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Israeli Military Easing Restrictions

AP, JERUSALEM (AP) – In a gesture to Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia, Israeli defense officials on Wednesday said they had begun easing travel restrictions in the West Bank and were discussing the removal of unauthorized settlement outposts. But Palestinians […]

Germany Questions Legality of Iraq War

Deutsche Welle German radio, German Defense Minister Peter Struck re-ignited the transatlantic spat over the Iraq war by questioning the legality of the U.S.-led invasion. He said American unilateralism endangered NATO

Seoul Starts Deploying 300km Range Missiles

KIS, South Korea plans to deploy new surface-to-surface missiles that are capable of hitting most of North Korea this month, greatly improving its strike capability against the North, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday (Nov. 5). The deployment of a […]

Zionists try to prevent Hanan Ashrawi receiving the Sydney Peace Prize

wsws, The unanimous decision by the Sydney Peace Foundation, functioning under the auspices of the University of Sydney, to present the 2003 Sydney Peace Prize to Palestinian leader Hanan Ashrawi, has resulted in an avalanche of intimidation, coercion and bullying […]

NATO's military ambitions will be costly, defence experts warn

AFP, BERLIN (AFP) Nov 04, 2003-NATO's ambitions to evolve into a sleek fighting machine capable of rapidly deploying to the world's hotspots will require a new approach, political will and above all money, defence experts warned Tuesday. “We have to […]

Latvian Radar To Peer Into Russia

AFP, The Baltic state of Latvia on Oct. 31 installed a controversial long-range radar near its border with Russia as part of its preparations to join NATO next year, despite the fears of local residents. The three-dimensional TPS-117 radar, situated […]

Israel To Evaluate Korean T-50 Trainer

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Arms sales to Israel breach guidelines

The Guardian, Large quantities of British arms and internal security equipment are being sold to Israel despite the government's public criticism of the country's human rights record and growing violence there, the Guardian can reveal. Export licences for weapons are […]

Israel is No 1 threat to peace, says EU poll

The Telegraph, Europeans view Israel as the No 1 threat to world peace, ahead of Iran and North Korea, according to a European Commission survey yesterday. The results prompted a furious reaction from the Israeli government, which has already accused […]

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