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Pilots mark planes used to bomb Syrian nuclear reactor in anniversary ceremony
Noting the 11-year anniversary of the destruction of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s secret nuclear reactor in Deir el-Zour, the Israeli Air Force conducted a ceremony emblazoning warplanes that took part in the strike with special markings.
In speech, Abbas advances blood libels, says Israel ‘has nothing to do with Judaism’
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas said he might “take tough steps in the near future in our relationship with our neighbors [Israel] and the Americans,” though he did not elaborate.
Jonathan S. Tobin
What Syria doesn’t teach us about Iran
Will the attention given Israel’s 2007 bombing of a Syrian nuclear reactor help focus the world on Iran? Not if the Europeans can help it.
Israel officially confirms its 2007 airstrike destroying Syrian nuclear reactor
Israeli officials said they did not acknowledge the strike at the time in order to give Syrian dictator Bashar Assad an opportunity to save face and avoid escalation with Israel following the Second Lebanon War.