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Israel fitting nuclear arms on German-supplied subs: report

Israel fitting nuclear arms on German-supplied subs: report

Israel is arming submarines supplied and largely financed by Germany with nuclear-tipped cruise missiles, influential German news weekly Der Spiegel reports in its issue to be published on Monday. The magazine said in a cover story that Berlin had until […]


Syria faces ‘catastrophic civil war’: UN chief

Syria faces ‘catastrophic civil war’: UN chief

UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned on Thursday that Syria risks a “catastrophic civil war” following the Houla massacre, as Washington slammed Moscow over its Syria policies. Damascus regretted Ban’s warning and denied any responsibility in last week’s slaughter of 108 […]


The UAV Market 2012-2022: Technologies for ISR & Counter Insurgency

The UAV Market 2012-2022: Technologies for ISR & Counter Insurgency

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are becoming increasingly important for militaries worldwide. UAVs are expected to perform key roles in current and future forces, thus providing robust demand over the next decade. UAVs are taking on a range of battlefield tasks, […]


Cyber ‘superweapon’ virus uncovered: Russian firm

Cyber ‘superweapon’ virus uncovered: Russian firm

A Russian computer firm has discovered a new computer virus with unprecedented destructive potential which could be used as a “cyberweapon” by the West and Israel against foes such as Iran. Kaspersky Lab, one of the world’s biggest producers of […]


Use of Flame virus to deter Iran ‘reasonable’: Israel

Use of Flame virus to deter Iran ‘reasonable’: Israel

A top Israeli minister said on Tuesday the use of cyber weapons, such as the newly uncovered Flame virus, to counter Iran’s nuclear plans would be “reasonable,” hinting at Israel’s possible involvement. “For anyone who sees the Iranian threat as […]


Turkey prepares trial of Israeli raid commanders

Turkey prepares trial of Israeli raid commanders

Turkey is ready to try four Israeli commanders held responsible for the killing of nine Turkish activists in a 2010 raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, Anatolia news agency reported Monday. An Istanbul court unanimously approved an indictment finalized Wednesday […]


Beirut gunbattles leave 2 dead, Syria spillover feared

Beirut gunbattles leave 2 dead, Syria spillover feared

Street battles in Beirut during the night between groups for and against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s embattled regime left two people dead, Lebanon’s state-run news agency said on Monday. The fighting, which also wounded 18 people, erupted after reports emerged […]


US Boosts Funding for Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ Defense System

US Boosts Funding for Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ Defense System

The United States has fulfilled Israel’s request for another $70 million to pay for Iron Dome, a missile defense system aimed at protecting Israelis from rockets fired by militants in the Gaza Strip. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak came to […]


12,000 troops take part in Jordan war games: US

12,000 troops take part in Jordan war games: US

The US military said on Wednesday that 12,000 soldiers from 17 countries are taking part in this month’s military exercises in Jordan, seeking to enhance their abilities to meet “security challenges.” “The tactical execution of Eager Lion 2012 exercise will […]


 
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