Tag: Military

Ambassador Shapiro: ‘Military aid package to Israel to be largest in US hist…

US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro said that the US will be signing its largest ever aid package to Israel, and that the aid package will cover all of Israel’s security needs until 2029.   He was speaking at the opening of the 16th World Summit of the International Institute for Counter Terrorism at the […]

Ambassador Shapiro: Military aid package to Israel to be largest in US hist…

US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro said that the US will be signing its largest ever aid package to Israel, and that the aid package will cover all of Israels security needs until 2029. Follow Ynetnews on Facebook and Twitter  He was speaking at the opening of the 15th World Summit of International Institute for Counter […]

Carter Calls on Turkey to ‘Stay Focused’ on Islamic State

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has called on Turkey to “stay focused” on the fight against Islamic State and not to engage with U.S.-allied Kurdish forces also battling the terror group in Syria.   The Turkish military and its Syrian rebel allies are in the sixth day of a campaign designed to drive IS militants […]

Winds Of War: Is Russia Conducting A Massive Mobilization Of Troops For An Invasion Of Ukraine?

The drumbeats of war are growing louder.  Fighting in eastern Ukraine between separatists and pro-government forces has risen to an intensity not seen in well over a year, and the Russians claim that they recently foiled a “Ukrainian plot” to conduct terror attacks in Crimea.  As tensions in the region have increased, the Russians have […]

Khamenei: Our enemies will face a harsh response if they attack

Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Sunday warned his country’s “enemies” that they will face Iran’s harsh response if they dare to launch a military attack against the country.   “The enemy should understand that if it makes any aggression, it will be hit hard and our defense will also include response,” Khamenei said […]

Rivlin at Gaza border: ‘Israel ready to face any threat, above or below grou…

The president toured one of the Hamas tunnels recently uncovered on the border by the IDF, and was briefed on the military’s day-to-day activities in the area and on work to combat the tunnel threat.   Rivlin was accompanied by IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot, GOC Southern Command Maj. Gen. Eyal Zamir, […]

North Korea threatens to turn US and South Korean armies into a ‘heap of ashes’ after military exercises

North Korea has condemned the US and South Korean armies after they were spotted performing joint military exercises and threatened to turn both armies into “a heap of ashes”.   The United States and South Korea kicked off their annual military exercises today, prompting warnings of retaliation from the North – in the form of […]

North Korea threatens to turn US armies into a ‘heap of ashes’

North Korea has condemned the US and South Korean armies after they were spotted performing joint military exercises and threatened to turn both armies into “a heap of ashes”.   The United States and South Korea kicked off their annual military exercises today, prompting warnings of retaliation from the North – in the form of […]

Barak: Netanyahu gambled over the US military aid—and lost

Former prime minister Ehud Barak leveled harsh criticism against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday evening, accusing him of having made an unsuccessful “gamble” in his management of Israel’s relationship with the United States.   “After the signing of the American military aid agreement for the coming decade, the magnitude of the damage caused by […]

Russian Military Forces Staging Near Ukraine

The Pentagon has identified eight staging areas in Russia where large numbers of military forces appear to be preparing for incursions into Ukraine, according to U.S. defense officials.   As many as 40,000 Russian troops, including tanks, armored vehicles, and air force units, are now arrayed along Ukraine’s eastern border with Russia.   Additionally, large […]