Israeli warplanes hit a convoy carrying surface-to-surface missiles into Lebanon on Monday night, a senior Israeli security official confirms to TIME. The air strike, around 10:30 p.m. local time on the border between Lebanon and Syria, was the seventh known operation since the Syrian civil war began in 2011 and was an expression [...]
A new animated film posted on Iranian websites in recent days graphically portrays an Iranian counterattack against a theoretical joint Israeli-American strike on the Islamic Republic’s military facilities, culminating in the destruction of the Jewish state.
The clip was posted together with messages decrying attempts to tighten sanctions on Iran due to its nuclear program, [...]
Senator Ted Cruz of Texas said point blank on Feb. 6th at the EMPact America Conference held at the Reserve Officers Association in Washington D.C. that this agreement has increased the chances of a military strike against Iran. Now comes the big question. If a conventional military strike cannot destroy the embedded Iranian Nuclear reactors [...]
Nearly three years into the war in Syria, the Israeli government is getting used to the idea that its northern neighbour is changing beyond recognition as the bloodiest chapter of the Arab spring takes its bloody course with no end in sight.
Unlike Jordan, Lebanon and [...]
The Syrian revolt is now three years old. Despite a rough infancy, it is maturing right before our eyes, with no intention of leaving anytime soon. Israel’s strategic assessment has changed from a “few weeks” to much longer. At this juncture, Israel Defense Forces top brass believe that the struggle in Syria could last as long [...]
Liberman responds to Iran missile tests, Islamic Revolution parades and ‘death to Israel’ chants before trip to France.
“The new missile tests conducted by Iran yesterday are further proof its intentions have not changed and the Iranians are not even hiding their being a warmongering state,” argued Liberman. “The only change in Iran is [...]
Israel’s offshore gas deposits discovered in the last few years threaten Gazprom’s EU gas market dominance. The impact of these new deposits on the EU gas market plus the US fracking revolution could undermine Putin’s regime.
The threat: Israel’s recently discovered offshore gas deposits — one of the biggest global [...]
Iranian State Television aired a simulated attack on Israel and the U.S. on Friday, purportedly in retaliation for a potential strike, the Times of Israel reported. The film, entitled “The Nightmare of Vultures” and using computer-generated animation, shows major Israeli cities and sites getting bombed by Iranian drones and missiles, including Ben Gurion Airport and [...]
There are worrying reports coming from reliable sources close to Israel indicating that both Israel and the Lebanese Shiite movement, Hezbollah, are getting ready for yet another possible showdown in South Lebanon.
All indicators point in the direction of war, although that would be an extremely costly and foolhardy war for both sides if it [...]
Hossein Salami, commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, threatened US, the West, and Israel in a televised interview Saturday, according to Maariv.
“If the Islamic nation would unite, it could minimize the breathing room of the US and the West until the Zionist regime would no longer have room to breathe,” the commander threatened on [...]