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Arab League agrees on military force to combat Iran
Mar. 29, 2015 -
Arab leaders agreed in principle Sunday to create a combined military force capable of battling Islamic militants and groups aligned with
Iran, such as the Houthi rebels in Yemen now under attack from Arab-led forces.
- Source: USA Today
US preparing to boost aid to Saudi-led coalition to fight Houthi rebels, report says
Mar. 28, 2015 - An Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia has begun air strikes in Yemen against Houthi rebels, who have taken
control of Yemen’s capital and government.
The Wall Street Journal, citing military officials, reports the U.S. is going to provide the Saudis with more Intel, bombs and aerial refueling missions for planes that are
carrying out airstrikes in the embattled Arab nation.
Analysts fear that the crisis in Yemen could become a regional war between Sunni countries and Shia countries led by Iran.
- Source: Fox
- U.S. officials: Iran's Revolutionary Guards training, equipping Yemen's Houthi rebels - Haaretz
Arab nations agree on unified military force amid Yemen fighting, Egyptian TV reports - Jerusalem Post
Turkey's Erdogan says Iran and 'terrorist groups' must leave Yemen - The Star
How the Yemen conflict risks new chaos in the Middle East - Washington Post
Saudi Arabia launches airstrikes in Yemen against Houthi rebels
Mar. 25, 2015 -
With the support of nine mostly Arab countries, Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes in neighboring Yemen on Thursday, where for months
Houthi rebels have intensified their violent campaign against the government.
- Source: CNN
Saudi-led forces strike rebel bases in Yemen as Iran warns of 'dangerous step' - Fox
Regional tensions: Iran demands immediate halt to Saudi airstrikes in Yemen - Jerusalem Post
Iran expands regional 'empire' ahead of nuclear deal - Jerusalem Post
Israel goes on alert after Iran threat of ‘ruinous thunderbolts’
Jan. 20, 2015 -
Northern Israel was on high alert Tuesday night for potential fallout from an air strike that killed senior Hezbollah and Iranian officials
on Sunday, as Iran warned Israel to expect “ruinous thunderbolts.”
A portion of the road along the Lebanese border has been closed. Top Israeli government officials held a meeting to discuss the developments.
- Source: Jerusalem Post
Russia & Iran forge military compact as Iran & Hezbollah vow massive attacks on Israel’s northern tier. - Joel Rosenberg
- Update: 1/22/15 -
Iran escalates threats, vows to shower Israel with 'Shahab' missiles - Jerusalem Post
Israeli Airstrike Kills Hezbollah And Iranian Commanders In Syria
Jan. 19, 2015 - Just a few days after Hezbollah threatened to attack Israel, the Israelis struck a convoy carrying Hezbolla
commander Abu Issa, Jihad Moughniyah--the son of the group's late military leader Imad Moughniyah, and an Iranian general. The airstrike took
place on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.
The Hezbollah-run al-Manar news channel said the attack suggested "the enemy has gone crazy because of Hezbollah's growing
capabilities and it could lead to a costly adventure that will put the Middle East at stake".
- Source: Business Insider
Israeli Strike in Syria Kills Senior Hezbollah Figures - NBC
War unlikely, but some Hezbollah response certain, experts say after strike - Times of Israel
'Son of late Hezbollah leader Mughniyeh was planning attacks on Israel' - Jerusalem Post
Hezbollah will respond to attack, but not by opening a front in the Golan - YNet News
- Iran general died in 'Israeli strike' in Syrian Golan - BBC
- Update 1/20/15 -
Hezbollah mourns fighters killed in attack - Thousands turn out for Beirut funeral as Iran confirms death of a general in suspected
Israeli air strike inside Syria. - Al Jazeera
Hezbollah silent on Israeli strike retaliation plans - Al Bawaba
With Israel ‘war crimes’ gambit, PA risks loss of US funding
Jan. 3, 2015 -
In initiating a war crimes probe against Israel with the International Criminal Court, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud
Abbas may fall afoul of US legislation that would mandate defunding the PA. The US funds the PA to the tune of some $400 million per year.
- Source: Times of Israel
Times of London: Obama Outreach to Iran Could Be 'Single Most Reckless Act of 2015'
Jan. 1, 2015 - A Times of London editorial about the year 2015 warned:
President Barack Obama's hope to turn Iran's President Hassan Rouhani "into a friendly ally in the fight against Islamic State" could
lead him to undertake "the single most reckless act of 2015" and cut a bad nuclear weapons deal with Teheran.
- Source: NewsMax
- The World in 2015 - NewsMax
Abbas signs Rome Statute, paving way for possible war crimes probe against Israel at ICC
Jan. 1, 2015 - Since the UN Security Council denied the latest Palestinian bid for autonomy, Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority,
signed 20 international agreements, including the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). About his decision to join the ICC, Abbas said:
“We want to file a complaint [against Israel]. We are being attacked. Our lands are being attacked every day. . .
The Security Council has let us down. There’s an international organization and we’re going to it to complain.”
- Source: Jerusalem Post
- Netanyahu: The PA, Not Israel, Should Fear the ICC
"Hamas [is] a declared terrorist organization like ISIS that commits war crimes." - Israel International News
US to Palestinian Authority: 'Actions like this are not the answer' - Jerusalem Post
Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court - Wikipedia
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