ISRAEL: Germany will, for the first time, send fighter jets to Israel to participate in a military exercise.


ISRAEL: Germany will, for the first time, send fighter jets to Israel to participate in a military exercise. Via – The Spectator Index

#UN packs-off #AngelaKane to #Syria for #chemicalweapons probe


Angela Kane, disarmament chief at the UN has reached Damascus to push the Syrian government to probe the site of a chemical weapons attack. Source: BBC

Lesser threat to Israeli Army as tension mounts in Egypt


About the revolution it’s been said that it consumes its own children. It has been nearly two and a half years since the onset of Arab Spring when people across Arab nations came together with the basic resolve to improve the economic situation and civil liberties leading to the downfall of some Arab leaders andContinue reading “Lesser threat to Israeli Army as tension mounts in Egypt”

Netanyahu on AWOL as Danon wins Party President elections


  Much to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s dismay, he was warned by Justice Minister Tzipi Livni two weeks ago to not allow Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon to take over of the coalition. Although Danon’s right-wing extremism on diplomatic issues have not succeeded in taking hold of the coalition till but it is steadily movingContinue reading “Netanyahu on AWOL as Danon wins Party President elections”

US to step up support to rebels after evidence on Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons


After Barack Obama has announced White House’s plans to arm Syrian rebels due to receiving evidence regarding Syrian government making use of chemical weapons against rebels, there are growing expectations of this being the next big news for some days now. Here are the latest updates on the issue as Assad forces launch Aleppo assault.Continue reading “US to step up support to rebels after evidence on Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons”

Turkey protests continue unabated


Once again Clashes resumed between police and protesters on Saturday morning at central Istanbul’s Taksim Square. Demonstrations had begun going on in Turkey for four days now. The protests began spreading to a dozen other Turkish cities in no time. This includes the capital city of Ankara, and Izmir, where stones and bottles were thrownContinue reading “Turkey protests continue unabated”

Hezbollah’s leader in support of Syrian government against rebels


Militant group Hezbollah’s leader has lent support of his powerful movement to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad and vowed to help the government in securing a victory against the Syrian rebels. Hassan Nasrallah considers the Syrian rebels as proxy warriors for the West and Israel. The current Nasrallah’s comments are looked at asContinue reading “Hezbollah’s leader in support of Syrian government against rebels”

Israel destroys Hezbollah-bound missiles in airstrike


An air strike has been conducted by Israel in Syria. Israel has attacked a shipment of missiles in Syria that was headed towards Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon, an Israeli official said on Saturday. Israel has made it clear since long that it would not shy away from use of force to prevent advanced Syrian weaponsContinue reading “Israel destroys Hezbollah-bound missiles in airstrike”

US GDP growth figures falls short of predictions, raises tensions for economic recovery


  Economic growth in US got back into some speed lately in the first quarter, but it was not as expected. This elevated tensions as an already weakening economy is showing positive signals to cope-up with deep government spending cuts and higher taxes. The Gross domestic product figures expanded at a 2.5 percent annual rate,Continue reading “US GDP growth figures falls short of predictions, raises tensions for economic recovery”

Body found in river recognized as Brown University student


The Rhode Island medical examiner’s office has recognized the body found in a river as that of the missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi. It all came to light with the help of forensic dental examination, according to, spokesperson for the Rhode Island Department of Health Dara Chadwick. “At this time, the cause of deathContinue reading “Body found in river recognized as Brown University student”