Tag Archive for IAF strike

Israeli satellite images reveal destruction of Iran’s land bridge to Syria

Israeli satellite imaging firm contends Iran’s ‘land bridge’ is under attack, assessing how Iran’s strategic route from Tehran to the Mediterranean for the transfer of Iranian weapons to groups like Hezbollah in Syria or Lebanon can no longer be completed with impunity.

By ANNA AHRONHEIM

 

One day after another mysterious explosion rocked arms depots belonging to Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias in Iraq, Israeli satellite imaging firm ImageSat International (ISI) claimed that Iran’s land bridge to Syria and Lebanon is under attack.

Iran’s land bridge to Syria and Lebanon is under attack by Israel – Google Maps, isi

According to the assessment released on Thursday, three sites with storage hangers in the Baghdad area have been attacked in the last month. Continue Reading »

Exclusive: Israeli jets strikes Gaza-bound arms shipments in the Sinai

Mostly in conjunction with the Egyptians, Israel’s Air Force has regularly destroyed convoys carrying missiles, weapons, and high explosive materials that were being transferred across Egypt by dealers in Libya to the Islamic Jihad & Hamas in Gaza.

By i24NEWS

 

In recent months, Israel has bombed several trucks in the Egyptian Sinai carrying weapons and missiles bound for militant groups in the Gaza Strip, sources told i24NEWS.

Palestinian sources said that from November last year until the end of May, the Israeli Air Force has targeted three trucks, including one carrying a shipment of Iranian missiles bound for the Islamic Jihad discovered in March. Continue Reading »

Israel’s most extensive operation in Syria undeterred by Russia’s S-300

The erected Russian S-300 system, was either not yet made operational or they’re ineffective against the IDF, because 17 separate targets in two cities were destroyed in Israel’s most extensive operation in Syria to date.
– Syrian did launch a S-200 missile that exploded in northern Cyprus.

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

 

Airstrikes were reported in the early hours of Monday near Damascus and Homs, according to Syrian media. Syria has blamed Israel for the airstrikes. The airstrikes occurred just hours after satellite images from ImageSat International showed four Russian S-300 missile defense systems near Masyaf, not far from where the airstrikes occurred. Continue Reading »

Updated: Israeli airstrikes near Damascus killed 15, wounded 21

UPDATED: The London-based NGO, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, reported that suspected Israeli airstrikes in Damascus & Homs at around midnight Sunday night killed at least 9 soldiers, most of them Iranians.

By Associated Press

 

Israeli warplanes attacked military positions in central Syria early Monday, with a missile near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and wounding 21, Syrian state media reported.

Israeli warplanes fired missiles from Lebanese airspace targeting military positions in the central province of Homs and suburbs of Damascus, said Syrian state news agency SANA, adding that Syrian air defense forces opened fire toward the Israeli missiles. Continue Reading »

Israeli jets pound Hamas underground network following Gaza rocket fire

IAF jets fire on underground terrorist infrastructure in southern Gaza following a rocket fired on Israel from the terrorist enclave.

By Elad Benari

 

Israeli warplanes attacked an underground terrorist infrastructure in a military compound belonging to the Hamas terrorist organization in southern Gaza overnight Wednesday, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.

The air strike was carried out in response to the rocket fire from Gaza toward southern Israel earlier in the night.

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Netanyahu: ‘IDF pre-empts, prevents enemy from establishing attack bases’

Just hours after Syrian State News Agency reported Syria’s air defense has thwarted an Israeli missile attack on Tel al-Hara, PM Netanyahu said that in a “systematic and consistent manner” Israel will continue to prevent its enemies “from establishing attack bases in our vicinity.”

BY HERB KEINON, TZVI JOFFRE

 

The challenges facing Israel do not let up, and the country deals with them not only by responding after the fact, but also by preempting, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday.

Netanyahu’s words at a memorial ceremony in Rehovot for Ephraim Katzir, Israel’s fourth president, came just hours after the Syrian State News Agency (SANA) said that Syria’s air defense thwarted an Israeli missile attack on Tel al-Hara in southern Syria. Continue Reading »

CONFIRMED: Israel destroys Iranian, Hezbollah missile stores in Syria, AGAIN!

For 2nd straight day, Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria

Following the departure of a Qeshm Fars Air jumbo jet to Iran from a possible arms delivery flight to the T4 air base in Syria, Israeli aircraft fires missiles at targets storing the Iranian advanced missiles with unconfirmed reports from Britain-based NGO saying at least 10 combatants killed, three of them Syrian soldiers.

Associated Press , Israel Hayom Staff

 

Israel fired missiles at a Syrian military air base in the country’s center late Sunday, killing at least one soldier and wounding two others, hours after another Israeli strike in southern Syria, which came in response to a rocket attack on the Israeli Golan Heights. Continue Reading »

Following Syrian missile fire on IDF jet, Israel destroys launcher

— SPECIAL SECURITY REPORT —

After Syrian anti-aircraft missile missed an IAF aircraft while conducting a routine flight over northern Israel, Israeli jets responded forceable by destroying the missile launcher, maintaining its zero-tolerance for aggression against the Jewish State.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF, SETH J. FRANTZMAN, HERB KEINON

 

The IAF destroyed a Syrian launcher that fired an anti-aircraft missile at an Israeli plane, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday night, stressing that Israel will not tolerate any aggression against it.

“A short time ago, the Syrian army tried to hit an Israeli plane, it did not succeed,” Netanyahu said in a video statement. Continue Reading »

REPORT: IDF strikes near Iranian & Hezbollah storage sites outside Damascus

Syrian state TV showed news-clip of the night sky with light flashes and the sound of explosions as air defenses were activated against airstrike.
– Anti-aircraft missile debris fell in open areas of Israel’s Golan Heights.

By ANNA AHRONHEIM

 

Syrian state media accused Israel of launching a strike against targets outside Damascus Friday night and claimed the country’s air defenses intercepted a number of missiles.

“Aerial defenses detected hostile targets coming from the direction of Quneitra and intercepted them,” a military source was quoted by Syria’s SANA news agency as saying.

The state television channel showed footage of the night sky with a point of light firing up into it and the sound of explosions. Continue Reading »

IDF strikes Gaza in retaliation to launching incendiary devices at Israel

After IDF hit several Hamas military targets in Gaza following the launching of airborne firebombs and a long-range rocket, Gaza’s militant terror groups strike back, firing two additional rockets at Israel early Thursday morning…on Holocaust Remembrance Day.

By Yoav Zitun, Elior Levy, MatanTzuri

 

The IDF struck several Hamas military targets in the northern Gaza Strip overnight, in response to the launching of incendiary airborne devices into Israel earlier Wednesday.

One firebomb launched on Wednesday caused a fire in a field in the Eshkol Regional Council.

Cluster of balloons attached to an incendiary device, launched from gaza, landed in the southern Israel.

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Was Israel’s successful strike against Iranian target in Syria due to RAMPAGE?

IAF allegedly destroyed an Iranian missile factory in Syria’s Masyaf on Saturday using Israel’s advanced capability missile, the supersonic Rampage.

BY ANNA AHRONHEIM

 

Israel’s Air Force reportedly used the supersonic Rampage stand-off air-to-surface missiles for the first time during a strike on Iranian positions in Syria last week, foreign media has reported.

Israel allegedly struck a possible Iranian surface-to-surface missile factory in a Syrian base in the country’s Masyaf on Saturday and satellite images released by Israeli intelligence firm ImageSat Intl. (ISI) showed the complete destruction of the factory.

“The main industrial structures were completely destroyed, including the main hangar and the adjacent three production hangers and buildings. Continue Reading »

Confirmed: Israeli air raids destroyed ‘secret’ Iranian weapons factory, 7 Iranians killed

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the IDF bombardment hit secret “ammunition stores belonging to Iranian forces and allied groups, and caused huge explosions.”
– Israeli FM confirmed raid.
– Seven Iranians (who reportedly weren’t there) killed during attack.

By i24NEWS

 

Israeli FM appears to confirm raid; monitor says seven killed in strike targeting Iranian ammunition stores

Syria said Wednesday that air defense batteries responded to “hostile Israel missiles” over the northern city of Aleppo, with opposition sources saying the strikes had targeted ammunition depots and a military airport used by Iranian forces.

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Commentator on Arab affairs: ‘We have no choice but to topple Hamas’

Israel TV13 Arab affairs commentator clarified how every attempt to reach a peaceful conclusion with Hamas will always fail because Hamas needs conflict. These “small conflicts” draws support from Iran and support means power and financial infusion to Hamas.

From 103FM (Israel)

 

Commentator on Arab affairs for Channel 13 Zvi Yehezkeli explained Hamas’ interests in the latest rounds of fighting, stating: “We are at the end of this round, and now the question is what to do.”

Yehezkeli asserted that residents of the Gaza Strip are disgusted by the Hamas government, and that Hamas is not a state but a terrorist organization that manages two million people. Continue Reading »

IDF jets hit 4 Hamas bases after mortar explodes in southern Israel

After a projectile exploded in open territory in Israel’s Eshkol Regional Council on Saturday night, IAF fighter jets and attack helicopters hit Hamas naval facilities near Sudaniya & Khan Yunis, and two terror facilities in Zeytoun and Gaza City.

By ANNA AHRONHEIM &  HERB KEINON

 

Qatari Ambassador to Gaza Mohammed al-Emadi is expected to arrive in Gaza on Sunday, as diplomatic efforts to tamp down tension in the region continue.

Since November, Qatar has transferred – with Israel’s approval – three tranches of some $15 million a month to pay salaries and stipends to poor families.

Qatar begins sending to Hamas each month, three suitcases stuffed with 15 million dollars in cash as payment to pay salaries and stipends to poor families.

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IDF destroy Hamas military base after Gaza ‘balloon bomb’ explodes in Israel

The air attack by the Israel Air Force was carried out in response to the attack on an Israeli home not far from the Gaza border, by a ‘balloon bomb’ that exploded in the air, luckily, only damaging the home.

By Elad Benari

 

IAF airplanes and helicopters attacked a number of terrorist targets in a military compound belonging to the Hamas terrorist organization in the central Gaza Strip on Wednesday evening, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.

Israeli airstrikes targeting Hamas outposts in Gaza on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. – Photo: Ezzedeen Al-Qassam Brigades

The attack was carried out in response to the attack on a home in a community in the Gaza envelope by a balloon bomb that exploded in the air. Continue Reading »