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...some S-300s from its own military arsenals. In that case, the delivery may happen quickly.In Tehran, Iranian Defense Minister Gen. Hossein Dehghan welcomed Russia's decision to lift the ban. "The decision is the translation of political...
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On two fronts, Iraqi forces battle Islamic State for Tikrit

...dictator are believed to have played a key role in the Islamic State group's seizure of the city last year.Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, who was also at the front-line on Thursday, told the AP that the operation to retake Tikrit...
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Israel withdraws most of its troops from Gaza

...feared captured in Gaza, was actually killed in battle. Some 15,000 people attended his funeral Sunday.Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon revealed on his Facebook page Sunday that he is a distant relative of Goldin and had known him his whole...
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Colombia, rebel group announce peace process

...continue this war. I want to end it."Both men served in Uribe's Cabinet, Zuluaga as finance minister, Santos as defense minister.Uribe considers Santos' opening of peace talks with the FARC a personal betrayal. Recently elected to the Senate...
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He comes in peace

...that moment, Dear said, he saw jets swoop down and drop bombs on Lebanon - this was the summer of 1982 and, under Defense Minister Ariel Sharon, Israel invaded Lebanon in "Operation Peace for Galilee."Seeing warfare at the Sea of Galilee...
Recounting U.S.-Russia relations, Alaska's war years

...momentous celebration took place in Fairbanks. Dignitaries came from Russia and the United States. From Russia came Defense Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov. Many believe that he will succeed Putin as the next president. Also present...
Israel's war of words with Iran most relevant today, when Israeli officials are saturating the public discourse with declarations about Iran. Defense Minister Ehud Barak, in a lecture he gave in Herzliya recently, spoke at length about the need to act now. "Whoever argues...
Israel's risky option on Iran

...Israel's security.Those believed to favor a military option, such as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak, argue that the Middle East with a nuclear-armed Iran would be far more dangerous than a military attack...
My Turn: America needs to be fair in Mideast

...indicted in the Hague is that his crimes predate the court's jurisdiction. It was Sharon, at the time Israeli defense minister, who in the early 1980s knowingly stood by in southern Lebanon with the Israeli Army and calmly watched as the Lebanese...
World Reacts With Revulsion to U.S. Attacks

...said all European flights to the United States had been suspended after the suspected terrorist attacks. Israeli Defense Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer told Israel's Army Radio it was "simply a tragedy." "I sympathize with the American...


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