Mideast: Arms buys soar with $10 billion U.S. deal

BEIRUT, Lebanon, April 19 (UPI) -- The U.S. sale of $10 billion in weapons to Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates underlines the scale of arms purchases in the region.
Israelis observe Remembrance Day

Israelis observe Remembrance Day

JERUSALEM, April 15 (UPI) -- Israelis observed 2 minutes of silence Monday morning as sirens rang out across the country in honor of Remembrance Day.

New Israeli government sworn in

JERUSALEM, March 18 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's new ministers were approved by the Knesset and sworn in Monday.

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Sudan blames Israel for mystery blasts

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Sudan claims Israel was behind explosions that ripped apart a munitions factory outside Khartoum.

Mideast cyber war widens, oil targets hit

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The Middle East's cyberwar with Israel and the United States on one side and Iran on the other is steadily escalating.

Friends again, Israel and China boost ties

TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Israel and China have been renewing their military ties in recent months after a lengthy chill caused by some hefty Israeli arms deals that the Americans shot down.
Iran battles Israel, U.S. on cyberwar front

Iran battles Israel, U.S. on cyberwar front

TEHRAN, June 22 (UPI) -- As the Middle East becomes a hot cyberwar battleground, Iran claims it has detected a planned "massive cyber attack" by the United States, Britain and Israel against its nuclear installations.

Settlement evacuation may end coalition

JERUSALEM, April 21 (UPI) -- Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Moshe Yaalon warned Saturday that evacuating a settlement neighborhood on the West Bank will tear apart the ruling coalition.
New tension in Iran standoff

New tension in Iran standoff

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Concern that Israel could soon launch a pre-emptive strike against Iran's nuclear enrichment facilities in rising amid new bellicose statements from Tehran.

U.S., Israel postpone naval war games

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The United States and Israel have decided to postpone an upcoming, large-scale joint naval exercise because of growing tensions with Iran.
Jewish terrorism threat grows in West Bank

Jewish terrorism threat grows in West Bank

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The Israeli military is girding for a looming confrontation with Jewish extremists, mainly hard-liners from the Jewish settlements in the West Bank.

Israel tests 'Iran missile' amid war talk

TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Israel has test-fired a ballistic missile, believed to be a nuclear-capable Jericho-3 and the type of weapon that could be used in any assault on Iran's nuclear program.

Iran three years from bomb, Israeli says

JERUSALEM, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Iran will be able to build a nuclear weapon within three years, a high-ranking Israeli official predicted Wednesday.

Yaalon: Jews should remain on West Bank

JERUSALEM, April 16 (UPI) -- Israeli Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe Yaalon said Friday that Jews should be able to remain living in the West Bank in areas controlled by Palestinians.
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