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When hostilities broke out in July between Israel and Hezbollah following the abduction of two IDF soldiers and the killing of eight others, Israel retaliated by first destroying all of Hezbollah's medium and long range missiles.
More than 200 hundred rockets were fired from south Lebanon into Israel on Friday and Saturday adding up to over 1,000 over the past two weeks.
New Zealand security and intelligence authorities embarrassed by 9/11 terrorist suspect who turns up in a New Zealand flight school.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's aggressive verbal maneuvers and his close relations with the Lebanese Hezbollah are part of Iran's overall intimidation policies. If he goes too far Israel will undoubtedly teach him a serious lesson.
One of the more bizarre events at the rim of the battle for Iraq happened some two weeks ago when U.S. Army Maj. General Rick Lynch tried to ridicule Jordanian born terrorist Musab al-Zarqawi.
On the 27th anniversary of the Iranian Baseej militia President Ahmadinejad said the one million strong force of volunteers would now become part of Iran's military and police systems.
From a strategic point of view the Russian president acted with Russian interests in mind and in light of his own problems with Muslim insurgency in the Caucasus.