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Five Iran-backed fighters killed in East Syria strike

Fighters run for cover as a tank shell explodes during heavy fighting in Syria. (Reuters) June 1, 2020 An air strike in eastern Syria on Sunday killed five non-Syrian fighters backed by Iran, a Britain-based war monitor said. The strike targeted three military vehicles belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary fighters near the Iraqi border, [...]

By |June 1st, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Iran’s president orders implementation of law banning all use of Israeli tech

A computer engineer checks equipment at an internet service provider in Tehran, February 15, 2017. (Supplied) May 28, 2020 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday issued an executive order requiring the implementation of a law passed last week that bars any cooperation with Israel, including the use of Israeli software and hardware. The [...]

By |May 28th, 2020|Isreal|

Iran’s Khamenei praises arms supply to Palestinians against ‘tumor’ Israel

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. (AP) May 23, 2020 Iran’s Supreme Leader on Friday denounced Israel as a “tumor” to be removed and hailed Tehran’s supply of arms to Palestinians, drawing swift condemnation from the United States, European Union, and Israel. Opposition to Israel is a core belief for Shia Muslim-led Iran. The [...]

By |May 23rd, 2020|Isreal, Palestine|

Iran suspected of being behind new cyberattacks against Israel

Some Israeli media have attributed the attacks to Tehran, calling it a move on the eve of Qods Day in the Islamic Republic. (IRNA) May 23, 2020 Hundreds of mostly unsecured Israeli websites were attacked by Iran-based hackers on Thursday morning, disabling the sites and replacing them with a message "threatening Israel" with [...]

By |May 23rd, 2020|Isreal|

Khamenei on Qods Day: Yell at America, Israel will be eliminated

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a televised speech on the occasion of the Iranian New Year Nowruz, in Tehran, March 20, 2020. (REUTERS) May 22, 2020 The Islamic Republic of Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has once again called on Palestinians to continue their struggle against Israel and called the Palestinian [...]

By |May 22nd, 2020|Iran, Isreal, North America|

20 years after withdrawal, Israel, Hezbollah brace for war

“Hard Revenge” on a sign of Abu Mahdi al Muhandis, Qasem Soleimani and Imad Mughniyeh placed at the Lebanon-Israel security fence on April 18, 2020. (Supplied) May 22, 2020 Twenty years after Hezbollah guerrillas pushed Israel’s last troops from southern Lebanon, both sides are gearing up for a possible war that neither seems [...]

By |May 22nd, 2020|Isreal, Lebanon|

Israel’s Netanyahu, Iran’s Khamenei trade Twitter blows

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on as he chairs the weekly cabinet meeting on July 6, 2014. (AFP) May 22, 2020 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday warned arch-foe Iran after supreme leader Ali Khamenei tweeted comments accusing Israel of “state terrorism” and calling for “eliminating the Zionist regime.” “He should [...]

By |May 22nd, 2020|Isreal|

Iran will support any nation or group that fights Israel- supreme leader

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks at a meeting in Tehran, August 13, 2018. (AP) May 21, 2020 Iran will support any nation or group that fights Israel, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday. “We will support and assist any nation or any group anywhere who opposes and fights the [...]

By |May 21st, 2020|Isreal|

Iran starting to withdraw from Syria: Israel’s outgoing defense minister

Hezbollah and Syrian flags flutter on a military vehicle in Western Qalamoun, Syria August 28, 2017. (REUTERS) May 20, 2020 Iran has begun withdrawing its forces from Syria, Israel’s outgoing defense minister said on Monday, without offering any evidence to support his assertion. Naftali Bennett also urged his successor, Benny Gantz, to maintain [...]

By |May 20th, 2020|Isreal, Syria|

Israel linked to cyberattack on Iranian port

A ship bearing various flags parked at Chabahar (Shahid Beheshti) Port during the inauguraition of the first phase in the city of Chabahar, Dec 3, 2017. (AFP) May 19, 2020 Israel appears to be behind a cyberattack earlier this month on computers at Iran's Shahid Rajaee port that caused massive backups on waterways [...]

By |May 19th, 2020|Isreal|