Netanyahu confirms Israeli weekend strike on Iranian weapons caches in Syria

A blast caused by an Israeli airstrike on Iranian targets in the Damascus International Airport on January 11, 2019. (Screen capture: Twitter)

A blast caused by an Israeli airstrike on Iranian targets in the Damascus International Airport on January 11, 2019. (Screen capture: Twitter)

Syrian military source says target a depot near airport; Assad regime accuses US of helping Israel ‘get away’ with attacks

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Turkey masses troops near Kurdish-held Syrian town

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a meeting of a youth organisation founded by his elder son Bilal Erdogan and his friends, in Istanbul Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Erdogan said Friday the United States decided to withdraw troops from Syria after he reassured U.S. President Donald Trump that Turkey could eradicate the remnants of Islamic State group from the country with logistical help from Washington.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)

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2 soldiers killed in West Bank terror shooting; civilian, serviceman hurt

Israeli soldiers, medical officials and police inspect the scene of a terrorist shooting attack near Givat Assaf, in the central West Bank, on December 13, 2018. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Israeli soldiers, medical officials and police inspect the scene of a terrorist shooting attack near Givat Assaf, in the central West Bank, on December 13, 2018. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Attackers flee, prompting manhunt; incident occurs near site of Sunday drive-by in which seven Israelis were hurt, including a pregnant woman whose baby later died

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Moscow rejects notion of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a joint news conference with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem in Moscow, Russia, August 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a joint news conference with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem in Moscow, Russia, August 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Two days after Netanyahu said Putin understands the territory’s importance for Israel, Russian FM says any change of status would violate UN resolution

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard launches missiles into Syria over parade attack

In this photo released on Oct. 1, 2018, by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, missiles are fired from city of Kermanshah in western Iran targeting the Islamic State group in Syria (Sepahnews via AP)

In this photo released on Oct. 1, 2018, by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, missiles are fired from city of Kermanshah in western Iran targeting the Islamic State group in Syria (Sepahnews via AP)

Drones also assault Syrian territory; state TV says missiles bear slogans ‘Death to America, Death to Israel, Death to Al Saud,’ referring to Saudi Arabia’s rulers

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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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