Just 2 weeks after Israel was credited with the assassination of a senior Hezbollah operative, Imad at-Tawil, now a Quds Force commander, Farhad Dabirian, was reportedly assassinated in a southern Damascus suburb with no immediate claims of responsibility or description on how he died.
By Netta Bar, Israel Hayom Staff
A field commander with the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps was assassinated near the Syrian capital, an Iranian semiofficial news agency and an opposition war monitor reported Saturday.
Iran’s semiofficial Fars news agency identified the commander as Farhad Dabirian and said he was killed in the south Damascus suburb of Sayeda Zeinab. Continue Reading »
Israeli air-defenses operational, IDF on alert and Mt. Hermon ski resort temporarily closed after Iran’s Quds Force commander Soleimani neutralized in an US precision airstrike, minutes after arriving in Iraq to coordinate further actions against the United States.
By i24NEWS – AFP
Top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani was killed Friday in a US strike on Baghdad’s international airport, Iran and the US confirmed, in a dramatic escalation of tensions between the two countries.
The Pentagon said US President Donald Trump ordered Soleimani’s “killing,” after a pro-Iran mob this week laid siege to the US embassy.
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BREAKING: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit confirms multiple strikes against Iranian targets southeast of Damascus based on Israeli intelligence reports of impending planned attack on northern Israel.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
IDF fighter jets recently targeted a number of terror targets in Aqraba, Syria, southeast of Damascus.
The IDF has confirmed multiple strikes against Iranian targets outside Damascus following Intelligence that Iran was planning to launch armed drones at northern Israel.
The strike targeted Iranian Quds Force operatives and Shiite militias which were preparing to advance attack plans targeting sites in Israel from within Syria over the last few days. Continue Reading »
Israel’s Ambassador Danny Danon urges the UN Security Council to tackle Iran’s nefarious regional activities and its illicit exploitation of civilian maritime routes for moving explosives and weapons. Amb. Danon, “They use commercial companies, mainly from Europe, to support Hezbollah and develop its missile program.”
By Ariel Kahana
Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon presented the UN Security Council new evidence to prove that Iran was using civilian maritime navigation as means of arming Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah, all the while flouting international sanctions.
Speaking at the UN just days after Iran seized a British oil tanker and amidst growing tension between the Islamic republic and the West, Danon urged the international community to take action against Tehran and counter its regional aggression. Continue Reading »
U.S. Sect. of Treasury Mnuchin announced sanctions on 6 people and 3 Iranian companies beginning with Iran’s central bank for actively helping the Revolutionary Guard’s elite Quds Force accessing millions US dollars held in foreign banks.
The US Treasury imposed sanctions on Thursday against six individuals and three companies it said had funneled millions of dollars to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s elite Quds Force, just days after President Donald Trump withdrew from the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
The Treasury Department said it was acting with the United Arab Emirates to disrupt the network and accused Iran’s central bank of actively helping the group to access US dollars held in foreign bank. Continue Reading »
– Russian Defense Ministry: Israeli jets struck Iranian targets with at least 28 planes that fired some 60 missiles.
– Israel: Israel Air Force attacked nearly all of Iran’s military infrastructure in Syria.
By Reuters, Alexandra Lukash, Elior Levy
Russia’s defense ministry said on Thursday that Syria had shot down more than half of the missiles fired at it overnight by Israel, RIA news agency reported.According to the report, the Israeli strike was carried out by 28 planes which fired at least 60 missiles, including 10 surface-to-surface missiles.
Iranian forces in Syria launched a rocket attack on Israeli army bases in the Golan Heights early on Thursday, Israel said, prompting one of the heaviest Israeli barrages against Syria since the conflict there began in 2011. Continue Reading »
In a report from a Kuwaiti newspaper, the US gave clearance to assassinate Qassem Soleiman, a top Iranian general who commands the IRG Quds Force.
A report in the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Jarida said that the United States gave clearance to assassinate Qassem Soleiman, the commander of the overseas branch of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Haaretz reported Monday.
Qasem Soleimani- commander of Quds Force of Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution – Photo: Wikimedia/sayyed shahab-o- din vajedi
The report, which was taken from a Kuwait newspaper, comes amid massive waves of protests and acts of civil disobedience that are sweeping through the streets of Tehran and major cities across the Shiite republic. Continue Reading »