ISNA news agency, a day after Israel’s parliament [...]

By |June 14th, 2021|Israel|

Bennett: Israel will not allow Iran to arm itself with nuclear weapons

Israeli Prime minister-designate Naftali Bennett addresses the Knesset, June 13, 2021. (Israeli Knesset) June 14, 2021 Israel's designated prime minister, Naftali Bennett, said Sunday that renewing the international nuclear deal with Iran will be a mistake. In a speech to parliament, Bennett said that Israel remains ready to act against Iran. “Israel will [...]

By |June 14th, 2021|Israel|

Ahmadinejad claims Israel infiltrated Iranian Intelligence

Former President of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (AP) June 12, 2021 Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says the highest-ranking Iranian intelligence official in charge of countering Israeli spies in Iran was himself an agent of Israel. He did not name anyone nor specify the time period in question. Ahmadinejad attributed the success of Israel's intelligence [...]

By |June 12th, 2021|Israel|

Iran blasts ex-Mossad chief for ‘threatening our nuclear scientists’

Yossi Cohen, the former head of the Israeli Mossad. (AFP) June 12, 2021 Iran on Saturday lashed out at recently retired Mossad chief Yossi Cohen, after the former spymaster gave a television interview detailing the Israeli intelligence agency’s activity against Iran. Shahrokh Nazemi, a spokesman for Iran’s mission to the United Nations, told [...]

By |June 12th, 2021|Israel|

Ex-Mossad chief signals Israel behind Iran nuclear attacks

Former Israeli Mossad chief Yossi Cohen. (Flash90) Jun 11, 2021 The outgoing chief of Israel’s Mossad intelligence service has offered the closest acknowledgment yet his country was behind recent attacks targeting Iran’s nuclear program and a military scientist. The comments by Yossi Cohen, speaking to Israel’s Channel 12 investigative program “Uvda” in a [...]

By |June 11th, 2021|Israel|

Syria says intercepted Israeli missile: Iran militias may have been target

Missiles fire is seen over Damascus, Syria in this handout released May 10, 2018. (Reuters) June 9, 2021 Syrian air defense forces reportedly intercepted an Israeli missile strike over the Syrian capital of Damascus, Syrian state media reported. The missiles targeted the central and southern regions of Damascus and didn't result in any [...]

By |June 9th, 2021|Israel, Syria|