Archive for the ‘Israeli Navy’ Category

By: JewishNewsOne

Thousands of IDF reservists were called up as Operation Pillar of Defense began. They left their jobs and families for one purpose — to defend their homes.

By: idfnadesk

 

 

In an interview with US news network CNN, Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon has said that there is no chance that Israel will apologise for its role in the raid on the Gaza bound Mavi Marmara two weeks ago. He said, the organisers of the flotilla are the ones who should apologise.” He added: “They they need to investigate themselves and those who support them. With that he directed the finger of blame away from Israel and towards Ankarra. He emphasized that relations between Turkey and Israel were important but laid blame directly at the Turkish government for its involvement in the ships plan to violently break the Israeli blockade on the Gaza Strip. He also rejected claims for an international investigation into the incident saying that Israel was fully able to investigate itself.

By:infolivetvenglish

The parody video “We Con the World,” which mocked the international media coverage of the Gaza-bound “aid” flotilla that was stopped by Israeli naval commandos, has been taken down from the website YouTube, where it received over 3 million views since it went up on June 3. YouTube posted a comment citing copyright infringement concerns from Warren Chappel Music Inc., which owns the rights to the 1985 charity fundraiser song “We Are the World.” The video, made by the satirical Web site Latma TV depicts a mock crew of the flotilla, some wearing keffiyehs and speaking in Arab accents, performing a song to the tune of “We Are the World.” The parody, which received international — and often critical — acknowledgement, is available on other Web sites, while a Hebrew subtitled version is still available on YouTube.

By:infolivetvenglish

Infolive.tv interviews Lt. Col. Avital Leibovich, IDF’s Spokeswoman, who recalls the facts during the boarding of the Mavi Marmara boat.

by:infolivetvenglish

clipped from www.debka.com

Egyptian military sources have put out information purporting to outline Israel’s preparations to strike Iran.
They report that the Israeli Navy together with the US Fifth Fleet have for some weeks been charting Persian Gulf waters and Iranian shorelines in preparation for attacks by Israeli naval and special operations forces.

IDF intelligence and special forces officers, they also say, have been marking out routes for their air and ground forces to drive into Iran and hit its nuclear installations. blog it

The Israel Navy intercepted the “Francop” cargo ship, which was laden with roughly 500 tons of weapons hidden amongst civilian cargo. The 36 weapons containers were sent from Iran and meant for the Hezbollah terrorist organization in Lebanon. For further information on how the interception occurred and what was uncovered

By:idfnadesk

clipped from www2.debka.com

 

DEBKAfile‘s military and intelligence sources report that a mammoth arms train has been running to Hizballah for months via Egypt. They identify the ship which offloaded the arms shipment at the Egyptian port of Damietta, where it was picked up by the Francop as the Iranian Visea, which is now on its way from the British port of Felixtowe to Hamburg, Germany. An international operation is afoot to apprehend the Iranian ship as of Wednesday, Nov. 4, when Israeli naval forces commandeered the Francop with hundreds of tons of Iranian arms bound for the Lebanese Hizballah near Cyprus. The arms were unloaded at the Israeli naval base at Ashdod port.

clipped from www2.debka.com

The Antigua-flagged arms ship Francop commandeered by the Israeli Navy early Wednesday, Nov. 4, near Cyprus, carried 300 containers, in 40 of which hundreds of tons of Iranian arms for Hizballah were hidden, said Israeli Navy commander Brig.-Gen Ronnie Ben-Yehuda in a news briefing Wednesday, Nov 3. Most of it was ammo, grenades, 122-km Katyusha rockets, mortar shells and anti-tank missiles, enough to keep Hizballah fighting for a month or more.