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Posts Tagged: hezbollah

January 17, 2017 2:36 pm

Mideast Expert: Israel’s Confidence That Russia Will ‘Represent’ Its Interests at Upcoming Syria Peace Summit in Kazakhstan ‘Warranted but Exaggerated’

The head of a prominent Israeli think tank said on Tuesday that optimism among politicians and IDF brass in relation to next week’s peace negotiations in...

January 17, 2017 10:53 am

Report: Hezbollah Transfers to ‘Secure Place’ Israeli Drone That Crashed in Southern Lebanon

Hezbollah fighters Tuesday located an Israeli reconnaissance drone that crashed in south Lebanon a day before and transported it to a "secure place for inspection."

January 3, 2017 1:07 pm

Top Tehran Official: Iran Will Keep Supporting Anti-Israel Terrorism Front

The Islamic Republic will always back nations and groups that fight Israel, a top Iranian official vowed on Tuesday, the Tehran regime-aligned Tasnim news agency...

January 2, 2017 1:41 pm

Israeli Defense Official: War Likely in 2017 Only if Preemptive Strike Against Hezbollah Becomes Necessary

A senior Israeli defense official said that the IDF is cautiously optimistic about making it through the coming year without having to conduct major combat...

January 1, 2017 8:41 pm

Report: Hezbollah Rejects Moscow-Ankara-Brokered Syria Ceasefire Deal Over Turkish Demand for Withdrawal of All Foreign Fighters

Sources in Lebanon told the London-based pan-Arab daily Al-Arab that Hezbollah has rejected the Russia-Turkey-mediated ceasefire agreement for the Syrian civil war, the Hebrew news site nrg reported on...

December 30, 2016 1:44 pm

Israeli Foreign Ministry: Iran Played ‘Pivotal Role’ in Aleppo Offensive, Mass Executions and Humanitarian Crisis

Iranian-backed Shi'ite fighters played a “pivotal role” in the recent offensive in the Syrian city of Aleppo and the consequent humanitarian crisis there, the Israeli...

December 23, 2016 7:09 am

Fighting the Shameful Embrace of Hezbollah

JNS.org - In July 2006, Israel fought a bitter defensive war against the Lebanese Islamist organization Hezbollah. The hostilities, which saw thousands of rockets fired at...

December 20, 2016 8:59 pm

Report: Israeli Defense Chief Wants IDF to Buy New Surface-to-Surface Missiles That Would Bolster Jewish State’s Striking Power

Israel’s defense chief has ordered the IDF to look into purchasing hundreds of new surface-to-surface missiles that would bolster the Jewish state's striking power, the...

December 15, 2016 12:59 pm

IDF Reservist Officer Calls on Netanyahu to Dispatch Israeli Soldiers to End the Bloodshed in Aleppo: ‘We’re Prepared to Kill and Be Killed, to Stop the Massacre’

An IDF reservist officer published an impassioned Facebook post on Thursday calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to dispatch a detachment of Israeli soldiers to...

December 14, 2016 4:20 pm

Mideast Analyst: Fall of Aleppo Signals Entrenchment of Assad Regime, Iran in Syria, Bad News for Israel

Israel should be extremely concerned over the fall of Aleppo, as it means that Iran and its proxy Hezbollah have achieved free rein in Syria...

December 8, 2016 5:03 pm

Expert: Possibility of Hezbollah Obtaining Chemical, Biological Weapons From Iranian, Syrian Regimes ‘Cannot Be Ruled Out in Principle’

The possibility that Hezbollah is being equipped with chemical and biological weapons cannot be ruled out in principle, an expert in the field told The...

December 1, 2016 1:40 pm

Analysis: Russian Silence Might Signal ‘Tacit Consent’ by Kremlin to Israeli Strikes in Syria

Russia’s silence following reports that the Israeli Air Force bombed an arms depot and a Hezbollah-bound weapons convoy in Syria on Wednesday might signal “tacit...

November 30, 2016 3:57 pm

Former Top Israeli Official: Iran in Rush to Arm Terror Proxies Before Trump Takes Office

Iran is stepping up the speed at which it is arming its proxies in the region due to its fear that after Donald Trump assumes the...

November 18, 2016 4:26 pm

Mideast Analysts Say Iranian Hardliners Have Toned Down Threats Against US After Trump’s Election Victory

Iranian hardliners have “toned down” their bellicose rhetoric against the US following Republican Donald Trump’s victory over Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton in last week’s presidential...


Israeli Investors Increasingly Turning to US Real Estate

Israel has become one of the largest foreign investors in US commercial real estate over the past few years, and considering...

Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well,...

Israel’s President Honors Philanthropist for Supporting American-Israeli STEM Research

JNS.org -- Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honored a media mogul and philanthropist this week...


What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...


Ex-Israeli Official Reveals Never Before Told Story Highlighting Fraught Ob...

A former top Israeli diplomatic official revealed a never-before told story that shed further light on the fraught personal relationship...

Middle East

Palestinian, Jordanian Leaders Meet to Discuss Thwarting Potential Relocati...

JNS.org -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah of Jordan met Sunday in Amman, the Jordanian capital, to discuss the...