Posts Tagged ‘Israel’

US prepared to attack Iran – Dempsey

Sunday, March 18, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Mar. 18, 2012


Martin Dempsey. Photo: EPA 

According to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, the United States and Israel are determined to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. Read more…

Israel raid on Iran difficult: U.S. analysts

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 21, 2012

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) — An Israeli airstrike on Iranian nuclear sites would be a “huge and highly complex” undertaking, U.S. media reported Monday, citing defense officials and military analysts close to the Pentagon. Read more…

US, UK warn Israel against ‘premature’ attack on Iran

Monday, February 20, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 20, 2012.

British Foreign Secretary William Hague. (Reuters / Mike Hutchings) 

The US and Britain have urged Israel not to attack Iran’s nuclear sites. And while the West shares Israel’s unfounded belief that Tehran is developing nukes, top officials say a direct military response would be unwise – at this point in time. Read more…

Iran to conduct joint exercises with Syria?

Sunday, February 19, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Feb. 19, 2012

Iranian patrol frigate Alvand transits through the Suez Canal on February 22, 2011. (AFP PHOTO/STR)  – RT

An Iranian flotilla has arrived in a Syrian port to provide maritime training to the country’s navy, media reports. It’s only the second time Iranian warships have sailed through the Suez Canal into the Mediterranean. Read more…