US Will Double Weapons Kept in Israel

The U.S. Army will double the amount of emergency military equipment it stockpiles in Israel. Jerusalem and Washington agreed that Israel will keep $800 million worth of U.S. equipment, according to Monday’s issue of the U.S. weekly Defense News publication, Haaretz reported. Israel would be allowed to use the equipment in a military emergency, according […]

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Iran Claims US and Israel Killed Scientist

Iran’s foreign ministry is claiming that “Zionists and American agents” planted a bomb that killed an Iranian nuclear scientist. Massoud Ali-Mohammadi, a professor at Tehran University, was killed by a bomb Tuesday morning near his home, according to Iranian reports. Tehran is claiming on a government Web site that it was the work of Americans […]

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Iraq Will Sue Israel over 1981 Attack

The Iraqi government has filed a claim with the United Nations for financial compensation from Israel for bombing the Iraqi nuclear reactor in 1981. Iraqi prime minister Nouri Al-Maliki is seeking the compensation after the cabinet decided on November 25 to set up a “neutral committee” to determine the scale of compensation that Israel will […]

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Emanuel Says WH is ‘Fed Up’ With Israel

The United States is “fed up” with Israelis who “adopt the right ideas too late,” and also with the “Palestinians who always miss opportunities,” White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel angrily told an Israeli diplomat recently. IDF Army Radio reported that Emanuel said this in a meeting with Israel’s Consul in Los Angeles, Yaki […]

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Obama Lets Iran Off the Sanctions Hook

Taking advantage of the ado surrounding the failed airliner bombing and the new prominence of the al Qaeda peril, the Obama administration has finally given up its sanctions strategy for averting the rise of a nuclear-armed Iran. US secretary of state Hillary Clinton was tasked with the public announcement: “The Obama administration wants to keep […]

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Egypt-Saudi Middle East Peace Plan to Be Presented

Egypt’s minister of intelligence Omar Suleiman and foreign minister Ahmad Abul Gheit are due in Washington Friday, Jan. 7, to present US president Barack Obama with a new Egyptian-Saudi proposal for reviving Palestinian-Israeli peace talks, DEBKAfile’s Middle East sources disclose. At its core would be a presidential letter of guarantee for Mahmoud Abbas, chairman of […]

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