Netanyahu: If War Is Imposed on Israel, We’ll Act With Full Force

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a memorial ceremony on September 20, 2018.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a memorial ceremony on September 20, 2018.

Prime minister adds that Israel’s ties with ‘the moderate Arab world’ have reached an unprecedented turning point

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In apparent about-turn, Russian embassy tears into Israel for downing of plane

The Russian Embassy on Hayarkon Street in Tel Aviv. (Google maps)

The Russian Embassy on Hayarkon Street in Tel Aviv. (Google maps)

Diplomatic mission blames ‘irresponsible and unfriendly actions’ of IAF for Syrian air defenses’ deadly targeting of aircraft

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Raised Israel-Russia tension is not the only troubling aspect of strike in Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad inspects the Russian Hmeimim air base in the province of Latakia, Syria, June 27, 2017 (Syrian Presidency via AP, File)

Syrian President Bashar Assad inspects the Russian Hmeimim air base in the province of Latakia, Syria, June 27, 2017 (Syrian Presidency via AP, File)

The Latakia area is normally considered off-limits by Israel. The target of Monday’s attack there, which led to Syria’s downing of a Russian plane, must have been highly important

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Alleged Israeli strike said to target Iranian weapons delivery in Damascus

Anti-aircraft fire rises into the sky as Israeli missiles hit air defense positions and other military bases around Damascus, Syria, on May 10, 2018, following what the Israeli military said was an Iranian barrage of rockets against Israeli bases on the Golan Heights. (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)

Anti-aircraft fire rises into the sky as Israeli missiles hit air defense positions and other military bases around Damascus, Syria, on May 10, 2018, following what the Israeli military said was an Iranian barrage of rockets against Israeli bases on the Golan Heights. (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)

Missile attack at airport attributed to IDF reportedly causes ‘substantial’ damage to arms depots disguised as UN and DHL facilities 

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Russia launches largest military drill since Cold War

Russian T-80 main battle tank fires during a show at a shooting range in Alabino, outside of Moscow, Russia, on June 16, 2015 (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

Russian T-80 main battle tank fires during a show at a shooting range in Alabino, outside of Moscow, Russia, on June 16, 2015 (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

Kremlin says war games taking place in light of ‘aggressive and unfriendly’ attitudes toward Moscow; NATO condemns maneuvers as a rehearsal for ‘large-scale conflict’

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The Ezekiel 38 War in the Making!

(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on September 6, 2018 shows (L to R): Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaking on September 22, 2016 in New York; Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a press conference on May 15, 2018 in London; and Russian President Vladimir Putin during a televised phone-in on June 7, 2018 in Moscow. The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey meet on September 7 in Tehran for a summit set to decide the future of Idlib province amid fears of a humanitarian disaster in Syria's last major rebel bastion. / AFP PHOTO / AFP PHOTO AND SPUTNIK

(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on September 6, 2018 shows (L to R): Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani speaking on September 22, 2016 in New York; Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a press conference on May 15, 2018 in London; and Russian President Vladimir Putin during a televised phone-in on June 7, 2018 in Moscow.The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey meet on September 7 in Tehran for a summit set to decide the future of Idlib province amid fears of a humanitarian disaster in Syria’s last major rebel bastion. / AFP PHOTO / AFP PHOTO AND SPUTNIK

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Iran, Russia, Turkey presidents meet in a high stakes summit

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Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan right, shakes hands with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, left, in Tehran, Iran, Friday, prior to their talks, part of Russia-Iran-Turkey summit to discuss Syria, Friday Sept. 7, 2018. Putin, Erdogan and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani began a meeting Friday in Tehran to discuss the war in Syria, with all eyes on a possible military offensive to retake the last rebel-held bastion of Idlib. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)

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