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  1. News - World - ISRAEL

    Palestinians suspected in hacking of Israeli defence ministry computer

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 12:19am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Jerusalem and Boston Cybersecurity expert reveals trojan attack and points the finger of blame at Palestinians Hackers take over computer at Israeli defence ministry Hackers broke into an Israeli defence ministry computer via an e-mail attachment tainted with malicious software that looked like it had been sent by the country's Shin Bet secret security service, ...

  2. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israel's defence minister Ehud Barak announces retirement

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem Ex-prime minister Ehud Barak gave shock announcement of his retirement yesterday, ahead of January 22 general elections Defence minister to quit politics Israel's Defence Minister Ehud Barak, a close ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, stunned observers yesterday by announcing his retirement from politics ahead of snap elections in January. ...

  3. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israel defence minister retires in pre-vote shock

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 05:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem Ehud Barak says he's leaving politics Israel’s Defence Minister Ehud Barak, a close ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, stunned observers ... the country as prime minister. At a hastily-announced press conference at the defence ministry in Tel Aviv, Barak, 70, said he would step down when the new government takes office after general ...

  4. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israeli lawmakers elect far-right Likud member Reuven Rivlin president

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 01:21am by AFP

    ... drawing a line under what many regard as a golden age of the presidency. A lawyer by profession, Rivlin has won widespread support from across the political spectrum for his determined defence ... the most worthy candidate today," agreed Deputy Defence Minister Danny Danon, also from Likud's far-right flank, describing Rivlin as "a true Zionist [and] Jerusalem's biggest ...

  5. Infographics - ISRAEL

    Infographic: The ‘Iron Dome’

    Posted Apr 12th 2011, 12:00am by SCMP Graphics

    ... SCMP Graphics Israel’s missile defence system is designed to intercept rockets and shells fired from up to 70 kilometres away.   ...

  6. News - World - ISRAEL

    Unannounced Israel-US missile test fuels jitters over Syria

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

    ... 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 Defence Ministry said that it, along with a Pentagon team, had carried out a test-launch of a Sparrow missile. The Sparrow, which simulates the long-range missiles of Syria and Iran, is used ...

  7. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israel criticises US for revealing details of 'top secret' military base

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Tel Aviv Israeli military chiefs criticise US for revealing specifications of defence system installation Fury over details of 'secret' base Israel's ... promised to build Israel a state-of-the-art facility to house a new ballistic-missile defence system, the Arrow 3. As with all US Defence Department projects, detailed specifications were made ...

  8. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israeli minister attacks John Kerry over boycott warnings

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 08:39pm by Reuters

    ... to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, followed recent accusations by Israel’s defence minister that Kerry was being “messianic” in his pursuit of a peace deal. At a Munich security forum ...

  9. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israel calls up reserve troops as crowds queue for gas masks

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

    ... had ordered a "limited" call-up of reserve units to beef up civil defence preparations and to operate air-defence units near the border. A military official said several hundred troops were being mobilised, though there was authorisation to call up thousands more if needed. Earlier, defence officials had confirmed the deployment of Iron Dome and Patriot missile-defence ...

  10. News - World - ISRAEL

    44 million hacking attempts made on government websites, says Israel

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Jerusalem

    ... a day, the ministry said. Attempts on defence-related websites have been the highest. The site of Israel's president drew 10 million attempts, the Foreign Ministry seven million and the site ... will continue to block the millions of cyber attacks," Steinitz said. "We are enjoying the fruits of our investment in recent years in developing computerised defence systems." Steinitz ...




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