Report: Israeli fighter jets, refueling planes hold massive drill aimed at Tehran

By Times of Israel— Israeli fighter jets carried out a large drill over the Mediterranean that included practicing mid-air refueling, according to a report in a Saudi-run news outlet Thursday. The unverified report in London-based Elaph described air maneuvers on Thursday by “an unusually large” contingent of F-15, F-16 and F-35 fighter craft, as well…

Iran’s “Nuclear Blackmail”: Iran Has No Interest in Negotiating a New Nuclear Deal

By Con Coughlin, Gatestone Institute— Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid’s observation that Iran is engaging in “nuclear blackmail” with Western negotiators provides a damning indictment of the current state of play regarding the negotiations being held in Vienna on Tehran’s nuclear activities. With Western intelligence agencies warning that Iran could be just weeks away from…