War in the Caucasus: Turkey-Azerbaijan-Israel, Turkey-Azerbaijan-Georgia, Turkey-Azerbaijan-Pakistan Axes

Ways of reviving the Turkey-Azerbaijan-Israel triangle Cavid Veliyev Excerpts: Turkey and Israel made important contributions to “Operation Iron Fist.” Turkey’s unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) Bayraktar TB2 and Israel’s drones Harop contributed to the breaking of the defense line of the Armenian army, which occupied Azerbaijan’s territories, and to the Azerbaijani army’s successful liberation operation….

Syrian Air Defences Intercept Israeli ‘Rocket Aggression’ Against Latakia

Daria Bedenko State-run Syrian news agency SANA reported on Wednesday that explosions were heard on the coast, near the cities of Latakia and Tartous. According to the SANA report, the explosions were caused by air missile defense systems “confronting enemy targets” while responding to what was described as “Israeli aggression”. The reported “enemy missiles” targeted…

Israel Behind US War on Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- Richard Medhurst, journalist, says Washington aims to make a regime change in Syria, and establish a pro-Israeli regime in the Arab country. Speaking in an interview with FNA, Medhurst said, “Efraim Halevy, former head of Israel’s intelligence service the Mossad, even admitted in an interview that Israel had provided aid to Al Qaeda…

A Brief History of Israeli Interventionism in Lebanon

Yanis Iqbal Israel has a long-standing interest in Lebanon. These interests have periodically manifested themselves in bloody attacks against the small Arab state. Two important sources on the Zionist plans for Lebanon are the diary of Moshe Sharett, who was the Prime Minster of Israel in 1954-1955 and who was considered a “soft Zionist”, and…

The Iranian Nuclear Program and the Current International Agenda

Viktor Mikhin Iran began enriching 60 percent uranium at its plant in Natanz a few days after the explosion that occurred at the facility – something for which Tehran legitimately laid the blame on Israel. “Our response to the anger of our enemies,” stressed President Hassan Rouhani, “is to replace the damaged centrifuges with more…

Tightening the Noose Around Syria

Yanis Iqbal The US – with the help of Israel – has been repeatedly waging attacks on the high seas against oil tankers bound for Syria. In recent statements to parliament, Syria’s Prime Minister Hussein Arnous revealed that oil tankers loaded with crude allocated for Syria are being attacked or intercepted on the high seas. The goal…

Iran: Natanz Plant Incident an ‘Act of Nuclear Terrorism’

Tim Korso Israeli media earlier alleged that the incident was not an “accident” but the result of a cyberattack, possibly carried out by Tel Aviv. The outlet did not reveal its sources, but Natanz in the past had already fallen victim to a hacker attack via the Stuxnet virus. Iran’s Vice-President Ali Akbar Salehi has…

Lebanon On the Brink

Elijah J. Magnier Hezbollah militants and political sympathizers wave their flags in caravan (Photo: Aziz Taher / Reuters) It is not surprising to hear Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and his army chief of staff, Aviv Kochavi, knocking on the door of the Elysée Palace, the residence of the President of the French Republic, criticizing Hezbollah…