Month: July 2020

Senior official: ‘If Hezbollah attacks, we’ll see unusual action from IDF against Lebanon’

Israel National News reports: “Defense Minister Benny Gantz (Blue and White) on Thursday ordered the IDF to prepare a response targeting Lebanon, in case Hezbollah harms IDF soldiers or Israeli citizens, Israel Hayom reported. According […]

Iran’s Khamenei rejects talks with US over missile, nuclear programs

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, ruled out negotiations with the United States over Tehran’s ballistic missile and nuclear programs on Friday and urged Iranians to resist US pressure. ‘America’s brutal […]

India uses arrival of new fighter jets to warn China

SpaceDaily.com reports: “The first five Rafale fighter jets bought from France in a multi-billion-dollar deal landed in India on Wednesday, and the defence minister used their arrival to launch a veiled warning to neighbouring China […]

Israeli archaeology destroys Palestinian myths

Israel National News reports: “On July 22, 2020, a stunning announcement was reported by the Jerusalem Post about a new archaeological discovery by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) in Arnona near the US Embassy in […]

Iran says fires missiles from underground in Gulf war games

SpaceWar.com reports: “Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said they launched ballistic missiles from ‘the depths of the Earth’ on Wednesday during the last day of military exercises near sensitive Gulf waters. The launches came a day after […]

‘Israel will liberate Tehran before Iran liberates Jerusalem’

Israel National News reports: “Zagros TV (Iraqi Kurdistan) aired a heated debate about Iranian involvement in Iraq. Iraqi journalist and researcher Ghaleb Shabandar said that Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey all consider parts of Iraq […]

IDF chief: ‘Hezbollah may respond in the near future’

Israel National News reports: “The Hezbollah terror organization may intend to retaliate in the near future for the elimination of one of its terrorists in Syria. In a meeting between IDF Chief of Staff Aviv […]

Hajj Begins in Saudi Arabia Under Historic COVID Imposed Restrictions   

Voice of America News reports: “Islam’s holiest observances began Wednesday as a small group of pilgrims arrived in Mecca to begin the Hajj, which has been dramatically scaled-back due to the coronavirus pandemic.   Instead […]

China’s fastest rocket carries deep space dream

SpaceDaily.com reports: “A Long March-5 rocket blasted off Thursday at the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China’s Hainan Province, carrying the country’s Mars probe, Tianwen-1. It is the first time that the Long March-5 […]

Erdogan Seeks to Tame Social Media, Again

Voice of America News reports: “Turkey is poised to introduce drastic measures to control social media platforms.   The proposed legislation is drawing growing international criticism with social media remaining one of the few venues […]

Lebanon Calls for Caution After Israel-Hezbollah Clashes

Voice of America News reports: “Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab said Tuesday that Israel had violated his country’s sovereignty with what he called a ‘dangerous military escalation’ after Israeli and Hezbollah forces traded cross-border fire […]

Balloons carrying rocket explosives land in southern Israel

Israel National News reports: “A bundle of balloons carrying the explosive head of an RPG rocket was found in an agricultural area of southern Israel. A police sapper conducted a controlled detonation of the explosive, […]