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Hit squads sent by Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)-Quds Force have been targeting Iraqis seeking to distance their country from the Islamic Republic, The Daily Telegraph reported last week. The hit squads, said to have been ordered by Quds Force Commander General Qassem Soleimani, have been charged with...

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The IDF recovered fragments of a Syrian surface-to-air missile that landed in the Golan Heights following reports of Israeli airstrikes in southern Syria, The Times of Israel reported Friday. According to the IDF the remains of the missile landed in an open field and were being taken for further analysis...

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Two recent reports highlighted the problem of using diplomacy alone to disarm rogue states. On October 15, the BBC published an in-depth investigation that showed “for the first time the extent to which chemical weapons have been crucial to his war-winning strategy.” According to the report, the BBC determined that “there is enough...

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A Syrian baby suffering from a severe heart defect was flown from Cyprus to Israel on Tuesday to receive special treatment at Sheba Hospital in Be’er Sheva. The baby first traveled to Israel in December, just days after he was born, to receive life-saving surgery, The Jerusalem Post reported. Last...

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he will soon be meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin, which would be the first meeting between the two leaders since errant Syrian fire downed a Russian military plane last month, The Jerusalem Post reported Sunday. Netanyahu announced the proposed meeting at the beginning of...

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Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said Monday that it had launched at least six ballistic missiles into eastern Syria, targeting militants the paramilitary force blames for a recent attack on a military parade in Iran, in order to “convey a clear message to Saudi Arabia, the U.S. and Israel.”...

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reaffirmed on Tuesday that “we will do whatever is necessary to protect Israel’s security,” following the downing of a Russian aircraft in Latakia, Syria, last week, The Times of Israel reported. The prime minister also urged Russia not to transfer the sophisticated S-300 missile defense...

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WHAT HAPPENED? On Tuesday, a Russian IL-20 reconnaissance aircraft with 15 people onboard was mistakenly shot down by allied Syrian forces that were targeting Israeli jets in the western Syrian province of Latakia. Israel later acknowledged it had attacked a facility in the area, which was used by Iran to...

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Hezbollah’s leader told Shiite supporters in Beirut that despite Israeli efforts, the Iranian-backed terror group has acquired “highly accurate” rockets, the Associated Press reported Thursday. In a speech to commemorate the important Shiite holiday of Ashoura, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said that Hezbollah “now possesses precision missiles and non-precision and weapons...

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The IDF took the rare step of acknowledging airstrikes in Syria following the downing of a Russian plane, which it attributed to Syrian forces firing “indiscriminately,” The Jerusalem Post reported Tuesday. “Israel expresses its regret over the death of the crew members of the Russian plane that was downed tonight...

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