Daily Archives: April 16, 2009

New Saudi Pressure On Israel, US Regarding A Palestinian State

The Saudi government’s official state news agency, the Saudi Press Agency, has reported the Saudi Cabinet issued a strong directive Monday calling for “swift action” to be taken to establish an “independent vibrant Palestinian...

Arrests Continue In Investigation Of Attempted Military Coup In Turkey

Turkey has widened its investigation of an attempted military coup against the government of Prime Minister Recep Erdogan. The nation witnessed prior coups in 1960, 1971 and 1980. Middle East Newsline says, so far, about 150...

Confirmed: Israel, US Will Hold Massive Joint Exercise

Israel and the United States plan to hold a major ballistic missile defense exercise later this year called Juniper Cobra. The maneuver will jointly test three different American and Israeli missile defense systems. Israeli defense...