Middle East Update: 12/14/2023
Four arrested in Europe over alleged cross-border Hamas terrorism plot.
Three held in Germany and one in Netherlands over plans for possible attacks on Jewish institutions, prosecutor says.
Ejected From F-35, Blocked From Eurofighters, Turkey May Turn To China’s JF-17 Thunder – Media.
ISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) - A convoy of 80 aid trucks for Gaza was sent from Egypt to the Kerem Shalom crossing for checks on Tuesday after a new inspection system was opened in an effort to accelerate deliveries of relief, a Red Crescent official said.
Al-Qassam, al-Quds brigades jointly ambush unit of 15 Israeli soldiers.
Hamas not responding to attempts to get hostage negotiations back on track.
We are seeing more Gazans speak out against Hamas leadership: Mark Regev.
With no forward movement on the procurement of F-16 fighter jets and Germany stonewalling its attempts to acquire the Eurofighter Typhoons, a desperate Turkey could even turn to China-Pakistan co-developed JF-17 Thunder, as per reports.
Israel's defense minister, Yoav Gallant, tells US national security adviser Jake Sullivan that Hamas' defeat is months away. Meanwhile, the Hamas-run Health Ministry says 18,787 people have been killed in Gaza.
Israel strikes Hezbollah in Lebanon in response to latest attacks on northern border
Sirens go off in Rosh Hanikra, and the IDF says it hit several terror cells along border; earlier, military struck sites in Syria and rocket launchers in Lebanon.
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Tuesday successfully located several mortars and rocket launchers during a combing operation close to the village of Adla, south of the town of Shadadi.
“This operation was initiated in response to a series of rocket attacks targeting one of our joint bases between our forces and our partners in the coalition,” the SDF said in a statement.
Conference on Kurdish cause held in Moscow.
Moreover, history scholars from countries, including Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden, Belarus, and other Russian cities participated online.
US requests Australia send warship to Red Sea to guard against Houthi rebels.
President Herzog: Houthis crossed redline in Red Sea.
Israel's president call for the establishment of an international coalition to confront Houthi threats.
The Israeli Army: The Air Force carried out more than 500 air strikes this week in the Gaza Strip.
US allocates $156M to fund benefiting PKK/YPG in 2024 defense budget.
Defense bill awaits President Joe Biden's signature to become law.
Turkish airstrikes ‘neutralize’ 5 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq.
Turkish security forces 'neutralized' 43 terrorists last week.
About 3,374 people were prevented before they were able to cross border.
3 terrorists also surrender to Turkish security forces, according to National Defense Ministry.
Date to watch as we move forward -
Sept. 18 - Oct. 9, 2023 - ramp up of attacks on both Israel on Hamas and Turkey on Kurds.
Oct. 7, 2023 - an attack by Hamas on Israel.
Oct. 9, 2023 - a counter attack and start of invasion into Gaza by Israel.
Oct. 31, 2023 - Yeman Houthis enter the Israel-Gaza conflict.
Nov. 3, 2023 - Hezbollah gives enter the Israel-Gaza conflict.
Nov. 5, 2023 - an attack on Turkey from the Kurds-Medes in Syria or a possible invasion from Turkey against the Kurds-Medes into Syria.
Dec. 22, 2023 - 10 Tevet - A siege on Jerusalem by proxies of Iran (Hamas, Hezbollah, Houthi's, Iraq, Syria).
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