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IDF says its F-35 jets intercepted 2 Iranian drones ferrying arms to Gaza last year

Gen. Hossein Salami (L) and Amir Ali Hajizadeh commander of Aerospace Force of the IRGC, unveiling a new combat drone called ‘Gaza’ in tribute to Palestinians, in the capital Tehran, on May 21, 2021. (AFP) March 7, 2022 The Israel Defense Forces on Sunday announced that it downed several Iranian drones heading for [...]

By |March 7th, 2022|Israel|

Israel to do ‘whatever it takes’ to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear capabilities

Israel's Defence Minister Benny Gantz speaks at the Reichman University's Institute for Policy and Strategy (IPS) in the Mediterranean coastal city of Herzliya on Nov 23, 2021. (AFP) March 4, 2022 Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said Israel would continue to do “whatever it takes” to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear capabilities. He [...]

By |March 4th, 2022|Israel|

Outgoing CENTCOM commander discusses Iran during Israel visit

US Central Command chief Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. (AFP) March 4, 2022 The outgoing chief of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) visited Israel to discuss maintaining regional stability and threats posed by Iranian threat. General Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr, who arrived on Wednesday for the last time in his official position, [...]

By |March 4th, 2022|Israel, North America, USA|

Israeli PM on Iran talks: There is no sunset clause on Israel’s security

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett arrives for a cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem on Dec 19, 2021. (FLASH 90) March 3, 2022 Israel will not be limited by an agreement between world powers and Iran at any time, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Tuesday. “The agreement does not obligate us, and [...]

By |March 3rd, 2022|Israel|

Netanyahu tells government to be quiet on Russia and focus on Iran

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (REUTERS) March 1, 2022 Former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on the government to take a more guarded approach to the ongoing war in Ukraine and instead focus its attention on the Iran nuclear deal, in his first public statement on the European conflict since Russia invaded [...]

By |March 1st, 2022|Europe, Israel, Russia|

Khamenei’s website denies infiltration by French-Jewish journalist

Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei wearing a mask in work meetings, June 27, 2020. (khamenei.ir) February 28, 2022 Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's website has denied any relations with an “Israeli” journalist who allegedly “infiltrated” Khamenei’s official website. Fars news agency, affiliated with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, published a statement on Sunday to reject [...]

By |February 28th, 2022|Europe, Israel|

Israeli strikes cause casualties among Iran-backed forces in Syria

Firefighters work at the scene of a missile attack, at the port of the coastal city of Latakia, Syria, Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021. (AP) February 24, 2022 Syria says Israel launched several missiles from the Golan Heights at targets around Damascus, causing several casualties and material damage. According to the Syrian Observatory of [...]

By |February 24th, 2022|Israel, Syria|

Netanyahu urges US Jews to fight Iran deal or risk nuke threat on NY, LA

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Reuters) February 23, 2022 Opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu accused American leaders of not doing enough to confront the Iranian nuclear threat with their full power, as negotiations progress on a potential renewal of a nuclear deal Netanyahu claimed will ultimately whitewash Iranian efforts to create a bomb. [...]

By |February 23rd, 2022|Israel, North America, USA|

Israel accuses Iran of providing munitions for drones supplied to Venezuela

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz, speaks during a meeting with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin at the Pentagon, Dec. 9, 2021, in Washington. (AP) February 22, 2022 Israel accused Iran on Tuesday of planning to arm drones supplied to Venezuela with precision-guided munitions, remarks that appeared aimed at raising American alarm as world powers [...]

By |February 22nd, 2022|Israel, Latin America, Venezuela|

Israeli FM calls on White House not to delist Iran’s Guards as terror group

Israeli FM Yair Lapid, left, accompanied by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, right, speaks at a joint news conference at the State Department in Washington, Oct. 13, 2021. (AP) February 22, 2022 Foreign Minister Yair Lapid indicated on Monday that the Biden administration may be open to delisting the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps [...]

By |February 22nd, 2022|Israel, North America, USA|