Category Archives: Israel/State of Palestine

Mortar Shells Fired from Gaza

On 29 May 2018, 25 mortar shells fired from the Gaza strip fell on Israel. The firing of these mortar shells been coordinated for precisely 6.59 a.m., from different points along the frontier. The operation had been carefully prepared and had caught the Israeli Intelligence Services offguard. The shots had been from a very short range. This made it very difficult for the Dome of Iron to intercept. However, there were no victims. This is the most important Palestine military operation in (...)

Secret Negotiations between Israel and Iran

The centre right Israeli daily newspaper, Maariv declares that last week, Israel and Iran took part in secret negotiations in Jordan. According to Maariv, the negotiations took place in a plush hotel in Amman, the capital of Jordan. It appears that the Israeli delegation included several higher officials and the Vice-Director of Mossad. As for the Iranian delegation, it was headed by Iran's ambassador to Jordan. The two delegations never actually managed to meet face-to-face: a Jordanian (...)

Israeli F-35s already at war, by Manlio Dinucci

"We are flying the F-35 all over the Middle East, and have already attacked twice on two different fronts". General Amikam Norkin, Commander of the Israeli Air Force, made this announcement on 22 May at the conference on aerial superiority at Herzliya (a suburb of Tel Aviv), with the participation of the Air Force chiefs of staff from 20 countries, including Italy. The general did not specify where the F-35's had been used, but he hinted that one of the attacks was carried out in Syria. He (...)

The Knesset could officially support the creation of a Kurdistan

The Knesset: The Likud and Israel Beytenou have introduced a draft law to give statutory force to Israel's undertaking to promote the creation of a Kurdish State, in any of the following territories: Turkey, Syria or Iraq. During the Cold War, Israel struck up an alliance with the Iraqi Kurds and promoted Mustafa Barzani to the rank of an official of the Israeli National Intelligence Agency, Mossad. In contrast, Israel fought with the Turkish Kurds, including those that took refuge in (...)

Russia is opposed to a war between Iran and Israël, by Thierry Meyssan

Although for the most part, observers are taking sides in the Russo-US conflict and hoping for the victory of their camp, Moscow is attempting to calm the atmosphere in the Middle East. It is therefore opposed to an attack on Israël by Iran, just as it was opposed to an Israëli operation against Iran in 2008.

Benjamin Netanyahu reveals the “Iranian secret nuclear program”, by Benjamin Netanyahu

Good evening. Tonight, we're going to show you something that the world has never seen before. Tonight, we are going to reveal new and conclusive proof of the secret nuclear weapons program that Iran has been hiding for years from the international community in its secret atomic archive. We're going to show you Iran's secret nuclear files. You may well know that Iran's leaders repeatedly deny ever pursuing nuclear weapons. You can listen to Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei: “I stress that (...)

Israeli Air Force kills Iranian soldiers in Syria

A little after Israel's Chief Sephardic Rabbi, Yitzhak Yosef, had appealed for the assassination of Basshar al Assad on “humanitarian grounds”, an air attack took place in the centre of Syria. Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef is well known for his provocative comments. He represents just 5% of Israelis. He is the son of Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, one of the founders of Party Shas, which today is allied to Benjamin Netanyahu. Between 00.25 and 00.53 GMT on Monday 9 April 2018, two F-15 airplanes belonging (...)

In the USA/NATO grip, by Manlio Dinucci

During the first half of March, two major war exercises are underway - one in the Mediterranean off the coast of Sicily, the other in Israel - both led and supported by USA/NATO commands and bases in Italy. At the Dynamic Manta 2018 - a submarine war exercise, supported by the Sigonella and Augusta bases and the port of Catania in Sicily - naval forces from the United States, Canada, Italy, France, Belgium, Germany, Great Britain, Spain, Greece and Turkey participate with 5,000 men, (...)