Category Archives: Israel

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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