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Daily Archives: December 27, 2006

Commentary: Lethal Attacks Continue, as does the Policy of Restraint

Predictable, if anything was: a Kassam rocket fired yesterday landed near a "strategic installation" in the Industrial Zone of Ashkelon. Then, last night, a rocket fired at Sderot critically wounded a 13-year old boy. And...

Syria and Iran Enhance Scientific Cooperation

Higher Education Ministry and Iranian Ministry for Science, Researches and Technology on Wednesday signed an agreement on cooperation in scientific research and cultural development. The Agreement provides for doing joint scientific researches between the two...

First Hand Account of Latest Missile Attacks on Maccabees Street in Sderot

How fast can you run in 10 seconds?: The siren, "Tseva Adom" - COLOR RED, went off at approximately 9: 15 p.m. I took out a video camera, donned press credentials, ran outside, and, three seconds...

U.S. Blocks Arms, Technology To Israel

The Bush administration has blocked arms and technology transfers to Israel. Israeli and U.S. sources said the State Department has blocked the transfer of weapons and technology to the Jewish state over the last three...

Israeli Officials: New Hamas Army Is Forming

Israeli Military Intelligence Branch warns that Hamas is establishing a mini-army in the Gaza Strip and that within a year Israel will face dangers and threats which Israel has not yet known. "Hamas is in...

U.S. Blocks Arms, Technology To Israel

"Several weeks after the ( Israeli vs. Hezbollah) war, the U.S. supplies stopped," a source said. "There was no real explanation." Israeli and U.S. sources said the State Department has blocked the transfer of weapons and technology to the Jewish state over the last three months. The sources said the halt reflected deteriorating relations between the two countries since the end of the war in Lebanon in August 2006.

Israeli Officials: New Hamas Army Is Forming

--A year from now the threat will be significantly greater than today, because Hamas is using the current lull to build up its forces. Brig. Gen. Sami Turjeman, director of the Operations Department at the Israeli Army General Staff, warned: "In a few months' time we will be faced in the Gaza Strip with a military capability which we have not known up till now.--Jordan And The Palestinians