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Israel conducts anti-missile system

The Israeli government confirmed that it conducted an anti-missile system at the Mediterranean after Russia discovered that the said country released two missile system in the center part of the Mediterranean sea.

According to the Israeli army, they tested one arrow 2 BMD system, part of the Israel Hetz Anti-missile system, a joint US-Israel project.

The Israel Hetz is being used as defense against ballistic missile attacks while the iron drone system is being used against low-altitude rocket attacks.

Because of this, the tension between Israel and Syria might escalate because the former doesn’t usually involve itself on joint exercises with other countries.   (Rey Sibayan)

 

Veteran journalist David Frost dies at 74

Veteran British journalist Sir David Frost died at 74 on Saturday while giving a speech on a cruise ship due to heart attack.

British Prime Minister David Cameron reached out his condolences on the family of Cameron.

Frost was well-known for the ‘The Frost Report’ and ‘Through the keyhole’. (Luisito Antonio Santos)

 

US holds chemical used in Syria attack

The United States already has the chemical used in the attack in Syria that killed 1,400 people.

The chemical went positive for ‘Sarin gas’ which was gathered from the hair and blood sample from the victims.

It was recalled that the US blamed the Syrian government for the chemical attack on August 21.

US President Barack Obama sent a letter to the Congress and Senate regarding the brewing military force in Syria. (Luisito Antonio Santos)

   

Nuclear crisis in Japan

The nuclear crisis in Japan prompted the government to raise the alert level to 3 after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant went down.

The Nuclear Regulation Authority made the decision to raise the alert level after consulting the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Japan’s nuclear regulator made the move because of the water leak contaminated with radiation from a storage tank. (Kisses Jabson)

 

India alerts security officials on women suicide bombers

Indian security officials alerted all airport security personnel to be vigilant after receiving information on women suicide bombers.

According to information, the bombs used by the terrorists are hard to detect because the bombs are implanted on the women’s breasts.

Because of the intelligence report, authorities ordered a close inspection or full body scans of suspicious women.

The same directive was issued in Heathrow Airport of Great Britain after alerting the airport from women bombers. (Rommel Fuertes)

   

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