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IAF Sudan strike / Olmert: Israel will target threats near and far

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 26, 2009

“CBS reported that the IAF carried out the attack on a convoy of trucks in Sudan carrying arms for Hamas in the Gaza Strip. According to the report, 39 people riding in the 17-truck convoy were killed, while a number of civilians in the area were injured. Israeli officials declined to confirm or deny whether Israel had been involved in an air strike in Sudan.”

Source: http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1074032.html

“American and Israeli diplomats said the [January] agreement includes intelligence coordination to prevent arms from Iran from entering Gaza, maritime efforts to identify ships carrying weaponry, and the sharing of U.S. and European technologies to discover and prevent the use of weapons-smuggling tunnels.”

Source: http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2009/03/25/world/worldwatch/entry4892589.shtml

More than 50 people received treatment at a hospital in the town of Kassala after the raids, which were launched from the US fleet in the Red Sea, Salim said.”

The air raids were launched from the US fleet in the Red Sea

The air raids were launched from the US fleet in the Red Sea

Source: http://english.aljazeera.net/news/africa/2009/03/200932610224764733.html

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