Hezbollah boasts in capability to infiltrate Israel

hassan nasrallah Hezbollah leader

The Secretary General of the Lebanese Iranian-proxy Hezbollah, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, boasted over his organization’s capabilities to infiltrate Israel, despite six cross-border attack tunnels that were discovered and destroyed by the Israeli Defense Forces. In a televised address to thousands of his organization’s supporters in Beirut, Nasrallah claimed that Hezbollah has the upper hand when … Read more

IDF Intelligence Branch publishes 2019 threat assessment

 The IDF Intelligence Branch has published its annual assessment for 2019. Among others, the intelligence assessment cites the increased likelihood of a military conflagration that may erupt in the Gaza Strip — an assessment that reportedly has prompted IDF Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Aviv Kochavi to prioritize the IDF’s readiness for such a development. … Read more

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary visits Iraq

U.S. defence secretary Patrick Shanahan visits iraq

Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan arrived in Baghdad this morning for an unannounced trip, that he said would emphasize the importance of Iraqi sovereignty and broach the issue of the future of U.S. troops in the country. Secretary Shanahan told reporters accompanying him that his trip came ‘at the invitation of the Iraqi … Read more

Syria: Israel committed another attack last night

air strike in Syria attributed to Israel

Damascus has accused Israel of launching an attack on its national soil last night, causing “significant damage” to the town of Quneitra, which is located near the Israeli-Syrian border. According to Syrian officials, IDF tanks in addition to an unmanned aerial vehicle fired at a deserted hospital and a nearby observation post. While a Syrian military … Read more

Israeli Police arrest terrorist responsible for brutal murder of Israeli 19yo

IDF troops on the West Bank

Israeli Police forces arrested over the weekend a Palestinian suspect, who according to the ‘Shin Bet’ Security Agency, “brutally murdered an Israeli woman in a forest on the outskirts of Jerusalem.” 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher, a resident of the West Bank settlement of Tekoa, was found naked and with multiple stab wounds in Jerusalem’s Ein Yael … Read more

Russian S-300 missile system in Syria now operational

Russian S-300 missile system

The Russian-supplied S-300 surface-to-air missile system in Syria has reportedly become operational, in Moscow’s efforts to provide the Assad regime with more-advanced anti-aircraft capabilities. According to satellite-images that were taken by Israeli ImageSat International company and published yesterday by the IDF, three out of four aerial defense batteries were captured in an upright position, while … Read more

Palestinian Islamists fire mortar-shell toward Israel

Palestinian Islamists fired a mortar-shell from the Gaza Strip

Palestinian Islamists fired a mortar-shell from the Gaza Strip toward Israel‘s southern communities last night, prompting rocket-alert-sirens to sound across the Eshkol Regional council. The mortar exploded in an uninhabited area, causing no injuries or damage. In response to the Palestinian attack, an IDF tank opened fire toward an observation post belonging to the Islamist … Read more

Lebanese PM demands national unity in dealing with “Israeli threats.”

Lebanon President michel Aoun and Prime Minister saad al-Hariri

Lebanese Authorities announced the formation of a new national unity government, ending almost nine months of domestic wrangling amid heightened concerns of a major economic collapse. The new government will include most of the country’s rival factions, which negotiated over the makeup of the cabinet since the May 6th election, that saw allies of the … Read more

Israeli political scene in turmoil over upcoming national elections

israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and benny gantz

Israel’s political scene is in turmoil, with just a little over two months before Israeli citizens above the age of 18 flood polling stations across the state, on the 9th of April, for the purpose of appointing Jerusalem’s future leadership. While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continues to lead according to the polls published on domestic … Read more

Russia reiterates commitment to Israel’s national security

russian president putin and israel prime minister netanyhu

The threats voiced by Iranian officials come amid increased efforts by Israel to thwart the Islamic Republic’s expansionist efforts, including its aspiration to entrench itself military in Syria, a mission which poses a direct threat to Israel’s national security interests on its northern frontier. To assure Israel‘s continued freedom of operations against Iran in both … Read more