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IDF preparing hospitals for chemical attacks

Military official says Home Front Command preparing hospitals for range of security threats including large-scale missile attacks. The IDF Home Front Command is preparing all hospitals in Israel for a range of security threats, including large-scale missile attacks and chemical attacks, a senior military sourcetold The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday. The preparations have been planned three years in advance, and bear no relation to current… Read more →

Smart Phone, Too Smart: The Secret Ways of Chinese Telecom Giant Huawei

Spiegel Online Almost a third of the planet is thought to be using its products and yet few know much about the highly secretive Chinese telecommunication equipment company Huawei. Should customers be concerned about the company founder’s military background or the security vulnerabilities of its products? The first problem is just saying the company’s name. Huawei is pronounced wah-way. It means… Read more →

US reportedly tested secret ‘tsunami bomb’ off New Zealand coast

A giant wave lashes a popular promenade in Bombay, India. (AP Photo/Sherwin Crasto) Newly uncovered research reveals the United States and New Zealand tested a “tsunami bomb” during World War II, the Telegraph reports. The bomb reportedly uses underwater blasts to trigger massive tidal waves designed to destroy coastal cities. New Zealand author and filmmaker Ray Waru uncovered the top secret… Read more →

Obama Seizing Sole Authority For US Defense

In an attempt to seize total control over national security and bypass congress, a frightening new step by the Obama Administration is coming into play. As noted in Friday’s Wall Street Journal in an op-ed by John Bolton and John Woo, a State Department advisory group that is run by former Secretary of Defense William Perry is advising that the U.S. and… Read more →

Iran carries out naval drills in busy shipping route

http://www.euronews.com/ Iran has begun six days of naval drills in one of the world’s most important oil trade routes. The military exercises taking place in the Strait of Hormuz are meant to demonstrate Iran’s capability to defend itself and send a message of peace and friendship to neighbouring countries, according to an Iranian naval commander. About 40 percent of the world’s… Read more →

UN confirms Hezbollah fighting for Assad in Syria

The Lebanese Shia group Hezbollah has confirmed that its members are in Syria fighting on behalf of the government, United Nations human rights investigators said on Thursday. There are also reports that Iraqi Shias are coming to fight in Syria, and Iran confirmed in September that its Revolutionary Guards are in Syria providing assistance, the independent investigators led by Brazilian… Read more →

‘Man placed bomb, returned to work at McDonalds’

The central suspect in last month’s bus bombing in Tel Aviv planted the explosive device and then took the train back to his job at the McDonald’s in Modi’in, prosecutors stated in an indictment issued on Wednesday. Muhammed Abed Al Jaffer Nasser Mafarja, an 18-year-old resident of Taibeh, was charged with aiding the enemy in a time of war, dozens… Read more →

Android mobiles hit by spamming computer virus

Cyber-thieves are using games including Angry Birds to turn Android phones into spam-sending drones. Phones have been infected with spam-forwarding software that hid inside free versions of popular Android games. Once installed, the booby-trapped app contacts a web server for a list of phone numbers then starts sending junk text messages to them. Angry Birds Space, Need for Speed Most… Read more →