24 September 2021
"As a sovereign country Israel is going to make their own decisions" on a retaliatory strike against Iran for the lethal drone attack on an Israeli-managed petroleum product tanker in international waters, says @PressSec
Israeli army Chief of the General Staff LTG Aviv Kohavi spoke today with @CENTCOM General Frank McKenzie. The two discussed recent regional events and cooperation between both countries
Israel slams EU intention to send @enriquemora_ to the inauguration of Iranian president Raisi. Foreign ministry spokesman @LiorHaiat calls on EU to cancel the participation
Israeli MFA spox @LiorHaiat on the decision of EU to send representative to inauguration in Iran: The decision indicates misjudgment. Flattery and subservience to violent and totalitarian governments invite only more violence and aggression. The EU is strongly recommended to immediately cancel the shameful participation
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken 'confident' Iran behind drone attack on oil tanker in Arabian Sea killing two crew members from the United Kingdom and Romania
"Iran continues to act with tremendous irresponsibility," @SecBlinken says of ship attack. The US in contact with Israel, UK, Romania, etc, and "there will be a collective response"
Israeli army firing flares over the Lebanese border near Ghajar1 month ago
Israeli army firing flares over the Lebanese border near Ghajar
Israeli official tells Netanyahu is trying to sabotage Israel-U.S. relations for his political interests
Defense Minister @gantzbe warned Monday that Israel would make anyone who seeks to harm the Jewish State pay "in the time and place and way" of its choosing
Netanyahu says the Biden administration could leak information about planned Israeli operations against Iran to the international media in order to prevent it and therefore Israel shouldn't agree to a "no surprises" policy regarding Iran with the U.S
The exercise, dubbed "Sunbeam," is aimed at testing the readiness of soldiers during "days of battle" while examining ways to apply lessons learned from May's round of fighting in Gaza, the military says. The drill was planned in advance, the Israeli army adds
Israeli military announces it will begin a drill this evening along the Lebanese border to improve the readiness of Israeli army forces in a potential escalation with its northern neighbour. It will last until tomorrow afternoon
1 month ago
The Iranian Ambassador to the UK, Mohsen Baharvand, was summoned today to the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office by the Minister for the Middle East, James Cleverly, in response to the unlawful attack committed on MV Mercer Street on 29 July, @FCDOGovUK says
All of Ben Gurions emergency forces already on stand by near the la ding course , more emergency forces on their way from near by cities and towns  Israel1 month ago
All of Ben Gurions emergency forces already on stand by near the la ding course , more emergency forces on their way from near by cities and towns Israel
1 month ago
State of alert issued in Ben Gurion airport following a Boeing 777 with 190 passengers on a flight from Miami that has problems with its tires, massive emergency response ongoing
The Israeli court session to determine the fate of 4 Palestinian families facing eviction in SheikhJarrah in occupied East Jerusalem has just begun. The UN has described the forced evictions as a potential warcrime & the potential evictions helped spark May Israel-Gaza conflict
1 month ago
Israeli Forces fire tear gas and sound bombs towards the demonstrators at the crossroads of the town of Beita, south of Nablus
Prisoners Information Office: Israeli Forces arrest two Jerusalemites, Youssef and Ismail al-Julani, from Shuafat camp
1 month ago
A UK @DefenceHQ team is being sent to help investigate an attack (blamed on Iran) of an Israeli-linked tanker in the Arabian Sea off Oman, killing a British security guard. The personnel will assist with the investigation & will be looking at the MercerStreet tanker itself
The Romanian foreign minister @BogdanAurescu had talks over the telephone with his Israeli counterpart @yairlapid, concerning the incident involving the "Mercer Street" vessel in the Hormuz Strait area, in which a Romanian and a British national were killed on 29 July
Romania's MFA summons the Iranian ambassador in Bucharest over tanker attack that killed two crew members, one of them a Romanian national, says the incident is "inacceptable" based on UK/US elements so far that Iran is behind the hit
1 month ago
One rocket fired from Gaza towards the sea as part of rockets testing
Alert in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood E of Jerusalem City
1 month ago
Israeli army soldiers arrested 4 Palestinians that attempted to cross into southern Israel from Gaza overnight. One was caught with bolt cutters and a knife, and later 3 others were caught with 2 knives, the military says
Something happening off the coast of Israel all flights taking off from Tel Aviv are diverted North. maybe some sort of missile / rocket test1 month ago
Something happening off the coast of Israel all flights taking off from Tel Aviv are diverted North. maybe some sort of missile / rocket test
Israeli army soldiers arrested 4 Palestinians that attempted to cross into southern Israel from Gaza overnight. One was caught with bolt cutters and a knife, and later 3 others were caught with 2 knives, the military says
Prime Minister of Israel: Iran once again threatens peace around the world
Mercer Street after an attack1 month ago
Mercer Street after an attack
Video: ISF searching a Palestinian vehicle in southern Hebron City. Weapons were discovered inside the vehicle. At least two Palestinians were arrested
First photos of MV MercerStreet, the Israeli ship hit off the coat of Oman by suicide drones1 month ago
First photos of MV MercerStreet, the Israeli ship hit off the coat of Oman by suicide drones
AFP: Washington pledges an appropriate response to Tehran after the attack on an oil tanker off the coast of Oman
Secretary of State Blinken: Upon review of the available information, we are confident that Iran conducted the attack on the "Mercer Street" which killed two people, using one-way explosive UAVs
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken: "Iran is behind the attack on the ship"
US says 'confident' Iran carried out deadly tanker attack
1 month ago
The UK's military chief General Sir Nick Carter has just spoken with his Israeli counterpart, Lieutenant General Aviv Kohavi. @Israeli army said they "discussed recent events in the region and common challenges faced by both countries"
The foreign secretary said the UK is working with international partners on a concerted response to this unacceptable attack. He did not give a sense of what that response might be. Israel has already urged a tough response to MercerStreet tanker attack. Full UK statement1 month ago
The foreign secretary said the UK is working with international partners on a "concerted response to this unacceptable attack". He did not give a sense of what that response might be. Israel has already urged a tough response to MercerStreet tanker attack. Full UK statement
Several hundred participated in a pro-palestinian demonstration in Brooklyn on Saturday, chanting 'We don't want no two states, we want all of it,' and 'There is only one solution, intifada revolution.'1 month ago
Several hundred participated in a pro-palestinian demonstration in Brooklyn on Saturday, chanting 'We don't want no two states, we want all of it,' and 'There is only one solution, intifada revolution.'
1 month ago
UK says it's "highly likely" Iran attacked Israeli-linked tanker off Oman on Thursday with one or more drones, killing 2 crew, including a Briton. @DominicRaab said: "We believe this attack was deliberate, targeted, and a clear violation of international law by Iran"
Israeli army: "Chief of the General Staff LTG Aviv Kohavi just concluded a conversation with his British counterpart, Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Sir Nick Carter. The two discussed recent events in the region and common challenges faced by both countries
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Sunday Israel was privy to "evidence" proving Iran was behind the deadly tanker attack off Oman, warning his country could "send a message" in retaliation
From Iran's IRGC Telegram channel: "Some sources claim that the Lebanese Hezbollah has threatened: If any oil tanker headed to Lebanon is targeted, Israel will be attacked"
Israel has evidence Iran behind deadly tanker attack: PM
1 month ago
At least one rocket fired from Gaza towards the sea as part of rockets testing
Police uncovered two 1956 bazookas during construction work at Mount Ammunition in Jerusalem. Likely used by Jordan during the 6 day war, the police say
Israel's prime minister directly blames Iran for a drone attack on an oil tanker off the coast of Oman that killed two people as Tehran denies its involvement in the assault
After Iranian denial, @naftalibennett says Israel has intelligence showing with certainty that Iran attacked the Mercer Street ship near Oman, killing UK and Romanian citizens
Israeli Prime Minister Benett says he knows unequivocally that Iran is behind the attack on the "Mercer Street" and that there is intelligence that proves that
Khatibzadeh added that "it's not the first time that this government has accused Iran" and insisted that Tehran "will not hesitate to protect its interests" – apparently a warning to Israel about a possible response to the attack
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