NBC News reported Sunday that Jerusalem “helped confirm the details” of Iran’s Gen. Qassem Soleimani’s flight from Damascus to Baghdad, where his vehicle was ultimately destroyed by US drone-strike upon arrival.
– Earlier, a top IDF official claimed Israel was ‘not the story’ of the operation.
By i24NEWS, Ynet, News agencies
Israeli intelligence was used by the United States in a mission to assassinate a top Iranian general, NBC News reported Sunday.
Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds force and mastermind of its regional security strategy, was killed in an airstrike a week ago near the Iraqi capital’s international airport. Continue Reading »
The IDF has begun gathering tanks, artillery, infantry troops and engineering vehicles along Israel’s southern border with Gaza, possibly as a deterrent to an anticipated escalation of terror attacks on the IDF & Israeli communities.
By Itay Blumenthal, Elior Levy
The IDF started ramping up its armored forces along the Gaza border on Thursday in a daylight show of force following a Security Cabinet decision to escalate retaliation for any violent incidents originating in the strip.
Among the forces that amassed at the border were dozens of tanks, artillery, infantry APCs and engineering vehicles.
IDF’s THOR laser by Rafael mounted on Israeli made APC for the IDF – Ynet (not attributed)
In addition, flight routes at Ben-Gurion Airport were changed Thursday due to the security situation. Continue Reading »
Maj.-Gen. Herzi Halevi, speaking at the annual security conference noted that, “In the next wars, the majority of weapons that will attack Israel will be Iranian products,” suggesting Israel will need to escalate in its defense.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Lebanon will become a “state of refugees” from which it will be difficult to recover if there is another war between Israel and Hezbollah, a senior IDF intelligence general said Wednesday.
Military Intelligence, Maj.-Gen. Herzi Halevi speaking at 16th annual Herzliya Conference. – Photo: ADI COHEN ZEDEK
“The situation in the next conflict will be completely different. We are stronger than we have ever been and are able to deal with any threat,” said the head of IDF Military Intelligence, Maj.-Gen. Continue Reading »