Archive for the ‘Second Coming Watch/World’ Category

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Hamas Says ‘We’re Prepared to End Cease-Fire and Confront Israel’

November 20, 2008

Hamas’ military wing announced Tuesday it was
“prepared for a confrontation with Israel” and for the end of the
cease-fire with Israel. But political sources said the cease-fire was
expected to go on.

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Israel President says Syria Knows it will Get Land Back in Peace Deal

November 19, 2008

shimon-peres13.jpgPresident Shimon Peres, on the first day of a state visit to Britain on Tuesday, devoted part of his speech on the issues of peace and globalization at Oxford University to United States President-elect Barack Obama. Peres’ speech was then disrupted by anti-Israel protesters. 

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Israel, Germany Develop Nuclear Warning System

November 18, 2008

israeli-germany-missiles.jpgWorking in secret, Israel and Germany have jointly developed a nuclear missile detection system, according to the Defense News Web site. Code-named Project Bluebird, the system is based on the prototype of an aerial infrared sensor designed to identify a nuclear-tipped missile speeding toward a target amid a cluster of decoy missiles.

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Israeli PM Ehud Olmert Calls for World to Stop Iran Nuclear Bomb

November 17, 2008

ehud-olmert-6.jpgIsraeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Sunday that Iran is still trying to build nuclear bombs and the world must make a concerted effort to stop the project.

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Turkey Offers to Mediate US-Iran Talks

November 14, 2008

Turkey’s prime minister said his country is
ready to mediate between Iran and the incoming U.S. administration of
Barack Obama. In an interview in Wednesday’s New York Times, Recep
Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara could be “very useful” in nurturing ties
between Tehran and Washington, strained over Iran’s disputed nuclear
program.

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s Change from Hawk to Dove Seems Complete

November 12, 2008

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Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, once one of Israel’s leading hawks, is leaving office an outspoken dove.

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President-Elect Obama and Russian President, Medvedev Agree to Meet Soon

November 11, 2008

dmitry-medvedev.jpgRussian President Dmitry Medvedev and U.S. President-elect Barack Obama agreed to meet soon during a telephone conversation on Saturday, a Kremlin spokesman said.

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