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  • Report: Israel Air Force Planes Land in Saudi Arabian Military Base, Unload Military Equipment

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on June 23, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    The report published today at the Israeli Globes, whose reliability is not clear, joins another report of American warships crossing the Suez Canal last Friday. Ten days ago, the Iranian News Agency reported a concentration of Israeli and American forces in Azerbaijan.

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  • Turkish Military Delegation Visiting Israel for UAV Training

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on June 22, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    While the Turkish army accelerates its attacks against the Kurdish stronghold on the Iraqi border, and political relations between Turkey and Israel have reached rock bottom, a delegation of the Turkish army is currently visiting Israel for training sessions on the Heron Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), manufactured by the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). The Turkish Airforce is using this pilotless plane against the Kurdish opposition.

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  • Turkey Moving Eastward Ottoman Empire Strikes Back

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on June 20, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan longs to renew the glory days of the Ottoman Empire and is turning his back on Europe and the United States.

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  • If Gaza Leadership Returns Gilad Shalit, then no Need for Blockade or Flotillas

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on June 20, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    “If the leadership in Gaza would get rid of terror and free Gilad Shalit, there would be need for a blockade.” So said the President of Israel Shimon Peres. In a special appearance during the Jewish Agency’s annual celebration, Peres also spoke about the pro-Palestinian flotillas to the Gaza Strip, saying, “If Gaza turns to peace, there will be peace, and flotillas will be superfluous.”

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  • Haredi-Supreme Court Showdown Tomorrow, Enormous Protests Expected

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on June 16, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    World of Judaica Jewish News exclusive: In what is turning out to be one of the biggest challenges to Supreme Court authority in Israel’s history, tens of thousands of Haredim, Ultra Orthodox Jews, are planning to take to the streets in Israel and cities in the Diaspora in an effort to show massive support for the parents of schoolchildren in Emanuel, Israel.

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  • President Peres Freaking Out about Israel’s Future

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on June 15, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    The diplomatic deadlock, the deterioration in Israel’s international standing, and the possibility of a total European boycott are leaving the President distaught. His mood is dark, and in closed conversations he has harshly criticized how the government is being run. These past few weeks he has been conducting talks with three Likud ministers about the need to widen the government and bring in the Kadima Party, an idea for which he has received sweeping agreement.

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  • Turks Boycott Yad VaShem in Response to Gaza Flotilla Raid

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on June 13, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    Diplomatic relations between Ankara and Jerusalem have deteriorated to a new low: Turkey has cancelled its planned participation in a conference organized by Yad VaShem due to the deadly confrontation that took place during the navy’s raid on the Gaza-bound boats,

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  • Armenian Publisher Calls out Turkey AND Israel for Hypocrisy

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on June 09, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    “Erdogan deserves an Oscar for his ability to act like he’s a friend of the Palestinians.” So writes human rights activist Harut Sassounian, the publisher of the American newspaper “The California Courier,” and one of the central activists in America for Armenian rights.

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  • Erdogan’s Back Against a Wall, Revealed as Al Qaeda Sponsor

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on June 06, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    The reason that the IDF didn’t have adequate intelligence regarding the ambush on the Marmara is that Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan and the Turkish security services relayed to the Israeli intelligence services that only peace activists would be on the flotilla and that violence was not to be expected. All this was said in the framework of diplomatic efforts just before the flotilla disembarked. There are protocols documenting this. For this reason, the intelligence estimate was that in all probability, the Israeli marines would not encounter resistance like they did, in fact, encounter.

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  • New IDF Video Proves: Commandos were Attacked before they even Boarded the Marmara.

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on June 02, 2010 | Leave a Comment

    As part of the public relations war that has been unfolding these last two days between Israel and Pro Palestinian groups, the IDF uploaded a new video at around 2:30 – this time in full color – that shows the violence demonstrated against navy commandos when they came to take control of the “Blue Marmara.”

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