Feb 12, 2015

Israel says it foiled Gaza arms-running attempt

Israel’s Shin Bet security service said on Wednesday that in a joint operation with the navy it foiled a Palestinian attempt to sail rocket-making materials from Egypt into Gaza. It said in a statement that three Gazans appeared in an Israeli court charged with ...

Syrian troops, Hezbollah launch major offensive near Golan

Feb 12, 2015

Syrian troops, Hezbollah launch major offensive near Golan

Syrian troops backed by Lebanese Hezbollah fighters swept south of the capital Damascus on Wednesday, seizing strategic hills and villages from rebels and a local al-Qaida affiliate near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. State media and opposition activists said the surprise counteroffensive is aimed at ...

CIA, Israel plotted senior Hezbollah commander's killing: report

Feb 1, 2015

CIA, Israel plotted senior Hezbollah commander's killing: report

The CIA and Israel’s spy agency Mossad were behind an elaborate plot to kill Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyeh in a 2008 car bomb attack in Syria, The Washington Post reported Friday. Citing former intelligence officials, the newspaper reported that U.S. and Israeli spy agencies ...

Jan 28, 2015

Israel violated rules of war in shelling of Gaza homes: rights group

An Israeli rights group said Wednesday that the majority of Palestinians killed during Israel’s bombardment of Gaza during the 2014 conflict with Hamas were women, children or the elderly, and that some of the strikes violated the rules of war. The B’Tselem group called ...