1395 articles tagged "Israel"
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Israel may attack Iran after December - Le Canard Enchaine<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 20, 2009, 11:51 AM (GMT+02:00)
According to an unconfirmed report in the French Le Canard Enchaine of Wednesday, Oct. 14, Israel is preparing to bomb Iranian nuclear sites and pro-Iranian targets across the Middle East after December 2009. A former Israeli deputy defense minister, Efraim Sneh, commented to US and British media several times in ...
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Israel postpones at last minute joint Juniper Cobra exercise with US
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 15, 2009, 8:51 AM (GMT+02:00)
US and Israeli forces were already poised to launch their joint Juniper Cobra strategic missile defense exercise, which takes place every two years, to begin Monday Oct. 12, when at noon an Israeli military spokesman suddenly announced its postponement by one week.
The announcement came three days after Turkey called ...
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Israeli Dolphin subs upgraded for missiles, larger fuel capacity
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 11, 2009, 8:32 PM (GMT+02:00)
Western naval sources report that Israel's German-made Dolphin submarines have been heavily modified: its torpedo tubes enlarged to accommodate missiles, new electronics installed and its fuel capacity expanded to keep the vessel at sea for 50 days without refueling. Eight years after receiving the first three Dolphin subs from Germany ...
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An Israeli scientist wins another Nobel Prize for chemistry
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 10, 2009, 10:10 PM (GMT+02:00)
Biochemist Professor Ada Yonath, born in Jerusalem in 1939, member of the Weizmann Institute of Science, was awarded the 2009 Nobel prize for chemistry, jointly with Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Cambridge, UK and Thomas A. Steitz, of Yale University, US.
Prof. Yonath is only the third woman to win the prize for chemistry ...
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Gilead Shalit's video-tape from Hamas prison is broadcast
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 8, 2009, 9:17 AM (GMT+02:00)
The video-tape of Sgt. Gilead Shalit handed Israel Friday Oct. 2 in a trade for 20 Palestinian female prisoners was given to his family, who were able to view his image for the first time since he was kidnapped in June, 2006, 1,200 days ago, aged 19. Running two minutes, ...
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The Geneva encounter and Shalit tape leave Israel with more loss than gain
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 7, 2009, 11:01 AM (GMT+02:00)
The Obama administration abandoned an Iranian enrichment freeze as the precondition for talks and sanctions are no longer brandished, leaving Israel taking stock of its decision to count on US-led international determination for halting Iran's nuclear progress.
The videotape showing Gilead fit and well does not guarantee his early release. ...
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Shalit videotape handover Friday marks advanced stage in Hamas-Israel prisoner negotiations
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 6, 2009, 9:50 AM (GMT+02:00)
Against Israel's release of 20 Palestinian women-prisoners, Hamas will hand over Friday, Oct. 2, a "sign-of'-life" video-tape of Israeli soldier Gilead Shalit who has spent more than three years in captivity. Both Jerusalem and Hamas spokesmen stressed that this was no more than a small step on a long road ...
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Netanyahu: The UN's primary mission is to prevent Tehran acquiring nuclear weapons<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 28, 2009, 6:26 PM (GMT+02:00)
In an impassioned speech to the UN General Assembly Thursday, Sept 24, prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu said the United Nations' most important mission today is to prevent "the tyrants of Tehran" from acquiring nuclear weapons, because the marriage of religious fanaticism and weapons of mass destruction would endanger the world. ...
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Dozens of Israeli warplanes fly low over Gaza in show of muscle for Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 26, 2009, 3:10 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's military sources report that dozens of low-flying Israeli Air Force warplanes coasted over the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip for two hours Monday, Sept. 21 in a show of strength unparalleled since 100 IAF jets practiced long-distance flights in June 2008 against Russian-made S-300 anti-missile systems based in Greece.
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Israel and Sweden: An unnecessary diplomatic crisis
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 19, 2009, 2:16 PM (GMT+02:00)
The blood libels beloved of anti-Semites through the ages echoed clearly from the unsupported op-ed article freelance reporter Donald Bostrom ran in the Swedish Aftonbladet newspaper last week.
All the same, debkafile's political sources say the diplomatic crisis which has since blown up between Israel and Sweden would ...
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Capt. Assaf Ramon, son of astronaut Ilan Ramon, dies in training flight crash<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 14, 2009, 11:46 PM (GMT+02:00)
The Israeli military has been ordered to investigate the cause of the F-16 crash in which Lt. Assaf Ramon, 20, promoted posthumously to captain, lost his life on a training flight in battle formation 80,000 ft. over the Hebron hills. The pilot of the second jet taking part in the ...
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Israel's inner cabinet focuses on Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 14, 2009, 8:43 AM (GMT+02:00)
The second Israeli cabinet-level discussion in the last few days on the Iranian threat - nuclear and regional - took place Monday, Sept. 7, in the inner cabinet, on the heels of a recent security cabinet meeting which surveyed Israel military and homeland security preparations for a missile attack from ...
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<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span> confirms: Israeli PM Netanyahu DID NOT travel to Russia Monday as mistakenly reported <br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 10, 2009, 10:06 AM (GMT+02:00)
Our sources confirm as unfounded the media claims that prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu traveled secretly to Moscow Monday, Sept. 9 for talks with Russian leaders. He did not leave the country at all, either for Moscow or any other destination.
The erroneous accounts of his putative trip have caused the ...
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Obama thaw on Israeli settlement construction follows Iran setback, Saudi brush-off
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 3, 2009, 8:09 PM (GMT+02:00)
The Obama administration signalled a new mood of compromise on settlement construction just ahead of the key talks in New York between Israel's defense minister Ehud Barak and prime minister's adviser Yitzhak Molcho and US envoy George Mitchell Tuesday, June 30.
debkafile's political analysts attribute this change to ...
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No Israeli soldier kidnapped, IDF finds after exhaustive search
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 14, 2009, 7:47 PM (GMT+02:00)
After a witness reported seeing an Israeli soldier being bundled into vehicle by two men near Ben-Gurion airport Thursday, Aug 13, security roadblocks were thrown up and backed up traffic for miles in an expanded area of central Israel delimited by Kesem Exchange on Highway 6 and the Modi'in- Jerusalem ...
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Top Hamas delegation from Gaza on surprise visit to Cairo Saturday
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 14, 2009, 12:40 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile reports the Hamas delegation headed by Dr. Mahmoud a-Zahar exited Gaza through the Rafah crossing Saturday Aug. 8. Egyptian intelligence officers escorted them on their journey to Cairo for urgent consultations on an undisclosed subject. The Hamas leaders may proceed next to Damascus to confer with politburo ...
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<span class="debka">debka</span><span class="file">file</span> lifts fog from the Obama-Netanyahu balance sheet
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 10, 2009, 10:25 PM (GMT+02:00)
Almost a week after Israeli prime minister held his first talks with US president Barack Obama at the White House, last Tuesday, May 18, some of the fog obscuring their content is finally beginning to clear.
The White House was forced to rebut a major misapprehension, that the US president would ...
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Arrow II fails takeoff in Pacific test - setback for Israel's missile race with Iran
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 26, 2009, 9:49 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's military sources report a serious setback in Israel's defenses against Iranian ballistic missiles. Thursday, July 23, the newly upgraded Arrow II missile defense system, poised for its first long-range test at the US Pacific range off the central California coast, could not be launched because of "interceptor ...
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Netanyahu rejects US demand to cancel East Jerusalem housing project
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 24, 2009, 1:02 PM (GMT+02:00)
Sunday, July 19, Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu sharply rejected the US demand handed to Israeli ambassador Michael Oran to halt construction of Jewish estate at the Shepherd's Hotel site in Jerusalem.
Netanyahu stressed that hundreds of Arab residents have purchased apartments in the west of the city without difficulty and ...
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US, Israeli and British Air Forces in big war game over Nevada<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 24, 2009, 1:02 PM (GMT+02:00)
Southern Nevadans were warned last week that 62 warplanes would take off twice a day from Nellis Air Force Base, home of 414th Combat US Training Squadron northwest of Las Vegas in the latest 11-day Red Flag exercise.
A large number of Israeli F-16C fighter-bombers from IAF Squadron 110 are taking ...
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