Friday, June 01, 2018


US-North Korea: Trump says summit with Kim is back on Donald Trump's summit with Kim Jong-un in Singapore on 12 June is back on, the US president says, a week after it was scrapped.

Iranian, Hizballah, Syrian troops building up opposite Quneitra and Daraa DEBKAfile Exclusive: Contrary to widespread reports, Syrian, Iranian and Hizballah forces were moving into southern Syria on Friday, June 1 opposite the Jordanian and Israeli (Golan) borders.

IDF: Some Hamas Rockets Made in Iran; UNRWA Sacks Used in Terror Tunnels As Hamas changed tactics, ending eight weeks of violent riots attacking Israel's security fence in favor of rocket and mortar barrages, unlikely sources for their terror efforts were discovered.

Arab Media: Russia Green-lights Israeli Military Actions Against Iranian Military in Syria An Arabic news source reported on the ongoing negotiations between Israel and Russia concerning the Iranian military presence in Syria, stating that Russia has agreed to "a green light" for Israeli military strikes against Iranian military target.

Ahead of Lieberman's Moscow talks, Hizballah troops positioned at Israeli border disguised in Syrian uniforms Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman's landing in Moscow on Thursday, May 31, was preceded by stealthy Iranian and Hizballah moves into three strategic locations facing Israel's Golan border.

Former Mossad Chief: In 2011, Netanyahu ordered 2-week Iran attack plan The former Mossad chief decided to examine whether the prime minister was even authorized to issue a directive that could drag Israel into the war.

Is Biblical King Og Rematch About to Take Place In Syria? Daraa, a small city in southern Syria noted for being the powderkeg that set off Syria's civil war seven years ago is about to become the scene of what may be the final battle between Syrian government forces and the rebels.

Haley Slams UN Security Council For Not Condemning Hamas Rocket Attacks U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed the Security Council for its failure to censure Hamas rocket attacks against Israel on Wednesday.

IDF attacks 65 targets in Gaza Israel Air Force attacks 65 targets belonging to Hamas in Gaza.

The Threat of Erdogan And what the U.S. must do about it.

ANALYSIS: What and Who are Behind the Massive Escalation in Southern Israel Islamic Jihad, an Iran-backed Palestinian terror organization, attacked southern Israel Tuesday morning by lobbing between 50 and 60 mortar shells at Israeli towns and communities in what is called the "Gaza belt."

No sign Hamas, Jihad intend de-escalating their rocket-mortar assault on Israel Israel's policymakers don't seem to have a clear plan for stopping the Palestinian rocket/mortar assault on the communities next door to the Gaza Strip, after nearly 100 rockets and mortar shells were launched against them all day Tuesday, May 29.

Ministers threaten Gaza retaking should conflict escalate Ministers Shaked and Steinitz say armed conflict and retaking of the Gaza Strip are now on the table after more than 70 rockets, mortar shells were fired into Israel's south in less than a day.

EU and UN Decry Worst Gazan Mortar Attack on Israel Since 2014 War The European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) came out condemning a mortar barrage from Gaza that struck Israel on Tuesday morning, the worst since the 2014 war.

As Gaza front cools, Iran and Syria move on their next flashpoint -Quneitra Hours after the Palestinians paused on Wednesday, May 30, in their broadest rocket/mortar assault on Israel in four years, their Iranian backers were already moving on the Golan.

ANALYSIS: Understanding Iran's Plan for Israel and the Middle East US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last week announced a new policy that aims to roll back Iran's hegemonistic drive in the Middle East and to prevent the Islamic Republic from attaining a nuclear weapon.