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  • Russia to send Syria air defense system to deter ‘hotheads’

    May 28, 2013 | 8:00 am

    Russia will deliver an advanced air defense system to the Syrian government despite Western opposition because it will help deter "hotheads" who back foreign intervention, a senior Russian official said on Tuesday.

    Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov also accused the European...

  • Israel strikes Syria, says its targeting Hezbollah arms

    May 5, 2013 | 5:06 pm

    Israeli jets devastated Syrian targets near Damascus on Sunday in a heavy overnight air raid that Western and Israeli officials called a new strike on Iranian missiles bound for Lebanon's Hezbollah.

    As Syria's two-year-old civil war veered into the potentially atomic arena of...

  • U.N. observers failing mandate to track Hezbollah arms, Israeli official says

    April 4, 2013 | 4:41 pm

    U.N. peacekeepers in southern Lebanon have failed to report on Hezbollah guerrilla armaments as required, a senior Israeli official said on Thursday, arguing that Israel could not rely on foreign intervention for its security.

    The remarks underscored the conservative strategies...

  • No arms found on ship intercepted by Israel

    April 23, 2012 | 10:06 am

    Israeli naval forces did not find any arms on a ship intercepted in the Mediterranean Sea.

    The HS Beethoven, flying a Liberian flag, was intercepted Sunday off the northern coast of Israel and boarded by the elite naval commando unit Shayetet 13.

    The inspection, called a “routine” security check by the military, was undertaken with the permission of the ship’s captain. The commandos boarded the ship without incident, Haaretz reported.

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  • Iran election highlights deepening power struggle

    February 28, 2012 | 9:37 am

    Iran’s parliamentary election this Friday is a potentially decisive battle in the struggle between political and religious hardliners, but it is unlikely to alter Tehran’s stand on its deadlock with the West over its nuclear program.

    It will be the first poll since the country’s...

  • Israel says Gaza gets anti-plane arms from Libya

    August 29, 2011 | 11:51 am

    Palestinians in Gaza have acquired anti-aircraft and anti-tank rockets from Libya during its six-month civil war, enlarging but not significantly improving their arsenal, Israeli officials said on Monday.

    While the rebellion against Muammar Gadhafi has stirred concern abroad about...

  • Turkey to UN: We seized illegal Iran arms shipment en route to Syria

    March 31, 2011 | 5:03 pm

    Turkey has informed a UN Security Council panel that it seized a cache of weapons Iran was attempting to export in breach of a UN arms embargo, according to a document obtained by Reuters on Thursday.

    Security Council diplomats said the report of the seizure from an Iranian cargo...

  • Vests and other useless articles of clothing!

    By Julia Bendis

    January 3, 2011 | 5:28 pm

    Let’s talk about Vests.  Maybe I am the only person that doesn’t get this, but what is the point of a Vest?  And more importantly, what the hell is the point of a warm winter jacket if its missing sleeves!  I don’t get it.

    If you need a warm jacket or coat to keep you warm,...

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