1581 articles tagged "Israel"
Battle for Syrian Golan - June, 2017
Golan battles bring Hizballah near Israeli border
DEBKAfile Special Report June 25, 2017

In the last 48 hours, Israel has conducted air strikes on and aimed tank fire at Syrian army positions near Quneitra’s northern suburb of Baath city. (See map). The mortar shells that exploded on the Israeli Golan came from a battle in which Syrian and Hizballah units were fighting off a Syrian rebel offensive around Quneitra, just 3km from the Israeli border.
 

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Iran’s Big Flop: Own Ballistic Missiles Go Wildly Astray
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 22, 2017

Hizballah’s boast of Iranian missiles able to reach every Israeli target fades.

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Russian warning: US planes in W. Syria are targets
DEBKAfile Special Report June 19, 2017

Moscow Monday, June 19, issued a sharp warning to the United States over its operations in Syria: "Any aircraft, including planes and drones belonging to the international coalition operating west of the Euphrates River will be targeted." This ramped up Russian-US military tensions in Syria to an unprecented level. 

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Badr Brigades fully kitted out for battle
Powerful pro-Iran Badr Brigades to enter Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 31, 2017

Hadi al-Amiri, commander of the strongest Iraqi Shiite militia, the Badr Brigades, said Wednesday, May 31, that his forces are preparing to enter Syria. The advanced combat capabilities of this powerful Iranian-led militia, would tilt the Syrian war strongly in Iran’s favor, with alarming ramifications for the US, Israel and Jordan. 

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Trump: Iran must disarm militias, never gain nuke
DEBKAfile Special Report May 22, 2017

debkafile:  Donald Trump once again rebutted media evaluations of his trip to Israel as a demonstration of friendship without real content. Very shortly after his arrival, he stood up at the president’sl residence in Jerusalem and delivered a string of important policy statements and new revelations:

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President Trump and first lady land in Israel for state visit
Trump lands in Israel amid peace over-reach
DEBKAfile Special Report May 22, 2017

The arrival of US President Donald Trump in Israel Monday after a direct flight from Riyadh was briefly delayed, as a full-ceremonial welcome awaited him at Ben-Gurion airport. Trump’s avowed resolve to crack the 100-year old Israeli-Palestinian conflict as the “ultimate deal” is treated with skepticism – affectionately by Israelis, and gloomily by the Palestinians. 

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Trump reaches Mid East trip under a grim probe
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis May 18, 2017

US President Donald Trump’s situation plummeted sharply in the 24 hours between Wednesday and Thursday.  In the five months since moving into the White House, he has struggled against daily firestorms ignited by his enemies.
 

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US SEAL Forces in Syria
Iraqi officers land in Syria, stir Israeli concern
DEBKAfile Special Report May 17, 2017

Israeli security chiefs were gravely concerned Wednesday, May 17, when they learned that a high-ranking Iraqi military delegation had arrived in Damascus  for a discussion on the situation unfolding on the Syrian-Iraqi border.

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Moscow Revamps Syrian Safe Zone Plan to Win Washington’s Cooperation
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 11, 2017

Despite the firestorm in Washington, Putin looks forward to working with Trump in Syria.

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Russian military police in Syria
Russian monitors for Syrian Golan - not Iranians
DEBKAfile Special Report May 11, 2017

Moscow this week responded to Israel’s concerns about posting Iranian and Turkish officers on its borders to monitor the potential “de-escalation” zones Russia is proposing for Syria. In respect of those concerns, debkafile reveals that Russia agreed in high-level contacts in the last few days to replace them with Russian military officers in the Mt. Hermon region, the Golan and the areas where Israeli, Lebanese and Syrian borders meet.

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Russia’s 4 Syrian ceasefire zones – Kremlin spin
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis May 6, 2017

The widely reported Kremlin plan to set up four safe or “de-escalation” zones, that were supposed to have gone into effect in Syria Friday night, May 5, turns out to be nothing but a propaganda ploy. 

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Assad’s Secret Decree 1445 Makes Iran Military Ruler of Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 4, 2017

Iran has stolen a march on all the players in tall the players acting to resolve the Syrian conflict.

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Iran, Syria, Hizballah Battle to Kill Two New Security Zones Plans
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 4, 2017

Each has a security or ceasefire zone proposal; both are non-starters in Tehran and Damascus.

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Putin & Trump discuss Iranians on Israel’s border
DEBKAfile Special Report May 3, 2017

The Russian president’s plan includes the posting Iranian military officers as co-monitors for those zones, one of which is to be located on the Syrian-Israeli border.

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Israel celebrates its 69th anniversary of independence
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 2, 2017

Israel’s 69th anniversary of independence celebrations began Monday night on Mount Herzl with a torch-lighting ceremony by 12 citizens, who were honored for exceptional achievements. The celebrations were ushered at the end of National Mourning Day for the 23,544 men and women who fell in defense of the state and its precursor and the 4,128 victims of terrorism since its establishment.

 

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Israel begins National Memorial Day in Jerusalem
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 1, 2017

Israel marks Memorial Day for the 23,544 men and women who fell in defense of the state and its precursor and the 4,128 victims of terrorism since its establishment. This year, their ranks were swelled by 97 soldiers and officers who died in action and 37 who succumbed to their wounds.
The Yizkor memorial flame was lit at the Western Wall in Jerusalem at 8 p.m. Sunday night in the presence of national leaders. 
 

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Mattis leaves Israel with unanswered questions
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis April 22, 2017

The Syrian shells exploding on the Golan were ringing in Israel’s ears on Friday, April 21, when US Secretary of Defense James Mattis flew out after talks with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. 

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High hopes of Arab summit OK for Israel peace step
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 28, 2017

If the Arab summit Wednesday, March 9 meets expectations in Washington and Jerusalem, the session will ratify a pivotal initiative for promoting an historic peace process between the Arab world and Israel, launched by Donald Trump in November. Details in DEBKA Weekly.

 

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Putin Hands a Yellow Card to Israel and Its Air Force. What Comes Next?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 23, 2017

Russia and Israel fight another round in their long electronic air contest.

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Iran’s Gen. Soleimani Blows Holes in Putin’s Syria Strategy
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 23, 2017

Hizballah, his sharp weapon against Russia in Syria, moves in on the South.

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