Monthly Archives: May 2009

First Israeli Espionage Plane Lands In India

Five years after the deal was signed between Israel and India, the first Israeli Phalcon plane landed on Monday in India. This is the first plane out of three that Israel sold to India...

Al-Qaida Still Seen As Greatest Threat To Persian Gulf States

The Middle East Newsline has confirmed the U.S. Central Command, responsible for U.S. military operations in the Middle East and Central Asia, has determined that al-Qaida poses a threat to the six Gulf Cooperation...

Descendants Of Inquisition Victims Support Israel

Dozens of people whose ancestors were forced to convert to Catholicism during the Inquisition over 500 years ago, often referred to by the derogatory term “Marranos,” gathered this past weekend in Barcelona for a...

Israeli Reaction To North Korea: ‘We Told You So’

From Israel’s perspective, North Korea’s nuclear test, conducted Monday, was almost old news. Although the world was shocked when the news broke, Israeli security and Foreign Ministry officials could have said: “We told you...

Israel’s Security Cabinet Expresses Doubts About Peace

Benjamin Begin, son of late Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, could be the man to watch in Israel’s newly formed security cabinet. Although he lacks a political portfolio, his importance surpasses other members of the...

Israeli Air Force ‘Bombs’ Gaza With Warning Leaflets

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) dropped leaflets throughout Gaza, warning the Arabs not to approach the security fence between Gaza and Israel at a distance of less than 300 meters (984 feet), while saying...

Study: Israel Could Survive Nuke Attack

A new study based on Israeli and U.S. data says the Jewish state could survive being hit by as many as 80 nuclear weapons. According to Middle East Newsline, the study says Israeli casualties...

Poll: Majority Of Israelis Believe Iran Will Develop Nuclear Bomb

Although 49 percent of the Israeli public believes that Israel must wait and see whether American policy succeeds regarding Iran, 74 percent of the public does not believe that the policy of dialogue will...

Obama To Provide Weapons To Lebanon, Morocco

The United States plans to send an unprecedented array of offensive military systems to Lebanon and to Morocco. The Obama administration has approved the delivery of missiles, artillery and main battle tanks to the Lebanese...

Israel To Conduct Nationwide Civil Defense Drill

The most extensive nationwide civil defense drill in Israel’s history will be launched starting next Sunday. It will start with a “battle in Gaza” that will spread as a second front in the “war” opens...