February 11, 2018

An Israeli surveillance drone, flying over the  northern Gaza Strip was hacked and downed by a resistance group in the coastal region. A Palestinian security source in Gaza told the Hamas-affiliated Palestinian Media Center, that “the resistance managed to remotely control the drone, and downed it, in northern Gaza.” The sources added that this is […]

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“This is indeed a dangerous escalation that raises the specter of direct conflict between Israel and Iran in Syria — a far more serious situation than the drawing of red lines and tit-for-tat exchanges that have occurred before,” said Robert Satloff, executive director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Forces from Russia, Turkey […]

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Israeli security stands around the wreckage of an F-16 that crashed in northern Israel on Saturday. The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone it said infiltrated the country before launching attacks on at least a dozen Iranian and Syrian targets inside Syria. Rami Slush/AP hide caption … read more at: https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/02/10/584763612/israeli-fighter-jet-downed-during-attack-on-syria-after-drone-downed-says-israel

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Former intelligence officers are joining mainstream news networks as analysts with increasing frequency—a pattern that threatens the independence of the American press, warns journalist Caitlin Johnstone, who writes at Consortium News: More and more of the outlets from which Americans get their information are being filled not just with garden variety establishment loyalists, but with […]

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