Israel Faces Unprecedented Security Threats

Israel Faces Unprecedented Security Threats By Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen November 14, 2019 BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,343, November 14, 2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The unprecedented convergence of strategic threats now taking shape under Iran’s inspiration and guidance requires the IDF to adopt a new operational approach without delay (including a reorganization and a […]

IDF, Iranian-led PIJ battle was limited, will not be the last – analysis

IDF, Iranian-led PIJ battle was limited, will not be the last – analysis While the battle against PIJ was limited and Israel only used a small amount of its capacity, the real challenge is in the North, and against Iran and its other proxies. By SETH J. FRANTZMAN NOVEMBER 14, 2019 22:44 Forty-eight hours of […]

Fresh barrage of rockets fired at Israel hours after IDF confirms Gaza ceasefire

IDF: 450 rockets fired at Israel since Tuesday; Hamas: Gaza death toll 32; Israel: Most were terrorists; conflict in which IDF eliminated IJ terror commanders dubbed Op. Black Belt By TOI staff Today, 12:11 pm 0 Edit The Israel Defense Forces on Thursday said five rockets were fired at Israel, hours after the military confirmed […]

‘New rules’: DM Bennett: ‘IDF will enjoy full freedom of action’

‘New rules’: DM Bennett: ‘IDF will enjoy full freedom of action’ DM sends message: ‘Terrorist who tries to harm Israeli citizens will no longer be able to sleep peacefully, neither at home nor in bed.’   Mordechai Sones, 14/11/19 10:38   Bennett on first day of operation Defense Ministry Throughout the night and early morning […]

Iran at forefront of fight against Zionist regime: Rouhani

TEHRAN, Nov. 14 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani says Iran has always been at the forefront of fighting against the Israeli regime, reiterating Tehran’s support to the oppressed people of Palestine. “Although our enemies have not spared any effort to marginalize the issue of Palestine and Jerusalem Al-Quds , the public opinion, clerics and scholars […]

Rocket sirens 90 minutes after Islamic Jihad, Egypt claim ceasefire

A ceasefire at 5.30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, claimed by a senior Islamic Jihad spokesman and Egyptian official, broke down after 90 minutes when rocket sirens were heard over southern Israel. There was no confirmation from Israel of any truce agreement after 48 hours of heavy Jihad rocket fire and IDF attacks on its Gaza […]

Netanyahu: Jihad has one option: Stop attacks or take more blows

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu opened the cabinet meeting on Wednesday with a reference to the ongoing Islamic Jihad rocket blitz: “I believe that the message relayed by the IDF to the Islamic Jihad is beginning to register. They realize that we will continue to strike them without mercy. Israel has great strength and a strong […]

Israel threatens to assassinate Islamic Jihad leader in Damascus – report

According to a report in the Arabic language al-Hayat newspaper, Israel’s message was delivered to Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) through United Nations Special Envoy for the Middle East Nickolay Mladenov. By Anna Ahronheim November 13, 2019 11:11   Israel has warned Palestinian Islamic Jihad that the IDF would assassinate the group’s leader Ziad al-Nakhla if […]

Rocket Attacks Continue: 6 terrorists dead in IDF airstrikes

Gaza death toll hits 16 as terrorist cell responsible for launching rockets hit by IDF airstrike. 220 rockets fire at Israel since Tuesday.   David Rosenberg, 13/11/19 07:58 | updated: 10:05   IAF F-16 Flash 90 Six terrorists were killed and several others injured after Israeli fighter jets bombed terrorist targets in the Gaza Strip […]

Iran condemns Israel for eliminating terrorist

Iran calls for “occupation” to be punished after Israel eliminates Islamic Jihad leader. Elad Benari, 13/11/19 Iran on Tuesday condemned Israel for eliminating senior Islamic Jihad terrorist Baha Abu Al Ata, who had been responsible for recent attacks on Israel and had been planning further attacks. Abbas Mousavi, spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, underlined in […]