Daily Archives: 5 May 2013

More Israeli airstrikes pound Syrian weapons sites around Damascus

In a continuation of Friday’s airstrikes on an Iranian missile shipment intended for Hezbollah, the Israeli Air Force bombed more sites in and around the Syrian capital, Damascus. Syrian state television reported Israel struck an area near Damascus early Sunday … Continue reading

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The latest Arab peace initiative: positive or a scam?

The news in the last few days has been full of reports about the latest Arab Peace Initiative, apparently a revised and updated version of their last attempt. To recap the long-forgotten details, the original 2002 Arab (or Saudi) Peace … Continue reading

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Israeli airstrike targets Iranian weapons shipment in Syria

The New York Times reported today (Shabbat) that Israeli Air Force planes bombed a shipment of advanced Iranian surface-to-surface missiles in Syria, although reports are confused as to whether the air-strike was on Friday or Saturday, and whether it was … Continue reading

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