Israeli Defense Minister assesses naval readiness

Defense Minister Benny Gantz joined IDF Deputy Chief of  Staff Major General Herzi Halevi and Commander of the Israeli Navy Major General David Sa’ar Salama for a security situation assessment…

NAVCENT head visits Israel amid Iran tensions

US Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) Commander Vice Admiral Brad Cooper visits Israel amid mounting tensions with Iran and its regional proxies. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner During his…

UN: Iran smuggling weapons to Yemen

A confidential United Nations report has provided “detailed evidence” that Iran is exporting arms to Yemen and elsewhere, reports the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). By Erin Viner A team of…

Israel, US, Bahrain & UAE hold first naval drill

The 5-day multilateral maritime security operations exercise in the Red Sea will conclude today. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner This is the first publicly acknowledged naval exercise between Israel,…

Iran hold naval drill near Oman Gulf

The extensive “Zolfaghar 1400” exercise also incorporated Army Ground Forces, Air Defense Forces defense systems, and naval surface vessels with the support of Army Air Force fighters and UAVs in…

Iran suffers major incidents

A major blaze ignited at a refinery in the southern part of the Iranian capital on Wednesday, according to government media outlets. "The fire has started at the liquefied gas…

Israel’s Iron Dome hits decade-mark

Israel’s security establishment held a ceremony to mark one decade since activation of the country’s Iron Dome anti-missile defense system. Alternate Premier and Defense Minister Benny Gantz joined Economy Minister…

Iran claims to arrest “Israeli spy”

Iran is claiming that it has arrested an Israeli espionage agent and a number of others accused of maintaining contact with foreign intelligence services. State media in the Islamic Republic…

Missile hits Israeli ship in Arabian Sea

Another Israeli ship has been targeted in what appears to be an Iranian attack, in the second such incident almost exactly one month apart. There has been no official comment…

Iran: Israel behind ship attack

Iran has alleged that Israel is highly likely to have been behind an attack on the Iranian Shahr e Kord container ship in the Mediterranean last week. “Considering the geographical…