Category Archives: Israel

Russia claims Syrian air defense systems intercepted 7 missiles during last Israeli airstrike

On the night of July 20, Russian missile defense systems Pantsir-S and BUK-M2 were used in Syria, but they failed to intercept all the missiles, reported the Russian “Center for Reconciliation of the Warring Parties in Syria” on the website of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. According to the Russian military, half an hour before midnight, four

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Exclusive: Oligarch Kolomoisky allegedly investigated in criminal probe in Israel

Israeli police have opened a fraud investigation that allegedly involves oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky and several of his associates. The case revolves around a 2019 deal between Kolomoisky’s partners and a company belonging to Belarusian oligarch Nikolay Vorobei. Kolomoisky’s associates allegedly failed to pay $20 million for the coal they bought in 2019 from Vorobei’s company and resold to Centrenergo, a

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Kyiv wants Netanyahu to mediate talks with Russia

Kyiv has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to mediate talks with Moscow, said Ukraine’s Ambassador to Israel Yevgen Korniychuk on the i24NEWS TV channel. According to the diplomat, this decision was made because Netanyahu is in good relations with both the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, and the Russian President Vladimir Putin. “I am glad to report that the

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Center for Countering Disinformation to protect Ukraine and its allies

At a meeting with the ambassadors of the G7, Finland, Israel, as well as the heads of the EU and NATO missions in Ukraine, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak presented the work of the Center for Countering Disinformation and discussed opportunities for cooperation in information security. Yermak said that the idea of creating a

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Israeli Defense System Shot Down Russian Missile in Karabakh War – Reports

Azerbaijan had deployed an Israeli-made defense system to shoot down a Russian-made missile that Armenia launched in the closing days of last fall’s war over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, the Middle East Eye news website reported Monday. An unnamed official said Yerevan had launched a Russian Iskander missile “directly into the capital” of Azerbaijan days before signing a ceasefire

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Russian media: Israel is testing latest smart weapons in Nagorno-Karabakh

The escalation of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh is becoming threatening and swift. Azerbaijan is suspected of the first-ever combat use of Israeli LORA missile. Nagorno-Karabakh authorities accuses Baku of shelling Stepanakert with missiles with cluster warheads. The Nagorno-Karabakh authorities reported that the military airfield in Gyumri was destroyed by Azerbaijani missile attacks . According to analysts, Baku “owns the sky” by

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Russia warns Israel against further strikes on Syria

Moscow opposes Israeli airstrikes in Syria and warns Tel Aviv against such actions in the future, said the press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry. “We warn the Israeli leadership against repeating such steps, which have dangerous consequences for the entire Middle East region,” the ministry said. Earlier, Israel carried out air strikes on populated areas of Syria in the

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Russia’s ambassador to the UN urges Israel to leave Syria alone

Russia’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya, speaking at a meeting of the UN Security Council, said that it is necessary to put an end to “the illegal presence” of the United States in Syria. Nebenzya stressed that Syria loses about $40 million a month because of its inability to access its oil fields, noting that the “barbaric methods”

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Israeli warplanes bomb Syrian troops near Palmyra

Israeli combat aircraft, successfully bypassing the Syrian S-300 Russian S-400 air defense systems, managed to break into the central and northern part of Homs province and attack at least three populated areas. The reason for the attack remains unknown, however, neither the Syrian nor the Russian military was able to detect the attack in advance. The Syrian air defense systems

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Israel gets antibodies to Covid-19

16:54, 6 April 2020 The antibodies were obtained from blood samples taken from recovered patients and animals. The Israel Institute of Biological Research has obtained antibodies to the coronavirus Covid-19. It was reported by the Israeli website Mako, as Cursorinfo writes. According to media, researchers of the Ness Ziona institute were able to obtain antibodies to the virus, which brings humanity closer

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Russia Blames Israel After Syria Nearly Shoots Down Airliner

A civilian aircraft with 172 passengers on board made an emergency landing at the Russia-controlled Khmeimim airbase early Thursday after Syria’s air defense nearly hit it, Russia’s Defense Ministry was reported to have said. The Syrian air defense was trying to repulse an Israeli attack near Damascus, Interfax said Friday. Syria’s defense ministry said earlier that its air defenses had

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Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Apologizes for ‘Pro-Russian’ Commemoration

Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum has apologized for hosting an “unbalanced” forum after the event drew criticism for showing what observers said were pro-Russian videos, Israeli media reported Monday. The clips shown at the Jan. 23 event in Jerusalem portrayed the Soviet Union as nearly the only victor over Nazi Germany, the Haaretz daily reported Monday, sparking backlash from

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Putin Pardons U.S.-Israeli Woman Jailed in Russia on Drug Charges

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree to pardon and free a U.S.-Israeli woman jailed in Russia on drug charges, receiving acknowledgement from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the eve of their bilateral meeting. Naama Issachar, who was born in New Jersey, was arrested in April last year after police found nine grams of cannabis in her bags

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Moscow Accuses U.S. of Hunting Russians After Israel Extradites Suspected Hacker

Russia on Wednesday accused Washington of hunting its citizens across the world and said it had made a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian man to the United States where he faces a slew of serious cyber crime charges. The U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement on Tuesday that Alexei Burkov, 29, had arrived in the

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Israel Extradites Suspected Russian Hacker to U.S. in Snub to Moscow

Israel has extradited suspected Russian hacker Alexei Burkov to the United States despite Moscow’s proposal to swap him for an Israeli woman jailed in Russia over marijuana possession, The Times of Israel reported Monday. Burkov, who was detained during a visit to Israel in 2015, is wanted in the U.S. on charges of credit card fraud. Russia last month had

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Russian Journalist Detained in Iran on Espionage Charges

Russian journalist Yulia Yuzik has been detained in Iran on suspicion of espionage, according to her family members and Russian media reports. Yuzik’s disappearance was first announced by her daughter, who said her mother was arrested “in another country” and that her trial was scheduled for this Saturday. She faces up to 10 years on charges of cooperating with Israeli

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Sara Netanyahu kicks up a row during flight to Kyiv

Israeli Premier’s wife reprimanded the crew commander, claiming he did not welcome her appropriately; later, she showed disrespect for Ukrainian traditional greeting ceremony at the airport A scandal occurred on board of El Al company’s passenger aircraft. Sara Netanyahu, the Israeli Premier’s wife who escorted him on his way to Ukraine kicked up a row during the flight from Tel

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