Daily Archives: May 8, 2009

Israeli Armor Tested For Afghanistan

Plasan Sasa, an Israeli military armaments manufacturer, plans to deploy armor it has developed with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan and Iraq. Its subsidiary, Plasan North America, has developed an armor system for the MRAP...

Former Israeli Security Official Frowns Upon Papal Visit

An overwhelming number of rabbis, reporters, pundits, journalists and academics in Israel have joined forces to welcome the Pope Benedict XVI on his scheduled visit to Israel. Israel’s official radio and TV stations have gone...

Report: Iran, Venezuela Forge Defense Agreement

The Middle East Newsline reports Iran has reached an agreement intended to turn Venezuela into a major defense client. Iran and Venezuela have signed several agreements meant to bolster defense and military cooperation. The accords...

Flags Over Nazareth

Next Thursday, May 14, Pope Benedict XVI will visit Nazareth and appear at the Church of the Annunciation. The Muslims of Nazareth are split in their reactions, but some have responded viscerally. Multiple Islamic signs, in...

Israeli Soldier Killed In Arab Village Near Ramallah

An Israeli soldier, identified as Sgt. Noam Adin Rechter Levi, 20, was killed on Wednesday night. The soldier was shot during a patrol in the village of Birzeit, near Ramallah. Since April 2002, the Israeli army...