Obama schedule for Wednesday, March 20

Obama schedule for Wednesday, March 20

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama arrives in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday for a series of meetings with Israeli leaders, the White House said.

Biden: Obama's commitment to Israel deep

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- It's no bluff when President Obama says there's a military option to bar Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, Vice President Joe Biden told the pro-Israel lobby.

Israel fears $500M U.S. military aid cut

TEL AVIV, Israel, March 4 (UPI) -- There is deepening concern in Israel that U.S. sequestration signals cuts in U.S. aid slowing a crucial missile defense program.

Israel tests Arrow but funding cuts loom

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Israel carried out the first flight test of its high-altitude Arrow-3 missile interceptor, a step in shielding the Jewish state from ballistic missiles.

Israel tests Arrow 3 missile interceptor

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Israel test-fired its upgraded Arrow 3 missile interceptor Monday -- a test described as "an important milestone" for the country's defense capabilities.

Israel showcases Iron Dome for Indians

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Israel has put its rocket-killing Iron Dome air defense system on display outside the Jewish state in a mounting export drive for these weapons.

Third Iron Dome battery deployed in Israel

HAIFA, Israel, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The Israeli army deployed a third Iron Dome air defense battery in northern Israel following last week's alleged Israeli strike on a weapons convoy in Syria.

Iron Dome to star at Aero-India 2013

NEW DELHI, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Israel plans to show off its Iron Dome missile defense system, which has intercepted hundreds of Gaza rockets, at the Aero-India 2013 in Bangalore, India.

Israel seeks major arms deals with India

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Israel may be on the brink of some major defense sales to India following a visit by India's air force commander, Air Marshal Nak Browne.

Israel's airstrike and its border threats

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Israel's airstrike against Syria underlines just how jumpy the Israelis are as they grapple with a range of threats on all their increasingly unstable borders.

Israeli jets strike Syria border convoy

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Israeli warplanes were widely reported to have carried out a night-time attack on a convoy of vehicles on the border between Syria and Lebanon early Wednesday.

Israel moves on Iron Dome improvement

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- A series of trials of the upgraded of Israel's Iron Dome missile interception system have been successfully conducted by the country's military.

Syria's chemical weapons concern Israel

JERUSALEM, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Amid growing fears that Syria's stockpile of unconventional weapons may fall into terrorists' hands, Hezbollah set up bases in Syria, an Israeli news site said.

Israel upgrades missile-killer Iron Dome

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Israel's defense Ministry is testing an upgraded version of Rafael Advanced Defense Systems' combat-tested Iron Dome counter-rocket system that will have "improved capabilities against an unprecedented range of threats."

Israel to train young 'cyberwarriors'

JERUSALEM, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Israel says it has started a program to teach teenagers to be "interceptors" of cyberattacks by teaching them cyberwarfare techniques.

UPI NewsTrack TopNews

News from United Press International, around the world around the clock ...
Iron Dome stopped 421 Hamas rockets

Iron Dome stopped 421 Hamas rockets

TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- The cost to operate Israel's Iron Dome rocket-intercepting system during Operation Pillar of Defense last month was about $27 million, an official said.

Israel's air force gets ready for a blitz

TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Israel's air force, the Jewish state's strike arm, was reported Thursday to be planning massive, pulverizing strikes against foes who bombard the country with missiles.

U.S. seeks double Israel missile funding

TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Israel's defense industry got two big boosts this week.
Israel resumes Gaza airstrikes

Israel resumes Gaza airstrikes

GAZA, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Israel resumed airstrikes in Gaza Thursday night after two rockets struck near Tel Aviv and three Israelis died in the south, military authorities said.

Rafael upgrades Iron Dome amid new barrage

TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Israel's air force has upgraded its Iron Dome counter-rocket system to give it a stronger punch and longer reach to counter the threat of Iranian ballistic missiles.

Army: Rockets hit Israel despite 'truce'

BEERSHEBA, Israel, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Rockets were fired by Gaza militants at Netivot, Ashkelon, Sderot and the Eshkol region in Israel but no serious injuries were reported, the Israeli army said.
Palestinians say 19 die in Israeli strikes

Palestinians say 19 die in Israeli strikes

GAZA, April 9 (UPI) -- Israeli forces and Palestinian militants exchanged volleys through the weekend, leaving 19 dead in Gaza, Palestinian officials said.
Israel strikes back after school bus hit

Israel strikes back after school bus hit

JERUSALEM, April 8 (UPI) -- Israeli airstrikes, launched in retaliation for a rocket attack on a school bus, killed five Palestinians and injured at least 40, Israeli officials said.
Israel deploying anti-rocket system

Israel deploying anti-rocket system

JERUSALEM, April 4 (UPI) -- Israel has deployed Iron Dome anti-rocket batteries near Beersheba and at Ashkelon in the past week, officials said.
Page 3 of 4