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  • Egypt replaces tanks with armored vehicles in Sinai

    September 4, 2012 | 4:38 pm

    Egypt's military is deploying light armored vehicles in Sinai to replace some heavy tanks whose presence at the border area had raised concerns in Israel, security sources said on Tuesday.A source said last week the army had begun withdrawing some of the tanks, after they had been...

  • Egypt withdraws tanks from Sinai

    September 3, 2012 | 11:19 am

    Egypt has withdrawn some 20 tanks from Sinai in response to Israel's security concerns, according to an unnamed Egyptian official.

    The official spoke Monday to The Associated Press about the withdrawal, which comes a month after Egyptian troops, including tanks and other...

  • Clinton urges Egypt, Israel to talk about Sinai

    August 23, 2012 | 2:34 pm

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged Egypt’s foreign minister to keep lines of communication open with Israel amid tensions over an Egyptian push against militants in the neighboring Sinai desert, the State Department said on Thursday.

    Clinton spoke with Foreign Minister...

  • Egypt to move tanks into Sinai for first time since 1973

    August 21, 2012 | 10:35 am

    Egypt reportedly is planning to introduce tanks in the Sinai for the first time since the 1973 war with Israel.

    The plans, part of the country’s attempts to shut down terrorists in the area, are being finalized by Egypt’s newly appointed defense minister, Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi,...

  • Whole Foods Does Not Boycott Israel, but I Boycott Israeli Men

    By Ilana Angel

    August 26, 2011 | 8:29 pm

    Ryan Torok, a great writer here at the Jewish Journal, wrote a story today about WHOLE FOODS and the rumors that the company is boycotting items from Israel.  It’s based on some blogs by some conservative chick in Detroit, and you can read her take on Whole Foods through Ryan’s...

  • Defense system protects Israeli tanks

    March 2, 2011 | 10:15 am

    An armor defense system for Israeli tanks successfully thwarted a missile attack on Israel’s border with Gaza, Israel’s military said.

    The Windbreaker system on Tuesday identified, alerted and intercepted an anti-tank missile fired from southern Gaza on an Israeli army patrol in the...

  • Briefs

    November 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Three Men Arranged for Murder of Israelis

    Three men facing possible death sentences for the murder of two Israelis were arraigned in L.A. County Superior Court on Nov. 10.

    During a brief court appearance, the men, handcuffed and wearing blue prison jumpsuits, pleaded not guilty to...