Month: October 2019

US, Gulf allies sanction Iran and Hezbollah

Israel National News reports: “The United States and six Gulf allies on Wednesday announced sanctions on 25 entities associated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and the Lebanese-based Hezbollah terrorist organization. The move was welcomed […]

Iran says new drone has become operational

Israel National News reports: “Brigadier General Kioomars Heidari, the commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Force, on Wednesday announced the production of a new model of Farpad-type drones. The drones were transferred to the Iranian […]

Israel: All air defense systems on alert amid Iran attack fears

The Times of Israel reports: “Israeli Air Force chief Amikam Norkin on Wednesday said the military’s multi-tiered network of air defense systems were ‘on alert’ amid a general threat of attack by Iran. In recent […]

NATO demands Russia ‘withdraw all troops’ from Ukraine reports: “NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday welcomed a pullback by the Ukrainian army and Moscow-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, but reiterated calls for Russia to ‘withdraw all their troops’. Tuesday saw a long-awaited […]

Erdogan: Turkish-Russian Patrols Set to Begin in Syria

Voice of America News reports: “Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkish-Russian joint military patrols will begin Friday in northeastern Syria, after the withdrawal of Syrian Kurdish fighters under an agreement between the two countries. […]

New Russian submarine test fires intercontinental missile for first time

Reuters reports: “Russia’s most advanced new nuclear-powered submarine test- launched a Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time and hit a target thousands of kilometres away, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday. The test […]

Extensive Russian submarine operation in North Atlantic reports: “Russia has sent about 10 submarines into the North Atlantic in the largest such operation since the end of the Cold War, the Norwegian military said on Tuesday. Since last week, the Russian […]

PA to Europe: Examine your relations with Israel

Israel National News reports: “Nabil Abu Rudeineh, the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) deputy cabinet leader and ‘information minister’, is calling on European countries to defend international legitimacy, save the peace process and support the ‘two-state solution’ […]

PM: ‘To secure Jewish future – we must secure Jewish State’

Israel National News reports: “Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu addressed Jewish leaders from around the world attending the Jewish Agency Board of Governors. In his remarks, the Prime Minister discussed the rising threat of anti-Semitism and […]

Monotheistic faiths sign joint paper against euthanasia

Israel National News reports: “Christian, Jewish and Muslim envoys on Monday signed and submitted to Pope Francis a joint document that denounced euthanasia and assisted suicide as ‘inherently’ wrong acts that should be forbidden. ‘The […]

Israel’s UN envoy: Erdogan has turned Turkey into a ‘regional hub for terror’

The Times of Israel reports: “Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations on Monday blasted Turkey’s invasion of Syria, and accused Ankara of promoting anti-Semitism and the ethnic cleansing of Kurds. Danny Danon told the Security […]

‘Iran seeking to attack Israel with precision-guided missiles’

Israel National News reports: “Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday accused Iran of wanting to strike Israel with precision-guided missiles from Yemen. Speaking during a meeting with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in Jerusalem, Netanyahu […]