2016 killing of Iran-backed Hizbullah commander was ‘inside job,’ Israel says

2016 killing of Iran-backed Hizbullah commander was ‘inside job,’ Israel says

by WorldTribune Staff, March 22, 2017 The death of Hizbullah’s military commander in Syria was an “inside job,” an assassination carried out by the Iran-backed group itself, the chief of Israel’s armed forces said. Hizbullah had claimed that Mustafa Badreddine was killed in May 2016 in an artillery attack by anti-Assad rebels near Damascus, but […]

Israel’s defense minister warns it will destroy Syria’s air defenses ‘without the slightest hesitation’

Israel’s defense minister warns it will destroy Syria’s air defenses ‘without the slightest hesitation’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 20, 2017 Israel’s Defense Minister has warned Syria not to use its air-defense systems against its warplanes after the Syrians fired at Israeli jets attacking a convoy suspected of supplying weapons to the Hizballah militant group. “The next time the Syrians use their air-defense systems against our planes, we will destroy […]

Israel downs Syrian missile in first use of Arrow system

Israel downs Syrian missile in first use of Arrow system

by WorldTribune Staff, March 17, 2017 Israel confirmed that an Arrow-3 missile successfully intercepted a Syrian surface-to-air missile in the first ever use of the top layer of the nation’s air defense system. The Arrow interceptor was used after several Syrian anti-aircraft missiles were launched at Israeli fighter jets which had returned to Israeli airspace […]

IRGC commander: Hizbullah more prepared than ever for massive attack on Israel

IRGC commander: Hizbullah more prepared than ever for massive attack on Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, March 16, 2017 Hizbullah is producing its own missiles in well-protected factories in Lebanon and has raised its level of preparedness for a massive attack on Israel, an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander said. Iran has opened factories in Lebanon to manufacture long-range missiles as well as other munitions and has […]

Syrian forces, backed by Hizbullah and Russia, retake Palmyra from ISIS

Syrian forces, backed by Hizbullah and Russia, retake Palmyra from ISIS

by WorldTribune Staff, March 3, 2017 Syrian regime forces, backed by Hizbullah fighters on the ground and air support from Russia, recaptured the ancient city of Palmyra from Islamic State (ISIS) on March 2, the Syrian military said. It was the third time the historic city had changed hands in a year. ISIS had seized […]

Hizbullah agrees with U.S. Left that Trump is an ‘idiot’ and urges Americans to take action

Hizbullah agrees with U.S. Left that Trump is an ‘idiot’ and urges Americans to take action

by WorldTribune Staff, February 13, 2017 Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah has joined the chorus that includes Iran and U.S. leftists who say an “idiot” is running the White House. Nasrallah, who heads up a terrorist organization that is funded by Iran, said “we are very optimistic that when an idiot settles in the White House […]

Syria accuses Israel of bombing airport near Damascus, threatens to retaliate

Syria accuses Israel of bombing airport near Damascus, threatens to retaliate

by WorldTribune Staff, January 13, 2017 Syria on Jan. 13 accused Israel of bombing a major military airport southwest of Damascus and warned it would retaliate for what it said was a “flagrant” attack. Syrian state television quoted the army as saying several rockets were fired from an area near Lake Kinneret in northern Israel […]

Iran rejects Turkey’s demand that Hizbullah withdraw from Syria

Iran rejects Turkey’s demand that Hizbullah withdraw from Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, January 4, 2017 Iran has denied reports that fighters from its terror proxy Hizbullah will leave Syria after last week’s ceasefire deal brokered by Turkey and Russia. “The claim that Hizbullah would leave Syria after the ceasefire is mere propaganda by the enemy,” Ali Akbar Velayati, an adviser to supreme leader Ayatollah […]

Iran-backed Hizbullah forces in Syria using U.S. military vehicles, Israel says

Iran-backed Hizbullah forces in Syria using U.S. military vehicles, Israel says

by WorldTribune Staff, December 22, 2016 Hizbullah fighters in Syria are using American armored personnel carriers originally supplied by the U.S. to the Lebanese army, a senior Israeli military officer said. In an intelligence briefing to foreign reporters in Tel Aviv on Dec. 21, the senior officer showed a photograph of Iran-backed Hizbullah military vehicles, […]

Israel charges Iran shipped arms to Hizbullah on commercial flights

Israel charges Iran shipped arms to Hizbullah on commercial flights

by WorldTribune Staff, November 24, 2016 In a letter to the UN Security Council on Nov. 22, Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon cited newly-released intelligence showing Iran’s use of civilian flights to Lebanon to send arms and ammunition to Hizbullah. Iran rejected as “baseless” the report by Israel’s ambassador to the UN that the Islamic Revolutionary […]

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