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November 20, 2012
MISSILE DEFENSE
Israel's Iron Dome blocks Gaza barrage
Tel Aviv, Israel (UPI) Nov 19, 2012
Israel's Iron Dome counter-rocket system has been a critical factor in blocking a massive missile onslaught from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. Many Israelis see it as a "wonder weapon." But as an official at state-owned Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, which produces Iron Dome, observed, that could be a problem "because there aren't enough of these things. "People see Iron Dome as a savior. We've warned that the danger is that people feel so secure with Iron Dome they don't take security p ... read more
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Turkey to ask for NATO support on border with Syria
NATO said Monday it would urgently consider a request from Ankara to deploy Patriot missiles along Turkey's troubled border with Syria as the EU announced its recognition of the new Syrian opposition coalition. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

Obama set to dive into South China Sea turmoil
US President Barack Obama is set to dive into the tumultuous diplomatic waters of the South China Sea on Tuesday at a summit in which rival claims to the strategically vital area have dominated. ... more
WAR REPORT

Gaza: Invasion fears as Israel escalates
Signs were growing Monday that Israel is preparing to unleash a major ground offensive against the Gaza Strip as airstrikes pounded Palestinian targets and army and naval guns shelled the densely populated coastal strip on Israel's southern border. ... more
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Indian Maoists facing ammunition shortages
CPI (Maoist) guerrillas operating in 83 districts in nine Indian states are facing ammunition shortages, the government said. ... more


WAR REPORT

Gaza death toll nears 100 as truce efforts build
Israeli air strikes killed 22 Palestinians on Monday, hiking the Gaza death toll to 99 as global efforts to broker a truce to end the worst violence in four years gathered pace. ... more
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IRAQ WARS

US sanctions Hezbollah chief for US deaths in Iraq
The United States on Monday slapped sanctions on a Hezbollah chief blamed for attacks against US forces in Iraq, after Baghdad authorities freed him from custody last week. ... more
WAR REPORT

Israel mulls ground campaign with Cast Lead in mind
Not long after US elections, and just weeks before Israelis went to the polls, persistent rocket fire from Gaza pushed Israel into a major air campaign which evolved into a ground operation. ... more
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IRAQ WARS

Iraq PM warns Kurd security forces to stay put
Iraq's premier has warned Kurdish regional security forces not to advance towards government troop positions, a military spokesman said on Monday, after deadly clashes in a flashpoint northern town. ... more
THE STANS

Kazakh guard accused of killing 15 goes on trial
A Kazakh border guard charged with killing 14 fellow servicemen at a remote frontier post went on trial Monday accused of murder, damage of property and theft of classified documents. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

Asian nations feud over South China Sea
Asian leaders feuded on Monday over how to handle tense maritime territorial disputes with China, overshadowing talks at a regional summit meant to strengthen trade and political ties. ... more
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NUKEWARS

UN nuclear chief says Iran standoff 'worrying'
The standoff on Iran's nuclear programme is worrying, the head of the UN atomic watchdog said Monday, but stressed that work for a diplomatic solution should continue. ... more
WAR REPORT

Gazans search desperately for safe place under fire
Every time six-year-old Mohammed hears the sound of Israeli missiles landing near his home in Gaza City, he turns to his mother and asks: "When are we going to die?" ... more
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SUPERPOWERS

China replaces top police and security chief
China Monday appointed a new chief for its top police and judicial body, which tackles crime and security issues such as subversion, political dissent and social unrest. ... more
NUKEWARS

S. Korea to hold drill on island shelled by North
South Korea will hold a military drill this week on a border island shelled by North Korea in 2010, marking the second anniversary of an attack that triggered fears of a full-scale conflict. ... more
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Southeast Asian nations feud over China
Southeast Asian leaders feuded on Monday over how to handle tense maritime territorial disputes with China, overshadowing talks at a regional summit meant to strengthen trade and political ties. ... more
SUPERPOWERS
New Israeli anti-missile system gets ready

Israel's Iron Dome plays growing role in Gaza conflict

Iron Dome intercepts two rockets over Tel Aviv: police


SUPERPOWERS
Iran denies supplying Fajr 5 rockets to Gaza

N. Korea shipped missile parts to Syria: media

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Israel destroys Gaza drone workshop: army

Iran minister confirms firing at US drone in Gulf

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WAR REPORT

New Israel strike on Gaza kills 3, pushes toll to 80
Three people were killed early Monday morning in new Israeli air strikes on Gaza, pushing the death toll in six days of violence to 80 Palestinians, health officials said. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Iron Dome intercepts two rockets over Tel Aviv: police
Israel's vaunted Iron Dome anti-missile system on Sunday shot down two rockets over Tel Aviv as sirens wailed across the city, in the fourth such interception in one day, police said. ... more
CYBER WARS

Israel facing 'millions' of cyber-attacks over Gaza
Israel admitted Sunday it has been targeted in a mass cyber-warfare campaign that has witnessed millions of attempts to hack state websites since the start of its Gaza offensive four days ago. ... more
WAR REPORT

21 years on, Croatia remembers bloody fall of Vukovar
Tens of thousands of Croatians gathered in the eastern city of Vukovar Sunday to commemorate one of the bloodiest episode of the Balkan nation's 1990s war for independence. ... more
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WAR REPORT

Israel Gaza raids kill 16, Arabs urge policy review

MISSILE NEWS

Iran denies supplying Fajr 5 rockets to Gaza

IRAQ WARS

Iraq Kurds put security forces on high alert

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Erdogan says Israel will be held to account for Gaza

WAR REPORT

Israel Gaza raids kill 15, Arabs urge policy review

THE STANS

Musharraf calls for India, Pakistan to 'bury the hatchet'

SUPERPOWERS

ASEAN calls for South China Sea hotline

UAV NEWS

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