Author Archives: Yonat Friling

Russia building up forces near Crimea amid tensions with Ukraine, satellite photos show

Two weeks after Russia fired on and seized three Ukrainian vessels in the contested Kerch Strait, satellite images obtained exclusively by Fox News on Sunday show that additional forces may be headed to the region. Continue reading

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Russia deploys S-400 surface-to-air missile battery in Crimea, seen in new satellite images

Satellite images shot Sunday and exclusively obtained by Fox News show a newly deployed Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile battery in the Dzhankoy airbase in Crimea, almost 19 miles from the Russia-Ukraine border. Continue reading

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Israel to launch its first spacecraft to the moon

Israel announced Tuesday that it will launch its first lunar mission in December 2018, hoping to become the fourth country to land on the moon, following the U.S., Russia and China. Continue reading

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Former Israeli lawmaker accused of spying for Iran, passing along sensitive information

A former Israeli lawmaker has been accused of spying for Iran after being caught passing sensitive information to sources in Tehran, including details about Israel’s energy sector and the identities of government officials, its Shin Bet security servic… Continue reading

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China removes missile launchers from disputed island after row with US, images show

China apparently removed surface-to-air missile systems from the contested islands in the South China Sea, new satellite images show. Continue reading

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Israeli Security services foiled an alleged terror plot against Netanyahu

Israel’s Shin Bet security service says it has uncovered a plot to target Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Continue reading

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US disinvites China from military exercises after country continues ‘militarization’ of disputed island

The Chinese military has deployed another advanced surface-to-air missile system to one of its contested islands in the South China Sea, according to satellite imagery exclusively obtained by Fox News. Continue reading

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Exclusive: China deploys more surface-to-air missiles to disputed island, raising tension with US

The Chinese military has deployed another advanced surface-to-air missile system to one of its contested islands in the South China Sea, according to satellite imagery exclusively obtained by Fox News. Continue reading

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Israel says its 1st country to use F-35 stealth fighter jets in ‘operational attack’

Israel Air Force Commander, Maj. Continue reading

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Israel says it’s first country to use F-35 stealth fighter jets in ‘operational attack’

Israel Air Force Commander, Maj. Continue reading

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Israeli army reveals images allegedly showing Iran’s involvement in Syria

Satellite images released Tuesday by Israeli Defense Forces show the scope of the military relationship between Iran and Syria. Continue reading

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Netanyahu, wife, son questioned by police in corruption case

Police on Monday questioned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his wife Sara and son Yair, in a high-profile corruption investigation revolving around Bezeq, the Israeli telecom giant. Continue reading

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Israel arrests French Consulate employee accused of smuggling guns from Gaza to West Bank

An employee of France’s Consulate in Jerusalem is under arrest for allegedly smuggling dozens of weapons from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank, Israel’s domestic security agency said Monday. Continue reading

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Israel successfully tests Arrow-3 missile defense system

Israel successfully tested its new Arrow missile defense system Monday, the Defense Ministry announced in a tweet, the accomplishment capping a program that’s seen a series of delays and cancellations. Continue reading

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Palestinian girl, 17, stands trial accused of slapping, punching 2 Israeli soldiers

The Israeli military judge overseeing the trial of Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi for slapping and punching two Israeli soldiers has ordered all proceedings to take place behind closed doors “for the protection of the minor.” Continue reading

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Netanyahu walks back claim he talked to US over West Bank settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu walked back his own statement Monday about recent discussions with the White House about annexation of Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Continue reading

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Netanyahu confronts Putin over Iran’s actions in Syria, Lebanon

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin met Monday in Moscow. Continue reading

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Israeli army destroys Hamas tunnel on video

The Israeli army Saturday destroyed a tunnel running under the border between Gaza and Israel, reaching all the way to the Egyptian side of the crossing. Continue reading

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Iranian-backed terror cell uncovered in West Bank, agent arrested

An Iranian-backed terror cell intent on launching espionage missions and terror attacks in the West Bank was uncovered by Israeli security forces, authorities said Wednesday. Continue reading

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Iranian terror cell uncovered in West Bank, agent arrested

An Iranian terror cell intending to run espionage missions and attacks in the West Bank has been uncovered, Israeli security forces announced. Continue reading

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