In the wake of one of their planes being shot down by Syrian missiles during an Israeli airstrike, Russia announced that within the next two weeks, they will be supplying Syria with the advanced S-300 missile defense system. The presence of the Russian missiles will seriously curtail Israel’s ability to cope with the Iranian military presence along their northern border and raises tensions in the region several notches.
Speaking at the 62nd General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency on Thursday, Zeev Snir made it clear that Israel plans to reinforce its Dimona nuclear facility. “We cannot ignore the repeated and explicit threats, made by Iran and its proxies, to attack Israel’s nuclear sites,” Snir said at a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna.“These outrageous threats, require Israel to take action and continue to protect and defend its nuclear facilities. These facilities are constantly upgraded and reinforced, in line with IAEA safety guidelines, in order to withstand any attack,” he continued.
Israel’s Air Force commander will lead a delegation to Moscow today to try and smooth over the diplomatic imbroglio following the downing of a Russian military plane in Syria on Monday night. The delegation, which is led by Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin, will “present the situation report of the event regarding all aspects, including the… Read more »
Syrian anti-aircraft systems shot down a Russian airplane with 14 people aboard moments after an alleged Israeli airstrike against a Syrian military installation on Monday night. Russia is blaming Israel, claiming that the Israeli government’s warning did not come in time to remove their forces away from the area of the attack. “We view the… Read more »
The Palestinian Authority is boycotting the White House which has responded by cutting off massive amounts of funding and shutting down the PLO Mission in Washington. One rabbi, an end-of-days expert, believes that this meteoric decline in the Palestinians’ political clout may be because their relevance in the end-of-day process has now expired.