Analysis Why Iran Is Risking a Major Escalation With Israel

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Israel prevented the Iranians from building bases from which to launch attacks against it. But it failed to dislodge them from Syria — and Putin plans to keep it that way. A demonstrator holds a representation of the Israeli flag … Read More

Israel bans entry of US Congresswomen Omar and Tlaib

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a cabinet meeting. (Flash90/Yonatan Sindel) Concern over potential provocations by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) has caused Israel to reverse course on their visit.  Israel has decided to bar two Muslim … Read More

Analysis Netanyahu Vows Unprecedented Response if Gaza Flares Up – but It’s the Last Thing He Wants

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Unlike the April election, the security situation along the Gaza border has taken a back seat this time, thanks in part to Netanyahu’s restraint. Palestinians burning tires near Rafah along the Gaza border fence, July 2019. AFP Three Israeli soldiers wounded, … Read More

Iran Presence in Iraq Threatens Israel, Security Officials Say

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Reports Tuesday credited Israel with earlier attacks on Iranian targets in Iraq ■ Israeli intelligence says Iran is providing Iraqi militias with missiles more accurate than Hezbollah’s, capable of hitting anywhere in Israel. Location of two reported Israeli strikes against … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 19 July 2019

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Greetings from Tyler, A war of words has broken out over the report that an American warship shot down an Iranian drone over the Straits of Hormuz.  “Drone?  What drone?  We didn’t lose any drone!” say the leaders of the … Read More

Israel Publicly Threatens Iran With F35s, But The Cyber War Is Already Underway

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GETTY “Iran has recently threatened the destruction of Israel,” Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday (July 9), filmed in front of an F35 fighter jet at the Nevatim Air Force Base near Be’er Sheva. “But these planes,” he warned, “can reach anywhere in the Middle … Read More

Netanyahu calls Iran’s uranium enrichment increase ‘very dangerous’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – Photo: Ohad Zwigenberg Iranian announcement to further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal was met with unease in Israel as both the prime minister and the energy minister called on the European … Read More

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