Reports: Syria’s Assad was not informed Iran planned to strike Israel

Reports: Syria’s Assad was not informed Iran planned to strike Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, May 11, 2018 Iran did not consult with Syrian President Bashar Assad on its intention to launch a missile attack on Israel from Syria, a report said. Iranian forces stationed in Syria fired 20 rockets at Israeli territory on May 9, but Iran’s military and political leadership did not inform its Syria allies […]

Moscow: 28 Israeli jet fighters answer Iran strike, fire 60 missiles at Syria targets

Moscow: 28 Israeli jet fighters answer Iran strike, fire 60 missiles at Syria targets

by WorldTribune Staff, May 10, 2018 Israeli warplanes hit dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria on May 9 in one of its largest military operations in recent years. Russia’s Defense Ministry reported that 28 Israeli planes took part in the airstrikes and fired a total of around 60 missiles. “28 Israeli F-15 and F-16 […]

Reports: Israeli strikes in Syria hit missile depot held by Iran, Hizbullah

Reports: Israeli strikes in Syria hit missile depot held by Iran, Hizbullah

by WorldTribune Staff, May 9, 2018 Reports from Syria on May 8 said that Israeli warplanes struck an Iranian weapons depot south of Damascus. Syrian media reported a number of explosions were heard in the Kisweh area. The reported attack came hours after President Donald Trump announced the U.S. was withdrawing from the nuclear agreement […]

Israel warns Assad: Allowing Iran attacks from Syria would be ‘end of his regime’

Israel warns Assad: Allowing Iran attacks from Syria would be ‘end of his regime’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 8, 2018 Syrian President Bashar Assad will be held responsible for any attacks on Israel carried out by Iran from Syrian territory, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz warned. “If Assad allows Iran to turn Syria into a military base against us and attack us on Syrian soil, he must know that […]

Israel ‘adjusts’ role in U.S. exercises as tension builds on northern border

Israel ‘adjusts’ role in U.S. exercises as tension builds on northern border

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct Israel pulled its F-15s from a U.S. exercise in Alaska amid increased tension on the Jewish state’s northern border. U.S. Air Force public affairs officer Kitsana Dounglomchan said Israel decided not to send F-15s to the two-week-long Red Flag drill, which runs between April 26 – May 11 out of […]

News of Mossad’s daring heist reportedly prompts a wave of arrests in Iran

News of Mossad’s daring heist reportedly prompts a wave of arrests in Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, May 3, 2018 Iran has launched a series of arrests following the revelation that Israeli intelligence agents infiltrated Iran’s secret nuclear archive and smuggled out a massive amount of files, a report said. Iranians found responsible for Israel pulling of the intelligence coup could face execution, Channel 10 News’s Arab affairs correspondent […]

‘Bunker-busting’ strikes on Syrian bases reportedly destroyed Iran missiles

‘Bunker-busting’ strikes on Syrian bases reportedly destroyed Iran missiles

by WorldTribune Staff, April 29, 2018 Multiple missile strikes hit several military bases in Syria on April 29. The target of at least some of the attacks appeared to be warehouses containing Iranian missiles, reports say. Al-Akhbar, a Lebanese pro-Hizbullah newspaper, said the attacks in Hama and in the Aleppo countryside were apparently carried out […]

Durham, North Carolina is first U.S. city to ban police training with Israeli military

Durham, North Carolina is first U.S. city to ban police training with Israeli military

by WorldTribune Staff, April 20, 2018 The city council in Durham, North Carolina voted April 16 to prohibit training and exchanges between the city’s police department and the Israeli military. With the unanimous vote, Durham becomes the first U.S. city to take such action. The council’s resolution says: “The council opposes international exchanges with any […]

Putin calls on Netanyahu to avoid ‘destabilizing’ actions in Syria

Putin calls on Netanyahu to avoid ‘destabilizing’ actions in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, April 12, 2018 Russian President Vladimir Putin in an April 11 phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, asked the Israeli leader to avoid taking any steps that would further destabilize Syria. “Putin stressed the fundamental importance of respecting the sovereignty of Syria, called for refraining from any actions that might […]

Yadlin: Israel could ‘topple’ Assad regime alone but joint strategy needed

Yadlin: Israel could ‘topple’ Assad regime alone but joint strategy needed

by WorldTribune Staff, April 11, 2018 Israel has the capability to bring down Syrian President Bashar Assad, but if Russia were to join the battle, the United States would have to as well, a former Israeli Air Force general said. “Israel is capable of dealing with many threats on its own – and if necessary, […]