Posts Tagged ‘Israel’

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Israel Set for Gaza Invasion after Rocket Barrage

December 26, 2008

Israel moved closer to invading Gaza, saying Thursday it had wrapped up preparations for a broad offensive after Palestinian militants fired about 100 rockets and mortar shells across the border in two days.

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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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Olmert: Israel Must Give Up Parts of Jerusalem

November 11, 2008

ehud-olmert11.jpgPrime Minister Ehud Olmert on Monday used a Jerusalem memorial ceremony for former prime minister Yitzhak Rabin to reiterate that Israel must be willing to cede parts of the capital.

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Syrian President Says ‘Israel Not Genuine About Peace’

November 10, 2008

Syria’s president says Israel is not genuine in its professed desire for peace with its Arab neighbors.

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Day One: Obama Faces Cold War Threat, and a Warning from Israel (Photos)

November 7, 2008

obama-rahm.jpgWith barely time to savour his triumph, Barack Obama has been confronted with various international crises to test his mettle. The U.S. President-elect faces threats from Russia, Israel and Afghanistan as it emerged his election team’s computers were hacked by a ‘foreign entity’ during the election.

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