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Israel mum to Syrian claims IAF jets destroyed 3 Iranian targets in Syria

Syrian State media claims regime’s air defenses “engaged & destroyed ‎hostile targets,” including a drone near the capitol, noting Israeli ‎fighter jets bombed 3 Iranian ‎posts, but was unclear to number of casualties.
• Adhering to policy, IDF declines to comment on foreign speculations.

Daniel Siryoti, Reuters & Israel Hayom Staff


Syrian state media said late Thursday that Syrian air defenses were triggered by Israeli fighter jets that had allegedly bombed three Iranian positions in Syria.

The Syrian defense systems “engaged and destroyed ‎hostile targets” near the capital of Damascus, the report said.

IAF jet takes off on mission to defend Israel.

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PM Netanyahu tells Iran after missile strike on Syria, “Don’t threaten Israel”


Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said Israel was not worried by the Iranian strike, being their first strike outside its own territory in nearly 30 years. “Israel is prepared for every development, we have no concerns or worries.”

By i24NEWS


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran not to threaten Israel on Monday, hours after the Iranian army fired ballistic missiles at a Syrian base of the Islamic State.

“I have one message for Iran: Don’t threaten Israel,” Netanyahu said, reported AFP.

A picture provided by the Iran’s state TV official website shows Iranian Revolutionary Guards launching a missile from an undisclosed location in western Iran, towards Islamic State bases in Syria – IRIB TV/AFP

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said it fired six missiles targeting “terror bases” of the Islamic State in eastern Syria on Sunday. Continue Reading »

Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down Israeli Jets in Preemptive Iranian Strike

Kuwaiti paper reported on Saturday that an (unnamed) Israeli minister with good ties to White House, ‘revealed the attack plan to John Kerry.’

By Mark Langfan


The Bethlehem-based news agency Ma’an has cited a Kuwaiti newspaper report Saturday, that US President Barack Obama thwarted an Israeli military attack against Iran’s nuclear facilities in 2014 by threatening to shoot down Israeli jets before they could reach their targets in Iran.

Barack Obama – Reuters

Following Obama’s threat, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was reportedly forced to abort the planned Iran attack.

According to Al-Jarida, the Netanyahu government took the decision to strike Iran some time in 2014 soon after Israel had discovered the United States and Iran had been involved in secret talks over Iran’s nuclear program and were about to sign an agreement in that regard behind Israel’s back.

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Iran Again Threatens to Annihilate Israel

In response to U.S. President Barack Obama reiteration on Wednesday, that Washington reserves “all options” against Iran, a senior Iranian commander says that any U.S. attack will result in “the annihilation of the Israeli regime”.

By Elad Benari, Canada


A senior Iranian commander threatened on Friday that any American attack on Iran will result in “the annihilation of the Israeli regime”.

Iranian Armed Forces march in Tehran

Iranian Armed Forces march in Tehran – Photo: Reuters

“They know that aggression against the Islamic Republic of Iran would mean annihilation of Tel Aviv and spread of war into the United States,” the commander, Massoud Jazayeri, was quoted by the Fars news agency as having said. Continue Reading »

Iranian General Suggests that Israel is Close to Striking It

Lebanese daily newspaper reports senior Iranian military officer visited underground bunker of Hezbollah leader and briefed him on Teheran’s assessment.

By Gil Ronen


Iran believes that Israel is close to stiking its nuclear facilities, according to a report in Lebanese newspaper Al Jumhuriya, cited by Maariv/NRG. According to the report, a senior Iranian official recently visited Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah in his hideout in the Dahiya section section of Beirut to discuss this assessment.

A senior military source confirmed to the Lebanese newspaper that the meeting had, indeed, taken place, but said that it had not been held inside the Dahiya – a neighborhood controlled by Hezbollah – but outside it. Continue Reading »

Obama: Commitment to Engage Iran in Return for Peace Talks

U.S. President Obama promised Israeli PM Netanyahu to take direct action against Iran “within months,” but did not elaborate on details.

By Arutz Sheva


U.S. President Barack Obama gave a commitment to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, to take action “in the coming months” regarding the Iranian nuclear threat, in exchange for Israel’s agreement to renew “peace talks” with the Palestinian Authority (PA), a security source told Arutz Sheva.

The source said, however, that Obama did not reach a specific agreement with Netanyahu, but gave only a general commitment. The source added that it was not clear if the commitment was given in exchange for the very fact that Israel-PA negotiations are being held, or if it is conditional on their success. Continue Reading »

Iran: Stop Israeli plans to attack, UN’s Nuclear agency can inspect Parchin

Iran has so far said it is not legally obliged to expose non nuclear site to int’l inspectors, but, Deputy FM Ghashghavi lays down condition for IAEA access to military site where nuclear activity is suspected, according to Iranian news agency.



Iran has said it will allow the International Atomic Energy Agency to inspect a military site near Tehran if threats of Israeli attacks on the country’s nuclear facilities are defused, an Iranian news agency reported Thursday.

The base in Parchin where Iran conducted nuclear tests - Google Earth, GeoEye

The base in Parchin where Iran conducted nuclear tests. – Photo: Google Earth, GeoEye

Iran and the IAEA – the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog – plan to continue negotiations in mid-January on inspecting the Parchin military site, where, according to Western intelligence reports, nuclear weapons parts have been tested. Continue Reading »

Washington Warns Israel That Striking Iran May Affect Peace

U.S. officials recently alerted Jerusalem that Jordan & Egypt may annul their peace treaties with Israel if it attacks Iran.

By Elad Benari


U.S. officials recently warned Israel that Egypt and Jordan could annul their peace treaties with the Jewish State if it carries out a preemptive strike against Iran, AFP reported on Thursday based on a report in the Yediot Achronot daily newspaper.

Israel carries out a weapons drill in the Golan Heights

Israel carries out a weapons drill in the Golan Heights – AFP/Jack Guez

Quoting a high-level Israeli official, the newspaper said Washington had warned the Jewish state that Arab leaders would not be able to control an angry public backlash if Israel were to mount an attack on Iran. Continue Reading »