Posts Tagged ‘Israel’

Netanyahu: We dealt heavy blow to Syria and Iran

  • 11 February 2018 - 19:15
Netanyahu: We dealt heavy blow to Syria and Iran

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister, has described his country's most significant air strikes on Syria in decades as a heavy blow to Syria and Iran.   The attacks were in response to Syrian government forces shooting down an Israeli fighter jet on Saturday and claims...

Israeli F-16 downed by Syrian army after Israeli air raid on Iranian locations

  • 10 February 2018 - 21:06
Israeli F-16 downed by Syrian army after Israeli air raid on Iranian locations

  An Israeli F-16 fighter jet has been shot down by Syrian military while targeting what it called Iranian sites responsible for launching a drone into occupied Golan Heights. The Israeli military said on Saturday "a combat helicopter successfully intercepted an Iranian UAV that was...

Libya’s eastern commander carrying out clandestine deals with Israel

  • 25 December 2017 - 17:32
Libya’s eastern commander carrying out clandestine deals with Israel

Libyan social media and media outlets have been talking tirelessly since the weekend about the newly surfaced relationship between the commander of the self-proclaimed Libyan Army in east of the country Khalifa Haftar and Ari Ben-Menashe, who is an Israeli lobbyist. Ben-Menashe is an...

Libya’s strongman Haftar contracted Israeli lobbying firm to better his image in US

  • 24 December 2017 - 19:56
Libya’s strongman Haftar contracted Israeli lobbying firm to better his image in US

The political adviser to the Libyan eastern self-styled army commander Khalifa Haftar, Mohamed Buisier, has lashed out at Haftar accusing him of contracting an Israeli owned lobbying firm in Canada in order to advocate in the US for himself as the Libyan leader in the war on terrorism. On his...

4 killed and many wounded in airstrike by Israel in Gaza

  • 9 December 2017 - 15:34
4 killed and many wounded in airstrike by Israel in Gaza

Israeli air forces has launched an airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, on Saturday, as tension fumes in the region, after rockets were fired from the Palestinian group Hamas, on Friday. Hamas said two of its gunmen were killed in the bombings. The surge of violent activity comes after Hamas declared...

Palestinians protest Trump decision on Jerusalem

  • 7 December 2017 - 16:33
Palestinians protest Trump decision on Jerusalem

Palestinian protests erupted, on Thursday, after the historic decision made the United States president Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The controversial resolution sparked a widespread diplomatic criticism before it was even announced on Wednesday, with new warnings...

Decision on Jerusalem is close says US middle east peace envoy Jared Kushner

  • 4 December 2017 - 14:12
Decision on Jerusalem is close says US middle east peace envoy Jared Kushner

The middle east peace envoy and the president of the United States son-in-law, Jared Kushner said that a decision on the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is close. Kushner said at the Saban Forum "The president's going to make his decision," adding " He's still looking at a lot...

Israel strikes a Syrian military base

  • 2 December 2017 - 15:28
Israel strikes a Syrian military base

Syrian state TV reported missiles targeting a military base outside the Syrian capital overnight, were launched by Israel. Two missiles were intercepted, according to the Syrian State TV, but the base suffered material damages, he extent of which is still not clear. The Israeli military has...

Hezbollah: Israel pushing the Levant region to war

  • 1 October 2017 - 21:05
Hezbollah: Israel pushing the Levant region to war

Lebanon’s Hezbollah accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government on Sunday of pushing the region to war in Syria, Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, and said nowhere in Israel would be safe if such a conflict were to erupt. Tensions have risen this year between Iran-backed...

Israel to shut down Al Jazeera English and Arabic in Jerusalem

  • 7 August 2017 - 09:17
Israel to shut down Al Jazeera English and Arabic in Jerusalem

Israel plans to revoke the media credentials of Al Jazeera TV journalists, close its Jerusalem bureau and pull the Qatar-based station's broadcasts from local cable and satellite providers, Communications Minister Ayoub Kara said on Sunday. The closure did not appear imminent, however, and an...