US Navy says drone strike hit oil tanker off Oman, killing 2

U.S. Navy explosive experts believe a “drone strike” targeted an oil tanker that came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, killing two on board, the American military said Saturday. The strike Thursday night on the Read More …

What do we know about Hamas’ drones?

In the recent round of hostilities between Israel and Hamas, Israel had to contend with a growing drone threat from the Gaza Strip – not only detecting and mitigating the threats in the field, but on social media, where Hamas Read More …

Drones add little to rocket-filled Israel-Palestine skies, but represent growing global threat

Beneath the ongoing collision of Israel’s cutting-edge and costly missile defense systems and imprecise but inexpensive Palestinian-built rockets, Hamas has begun using so-called “kamikaze drones” to try penetrating Israeli defenses another way. The Israeli government has claimed that its Iron Read More …

Israeli jet shoots down ‘suicide drone’ launched from Gaza Strip

The Israeli air force on Thursday shot down an explosives-laden “suicide drone” that was launched from the Gaza Strip toward a target off the Mediterranean coast. “A short while ago the IAF downed a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) that crossed Read More …

Israel: Explosive balloon discovered in Kibbutz Dorot

A large balloon with an explosive device attached to it was discovered on Monday morning in the agricultural area of Kibbutz Dorot in southern Israel. A bomb disposal team was called to the site to safely neutralize the explosives. Read Read More …

Abu Mohammed al-Masri, Al Qaeda’s No. 2, killed in US-Israel joint operation in Iran

The United States and Israel worked together to track and kill a senior Al Qaeda operative in Iran earlier this year, a bold intelligence operation by the two allied nations that came as the Trump administration was ramping up pressure Read More …

Inside the gruelling danger experienced by Irish peacekeeping troops in Syria

On the roads along the Golan Heights danger lurks at every corner for Irish troops. A 50-year-old land dispute between Syria and Israel, a Syrian civil war, and a battle for the hearts and minds of the Golan Arabs between Read More …