It would be a mistake to dismiss nuclear threats coming out of Tehran as mere saber-rattling, given its stated intention and increasingly overt attempts to annihilate Israel, even at its own potential peril.
Israel pounded Iranian targets in Syria on Monday in retaliation for the Islamic Republic’s missile attack on the Golan Heights over the weekend. By: TPS The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), which has assets on the ground in Damascus, reported that the Israeli missiles destroyed weapons depots and military posts belonging to the Iranians… Read more »
President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday to discuss the pullout of U.S. troops from Syria and recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.
A number of Syrian families who found refuge in Gaza after the civil war erupted in 2011 and are now trapped in Hamas-run enclave, remain ineligible for most social services granted to Palestinians, and cannot travel abroad.
Calling the use of chemical weapons ‘a barbaric tool, repugnant to the conscience of mankind,’ US Ambassador Samantha Power urged the UN Security Council to take ‘strong and swift action’ against the perpetrators.
Brig. Gen. Mohammad Reza Naqdi, the commander of Iran’s volunteer Basij militia, toured the abandoned city of Quneitra, located on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, no doubt observing Israel’s border at the same time.