In wake of Iranian threats, Israeli alert on border with Lebanon raises fears of war

A French U.N. peacekeepers Leclerc tank passes a billboard showing Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei and Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrullah. (AFP) November 30, 2020 Concerns have been heightened over the eruption of a new war between Lebanon and Israel in wake of the Iranian threats to retaliate for the assassination of nuclear scientist [...]

By |November 30th, 2020|Isreal, Lebanon|

Israeli military targets Hezbollah activity in Syria

Israeli soldiers stand atop tanks overlooking the border between Israel and Syria. (REUTERS) November 30, 2020 State-run Syrian news agency (SANA) reported Tuesday night that the Israeli military launched airstrikes against southern Syria shortly before midnight. “At 23:50 on the night of 11/24, the Zionist enemy launched an airstrike from the direction of [...]

By |November 30th, 2020|Isreal, Lebanon, Syria|

Iran says Israel remotely killed military nuclear scientist

The scene where Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in Absard, just east of the capital, Tehran, Nov. 27, 2020. (Fars) November 30, 2020  A top Iranian security official on Monday accused Israel of using “electronic devices” to remotely kill a scientist who founded the Islamic Republic’s military nuclear program in the 2000s. Ali Shamkhani, [...]

By |November 30th, 2020|Isreal|

Iran likely to delay response to assassination of top nuclear scientist

Iran's Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi pays his respect to the body of slain scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh among his family, in Tehran, Nov. 28, 2020. (AP) By Jamie Dettmer November 30, 2020 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has vowed to avenge the assassination of nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh — a killing he and other Iranian leaders [...]

By |November 30th, 2020|Isreal, North America, USA|

Israeli minister says ‘has no clue’ who killed Iranian nuclear scientist

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement to the media on the Iranian nuclear issue in Jerusalem on Sept 9, 2019. (AFP) November 28, 2020 Israeli cabinet minister Tzachi Hanegbi said on Saturday he had “no clue” who was behind the killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist in Tehran. “I have no [...]

By |November 28th, 2020|Isreal|

Israeli embassies on alert after Iran retaliation threats

The scene where Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in Absard, a small city just east of the capital, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 27, 2020. (Fars) November 28, 2020 Israel put its embassies around the world on high alert on Saturday after Iranian threats of retaliation following the killing of a nuclear scientist near Tehran, Israeli [...]

By |November 28th, 2020|Isreal|

Iran tells U.N. ‘serious indications’ of Israeli responsibility in scientist’s death

A view shows the site of the attack that killed prominent Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, outside Tehran, Iran, Nov 27, 2020. (Reuters) November 28, 2020 Iran said there are “serious indications of Israeli responsibility” in the assassination of an Iranian scientist and it reserves the right to defend itself, the country wrote in [...]

By |November 28th, 2020|Isreal|

Hezbollah says Iran will be one to respond to assassination of scientist

Naim Qassem, Hezbollah’s deputy secretary-general (AFP) November 28, 2020 The deputy leader of Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah movement said on Friday that the response for the assassination of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was in Iran’s hands. “We condemn this heinous attack and see that the response to this crime is in the hands of [...]

By |November 28th, 2020|Isreal, Lebanon|

Iran’s supreme leader vows revenge over slain scientist

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a sermon to the crowd during Friday Prayers in Tehran, Jan 17, 2020. (AFP) November 28, 2020 Iran’s supreme leader on Saturday called for the “definitive punishment” of those behind the killing of a scientist linked to Tehran’s disbanded military nuclear program, a slaying the Islamic [...]

By |November 28th, 2020|Isreal, North America, USA|

Iran’s Zarif says Israel likely to be involved in killing of Iranian scientist

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif. (AP) November 27, 2020 Iran’s foreign minister said Iran’s arch-enemy Israel was likely to have been involved in the killing of prominent Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on Friday, although he offered no evidence. “This cowardice - with serious indications of Israeli role -shows desperate warmongering of [...]

By |November 27th, 2020|Isreal|