Contents tagged with Israel

  • Kyiv responds to Israel’s accusation of 'glorifying anti-Semites'

    Ukraine categorically condemns all forms of anti-Semitism and pays homage to the victims of the Holocaust on a state level. It also does not intend to forego paying respect to the people who fought for Ukraine’s independence, whose names have been tarnished by Soviet propaganda, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

    The Israeli ambassador recently accused Ukraine of glorifying Stepan Bandera and Andriy Melnyk, two leaders of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN), which …

  • After Iran's attack on U.S. bases in Iraq unidentified warplanes attacked pro-Iranian forces in Syria

    On Friday, January 10, Unidentified aircraft attacked pro-Iranian militia positions near the Syrian town of Abu Kamal in Deir Ezzor province on the border with Iraq, reported the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). No information has yet been received on the extent of the damage. The Arab press has already rushed to blame Israel for the raid.

    According to the Lebanese television channel Al-Mayadeen, affiliated with Hezbollah, a truck carrying weapons was attacked. SOHR, in …

  • Russia concerned for Israel after Iran withdraws from nuclear deal

    Israel, as a long-standing ally of the US, could be at risk now that Tehran has renounced all obligations associated with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (commonly known as the Iran Nuclear Deal), said First Deputy Chairman of Russian Parliament for Defense Alexander Sherin, RIA Novosti reports.

    “I think that first Israel, as a close ally of the US and long-standing enemy of Iran, will be at risk. But of course, it could also seriously affect world stability, because we still need to …

  • Israel carries out missile attack on Iranian facilities near Damascus

    Syrian Government News Agency (SANA) reported that Israel carried out a missile strike on Syrian territory from the Golan Heights.

    "The Air Forces of the Syrian Arab Army intercepted enemy missiles launched from the occupied territories [Israeli part of the Golan Heights]," reports SANA.

    "Our correspondent reports that military air defenses shot down enemy missiles launched from the occupied territories at 11 p.m. and that one of the enemy's missiles exploded in the area of Aqraba in the …

  • Israel to build medical center in Crimea despite sanctions

    A new cardiac center will be built in Yevpatoria (Crimea) "with the support of Israeli doctors," reports Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper, citing a member of the Coordination Council of International Association of Friends of Crimea and the future Director of the medical institution Alexander Lichstein.

    "Anti-Crimean sanctions will not stop the project. Over the past year alone, three delegations from Israel have visited Crimea. And we concluded that the Peninsula looked much worse before the …

  • Unidentified warplanes bomb Iranian military base on Syrian-Iraqi border

    On Saturday evening, unidentified aircraft launched missile strikes on a camp of pro-Iranian Shiite militias near the town of Abu Kamal, near the Syrian-Iraqi border, in northeastern Syria, reports the TV channel Al-Hadath, citing the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

    At least five militants were reportedly killed in the attack.

    Earlier, it was reported that the construction of an Iranian-funded military base and transport infrastructure in the Abu Kamal area, which would …

  • Unidentified warplanes attack Iranian military warehouse in Syria

    "Unidentified aircraft" conducted airstrikes on IRGC's (Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps) weapons warehouse near the city of Abu Kamal, Syria, near the Iraqi border, reports Al Arabia news agency.

    Iraqis and Syrians have accused Israel of the attack and have promised to take revenge. Unidentified aircraft regularly bomb this large military base near Abu Kamal, which is being built by the Iranians. The base is situated along the Iran-Syria main land route leading to Iraq.

    Iranians named this …

  • Russia gives Israel green light to bomb Iranian forces in Syria

    According to Israeli news agency Nziv.net, Moscow was informed about the latest Israeli missile strikes on the outskirts of Damascus. The reason for that is allegedly tacit agreement between Moscow and Tel Aviv that gives Israel the right to attack Iranian military forces located in Syria.

    "Israeli-Russian coordination is based on the mutual interest of both countries. Israel is interested in the fight against Iranian entrenchment in Syria. At the same time, the Israeli fight against Iran in …

  • Israel jammed Russian Pantsir air defense systems during Syria airstrikes

    There is a logical explanation for the Syrian anti-air defense systems’ failure to repel the Israeli airstrikes earlier this week, and for the complete inaction of the Russian S-400 Triumph missile systems. A key reason is radar jamming by Israel, which has been confirmed by video footage showing Pantsir guided missiles simply self-detonating without hitting their targets. The video has been published by the Russian Telegram channel Gallifreyan Technology.

    Israel’s Defense Ministry has not …

  • Russia condemns Israeli airstrikes on Syria

    The Russian Special Presidential envoy for the Middle East, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said that Moscow condemns the airstrikes carried out by the Israeli Air Force on the territory of Syria.

    "We are still clarifying the circumstances, but this is very wrong," he said. "It just leads to an unnecessary escalation of tension in the region."

    On Wednesday, the press service of the Israeli Army reported that the aircraft of the Israeli Air Force carried out airstrikes on dozens of Al- …