Israel Archive

Israel Threatens to Hit Russian Air defense Systems in Syria

Russia to send advanced S-300 anti-aircraft missiles to Assad, officials said Monday, warning Israel not to attack the new air defense systems. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Tuesday that Israel may strike the Russian-made S-300 anti-aircraft defense systems in Syria if they are used

Joint Israel-US Military Drill Begins

Reporting Israeli mass media, Sama said that the military drills simulate a comprehensive war and rocket attack from multiple fronts on Israel, mainly from the Southern and Northern fronts, Middle East Monitor reported. About 2,500 US soldiers and 2,000 Israelis are taking part in the drills,

Israeli police name Netanyahu associates in corruption inquiry

Israeli police have named the two close associates of Benjamin Netanyahu who have been arrested for their suspected role in a wide-ranging corruption probe that has added to the suspicions around the long-time Israeli leader, already accused of bribery in two separate cases. With an initial

Israel PM Netanyahu warns Iran: Don’t test us

The nuclear deal with Iran has emboldened Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the Middle East, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, warning that Iran should “not test Israel’s resolve” as he showed off what he said was part of a downed Iranian drone.

Israeli F-16 jet shot down by Syria fire, says military

An Israeli F-16 fighter jet has been shot down by Syrian military while targeting what it called Iranian sites responsible for launching a drone into occupied Golan Heights. The Israeli military said on Saturday “a combat helicopter successfully intercepted an Iranian UAV that was launched

Netanyahu lashes out at police as graft probe nears end

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at police in a rare attack with detectives reportedly on the verge of recommending his indictment for accepting bribes. Pressure has built on Netanyahu as police investigating him in the long-running probe reportedly prepare to