web analytics

Tension Along The Sinai Border

1 Tammuz 5772 – June 20, 2012
JERUSALEM – After terror groups operating from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula launched Grad missiles into the Southern Negev’s Mitzpeh Ramon and Uvda regions last weekend and murdered an Israeli Arab construction worker from Haifa on Monday, Israel’s Defense Minister Ehud Barak took the unusual step of ordering IDF tank units to deploy along portions of Israel’s southern border with Egypt.
Egyptian President-elect Mohamed Mursi

Muslim Brotherhood Candidate Wins Egyptian Presidential Elections

29 Sivan 5772 – June 18, 2012
If official results stand, Mursi will have won Egypt's first post-uprising elections with 51.89 per cent of the vote, succeeding toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak. The ruling military council will "hand over power" on 30 June.
President Bashar al-Assad Visits Baba Amr Quarter in Homs.

IDF Spokesperson: Assad’s End a Certainty

27 Sivan 5772 – June 17, 2012
IDF Spokesperson Brig. Gen. Yoav (Poly) Mordechai said that the understanding that the Bashar Assad regime in Syria has “reached its end” is now permeating among Assad’s allies Iran and Hezbollah. Meanwhile, a Russian military source said that Russia may send warships and troops to Syria to protect its logistics base in Tartous, Syria.
Mitt Romney in front of his campaign bus.

Romney Says Obama Prefers Letting Iran Have Nukes to Letting Israel Attack

27 Sivan 5772 – June 16, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Saturday revved up his attacks on President Obama's Mid East policy, suggesting the president fears that Israel might attack Iran more than he fears that Iran will develop a nuclear weapon. “I think, by and large, you can just look at the things the president has done and do the opposite,” Romney said.

Russian Party in TA Marred By Protests Against Aid to Syria

24 Sivan 5772 – June 14, 2012
Russian Independence Day celebration at Tel Aviv’s Hilton Hotel were dampered by the arrival of a group of demonstrators protesting Russian military support for Syrian President Bashar Assad’s harsh crackdown on civilians and armed opposition.

Bangladeshi Pro-Israel Journalist Pushes On Amid Charges Of Fraud

24 Sivan 5772 – June 13, 2012
DHAKA, Bangladesh – Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury sat at the cafe of the five-star Ruposhi Bangla Hotel in downtown Dhaka – capital of the third-largest Muslim nation on earth – proclaiming his love for Israel and the Jewish people.

Israel Considering Preemptive Strikes Against Syria

JERUSALEM – Israel’s Defense Minister Ehud Barak has ordered IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz to draw up plans for a possible series of preemptive strikes against various Scud missile installations and suspected WMD (weapons of mass destruction) sites across Syria, as the rebellion against President Bashar al-Assad’s dictatorship appears to be entering a dangerous phase.
Russian attack Helicopter.

US: Russia Shipping Attack Choppers to Syria

"We have confronted the Russians about stopping their continued arms shipments to Syria," Clinton said Tuesday. "We are concerned about the latest information we have that there are attack helicopters on the way from Russia to Syria."
IDF Deputy Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Yair Naveh.

IDF Warns of Syria’s Chemical Weapons Falling in Wrong Hands

23 Sivan 5772 – June 12, 2012
IDF Deputy Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Yair Naveh said Monday night that “Syria has the world’s largest arsenal of chemical weapons, along with rockets and missiles that can reach all of Israel." But Palestinian officials criticized the amplified Israeli criticism on Sunday as a tactic to deflect attention from Israel's treatment of the Palestinians and the "moribund peace process."
Shaul Mofaz

Israeli Vice PM: Syrian Assault is Genocide

20 Sivan 5772 – June 10, 2012
Vice Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz, is calling Syrian President Bashar Assad’s war against opposition a “genocide”, and said Israeli support is behind efforts to overthrow him.

Israel Goes Public With Cyberwar Program, Strengthens Nuclear Sub Fleet

16 Sivan 5772 – June 6, 2012
JERUSALEM – Despite the absence of an attack on Iranian military and nuclear facilities, Israel and the U.S. are engaged in a covert cyberwar campaign against a growing list of Iranian targets. The dual objective is to hamper the Iranian regime’s ability to build an atomic bomb while pressuring them to bow to Western and UN demands to downgrade their enrichment capabilities to less than 10 percent.

IDF Redefining Cyber Space as Battlefield

14 Sivan 5772 – June 4, 2012
The IDF Operations Department has put together instructions for military operations in cyberspace against enemies of the Jewish state. The IDF will engage in consistent and continuous intelligence gathering operations online, and said it will handle cyberspace as a battlefield as important as those at sea in the air, and on the ground, executing attacks when necessary.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran Supreme Leader: Israeli Attack will be Met with a ‘Thunderous Blow’

14 Sivan 5772 – June 3, 2012
In an address marking the 23rd anniversary of the death of his predecessor Ayatollah Khomeini, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei also accused the West of cynically exaggerating the threat a nuclear Iran poses to divert attention: "What Americans and Westerners do is idiotic. They magnify the nuclear issue to cover up their own [economic] problems."

Unease Grows In Israel Over U.S. Mideast Diplomacy

11 Sivan 5772 – May 31, 2012
JERUSALEM – In a meeting with a visiting U.S. delegation fresh off nuclear talks in Baghdad, Israel’s Defense Minister Ehud Barak and National Security Adviser Yaakov Amidror expressed their government’s growing concerns over America’s diplomatic negotiations with Iran.
Northern Command Chief Maj. Gen. Yair Golan.

Anticipating US Intervention in Syria, Israel, Iran, Prepare for Clash

"Iran is here," said Northern Command Chief Maj. Gen. Yair Golan, "its negative influence is significant in the Gaza Strip, in Lebanon and in Syria." He also warned, "al-Qaeda might attack Israel in time." Meanwhile, an Iranian official threatens that a Syrian war would "engulf" Israel.

Iran Blames ‘Zionist Regime’ for Recent Massacre in Syria

10 Sivan 5772 – May 30, 2012
According to a report in the semi-official Fars News Agency, Iran's foreign ministry has blamed Israel for the recent massacre of Syrian civilians in Houla, claiming that “we palpably feel the Zionist regime's hand in Syria's internal developments."
Thousands Protest Egyptian Election Results

Thousands Protest Egyptian Election Results, Set Ablaze Establishment Candidate’s HQ

9 Sivan 5772 – May 29, 2012
Thousands gathered overnight in Tahrir Square, Cairo, to demonstrate against Egypt's election results which will pit deposed ruler Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister Ahmed Shafiq against Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Mursi in a runoff election on June 16 and 17.
Druze Deputy Minister Ayoob Kara (seen here at a conference of Friends of Gush Katif in Samaria) is warning against the world's silence on Syrian massacres.

Druze Minister: Silence of West on Syrian Massacre Strengthens al-Qaeda

Deputy Minister for Development of the Negev and Galilee Ayoob Kara on Monday called on Western democracies "to stop their intolerable procrastination, which allows the Assad regime to continue its massacres."

Thousands of Computers in Iran, Mid-East, Attacked by ‘Flame’ Virus

8 Sivan 5772 – May 28, 2012
Kaspersky Lab announced on Monday the discovery of a highly sophisticated malicious program being used as a cyber weapon attacking several countries. The complexity of the newly discovered malicious program exceeds those of all other cyber menaces known to date.

Defense Minister Barak Meets with U.S. Senators, Discusses Syria and Iran

Barak took the opportunity to reiterate that "All options remain firmly on the table."

Latest News Stories


Sponsored Post

Kosher Food is Going Global!

Recommended Today


Something Random from the Week

MK Moshe-Feiglin

Netanyahu And Bennett Are To Blame

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/tension-along-the-sinai-border/2012/06/20/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: