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Iran says Israel waging ‘psychological war’

Iran's presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi. (MEHR) January 27, 2021 A top Iranian official Wednesday said arch-foe Israel was waging a "psychological war" after the Jewish state's army said new "offensive options" were being drawn up in case they were needed against Iran. Mahmoud Vaezi, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's chief of staff, also vowed [...]

By |January 27th, 2021|Israel|

Israeli military chief warns of new plans to strike Iran

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu (R) with Lt. Gen. Aviv Kohavi (C) meets Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, in Tel Aviv, Israel on Dec. 18, 2020. (Twitter) January 27, 2021 Israel’s military chief Tuesday warned the Biden administration against rejoining the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, even if it toughens its [...]

By |January 27th, 2021|Israel|

Israel approves use of Iron Dome to protect US bases against Iran

Israeli soldiers patrol near an Iron Dome defense system in the Golan Heights, on January 20, 2015. (AFP) January 25, 2021 Israel allowed the US military deploy its Iron Dome missile defense system at bases in the Arabian Gulf, Europe, and elsewhere in Asia, according to Israel's Haaretz newspaper. The newspaper quoted Israeli security sources [...]

By |January 25th, 2021|Israel, North America, USA|

Israel warns ‘nothing to discuss’ with Biden if returns to Iran deal as is

US President Joe Biden delivers his inauguration speech on January 20, 2021, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (AP) January 21, 2021 Israeli television on Wednesday reported that Jerusalem is warning an American return to the former terms of the nuclear deal with Iran under President Joe Biden could lead the countries to a [...]

By |January 21st, 2021|Israel, North America, USA|

Israel sends submarines, warships to Red Sea to deter Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu (2nd L) attends a ceremony at the military port of Haifa on January 12, 2016. (AFP) January 21, 2021 Military sources in Tel Aviv revealed that the Israeli army sent a number of submarines, warships and forces from the Naval Commando unit to the Red Sea, raising alert level over possible [...]

By |January 21st, 2021|Israel|

Russia refuses Syria’s use as an arena for an Iran-Israel confrontation

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a news conference in New York, September 26, 2014. (REUTERS) January 21, 2021 Russia refuses the use of Syria as an arena for an Iranian-Israeli confrontation and it does not want to use Syrian land against Israel, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. “So, our dear Israeli colleagues, [...]

By |January 21st, 2021|Israel, Russia, Syria|

Iranian MP accuses Zarif of meeting Israeli officer before Soleimani’s killing

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif answers questions from lawmakers in an open session of parliament in Tehran, Oct. 2, 2016. (ISNA) January 20, 2021 The Iranian parliament rebuked Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for his attempts to negotiate with the US administration, just three weeks after the killing of Qassem Soleimani, the head of [...]

By |January 20th, 2021|Israel|

Syrian, Israeli officials reportedly meet at Hmeimim air base; Israel demanded pull out Hezbollah, Iranian militias from Syria

Russian servicemen prepare a Russian Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter jet before a departure for a mission at the Russian Hmeimim military base in Syria, on Dec 16, 2015. (AFP) January 19, 2021 Syrian and Israeli officials reportedly held a meeting last month at the Russian air base in Hmeimim, Syria. The Russia-sponsored meeting tackled several issues, [...]

By |January 19th, 2021|Israel, Syria|

The ‘strategic patience of the Iranian regime’ towards Israel and the US

Members of Iranian forces pray around the coffin of slain nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on November 30, 2020. (Reuters) By Camelia Entekhabifard January 18, 2021 Iranians have repeatedly talked about "hard revenge"; however, in the most critical moments, Iran's ruling regime has not gone beyond verbal threats. On Saturday, January 17, FoxNews quoted US officials [...]

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

Israel behind report on Iranian ‘suicide’ drones sent to Houthis in Yemen

A drone launched at Saudi Arabia by Yemen's Houthis is displayed at a Saudi military base, Al-Kharj, Saudi Arabia, June 21, 2019. (Reuters) January 16, 2021 A high-ranking Israeli official is the source behind reports published two days ago by Newsweek saying Iran has sent “suicide drones” to its allies in Yemen, military sources in [...]

By |January 16th, 2021|Israel, Yemen|