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  • 2014 Israel – Gaza Conflict: Twitter Sentiment Analysis by MasterMineDS

    August 6, 2014 | 8:54 am

    Digital War

    Israel under war 2014 [Publisher's Note: This article arrived yesterday August 5, 2014, but is being published on August 6, 2014]

    Today at 8AM a cease fire has been declared in operation Protective Edge. The public discussion over the operation, however, will stay with us for a long...

  • Report: Israel hit Sudan site housing missiles for Gaza

    July 21, 2014 | 10:16 am

    Israel bombed a warehouse in Sudan housing long-range missiles heading for Hamas in Gaza, an Arabic newspaper reported.

    The London-based Al-Arab quoted unnamed sources in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, as saying that Israel struck an ammunition warehouse on Friday located north...

  • NATO says Turkey no longer balks at missile shield helping Israel

    January 15, 2014 | 11:34 am

    Turkey has accepted assurances a planned NATO missile defense system in which it is playing a part is not designed to protect Israel as well, the alliance's deputy secretary-general said on Wednesday.

    Alexander Vershbow said objections by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's...

  • Report: Iran has new rocket site, ballistic missile tests possible

    August 8, 2013 | 7:11 am

    Iran has constructed a rocket-launching site that could be used for testing ballistic missiles, a report from a military intelligence publication said on Thursday.

    Satellite imagery analyzed by Jane's Intelligence Review showed extensive construction over the last three years at...

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  • Egypt intercepts Gaza-bound missile shipment

    January 4, 2013 | 9:02 am

    Egyptian security forces in the Sinai Peninsula reportedly intercepted a shipment of American-made missiles destined for the Gaza Strip.

    After receiving intelligence on the weapons shipment, the Egyptian Interior Ministry raided a location south of El-Arish, Ma'an, the...

  • Solidarity under attack

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    November 12, 2012 | 9:43 am

    This weekend, once again, the people of Southern Israel were under attack. Missiles fired from Gaza exploded in the middle of cities, and people were wounded, both physically and mentally. This weekend was also the formal beginning of winter time here. After an everlasting summer,...

  • Iran says test-fires missiles over threats of attack

    July 3, 2012 | 8:52 am

    Iran said on Tuesday it had successfully tested medium-range missiles capable of hitting Israel as a response to threats of attack, the latest move in a war of nerves with the West.

    Israel says it could attack Iran if diplomacy fails to secure a halt to its disputed nuclear energy...

  • Iran threatens Israel; new EU sanctions take force

    July 2, 2012 | 8:24 am

    Iran announced missile tests on Sunday and threatened to wipe Israel “off the face of the earth” if the Jewish state attacked it, brandishing some of its starkest threats on the day Europe began enforcing an oil embargo and harsh new sanctions.

    The European sanctions - including a...

  • Fighting flares along Israel-Gaza border

    June 19, 2012 | 10:15 am

    Israel killed two Palestinians in air strikes and Hamas fired its first cross-border rocket barrages in more than a year as fighting along the Israel-Gaza frontier flared on Tuesday for a second day.

    The confrontation initially appeared to fit a familiar pattern of Israeli strikes...

  • Hamas renews rocket fire from Gaza; 17 missiles explode in southern Israel

    June 19, 2012 | 8:25 am

    Hamas has launched a barrage of rockets toward southern Israel on Tuesday afternoon, after months of restraint on behalf of the Gaza rulers.

    Seven rockets exploded in open areas in Eshkol Regional Council on Tuesday afternoon, after four rockets were fired at Hof Ashkelon and Sha’ar...

  • Israel bombs Gaza sites

    June 4, 2012 | 12:33 am

    Israeli Air Force planes attacked five sites in the Gaza Strip two days after an Israeli soldier was killed near the security fence with Gaza.

    The early Sunday morning attacks targeted what the IDF described as three weapons manufacturing facilities in the central Gaza Strip and two...

  • Lawmakers see U.S. rights to Iron Dome

    April 27, 2012 | 2:10 pm

    Advisory language attached to a bill that would fund an expansion of Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system seeks U.S. proprietary rights.

    The Strategic Forces subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives this week approved $680 million in funding for the short-range...

  • A Passover surprise

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 5, 2012 | 10:06 am

    Last night, missiles were fired from somewhere near Sinai to Eilat. I checked yesterday’s news and saw nothing of an IDF mission or of a wanted terrorist being mysteriously killed. Nothing could have been the trigger for this attack. It just happened.

    It is pretty ironic to read...

  • Leave a message after the beep

    By Julia Bendis

    September 11, 2011 | 10:52 pm

    Here’s something I think about almost every time I am about to leave a message for someone.  Do we still need to record an outgoing message telling people to ‘please leave a message after the tone’?  Do we really need to remind people when and how they need to start recording a...

  • Iran tests missiles capable of reaching Israel, U.S. bases

    June 28, 2011 | 9:13 am

    Iran reportedly tested medium- and long-range missiles that are capable of reaching Israel and U.S. bases.

    Tuesday’s firing of the missiles came on the second day of the Revolutionary Guards’ war games.

    The day before, Iran’s military displayed on national television underground...

  • Israel/Wikileaks: ‘Hezbollah expected to launch 100 missiles a day at Tel Aviv’

    April 8, 2011 | 8:18 am

    Israeli officials expect Hezbollah to fire about 500 missiles a day at Israel, including 100 that will reach Tel Aviv, in the next war.

    A batch of U.S. diplomatic leaks shared with Israeli newspapers through WikiLeaks were published Friday. Summaries of conversations in 2009...

  • WikiLeaks: Iran can reach Israel in 12 minutes

    January 2, 2011 | 8:34 pm

    Iran has missiles that can reach Israel in 12 minutes, according to cables released by WikiLeaks.

    Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi told a U.S. Congressional delegation in November 2009 that the Islamic Republic has over 300 missiles that can reach the Jewish state...

  • Medvedev: An Israeli strike on Iran could cause a global catastrophe

    April 12, 2010 | 11:22 am

    From HAARETZ.com:

    An Israeli strike of Iran’s nuclear facilities could spark a nuclear conflict, which could spiral to a global catastrophe, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev told ABC on Monday, adding that he supported what he called “smart” sanctions on Tehran as part of attempt...

  • Russia denies ship carried missiles for Iran

    September 8, 2009 | 12:50 pm

    Russia denied that a cargo ship reportedly seized by pirates was carrying weapons bound for Iran.

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made the denial Tuesday after an article printed over the weekend by the Sunday Times of London, which reported that the ship called the Arctic...

  • Israel Watches Iran With Worry

    By Ron Kampeas

    November 25, 2004 | 7:00 pm

     

    For Israel, it's the classic "I've got good news, but you might want to hear the bad news first" scenario.

    Just when a confluence of unrelated events revived the prospect of peace talks with the Palestinians, Iran's potential nuclear threat to the Jewish state suddenly seems...

  • Contaminant Fouls Well at Brandeis

    By Rachel Brand

    July 17, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    The state Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has instructed Boeing to determine if high levels of a contaminant used in rocket fuel and found on property owned by the Brandeis-Bardin Institute (BBI) came from the company's Rocketdyne testing site located nearly a mile...

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