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Iranian nuclear scientist killed by one-ton automated gun in Israeli hit: Jewish Chronicle

The scene where Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in Absard, a small city just east of the capital, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 27, 2020. (Fars)  February 11, 2021 The Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated near Tehran in November was killed by a one-ton gun smuggled into Iran in pieces by the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad, according to a [...]

By |February 11th, 2021|Israel|

Iran is strategic threat to Israel, battle with Hezbollah more likely

Israeli paratroopers walk a dirt road on their way to a Lebanese village during the second Lebanon War, Aug. 12, 2006. (AP) February 11, 2021 Iran’s investment in its nuclear enterprise is a strategic threat to Israel, which is constantly acting in various ways to sabotage it and delay Tehran’s quest for a bomb. At [...]

By |February 11th, 2021|Israel, Lebanon|

Iran may reverse fatwa banning nukes if Israel, US act dangerously: ex-official

The reactor building at the Russian-built Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran, October 26, 2017. (AFP) February 5, 2021 A former Iranian diplomat has said that if Israel or the US take “dangerous” steps, the Islamic Republic’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei may reverse the religious opinion that forbids the acquisition, development or use [...]

By |February 5th, 2021|Israel, North America, USA|

Netanyahu seeks to coordinate with Arab states joint stance on Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (REUTERS) February 4, 2021 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sought to coordinate with Arab countries a united stance on Iran and discuss ways to deal with the new US administration on the 2015 nuclear agreement. Netanyahu’s spokesman announced that Wednesday’s cabinet meeting set to discuss the Iranian threat has [...]

By |February 4th, 2021|Israel, Middle East|

Israel sees 6-month Iran nuclear breakout, longer than Blinken projection

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani listens to explanations on new nuclear achievements at a ceremony to mark "National Nuclear Day," in Tehran, April 9, 2018. (AP) February 2, 2021 Israel’s energy minister said on Tuesday it would take Iran around six months to produce enough fissile material for a single nuclear weapon, a timeline almost twice [...]

By |February 2nd, 2021|Israel, North America, USA|

Israel’s Mossad director criticizes army chief over Iran remarks

Yossi Cohen, the head of the Israeli Mossad. (AFP) February 2, 2021 In a surprising development, Mossad director Yossi Cohen attacked Israeli army chief of staff Aviv Kohavi who publicly criticized the US administration’s policy on the nuclear deal with Iran. In his remarks last Tuesday, Kohavi denounced US President Joe Biden’s intentions to rejoin [...]

By |February 2nd, 2021|Israel|

Mossad chief heads to Washington to convey demands on Iran’s nuclear issue

Mossad chief Yossi Cohen. (Flash90) February 1, 2021 Yossi Cohen, the head of the Israeli Mossad intelligence service, is putting the final touches on the program of his upcoming visit to Washington, which may include a meeting with the new US president, Joe Biden. A report by the Israeli Channel 13 said that Cohen was [...]

By |February 1st, 2021|Israel, North America, USA|

Iran IRGC-linked agency denies ‘rumours’ of Israeli F-35 jets entering Iranian skies

Cars drive on an unlit street during a blackout in Tehran, Iran, Jan 20, 2021. (AP) January 30, 2021 Israeli F-35 jets did not enter Iran’s skies late on Friday as air raid sirens were sounded in the capital Tehran, a news agency affiliated with the country’s Revolutionary Guards reported on Saturday citing a military [...]

By |January 30th, 2021|Israel|

McKenzie discusses with Israeli army command Iran nuclear threats

Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. commander of the US Central Command. (AFP) January 30, 2021 Head of the United States military’s Central Command Gen. Kenneth McKenzie led Friday in Israel a seminar that witnessed deliberation on the defense priorities and challenges shared by the two militaries, including regional threats, chiefly Iran. Earlier, [...]

By |January 30th, 2021|Israel, North America, USA|

Iran will ‘demolish’ Tel Aviv, Haifa if attacked by Israel, warns top IRGC commander

Iran’s IRGC held a military exercise involving ballistic missiles and drones in the country’s central desert, state TV reported on Jan 15, 2021. (AP) January 28, 2021 Iran will “demolish” the cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa if an Israeli attack happens, Iran’s top military spokesperson warned on Wednesday. It came a day after the [...]

By |January 28th, 2021|Israel|