Tag: Iran

What threatens Israel the most – Hezbollah rockets or Iranian nukes?

Mossad Director Yossi Cohen and IDF Chief-of-Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot took different takes on Tuesday in defining Israel’s number one threat, with Cohen focusing on Iran and Eisenkot opting for Hezbollah. Cohen told a conference at Netanya University in honor of former Mossad chief Meir Dagan that, “as long as the current regime is in […]

Report: Iran accuses Russia of giving Israel codes for Syrian air defenses

Iran has accused Russia of giving the codes for Syria’s anti-aircraft missiles to Israel, a senior official in the engineering department of Iran’s Defense Department told the Kuwaiti daily Al-Jarida on Monday. According to the report, much remains unknown about Israel’s attack on a Hezbollah weapons convoy and the Syrian response to the Israeli fighter […]

‘Iran remains central threat to Israel’

Mossad Director-General Yossi Cohen referred Tuesday morning to Israel’s situation regarding Iran and said that “as long as the present administration exists, with or without a nuclear agreement, Iran will continue to be the central threat to Israel.” “The US was and is a superpower, and the new buzzword is hybrid strategy. The idea is […]

CENTCOM commander calls Iran greatest threat to the region

Gen. Joseph Votel, the head of U.S. Central Command, called out Iran as one of the greatest threats to the region during a recent appearance on Capitol Hill. “We are dealing … with the range of malign activities perpetrated by Iran and its proxies operating in the region,” Votel told members of the Senate Armed […]

Like Ancient Persia, Modern Iran Will Fail To Destroy Jews

Just as the Persians failed to wipe out the Jewish nation some 2,500 years ago, the Iranians of today will also fail, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday night on the eve of the Jewish holiday of Purim. The prime minister made his remarks before the reading of the Scroll of Esther at the central […]

Iran accuses US of instigating Gulf naval encounter

A US Navy ship changed course towards Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessels in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, a guard commander was quoted as saying on Wednesday while issuing a warning. A US official told Reuters on Monday that multiple fast-attack vessels from the Revolutionary Guard had come within 600 yards (550 meters) of the […]

Trump calls Netanyahu to discuss Iranian ‘aggression’

US President Donald Trump called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday to discuss the Iranian nuclear deal and the regime’s recent belligerent acts. The two leaders talked “at length” about the “dangers emanating from Iran and Iranian aggression in the region and the need to work together to deal with these threats,” according to a […]

Israel eyeing Irans test of advanced Russian-made missile system

day after Iran test its S-300 advanced missile defense system, Israel is cautiously monitoring the situation.After years of delay, the advanced Russian-made S-300 missile-defense system successfully completed a series of tests and has become operational, Iranians state media reported on Saturday.   Read More: Israel eyeing Irans test of advanced Russian-made missile system – Middle […]

Iran’s Khamenei calls for ‘incremental’ removal of ‘cancerous’ Israel

In an address broadcast live on Iranian state television, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei referred to Israel as a “cancerous tumor” which should be removed “incrementally.” Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada on Feb. 21, also called for the “complete liberation of Palestine.” Representatives from 80 countries attended the event which advocates for the […]

Iran warns Arab states: Dont be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned Arab countries on Wednesday not to be enticed by Israeli attempts to find allies in the Arab world.Speaking at a conference in Tehran focused on Iranian support for the Palestinians, Rouhani said, “The occupying regime, in an attempt to normalize its situation, has for the first time referred to certain […]