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Head of Syria Chemical Arms Research Center, Aziz Azbar, Killed In Car Accident

By Herb Brandon Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — August 5, 2018 … A Syrian scientist who was responsible for a research center related to the development of chemical weapons was killed in a car accident, according to Syrian reports early Sunday. Aziz Azbar, the head of the Syrian Scientific Research and Studies Center in Masyaf,… Read More »

Israel Shoots Down Syrian Fighter Jet

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency July 24, 2018 — Jerusalem, Israel … As air raid sirens cried throughout the Golan Heights, Emek HaYarden regional councils and through the northern Israeli town of Katzrin, many thought is was just another Syrian rocket heading towards Israel’s Jewish civilian population. Instead, it was something much bigger, more… Read More »

Israel Defense Forces Delivers Tons Of Humanitarian Aid To Syria

  By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — June 29, 2018 … Last night, during a special IDF operation, humanitarian aid was transferred to Syrians fleeing hostilities and who are presently living in tent camps throughout the Syrian Golan Heights. The IDF has provided life-saving humanitarian aid to Syrian civilians through “Operation Good Neighbor”… Read More »

Iran Attacks Israel With Drone, Syria Shoots Down F-16

Pieces of an Israeli F-16 that crashed in northern Israel on Saturday after coming under anti-aircraft fire. The pilot ejected, according to a military spokesman. Photo: Jack Guez/AFP By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — February 10, 2018 … Iran attacked Israel with an armed drone as it entered the skies over Northern Israel.… Read More »

Israel’s David’s Sling Missile Defense System Wins Award From US Missile Agency

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — October 25, 2017 …  The David’s Sling Weapons System (DSWS) was awarded the prestigious Technology Pioneer Award at the 2017 Multinational Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, in recognition of ground-breaking achievements in Lower-Tier Ballistic Missile and Cruise Missile Defense. “The marvelous capabilities of… Read More »

Trump Bombs Syria, Netanyahu: Chemical Weapons Not Tolerated

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — April 7, 2017 … Following President Trump’s bombing of Syrian air force bases in response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons against civilians, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the following statement: “In both word and action, President Trump sent a strong and clear message today… Read More »

Israel To Expand Humanitarian Aid To Syria

By John Hill Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 20, 2016 … More than five years after it began, the Syrian civil war has killed a reported 470,000 people. Bombings are destroying crowded cities and horrific human rights violations are widespread. Basic necessities like food and medical care are sparse. The U.N. estimates that… Read More »

Netanyahu Tells UN General Assembly: No Nuclear Weapons For Iran

Edited by Joel Leyden See Video of Netanyahu UN General Assembly Speech: www.IsraelUN.com United Nations, New York — September 22, 2016 … Following is a transcript of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s remarks today at the United Nations General Assembly in New York: “Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, What I’m about to say is going to shock… Read More »

Israel, Turkey Shake Hands

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — June 27, 2016 … Turkey announced the restoration of diplomatic relations with Israel today after a six-year break in ties. Turkey is seeking to ease a sense of isolation on the world stage as Israel views enormous financial and security benefits. Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued the following statement… Read More »