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US Senate Approves Massive Defense Budget

The US Senate approved a massive $631 billion defense bill authorizing new funds for weapons, air and sea craft, and pay raises for military officials.

Iranian Jewish Woman Stabbed To Death in Isfahan

A Jewish woman was stabbed to death in Isfahan, Iran, as part of an ongoing religious fight between the woman and her Muslim neighbors.

Senate Passes Enhanced Iran Sanctions Over White House Objections

The Obama administration made a last-minute effort to kill the amendment.

French FM: Iran to Blame for Gaza War

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius outraged Tehran by placing the onus of “heavy responsibility” for the recent war between Israel and Gaza terrorists on Iran.

IAEA: Dramatic Increase of Uranium Production in Iran

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will soon issue a report showing that Iranian nuclear centrifuges are dramatically increasing their production, according to a report by the AFP.

Iran Holds Massive Air Defense Drill

As rocket barrages assault southern Israel, Iran launched its own air operations Monday, in the form of massive air defense drills.

Obama Renews “State of Emergency” Against Iran

President Obama on Friday renewed America's 33-year-old state of emergency against Iran.

Israelis and Iranians Held Talks on Dismantling their Nuclear Weapons

Despite the verbal confrontation between Israel and Iran over Tehran's nuclear program, Israeli and Iranian officials participated this week in secret talks in Brussels, Belgium, on dismantling both countries' arsenals of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction.

Israeli War Games Simulate Strike on Iran

A massive war game simulation by the Institute for National Security Studies of the IDF’s engagement after a strike on Iran recently took place, illustrating Israel’s increasing preparedness for putting a military end to the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.

Russian Satellite Helps Iran Bypass Sanctions

After the Europeans pulled the plug on Iranian satellite transmissions because of the sanctions against Iran, Iranian stations are back on the air. The Iranians...

Iranian Money Laundering Network Running through Vienna

Stop the Bomb, a European coalition which works towards the enactment of economic and political sanctions against the Iranian Islamist regime, has criticized the lack of action by the Austrian authorities.

Netanyahu Goes to Paris, Will Meet with President Hollande, Visit Toulouse

Netanyahu will meet with Hollande at 7 AM, NY time, and will focus mainly on the Iranian nuclear program, two weeks after the European Union imposed additional sanctions against Iran. Netanyahu will most likely find in Hollande a sympathetic ally, as France is one of the leading countries in demanding imposing further sanctions against Iran.

Iran Claims Its Drone Transmitted Pictures of Restricted IDF Sites

Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said on Sunday that Iran has in its possession UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) which are far more advanced than the one which the Hezbollah recently sent into Israel.

Italian PM: Israel’s Security is Europe’s Security”

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti stood behind Europe’s imposition of sanctions against Iran, saying they are “inflicting pain” against the country which has chosen...

Maariv: Iran Said ‘No’ to Obama’s Plea for Reconciliation

A few months after he had been elected, President Barack Obama attempted to renew on a gradual basis U.S. diplomatic relations with Iran.

Report: White House Has Secret Plan to Negotiate With Iran

“It’s not true that the United States and Iran have agreed to one-on-one talks or any meeting after the American elections a National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor said following the publication of a New York Times report saying the White House and Iran agreed to hold direct negotiations over its nuclear program after election day.

Israel, US to Conduct Biggest-Ever Military Drill

The United States and Israel will conduct their largest-ever joint missile defense exercise this month, making a display of solidarity as the international rift over how to deal with Iran’s nuclear program grows.

Netanyahu Says Israel May Use Military Option to Protect Syrian Bio-Chem Weapons

“Israel will do everything it takes to ensure Syria’s chemical weapons do not fall into the hands of terrorist organizations — and if such a situation arises, then Israel will weigh a military option,” Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told a group of European ambassadors in Jerusalem on Tuesday.

Report: Iran Planning Massive Oil Spill in Strait of Hormuz

Iran may purposefully contaminate the waters of the Strait of Hormuz by performing an oil spill, according to a report in the German weekly Der Spiegel on Sunday.

EU Sanctions Against Iran Up for Increase, Sweden Objects

Because of concern for scuttling a major telecommunications deal with Iran, Sweden will oppose any additional sanctions by the European Union against the country, according to a report in Haaretz.

Yaalon: Barak Using Govt. to Promote Own Agenda, Defying PM’s Orders

“Barak gave preference to political considerations over national ones," Yaalon charged, appearing at the "Shabbat Culture" event in Ramat Gan. "He pulled us up a tree, and at the last minute presented himself as a moderate and ran away.” The Defense Minister’s Independence Party reacted to Yaalon's accusations saying that “the Likud primaries are forcing Yaalon to come up with pathetic statements.”

Iran Surrogates Test Israel’s Military Resolve

JERUSALEM – As high-ranking American military commanders arrived in Israel this week in advance of the forthcoming Austere Challenge 12 drill with IDF units, Israel’s military resolve was tested by Iranian proxy militias in Gaza and Lebanon during the recent Sukkot and Simchat Torah holidays.

Iran Police Clash with Protesters Outside Tehran’s Central Bank (Video)

Iranian police has used tear gas against demonstrators who burned tires and garbage cans on Wednesday. Many were arrested.

Hezbollah Task Force Commander in Syria Liquidated

Lebanese and Syrian opposition sources describe Nasif as occupying a central role in Hezbollah, which explains his role as the organization's task force commander in Syria, responsible for coordinating Hezbollah operations in Syria with his counterparts at Syria's military and security forces. Nasif's assignment included supporting Assad's forces in their suppression of the popular uprising in the country and in fighting against the rebel army.

Iran Currency Plummets

Iran’s currency fell a whopping 16 percent on Monday to a record low of 34,500 rials to the dollar, plummeting from 29,500 rials on Sunday.

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