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  1. News - World - ISRAEL

    Unannounced Israel-US missile test fuels jitters over Syria

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 09:42pm by Reuters

    ... in advance, prompting a disclosure by Russia that kept the world on edge as the United States weighed an attack on Syria. The morning launch was first reported by Moscow media that quoted Russian defence officials as saying two ballistic “objects” had been fired eastward from the centre of the sea – roughly in the direction of Syria. The news ruffled financial markets until Israel’s ...

  2. News - World - ISRAEL

    Benjamin Netanyahu on warpath after Golan attacks from Syria

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:44pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Jerusalem Netanyahu on warpath after Golan strikes Israel's prime minister yesterday warned Syria's warring parties against any bid to fire up tensions with Israel, hours after the Israeli air force carried out a string of air strikes in Syria in response to a deadly cross-border attack. Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would respond with even tougher ...

  3. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israel fires back into Lebanon after Hezbollah bomb wounds soldiers

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 04:17am by AFP

    ... lies close to the junction of the Syria-Lebanon border. Israel denounced the blast as a "blatant breach" of its sovereignty, and troops responded with artillery fire against two ...

  4. News - World - ISRAEL

    US sharply criticises new Israeli housing project

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 01:21pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... of the international community consider such construction projects to be illegal settlements. Obama and Netanyahu also discussed the US-led airstrike campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria ...

  5. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israel warns Russia of strikes on arms supplies to Syria

    Posted May 28th 2013, 11:07pm by AP

    ... on Tuesday a Russian plan to supply sophisticated anti-aircraft missiles to Syria was a “threat” and signalled that Israel is prepared to use force to stop the delivery. The warning by Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon ratcheted up tensions with Moscow over the planned sale of S-300 air-defence missiles to Syria. Earlier in the day, a top Russian official said his government remained ...

  6. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israel calls up reserve troops as crowds queue for gas masks

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... centres, preparing for possible hostilities with Syria. With the US threatening to attack Syria over its alleged use of chemical weapons, Israel fears that Syria may respond by firing missiles at Israel, a close American ally. While Israeli officials sought to distance themselves from Syria's standoff with the West and believe the chances of a Syrian strike remain slim, people were ...

  7. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israel’s Foreign Minister Lieberman to meet Kerry, Lavrov over Palestine talks deadlock

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 05:34pm by Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

    ... especially if nobody has asked for our advice. Iran, the Palestinians, the situation in Syria, Hezbollah – these are our priorities,” he replied.   ...

  8. News - Asia - ISRAEL

    Israel urged to discuss nuclear Iran in Beijing

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Syria, Hezbollah and Hamas," he told The South China Morning Post. "This will be a great opportunity to stop China from acting as a hub for North Korea's proliferation ... to terrorist groups. Even after Israeli aircraft destroyed a nuclear reactor in Syria in Operation Orchard in 2007- a facility that was built with North Korean technology- Pyongyang has continued ...

  9. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israel marijuana growers on a high as wall curbs Arab supplies

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 03:28am by BLOOM

    ... was completed in January after two years of construction. Stronger patrols after the second Lebanon war in 2006 and the civil strife in Syria had already restricted supplies from the north. "From ...

  10. News - World - ISRAEL

    Domestic issues loom over Israel coalition talks

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... priority, but the new administration would also have to deal with a surge in tension with Syria and renewed diplomatic pressure over the frozen peace process. It will also face pressing domestic ...




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