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Israeli officer: Iran killed co-pilot Arad in revenge for assassination of its 4 diplomats

Israeli co-pilot Ron Arad who was captured by the Lebanese Amal movement in 1986 and was killed by Iranian envoys. (Getty) December 14, 2019 A senior officer in the Military Intelligence Division of the Israeli army revealed that - contrary to information previously published in Israel - Israeli co-pilot Ron Arad who was [...]

By |December 14th, 2019|Isreal, Lebanon|

Shooting his mouth off, Iranian official admits the truth about Lebanon

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei (L), Hezbollah Chief Hassan Nasrallah (C), and Commander of Iran’s Quds Force Qassem Soleimani pose for a photo, undated. (khamenei.ir) By Tom Rogan December 13, 2019 With telling embarrassment, Iran is rowing back comments made by an adviser to the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The [...]

By |December 13th, 2019|Isreal, Lebanon|

Iran’s threat to destroy Tel Aviv from Lebanon condemned

Members of Lebanon's Shiite movement Hezbollah take part in Ashura commemorations in a southern Beirut suburb on October 12, 2016.(AFP) December 11, 2019 A statement by a senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has triggered a series of condemnations in Lebanon, after he claimed the country could be used for [...]

By |December 11th, 2019|Isreal, Lebanon|

Israel’s Defense Minister warns Iran: Syria will become your Vietnam

Israel's defense minister Naftali Bennett (L) sits next to the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (REUTERS) December 9, 2019 Israel's defense minister warned Iran against its continued presence in Syria, saying Israel will "work tirelessly" to prevent the establishment of a stable Iranian military presence in the war-torn country. "It is no secret that [...]

By |December 9th, 2019|Isreal, Syria|

Israel FM says military strike to stop Iran remains ‘an option’

Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz. (JPost) December 9, 2019 Israel is prepared to attack Iran militarily if sanctions don’t force it to curtail its nuclear program and attacks on Israel, Foreign Minister Israel Katz told an Italian daily over the weekend. Asked by the Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera on Friday if a [...]

By |December 9th, 2019|Isreal|

Airstrikes target Iranian weapons stores in eastern Syria

Syrian air defences responding to Israeli missiles targeting Iranian facilities near Damascus, May 10, 2018. (REUTERS) December 5, 2019 Unidentified aircraft bombed an Iranian-controlled weapons storehouse in eastern Syria on Wednesday night, causing a massive explosion, a Syrian opposition news site reported. According to the Step News agency, the planes fired several missiles [...]

By |December 5th, 2019|Isreal, Syria|

Israel, Iran should be wary of provoking an unintended conflict

Syrian air defences responding to Israeli missiles targeting Iranian facilities near Damascus, April 13, 2019. (AFP) By Yossi Mekelberg December 4, 2019 There is no straightforward answer to the question of whether a war between Iran and her Gulf neighbors and Israel is inevitable. However, one possible response is that there is already a [...]

By |December 4th, 2019|Isreal|

Netanyahu slams Europe for pursuing trade with Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Reuters) December 2, 2019 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lashed out at European countries for joining a body that would allow some trading with Iran despite US sanctions. Netanyahu said in a video statement that European countries “should be ashamed of themselves” for seeking to trade [...]

By |December 2nd, 2019|Europe, Isreal|

US, Israel take Iran’s threats seriously

Hossein Salami speaks during Tehran’s Friday prayers on July 16, 2016. (Reuters) November 27, 2019 Military sources in Tel Aviv confirmed that the US Army General and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley and Israeli Army Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi, were taking seriously the threats made by [...]

By |November 27th, 2019|Isreal, North America, USA|

Netanyahu accuses Iran of planning attacks against Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem January 7, 2018. (REUTERS) November 25, 2019 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday accused Iran of planning attacks against the Jewish state and said everything possible would be done to prevent them. The premier, who [...]

By |November 25th, 2019|Isreal|