Meawhile, the Times of Israel reports that a senior Israeli government official has declined to comment on the report Tuesday, but noted it was "a good thing" that Isber was dead.
Israel has sought to avoid direct involvement in the Syrian conflict but acknowledges carrying out dozens of air strikes there to stop what it says are deliveries of advanced weaponry to its Lebanese enemy Hezbollah and other Iran-backed forces.
Asbar played a role in Syria's missile development program and had close links with the Assad regime and its Iranian allies, the Britain-based watchdog added.
Esber was killed by a auto bomb planted by a Mossad agent, according to "a senior official from a Middle Eastern intelligence agency quoted by the New York Times' David Halbfinger and Ronen Bergman". Infrastructure research center in Masyaf repeatedly subjected to missile strikes by coalition forces headed by U.S., which also includes Israel. Reports have also indicated an Iranian missile operation at the site.
In April 2017, the United States Treasury Department slapped 271 staff members of the SSRC with sanctions in April of previous year.
Smoking ban to go in effect for public housing July 31 According to the release, smoking in any area where it is not allowed will be treated as a "lease violation". The Housing and Urban Development website's guide for local housing authorities includes strict procedures.
The sourcesaid Asbar was a target because Israeli intelligence believed he headed Sector 4, a secret unit at the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC).
After the Syrian government carried out what independent inspectors said was a sarin gas attack that killed as many as a 100 people in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in 2017, the United States also sanctioned 271 individuals associated with the center. The Abu Amara Brigades released a statement on their Telegram channel saying they had planted explosive devices that detonated and killed Asber, ' the outlet wrote.
The attack came as Syrian troops regained territory along the 1974 demarcation line separating the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights from Syria.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad attends an interview with a Greek newspaper in Damascus, in this handout released May 10, 2018.
In an interview last week with Israel Radio, Israel's minister for regional cooperation, Tzachi Hanegbi, cited Israel's fears about the development of Iran's missile capabilities in Syria as a top concern.
Apple sold 43.1m iPhones in the June quarter, as customers flocked to its more expensive models like the iPhone X . That's not only fair; it's a more sustainable approach, too, and perhaps even admirably old-fashioned.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is without 17 players as his preseason problems continue to grow. Tottenham manager Pochettino is now the favourite to replace Mourinho if the Portuguese boss leaves.
This is the Clearly White version, expected to be one of the few variants offered by both Pixel 3 handsets later this year. But unlike the iPhone, Google doesn't seem to be putting a dual-lens camera system into the back of the phone.
According to police, the incident took place at Bologna Casalecchio and the junction with the A14 route from Bologna to Taranto. Italian police posted a video showing the damage down to the bridge after the blast, showing a crater in the road.
Harley has also been investing in developing electric motorcycles as well as promoting its learn-to-ride academies at showrooms. The company expects the 250-500cc motorcycle segment in India to grow at more than 25% annually through 2021, the daily added.
House Republicans released a spending bill this month that provides $5 billion ($7b NZ) next year to build Trump's wall. We're trying to work with our colleagues, and I think border security is very important in this country.
The first Boeing Starliner mission to the ISS will be crewed by John Cassada , a NASA astronaut, physicist and Navy test pilot. The demonstration flights by Boeing and SpaceX will spend a short period in orbit before coming straight back to Earth.
Russo defended his decision to tape Williams's mouth shut, saying that he meant to maintain control over his court. Fox 8 reports Franklyn Williams was silenced Tuesday (July 31) when deputies placed red tape around his mouth.
Alex de Minaur has sealed a career first at the Citi Open after an unfortunate setback for former World No.1 Andy Murray . Asked after beating Copil how his body is holding up, Murray replied: "It doesn't feel great, just now". "It's not good.
He added that while Russian Federation has attempted to influence campaigns in the past, "they stepped up their game in 2016". Stewart said when he made his predictions, he was asked about who he thought Russian Federation wanted to win the election.
Housing remained a weak spot in the economy amid signs that the sector is poised for its broadest slowdown in years. It's also more than double the 2 percent annualized growth reported in 2018's first quarter.
The jury heard how Mr Manafort made tens of millions of dollars for political work with pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine. Manafort's defense is seeking to pin the blame on Gates himself, who has acknowledged embezzling from Manafort's firm.
As firefighters work to quell the devastating Carr Fire , another wildfire raging in Mendocino County has become larger in size. Wind-driven flames roll over a hill towards homes during the River Fire (Mendocino Complex) near Lakeport, California, U.S.
Less than one percent of those infected develop serious illness of the nervous system like encephalitis or meningitis. Last year, Toronto Public Health did not record the first lab-confirmed case of West Nile virus until August 25.
Special counsel Robert Mueller later indicted the IRA for its "strategic goal to sow discord in the USA political system". It said that there were more than 9,500 Facebook posts created by the accounts and one piece of content on Instagram .
Rudy Giuliani, the president's personal lawyer, has indicated that Mr Trump could pardon Mr Manafort should he be found guilty. But Manafort doesn't appear to have "valuable enough information to make these charges go away altogether", Griffin said.
Interested in SpaceX? Add SpaceX as an interest to stay up to date on the latest SpaceX news, video, and analysis from ABC News. An artist's impression of the Merah Putih communications satellite in orbit with its solar arrays and antennas deployed.
Musk, the CEO and largest shareholder of the electric auto maker, said on Twitter on Tuesday that he has secured private funding. If Musk can't prove the allegedly secured funding at $420 per share, he may be accused of market manipulation or market fraud.
At the time of publishing, we could not see Android 9 Pie update on our Pixel 2 XL , which is already running Android P Beta 4. The digital wellness features are all still in beta, and won't be included when you get the update.
It comes from the ocean and can cause breathing problems, teary eyes, scratchy throats and make it unbearable to be at the beach. Currents may push the blooms to shore and chemical conditions on the shoreline can help the algae sustain itself.
On the first operational mission to the International Space Station, Sunita Williams and Josh Cassada would fly for Boeing . SpaceX's Post-Certification Mission for the Crew Dragon Team Victor Glover (left) and Mike Hopkins (right).
A doctor who treated former U.S. president George H W Bush may have been shot dead out of revenge, police have said. Police went to Pappas' three-bedroom home in Houston , Texas, on Tuesday night but he was not there.
Criminals in the comfort of their own homes could fire up their computer, download a file and use a printer to make a gun. In June, the State Department, now led by Trump Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , settled the case with Wilson.
Red Bull and Renault's relationship has been fractured throughout the V6 turbo era, which started in 2014. "No power, no power", he said, before becoming more irate at the situation: "Can I not just keep going".