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Syrian Rebels, “Eagles of the Golan”, Take Over In Syria-Israel Demilitarized Zone

Syrian rebel soldiers calling themselves “Eagles of the Golan” have taken over Beerajam and Bariqa in Southern Syria, in an area which serves as a demilitarized zone between Israel and the country to the north.

Source: Egyptian Police Officers Kidnapped and Sold to Islamists in Gaza

The purpose of imprisoning the officers is to pressure Egypt to remove restrictions placed on Muhammad al-Zawahiri, younger brother of Al Qaeda's top man.

Egypt’s Finance Minister: IMF Deal by this Weekend

Government officials have proposed austerity measures, weatherman calling for food riots with a chance of mayhem.

IDF Tanks Shell Syrian Positions after Mortar Shell Lands on the Golan

Late Monday afternoon, Israel time, a mortar shell hit an open area in the vicinity of an IDF post in the central Golan Heights, as part of the internal conflict inside Syria, causing no damage or injuries.

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.

Decision Time: Netanyahu Cabinet to Discuss Israeli Reaction to Gaza Shelling

As preparations are on the way for a harsh response in Gaza, the campaign to present Israel's position in the world is already being waged, and the prime minister appears to have divided his day between monitoring the military and the PR efforts.

Obama Renews “State of Emergency” Against Iran

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

Thousands of Syrian Refugees Pour Into Turkey

Thousands of Syrian refugees poured across the border into Turkey on Friday after heavy fighting between Syrian opposition and loyalists to President Bashar Assad led to the deaths of 46 people in two days in the northeast and 68 throughout the rest of the country, including 47 civilians.

NPT Meeting Canceled Due to Israel Nonparticipation

AP reports that Western diplomats announced that the long planned meeting of the NPT (Non Proliferation Treaty) countries has been cancelled because Israel, not...

New Jewish Mayor of San Diego Has Dubious Record on Israel

Filner is one of a growing list of Jewish politicians who have been embraced by J Street.

Mortar Shells From Syria Hit Israeli Moshav

Three mortar shells landed in Israel’s Golan Heights on Thursday morning, in what security officials are saying is an accidental firing as part of the bloody battle between forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad and a growing militant opposition.

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.

Syrians Shoot IDF Jeep

Ynet reports that an IDF patrol jeep was hit by Syrian gunfire. The incident happened at 8:30 pm on Monday, when the Golani jeep,...

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.

DM Barak Denies Israel Thinks Egypt is Dictatorship

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak is insisting that Israel does not consider Egypt’s government a “shocking dictatorship”, after Defense Ministry official Amos Gilad made the statement to students in Herzliya on Friday.

Archaeologists Find Tomb of Egyptian Princess

AP: The 4,500-year-old tomb of a Egyptian Pharaonic princess has been discovered by Czech archaeologists south of Cairo, leading experts to believe more tombs may be in the area.

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...

3 Syrian Tanks Cross Into Golan DMZ – 2 Tanks Destroyed

Three Syrian tanks drove into the DMZ between Israel and Syria. Two were destroyed.

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.

Kidnapping Plot Against Tunisian Jewish Community Reportedly Foiled

A network plotting to kidnap and ransom members of a southern Tunisia town's Jewish community was broken up by the country's national guard, a Tunisian newspaper reported.

Fuel Tanker Explodes in Saudi Arabian Capital, Killing 10

A fuel tanker which slammed into a bridge at a busy intersection in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, killed 10 people and injured at least 50 on Wednesday.

Cairo Court Dismisses Case To Annul Camp David

The Cairo Administrative Court on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed against Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, calling for the annulment of the 1978 Camp David peace accords between Egypt and Israel.

Egypt Conducts Surprise Air Defense Exercise after IAF Disrupted Its Radar En Route To...

On their alleged bombing mission, the Israeli planes succeeded in avoiding detection by the Egyptian radar system while flying over the Red Sea.

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.

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