Daily Archive: September 6, 2017

Sep
06

Israel reported to have bombed Syrian chemical weapons facility

Syrian military appears to confirm media reports of attack on research centre near Mediterranean coast in night-time raid

Israeli jets have reportedly bombed a Syrian government facility in north-west of the country believed to be associated with Bashar al-Assad’s chemical weapons programme.

The strikes were initially reported by Hebrew and Arab media sources on Thursday morning. A Syrian military statement appears to confirm the reports.

Related: Syrian regime dropped sarin on rebel-held town in April, UN confirms

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Sep
06

Why Did Israel Let Mengele Go?

New history sheds light on why the Mossad didn’t capture Auschwitz’s ‘angel of death.’

Sep
06

Hollywood producer questioned over claims he bribed Israeli PM

Arnon Milchan interviewed by detectives in London over series of gifts given to Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli media report

Arnon Milchan, the media mogul and Hollywood producer behind the 1990 hit film Pretty Woman, has been interviewed by Israeli detectives in London over allegations he bribed the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.

Milchan, who has emerged as a key figure in one of a series of police investigations swirling around Netanyahu, was interviewed under caution in the criminal investigation known as Case 1000 for the first time after reports he previously admitted to police he had given Benjamin and Sara Netanyahu gifts, including boxes of cigars, bottles of pink champagne and jewellery.

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