NEWS

Satellite images show possible Iranian missile factory in Syria destroyed

Monday, April 15, 2019

Satellite images released by the Israeli intelligence firm ImageSat International (ISI) on Sunday showed the complete destruction of a possible Iranian surface-to-surface missile factory in Syria’s Masyaf District, allegedly struck by Israel on Saturday. The main industrial structures were completely destroyed, including the main hangar and the adjacent three production hangers and buildings. The rest … Read More

SpaceIL chief: ‘Beresheet 2 starts Sunday; we’ll put our flag on the moon’

Monday, April 15, 2019

Following the Israeli spacecraft Beresheet’s failure to land safely on the moon this week, SpaceIL chairman Morris Kahn on Saturday announced he was launching project Beresheet 2, effective immediately, adding: “We started something and we need to finish it. We’ll put our flag on the moon.” The small spacecraft, the world’s first privately funded moon … Read More

Israel’s national security adviser to meet with Bolton for Iran talks

Monday, April 15, 2019

National Security Council head Meir Ben-Shabbat will meet with his US counterpart John Bolton on Monday in Washington to discuss Iran and “other destabilizing actors.” Bolton tweeted Sunday that he and Ben-Shabbat will discuss their “shared commitment to countering Iranian malign activity & other destabilizing actors in the Middle East and around the world.” The … Read More

Rumors fly that body of legendary Israeli spy Eli Cohen was found

Monday, April 15, 2019

Rumors swirled Sunday night that the remains of legendary Israeli spy Eli Cohen were on their way to Israel from Syria with a Russian delegation just weeks after an IDF soldier missing for close to four decades was brought back for burial. Israeli cabinet ministers have refused to comment on the rumors which were first … Read More

Israeli scientists unveil world’s first 3D-printed heart with human tissue

Monday, April 15, 2019

AFP — Scientists in Israel unveiled a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels on Monday, calling it a first and a “major medical breakthrough” that advances possibilities for transplants. While it remains a far way off, scientists hope one day to be able to produce hearts suitable for transplant into humans as … Read More

Boycotting Israel is anti-Semitic, newly appointed Trump envoy says

Friday, April 12, 2019

Elan Carr, the Trump administration’s new special envoy for combating anti-Semitism, said Thursday that organized boycotts of products made in Israeli settlements is anti-Semitic, even if the settlements are not recognized by international law. Carr’s comments came on his first day in the congressionally mandated post left vacant by the administration for the last two … Read More

US denies entry to founder of anti-Israel BDS movement

Friday, April 12, 2019

A founder of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement was barred from entering the U.S. on Wednesday, amid an escalating pushback against the anti-Israel movement in Congress. Omar Barghouti was traveling to the U.S. for a speaking tour, the group said in a statement, when he was told by airline staff at Israel’s … Read More

IDF completes large-scale drill to improve readiness for war

Friday, April 12, 2019

Israel’s military completed a large-scale divisional exercise in the North on Friday to improve its readiness for war, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit announced. The two-week long drill saw troops and reservists from all levels of the 36th Armor Division, also known as the Ga’ash (“Rage) Formation, train on combat scenarios in complex and urban areas. … Read More

Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft fails to land safely on the moon

Friday, April 12, 2019

The Israeli spacecraft Beresheet did not make the anticipated landing on the moon as planned on Thursday night. Disappointment set in at the SpaceIL mission center as it became evident that while Beresheet did make it to the moon and won’t be capable to carry out it’s final mission. As the spacecraft approached the moon, SpaceIL … Read More

Chanting ‘death to Israel,’ Iranians rally against US blacklisting of Guard

Friday, April 12, 2019

TEHRAN — Iranians rallied on Friday against the US’s decision to designate the country’s powerful Revolutionary Guards as a foreign terrorist organization. Thousands of worshippers came out of mosques after prayers and burned flags of both the US and Israel while also chanting traditional anti-US and anti-Israel slogans at such rallies of “Death to America” … Read More