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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel ready to strike Iran 'if necessary': Netanyahu

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 05:45am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was ready to order a strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities “if necessary”, in an interview aired ... Iranian nuclear facilities. The orders were later rescinded in the face of the opposition of then chief of staff Lieutenant General Gabi Ashkenazi and then Mossad spy chief Meir Dagan, ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Arab world will be ‘relieved’ by strike on Iran: Israel PM

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 09:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris The Arab world will be “relieved” if Israel strikes at Iranian nuclear installations, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in an interview published ... regimes and their citizens have well understood that a nuclear-armed Iran is a danger for them, not only for Israel,” he said, without mentioning specific nations. Netanyahu has warned ...

  3. News - World - ISRAEL

    Netanyahu deputy disagrees on setting Iran ‘red line’

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 01:43pm by Reuters in Jerusalem

    ... beyond which its disputed nuclear programme would face military attack. In a broadcast interview, Deputy Prime Minister Dan Meridor appeared to side with the United States in balking at Netanyahu’s repeated demand that it set Iran an ultimatum or risk seeing Israel launch region-rattling unilateral strikes. Meridor’s remarks also underscored debate within the leader’s inner circle ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Iran temporarily put nuclear bomb ambitions on hold, says Barak

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 09:39am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... strike would be less risky than waiting until Iran had acquired a nuclear weapon.   ... Agence France-Presse in London Iran averted a showdown over its nuclear programme by putting a third of its medium-enriched uranium to civilian use, but the respite may be short-lived, ...

  5. News - Asia - KOREA

    N Korea says missiles can strike US mainland

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 10:26am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... North Korea said on Tuesday it possessed “strategic rocket forces” capable of striking the US mainland, as it responded to a new US-South Korean deal to extend the range of the South’s ... enemy, “nuclear for nuclear, missile for missile”. The warnings came two days after South Korea announced an agreement with the United States to almost triple the range of its missiles to cover ...

  6. News - Asia

    Briefs, October 8, 2012

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Pakistan turns back drone strike protest ISLAMABAD- Pakistani authorities stopped a protest over US drone strikes led by cricketer turned politician Imran Khan from entering the troubled region of South Waziristan, prompting allegations the government was ambivalent about US actions. Pakistan's military and the civilian government publicly complain that the strikes infringe ...

  7. News - World - IRAN

    Netanyahu draws ‘red line’ on Iran’s nuclear programme

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 09:36am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... Iranian actions could trigger an Israeli military strike on Tehran’s nuclear infrastructure. But by referring to a spring or summer next year time frame for Iran to complete the next stage ... a military strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities. He also said Israel has no roots in the Middle East and would be “eliminated.” Netanyahu was due to meet with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ...

  8. U-turn on nuclear arms will only lead Japan to ruin

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Russian version: if Japan built nuclear weapons for first-strike capability against an overbearing China, it would be committing national suicide; second-strike, or retaliatory, capacity might ... and some of them want to go all out to build a Japanese nuclear weapon. What are they thinking about? It beggars belief that a country that has suffered so much, first from being- so far- the only ...

  9. News - World - IRAN

    Iran underground nuclear enrichment plant 'nearly ready'

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Washington

    ... of immunity" where it could produce nuclear fuel without fear of an Israeli strike. Israel does not possess the bunker-busting bombs that would be needed to destroy the facility, although the United ... The New York Times in Washington Rush to complete underground site despite sanctions seen as a bid to win more leverage Tehran said to have finished nuclear enrichment plant Intelligence ...

  10. News - China

    China's submarines will soon carry nukes, draft US report says

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 10:44am by Reuters in Washington

    ... nuclear strike “would necessarily affect Indian and Russian perceptions about the potency of their own deterrent capabilities vis-’-vis China,” the report said. China is party to many major ... China appears to be within two years of deploying submarine-launched nuclear weapons, adding a new leg to its nuclear arsenal that should lead to arms-reduction talks, a draft report ...




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