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Could Egypt’s Military Still Accept a Muslim Brotherhood President?

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By delaying the announcement of presidential election results that had been expected on Thursday, Egypt’s ruling military junta may have signaled that it faces the same dilemma that has faced the Muslim Brotherhood since the fall…

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Defense Industry Exhibition ‘Hemus 2012′ In Bulgaria

The defense, anti-terrorism and security exhibition Hemus 2012 will take place from 30 May to 2 June in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Several major defense companies like EADS and Lockheed Martin will exhibit their products and the Bulgarian Armed Forces will show a live … Continue reading

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Iran To Practice Closing Strait Of Hormuz During New Military Exercise

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Iranian media announced earlier this month that the navy of the Republican Guards will hold exercises around the Strait of Hormuz during which it will practice closing the vital sea-lane in the shortest possible time. Shortly after the Iranian Navy … Continue reading

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Israel Upgrades Fighter Planes Over Delayed F-35 Delivery

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The Israeli Air Force is planning to upgrade a third of its fleet of 300+ F-16 fighter jets over an expected delay in delivery of 20 new F-35 Lightning II fighters. The order for the new stealthy F-35 or Joint Strike … Continue reading

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Iran Is To Hold Navy Drills In Gulf Of Oman, Indian Ocean

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The exercises with the code name Velayat 90 were announced by the commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari in Teheran last Saturday. The naval drills will take place in the Gulf of Oman and the northern Indian … Continue reading

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Countering Iran: U.S. Helps Saudi Arabia To Upgrade It’s Air Defense

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The U.S. Congress and the State Department have approved the upgrading of Saudi Patriot missiles by the manufacturer Raytheon. The Patriot air-defense system, bought by Saudi Arabia in wake of the first Gulf War in 1990, will now be upgraded … Continue reading

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Growing Concern In Israel Over Increased Hamas Arms Smuggling

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Israeli officials are concerned about an increasing number of anti-aircraft missiles that found their way from Libyan warehouses into the hands of Hamas in Gaza. An unknown amount of weapons disappeared during the last months from several storage facilities in … Continue reading

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