Tag: Israel

7 injured, including 2 infants, in Gaza rocket attack on central Israel

 A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck a residential building in central Israel early Monday morning, injuring seven people, including two small children, and leveling the structure, officials said. The attack triggered air raid sirens at approximately 5:20 a.m. throughout the Sharon and Emek Hefer regions north of Tel Aviv, the army said. […]

U.N. CREATED “CONFIDENTIAL FILE” OF ALLEGED ISRAELI WAR CRIMINALS FOR ICC

Neither the United States or Israel spoke at the council, but its official issued tweets during the council meeting. The United Nations Commission of Inquiry on the Gaza border protests has created a confidential file of Israelis who it holds could be culpable of killing peaceful Palestinians, and has asked that it be handed to […]

Iran Inches Closer to its Goal: “Wipe Israel off the Map”

As Iran’s theocratic establishment believes that the Supreme Leader is Allah’s representative on earth, whatever words or desires the Supreme Leader utters are considered Allah’s wishes, which must be brought to life by Allah’s true believers. Iran has built, or is in the process of building, more than 10 military bases in Syria, some of […]

Will assault drones become a frequent presence in Mideast skies?

For Israel, countering the threat from the air – especially from non-state actors such as Lebanon’s Iranian-backed Hezbollah – requires superior intelligence, advances in technology and plain old deterrence Matiga Airport in Tripoli, Libya, briefly closed down this past weekend due to security concerns over an unidentified drone that had entered the area, airport officials […]

Turkey: Israel a Jewish state? ‘That’s blatant racism’

Turkish president condemns Netanyahu for affirming Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people, claiming it amounts to ‘blatant racism.’ Turkey condemned Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Tuesday, calling his affirmation of Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people “blatant racism”. “Netanyahu says that Israel is ‘a nation state not of all its citizens […]

U.S. Deploys THAAD Missile Defense System in Israel in Joint Drill

According to IDF Spokesperson Brig.-Gen. Ronen Manelis, the THAAD system will be deployed to southern Israel and some 200 American troops will take part in the drill. In a first, troops belonging to the US European Command (EUCOM) have deployed the THAAD anti-ballistic missile defense system in Israel as part of a joint drill between […]

GABBAY REVEALS REGIONAL MIDEAST PEACE PLAN

Gabbay’s plan is called “Paths to Separation,” he said that it is intended to reverse the direction Israel has been heading in under right-wing governments. Labor Party leader Avi Gabbay, who avoided the diplomatic issue until his party fell in the polls, outlined a new diplomatic plan of his party on Wednesday at a press […]

U.S. deploys advanced anti-missile system in Israel

The U.S. has deployed a highly advanced missile defense system in Israel for the first time, the American and Israeli militaries announced Monday, reflecting their shared concerns about Iran’s development of powerful missiles. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, as a testament to the […]

WILL NETANYAHU BE ABLE TO FORM A COALITION?

According to Kan, about a third of the public believe Netanyahu should resign. The Likud suffered a blow in the polls and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won’t be able to form a coalition after the elections, according to a Kan news poll published on Friday. Following the Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit’s announcement that he intends to […]

IRAN SAYS GREATER RISK OF WAR WITH ISRAEL, LAUNCHES NEW CRUISE MISSILE SUB

“The risk is great and the risk will be even greater if you continue to turn a blind eye to severe violations of international law,” he said, pointing the finger at Israel and the United States. Israeli and US actions have increased the risk of a regional war involving Iran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif […]