Lebanese sources: Intense Israeli air, ground activity
Various Lebanese sources report intense Israeli military activity Sunday along the Israeli-Syrian and Lebanese borders. Witnesses describe Israeli warplanes as making aerial passes over south Lebanon, ground forces moving along the Golan border with Syria and attack helicopters flying over Mts Hermon and Dov and the Shaaba Farms.
The State-run National News Agency reported on Sunday that intense enemy overflights have been witnessed over South [...]
May 5, 2013
In addition to an arms site, Israel’s air strike on Syria targeted civilian infrastructure as well as a chicken farm.
Tehran tells president to ‘take care of your business’ after Israeli air strike, Israeli TV says; analyst worries about new rash of Syrian TV interviews demanding attacks on the Golan.
If it does not act in response to Israeli aggression, it will be quite embarrassing for the regime to justify the use of fighter jets and helicopter gunships in its internal conflict (for purposes of regime preservation), but not for [...]
Bombing settles argument on disproportionate aggression
Paul Joseph Watson
November 19, 2012
A shocking video from CNN shows a Palestinian in Gaza being interrupted by an Israeli air strike during a live interview.
The segment entitled ‘Living in the Conflict Zone’ involved a debate between Gaza resident Mohammed Sulaiman and Israeli Nissim Nahoom.
Nahoom argues that civilians in Gaza and Israeli cities like his home town of Ashkelon, a target of Hamas missile [...]
Israeli air strike on Ahmed Jabari, head of Hamas’ military wing.
The first war fought on Twitter and Youtube.
IDF recommends no Hamas operatives ‘show their faces above ground’…
Militants in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip killed three Israelis on Thursday in a rocket attack likely to deepen a bruising Israeli air, naval and artillery offensive, the most intense assault on the Palestinian territory in four years.
Three Israelis killed by Gaza rocket as violence escalates
Violence between Israel and militants in Gaza escalates
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Three people have been killed as rockets fired from Gaza struck southern [...]
Complication: US Ally Egypt Gets Involved, Says Will No Longer Tolerate Israel’s Gaza Attacks
It was only a matter of time before today’s Israeli offensive ran into a snag. The complication: Egypt, which has long been treading the fence being both a pro-US regional power (someone has to provide those joint guarantees on Egyptian bonds, and to supply the local tear gas canisters in exchange for a friendly Suez Canal [...]
November 14, 2012
Headlines are crossing that Israel is launching more air strikes in Gaza, according to Bloomberg.
Airstrikes began earlier this morning, and the Israeli Defense Force said it killed Hamas’ top military leader, Ahmed Al-Jabari.
Bloomberg says Channel Two shows columns of smoke rising over the Gaza strip now, and that Aribiya is reporting nine dead in the strip.
We just saw a big surge in oil on the news:
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Reports of a loud explosion near Gaza city hospital.
Tweets coming in saying it was a car.
JERUSALEM (AP) – Israel is considering resuming its contentious practice of assassinating militant leaders in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip in an effort to halt intensified rocket attacks on Israel’s south, according to defense officials.
One dead, 1 injured in Israel strike on Gaza car: Hamas spokesman
Confirmed: Israel has assassinated @AlqassamBrigade chief of staff [...]
A major air defense drill called Austere Challenge 2012 started Sunday and includes more than 3,500 Americans and 1,000 Israelis. The militaries are practicing their ability to work together against a range of threats facing Israel, the main U.S. ally in the Mideast.
Israel has only a handful of flight paths it can use to bomb Iran’s alleged nuclear sites, and one of those is off the table after Saudi Arabia vowed to take down any Israeli jet flying its airspace.
The Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth reports the message was passed through senior U.S. officials in Jerusalem and came straight from Riyadh.
The paper also reports that Israeli officials firmly believe the threat is part of an American [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Israeli pre-emptive attack on Iran’s nuclear sites could draw the U.S. into a new Mideast conflict, a prospect dreaded by a war-weary Pentagon wary of new entanglements.
That could mean pressing into service the top tier of American firepower — warplanes, warships, special operations forces and possibly airborne infantry — with unpredictable outcomes in one of the world’s most volatile regions.
“Israel can commence a war with Iran, [...]
By foreign affairs editor Peter Cave
Posted January 24, 2012 19:31:57
Israel has hit Gaza with a series of airstrikes in response to a series of rocket attacks in recent days.
An Israeli military spokesman said the targets were an arms factory in the centre of the Gaza Strip as well as three tunnels used for smuggling contraband from Egypt.
There was no immediate report of injuries.
Since the start of the year at least seven rockets [...]
November 7, 2011
The US-British-Israeli axis looks to have sped up its plans for a pre-emptive attack against Iran, with its latest case for war pinned on the UN watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) quarterly report on Iran which was pre-leaked to the press this past weekend.
According Washington experts, the much hyped IAEA nuclear intelligence estimate promised to deliver the smoking gun that could somehow turn into a mushroom [...]