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IAF Strikes Terrorist that Fired at Israel

According to a separate IDF press statement, in response to that attack, the Israel Air Force last week hit a weapons storage facility in Gaza and two terror tunnels, which the IDF said were intended for infiltration into Israel in order to carry out terror attacks. More than 90 rockets and mortars have been fired

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John Kerry Reassures Israel

Regarding the threat from Iran, Senator Kerry remarked, “No one in the United States underestimates or mistakes the challenge that Iran is posing to the region. And as you know, we have just been dealing with the Iran Sanctions Act. We have put some tough sanctions into place…and in the Senate, we just went further

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Deal Delayed Due to Refusal to Allow Terrorists into West Bank

While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s associates said Saturday evening [June 26] that the protest march aimed at pressuring the government to work to release Shalit was a legitimate move, the security establishment presented the following data to the forum of seven senior ministers: In March 2009, after the Olmert government and Hamas were at odds

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Chairman of US Joint Chiefs of Staff Confers with Israeli Counterpart

Israel hopes that Mullen’s meeting with its naval commander will strengthen its position relative to the Gaza flotilla incident, perhaps even enlisting America’s senior military voice in support of the actions it took in enforcing a naval boycott of the Gaza Strip.

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Jewish Dancers Attacked by Muslim Teenagers in Germany

The city of Hanover has filed charges of slander and intent to cause grave physical harm. It was reportedly the first violent anti-Semitic incident this year in the Hanover area that was not committed by neo-Nazis. Charlotte Knobloch, president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, told the newspaper Die Welt that anti-Semitic feelings

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US Says Gaza Flotillas ‘Irresponsible’

Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Wednesday discussed the matter with US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton. On Thursday [June 24] he met with US officials, including Vice President Joe Biden, National Security Advisor James Jones, and senior officials in the US military and defense establishment. Meanwhile, organizers of an Iranian flotilla to Gaza on Thursday

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Is Israel Arming in Saudi Arabia?

The claim follows a report two weeks ago in London’s The Times that Saudi Arabia had given Israel permission to fly through a narrow corridor of airspace in northern Saudi Arabia so as to shorten the flight time required for Israeli jets to reach Iran. The Times claimed that Saudi Arabia had adjusted its missile

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Palestinians Lodge Criminal Complaint against Israeli Leaders

The controversial Goldstone report is used to back up the case against Israel. The plaintiffs said that they did not trust the Israeli court system, saying it was “not independent, reliable, or honest according to the criteria of international law.” A decision by the Belgian prosecutor on whether to pursue this case is expected in

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Turkish Officers in Israel to Learn How to Operate Drones

The drones, which are manufactured by the Israel Aerospace Industries and Elbit Systems, are used by the Turkish military to gather intelligence in the ongoing conflict with Kurdish insurgents. More than 300 insurgents have been killed by Turkish forces in the past few days. [Israel Defense Forces] IDF and Israel Aerospace Industries instructors were sent

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Israeli Tour Guides Return to Bethlehem

The Tourism Ministry's initiative comes as a result of numerous requests from tour guides, travel agencies, tour operators and tourists themselves, who asked that the professional guides accompanying the groups during their visits to Israel be allowed to continue guiding them during their visits to Bethlehem. Following the request, the Civil Administration in early January

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REBECCA J. BRIMMER
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