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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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Syria: Map Of Events


The activist group SyriaUprising publishes this continually updated map of events in Syria: Color code: Blue markers: protests, Red: casualties Yellow: on strike Green: military action/other incidents The map appears to be update frequently by the SyrianUprising (Twitter: @SyriaUprising)

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Israel Plans To Get More F-35 Fighter Jets

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Israel has ordered 20 of the fifth-generation fighters in 2010 and is now contemplating to buy 20 more despite growing cost and delays in delivery. As part of a multi-year program to strengthen Israel’s defense, the government is expected to … Continue reading

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Images From The International Defense Exhibition ‘Hemus 2012’ In Bulgaria

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A few shots taken during the ‘Hemus 2012’ on 31 May in Plovdiv, Bulgaria: (All images by Johann Brandstätter / JB Photgraphy) Several major defense companies show their products on the ‘Hemus 2012’ in Plovdiv, central Bulgaria. The arms industry was optimistic … Continue reading

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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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Middle East & Balkans News: 2011 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,300 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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Iran Discovers New Natural Gas Field In Caspian Sea


Shana news agency reported earlier this month that Iranian experts have discovered a large natural gas field 700 meters under the surface of the Caspian Sea. The Iranian Minister for Petroleum, Rostam Qasemi, was quoted as saying that the entire field is … Continue reading

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