Israel has warned Hezbollah that it will hold the Lebanese militia responsible for any attack abroad on Israeli institutions or citizens that might be carried out in retaliation for the helicopter attack last week that took the lives of 12 Hezbollah and Iranian military personnel in Syria, including an Iranian general.
JERUSALEM—The mystery surrounding the alleged suicide of Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman in Buenos Aires Sunday, on the eve of his scheduled airing of charges against the country’s president, deepened Wednesday when investigators revealed that there were no traces of gunpowder on Nisman’s hand and no suicide note.
JERUSALEM—In the next war with Hezbollah, the Lebanese-based militia will likely attempt sending large ground forces across the border to seize villages inside Israel, according to the outgoing head of Israel’s Military Intelligence research division, Brig. Gen. Itai Brun.
JERUSALEM—Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “a neighborhood bully” whose constant criticism of Israel fanned the flames of anti-Semitism in the Middle East and Europe.
JERUSALEM—French President Francois Hollande did not want Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to come to Paris Sunday to participate in the march against terror so as not to divert attention from the theme of national unity the million-person event was intended to symbolize, according to Israeli media reports.
JERUSALEM—Israeli analysts on Sunday accused the French security apparatus and the French public of paying scant attention to Islamic terror directed at Jewish targets in recent years, in stark contrast to the outrage and massive police reaction that followed last week’s slaughter of journalists at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.
JERUSALEM—In what may be the first time since the Japanese kamikaze attacks of the Second World War, the army of an organized state—if Syria can still be considered such—has formed a suicide unit.
JERUSALEM—In a speech on New Year’s day, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called for a “religious revolution” in Islam that would displace violent jihad from the center of Muslim discourse.
This biography, apparently the first ever published about a female Mossad agent, starts out as a derring-do tale of a beautiful and dedicated young woman prepared to operate behind enemy lines, whatever the risk.
JERUSALEM—Israeli lookouts on the Golan Heights have begun scanning the Syrian landscape for the black flag of the Islamic State after three small jihadi groups close to the border this week pledged fealty to the radical group.