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  • Israel launches missile attack against Syria

    Israel launched missiles at a Syrian military base near Nayrab airport in the north of the country, SANA reports. According to the news agency, no one was injured by the attack. Only material damage was caused.

    On July 12, the Israeli Air Force launched air strikes on several facilities near the border city of al-Quneitra in response to the infiltration of the Syrian surveillance drone into Israel.

  • Iranian forces withdraw from Israeli border

    After the talks between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin were concluded in Moscow, a senior Israeli diplomat said that Russia has begun withdrawing Iranian troops in Syria from the Israeli border, the Voice of America reports. The diplomat said that Netanyahu made an offer to Putin, “We will not take action against the Assad regime, and you clear out the Iranians.” Israel has stated that it is seeking complete withdrawal of Iranian troops from the …

  • Israel carries out missile strikes on Syrian army

    Israel Defense Forces (IDF) struck at three military posts in Syria in response to a Syrian drone flying into Israeli territory, reported the army press service in a report released on Thursday.

    “The army struck three military posts in Syria in response to a Syrian drone entering Israel’s territory. Earlier on Wednesday, the drone was intercepted by Israeli forces,” the press release said. “The army will continue to act resolutely against any attempt to violate the sovereignty of Israel and …

  • Israeli Minister of Defense says he 'found out from the newspaper' about airstrike in Syria

    The Minister of Defense of Israel Avigdor Lieberman said on Monday that he “found out from the newspaper” about the missile strike which, as reported by Syrian state agency SANA, was carried out by the Israeli Air Force on the T-4 airbase on Sunday, 70 kilometers from Palmyra in the eastern part of Homs province.

    “I have no idea, I read about it [the missile attack] only today in the newspapers,” said Lieberman, whose statements were quoted by Kan, the state television and radio company of …

  • Media: Syria repels Israeli missile strike

    Syrian air defense systems repelled a missile strike at the T4 airbase in the province of Homs, reported news agency SANA, citing a source in the military.The missile strike came from Israel. According to the agency’s source, Syrian air defense managed to shoot down an Israeli military aircraft which attacked the air base.“Air defense systems repelled Israel's attack, taking out a number of missiles and shooting down one of the attacking aircraft, forcing the others to leave the airspace,” the …

  • During next meeting Netanyahu intends to tell Putin that Israel will not tolerate Iran's presence in Syria

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to tell Russian President Vladimir Putin during talks in Moscow on July 11 that the Israel will not tolerate the presence of Iranian forces in Syria. Netanyahu's statement has been published by office on Sunday.

    "Next week, I am going to Moscow for an important meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Sometimes we meet to provide security coordination and, of course, to discuss events in the region. In the course of the meeting I will …

  • Israel ready to stop Assad at the border

    Israel is concerned that the Syrians will enter the UN demilitarized zone in the Golan Heights. The Jewish state is ready to attack the Syrian Armed Forces if they move into the demilitarized zone at the border with Israel, stated Israeli Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan.

    “We must verify and do everything to clarify, vis-a-vis the Russians, the Assad government, that we will not accept any armed presence by the Assad regime in the areas which are meant to be demilitarized,” Erdan told …

  • Iran accuses Israel of conducting a 'climate war'

    Israel and another "neighboring state" allegedly unleashed “a climate war” against Iran, stated the head of the Iranian civil Defense Organization, Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali, reports the Iranian news agency Tasnim.

    Speaking at Civil Defense Conference, he said that according to Iranian scientists, the climate in the country has changed as a result of “an external intervention”.

    The official said that melting of the mountain snow at an altitude of more than 2200 meters is caused by …

  • Defense ministers of Russia and Israel discuss situation in southern Syria

    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoygu discussed by telephone the fighting in southern Syria and Iran’s attempts to gain a foothold in the neighboring country, the press service of the head of the Israeli military department said.

    The conversation took place amid clashes between government forces and the opposition in Syria, which are on the border of Israel and Jordan.

    “Lieberman and Shoygu discussed the situation in Syria and, in particular, the …

  • Ukraine and Israel ready for free trade agreement

    On June 19, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and the leadership of Israel agreed that they are ready for a free trade agreement between the two countries,reported the press center of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry.

    In Jerusalem, the 11th meeting of the Joint Ukrainian-Israeli Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation was held. It was attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Pavlo Klimkin, and the Minister of Jerusalem Affairs and Minister of Environmental Protection, …