Tensions soar as Israel hits Gaza militant bases after mortar fire

Tensions soar as Israel hits Gaza militant bases after mortar fireIsrael carried out strikes against militant bases in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday after a barrage of mortar fire from the Palestinian enclave further boosted tensions following weeks of deadly unrest. Separately on Tuesday morning, Palestinians launched boats from Gaza to protest Israel’s blockade of the strip in what they said would be a peaceful demonstration. There were conflicting statements about whether the boats would seek to break Israel’s blockade, which currently allows them to travel nine nautical miles (16 kilometres) off the coast.


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Israeli strikes hit Gaza militant bases after mortar fire: Hamas

Israeli strikes hit Gaza militant bases after mortar fire: HamasIsrael struck bases of militant groups in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, the enclave’s Islamist rulers Hamas said, hours after nearly 30 mortars rounds were fired at the Jewish state. At least one base belonging to Hamas and four for Islamic Jihad, an allied group, were struck, security sources said. A spokesman for Hamas, the Islamist group that runs the Gaza Strip, confirmed only that “resistance” bases were being hit.


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Iranian forces in Syria shell Israeli army bases on Golan: Israel

Iranian forces in Syria shell Israeli army bases on Golan: IsraelJERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Iranian forces in Syria shelled Israeli army outposts on Thursday but caused no casualties, the Israeli military said, and the Syrian military was later quoted as saying its air defenses had confronted Israeli rocket fire on its territory. It came a night after Syria accused Israel of striking one of its military bases south of Damascus, an attack that a war monitor said killed 15 people including eight Iranians.


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Pentagon stops selling Huawei, ZTE phones in its bases, cites security

Pentagon stops selling Huawei, ZTE phones in its bases, cites securityThe U.S. Department of Defense has stopped selling mobile phones and modems made by the Chinese technology companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp in stores on its military bases, citing potential security risks. As of April 25, the Pentagon ordered that these and related products be removed from its stores worldwide, according to Pentagon spokesman Major Dave Eastburn.


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Syrian army says 'enemy' rockets hit military bases

Syrian army says 'enemy' rockets hit military basesBy Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) – The Syrian army said on Sunday that rockets had struck several military bases in the Hama and Aleppo countryside in what it said was new “aggression” by its enemies, state television said. In a news flash, state television said the missile attacks took place at 10:30 p.m. (2030 GMT) “Syria is being exposed to a new aggression with some military bases in rural Hama and Aleppo hit with enemy rockets,” an army source was quoted as saying without elaborating.


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Syrian army says 'enemy' rocket attacks on military bases

Syrian army says 'enemy' rocket attacks on military basesThe Syrian army said on Sunday that rockets had struck several military bases in the Hama and Aleppo countryside in what it said was new “aggression” by its enemies, state television said. In a news flash, state television said the missile attacks took place at 10:30 p.m. “Syria is being exposed to a new aggression with some military bases in rural Hama and Aleppo hit with enemy rockets,” an army source was quoted as saying without elaborating. Earlier, state television said successive blasts were heard in rural Hama province and that authorities were investigating the cause.


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China's New 'Guam Killer' Missile Could Reach US Military Bases

  1. China’s New ‘Guam Killer’ Missile Could Reach US Military Bases  Yahoo News
  2. China puts intermediate range ‘Guam killer’ DF-26 missile into service  ABC Online
  3. US ‘will not take the bait and respond’ to China’s attempt to intimidate Taiwan, Pentagon says  South China Morning Post
  4. Taiwan: little island with a big heart  Financial Times
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