JERUSALEM – Satellite photos have confirmed that a target attacked two weeks ago near the Syrian port of Latakia was a battery of advanced anti-aircraft missiles, according to the Israeli magazine, Israel Defense.
Israel is set to release on Tuesday another 26 convicted terrorists from prison in a bid to keep stagnating Middle East peace talks moving forward, Israeli prison authorities announced early Monday.
This brings the total number of convicted murderers freed this year by the Jewish state to 52. Another group of terrorists are scheduled to be released in December.
A retired Israel Defense Forces colonel was murdered in a suspected terrorist attack outside of his home Thursday night.
The goal of Israel’s defensive strike of Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip is to “cripple the terrorists capabilities,” Israeli Lt. Col. Avital Leibovich said to reporters during a telephone briefing Wednesday afternoon.