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Israel escalates military threats against Iran

An Arrow II missile interceptor is displayed in front of journalists at an Israeli air defence command in the Palmahim military base south of Tel Aviv May 12, 2011. (Reuters) November 27, 2021 Israel has escalated threats of a "military attack" against Iran if the nuclear agreement negotiations failed. The commander of the [...]

By |November 27th, 2021|Israel|

Israel exposes identity of Syrian ‘godfather’ of Hezbollah’s expansion in Golan

Israeli soldiers survey the border with Syria from a military post in the Golan Heights, on Feb 10, 2018. (Flash90) November 27, 2021 Israel revealed on Friday the name of a Syrian officer who is assisting the Syrian Army in the Golan Heights and is offering aid to Hezbollah’s activities inside a demilitarized [...]

By |November 27th, 2021|Israel, Lebanon, Syria|

Israel pushes for better Iran deal amid military buildup

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. -Gen. Aviv Kohavi and Defense Minister Benny Gantz at a situation assessment tour at the Gaza Division, August 17, 2021. (GPO) November 25, 2021 Israel’s defense minister said Thursday he hopes a better nuclear deal will come out of upcoming talks between world powers [...]

By |November 25th, 2021|Israel|

IRGC-linked media deleting the evidence of Israeli athletes ban

Alireza Firouzja is an Iranian chess prodigy. (Supplied) By Payam Younesipour November 25, 2021 What the now 18-year-old chess genius Alireza Firouzja has created could have been under the Iranian flag. His accolades and achievements could have been in the name of Iranian sports. His departure from Iran made headlines around the world, [...]

By |November 25th, 2021|Israel|

Iran appeals ban from judo for avoiding Israeli opponents

Iran's Saeid Mollaei in action at the World Judo Championships in 2019. (Reuters) November 23, 2021 The Iran judo federation’s appeal against a four-year ban from international events for refusing to let its athletes face opponents from Israel was heard on Tuesday. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said the Iranian appeal against [...]

By |November 23rd, 2021|Israel|

Israel flags Iranian UAV bases, offers counter-measures to Arab allies

A drone is launched during a large-scale drone combat exercise of Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in Semnan, Iran January 6, 2021. (Reuters) November 23, 2021 Israel sharpened its rhetoric against Iranian combat drones on Tuesday, disclosing what it said were two bases used to carry out maritime attacks with the [...]

By |November 23rd, 2021|Israel, Middle East|

Israel signals readiness to escalate Iran confrontation amid nuclear talks

Israel’s PM Naftali Bennett addresses the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, at U.N. headquarters. (AP) November 23, 2021 Prime Minister Naftali Bennett signaled readiness on Tuesday to step up Israel’s confrontation with Iran and reiterated that his country would not be bound by any new Iranian [...]

By |November 23rd, 2021|Israel|

Israel sets out conditions for renewed Iran nuclear deal

Defense Minister Benny Gantz, during a press conference in Tel Aviv, April 22, 2021. (Flash90) November 23, 2021 Israel’s defense minister Benny Gantz has said he would back a renewed nuclear deal with Iran that included “dismantling” Iran’s capacities and “effective inspections”. Gantz also said there must be inspections of Iran’s production facilities. [...]

By |November 23rd, 2021|Israel|

US warns Israel its attacks on Iran nuclear program are counterproductive

Various centrifuge machines line a hall at the Natanz Uranium Enrichment Facility, April 17, 2021. (AP) November 22, 2021 US officials have warned Israel that its attacks against the Iranian nuclear program are counterproductive and have enabled Tehran to rebuild an even more efficient enrichment system, the New York Times reported Sunday. Citing officials familiar [...]

By |November 22nd, 2021|Israel, North America, USA|

Israel defense minister’s cleaner charged with attempt to spy for Iran

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz attends a cabinet meeting in Jerusalem May 24, 2020. (Reuters) November 18, 2021 A man employed as a cleaner in the home of Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz was charged Thursday with attempting to spy for the Black Shadow hacking group which is purportedly linked to Iran. According [...]

By |November 18th, 2021|Israel|