MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot has condemned calls to use "maximum force" in response to rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip, but stressed that the IDF would continue taking all the necessary measures to ensure the security of Israel.
Netanyahu has been questioned by police seven times as part of an ongoing corruption investigation against him. He is suspected of receiving expensive gifts from business circles and attempting to reach a deal violating freedom of speech in the country.
Several major cities in Iran, including Tehran, Mashhad, Isfahan and Rasht, have been hit by protests since December 28, 2017. The people have taken to the streets to protest against unemployment, poverty, and the rising cost of living. Media reported that the number of people killed in protests in the country had jumped to 22.
Iran is claiming that the ongoing protests inside the country are as part of a “hybrid war” being waged by several foreign countries against it, Iranian media has reported, citing the deputy head of the country’s Supreme National Security Council.
It’s been five days since mass protests against economic grievances engulfed Iran, which couldn’t help but raise concerns among its neighbors.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Mawlawi Wali Jan, a senior attack planner for the Taliban terrorist group in the province of Urozgan has been killed in an airstrike, along with 11 other militants, the Ministry of the Interior said.
The extremely rare seal impression discovered in Jerusalem supports the Biblical account that 2,700 years ago the city really had a governor, Israeli media reported.
A new Israeli bill aims to make it more difficult to cede part of Jerusalem to the Palestinians, who want to make the eastern half of the disputed city the capital of an independent state, Haaretz newspaper reported.
As protests in Iran enter their fifth day, the president has stressed national unity and urged the government to deal with the people’s problems.
Iran has reopened the Tamarchin, Parviz-Khan border crossings with Iraqi Kurdistan, which were closed after the September 25 independence referendum in the region, ISNA reported, citing the Iranian consulate in Erbil.
The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has targeted a Hamas military facility in the Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire from the area, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said.
Israeli soldiers managed to foil a stabbing attack on servicemen near the city of Hebron having neutralized the assailant, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said.
Instead of blindly supporting new US military moves in the Middle East, Pakistan is now pushing back against an increasingly strident White House that has stooped to using social media as a means of negotiation and diplomacy.
Iran's Intelligence Ministry has identified and detained a number of individuals over the involvement in provoking unrest in the country's major cities, local media reported on Monday, citing the ministry.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The people of Israel and Iran will once again be "great friends" after the change of the current authorities in Tehran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday amid ongoing anti-government protests in major Iranian cities.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Israeli authorities have detained 17 members of a radical group from the West Bank, who were preparing terrorist attacks on the country's territory, the Israeli Security Agency (ISA) said on Monday.
A shooting has allegedly occurred during a rally in the Iranian city of Najafabad, as the protests against poverty and unemployment in Iran have entered the fifth day.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pledged on Monday to intensify efforts in order to resolve existing economic problems amid multiple demonstrations across the country, local media reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Syrian President Bashar Assad issued a decree on Monday appointing Chief of the General Staff of the Syrian Arab Army Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayoub as the country's new defense minister, local media reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The restricted access to social networks in Iran amid ongoing protests against the government's economic and social policy is a temporary measure, Iranian Information and Communications Technology Minister Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi said Monday.
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