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 …

Glowing engineered bacteria point out explosive landmines

New molecularly engineered E. coli bacteria emit a bioluminescence visible to the naked eye, enabling detection of landmines from afar. Researchers who discovered how to utilize fluorescent E. coli bacteria to locate landmines have recently further mutated them so that Read More …

Hamas to halt explosive balloons in exchange for Israel easing blockade

Gaza’s Hamas rulers say they have reached an agreement through international mediators to end the latest round of cross-border violence with Israel. Under the deal, Hamas is to halt the launches of explosives-laden balloons and rocket fire into Israel, while Read More …

Israel: Netivot Basketball Court Blown Up by Gaza IED Balloon Bomb

An improvised explosive device attached to a balloon launched by terrorists from Gaza blew up Tuesday evening in the southern Israeli Negev city of Netivot, right near some children playing outside in a public basketball court. Miraculously, none of the Read More …

Incendiary balloons may spell end of quiet on Israel-Hamas border

Israeli fighter jets struck underground Hamas infrastructure in the Gaza Strip on the night of Aug. 5. The Israel Defense Forces did not offer any other details on the nature of the target. The strike came hours after several explosive-laden Read More …