Merkel against unilaterally recognizing Palestine as a state
PA chief warns against resorting to 'religious war'
Jewish youths hurt in brawl with Arabs in east Jerusalem
Riots break out in various areas of West Bank
Hamas denies knowledge of Liberman plot, but says leaders of 'occuaption' are legitimate targets
Israeli official: Erdogan rhetoric befits Tehran or Damascus, not a NATO capital
Netanyahu proposes his own version of 'Jewish state bill'
Israel’s ambassador to return to Sweden on symbolic Nov. 29th date
Netanyahu: We have nothing against east Jerusalem residents, but we must protect our citizens
Pro-public health advocates battle against private-medicine lobbying and ad campaign
Doctors, nurses more than twice as likely to get flu shots than general population
Cheapen gluten-free food for celiac patients, panel says
Project to improve nutrition loses funds
'Leviathan gas reservoir to begin flowing by early 2018'
New kid's Israeli archaeology game launched for iPhone
Green Knesset advances as MKs replace paper with iPads
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Grapevine: Farewell to an articulate advocate for Israel
Theater Review: The Tempest
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Beersheba with an opportunity to go top
Back-on-track Maccabi Tel Aviv takes on Limoges in Euroleague
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YAAKOV LAPPIN \
Iranian scientists may attend N. Korea nuclear test
North Korean Unha-3 Rocket 370.
North Korea will soon carry out a nuclear experiment and Iranian scientists
could be present at the explosion site, sources familiar with the issue told The
Jerusalem Post on Monday.Iranian officials from the Shahid Hemmat
Industrial Group observed a failed North Korean rocket launch on April 13,
according to a report by the South Korean Yonhap news agency.Although
Seoul has neither confirmed nor denied the report, it believes that a delegation
of a dozen Iranian scientists may have been technically involved in North
Korea’s failed long-range rocket launch, which it said was a satellite
launch.Now, the Islamic Republic may be planning a presence at North
Korea’s upcoming third nuclear test as well.South Korean government
sources said on Sunday that North Korea appears to have completed preparations
for the test, and would need only to push a button to detonate an atomic bomb.The test could come as soon
as the next couple weeks.North Korea has tested two atomic bombs in
recent years, once in 2006 and again in 2009 – both times after it carried out
failed missile tests.The North’s nuclear weapons program is mainly based
on plutonium, while Iran is mostly relying on uranium in its efforts to build a
bomb. Yet some analysts believe that Tehran may be pursuing a parallel secret
plutonium nuclear program. Similarly, North Korea is also known to have enriched
uranium through spinning centrifuges.On April 15, North Korea exhibited
3-stage missiles at a military parade, which security analysts said were liquid-
fuel intermediate-range projectiles, putting US territory such as Hawaii or
Alaska within target range.While some believed the missiles were
mock-ups, US and German defense experts said they believed the exhibitions were
closely based on actual missiles in North Korea’s possession.Iran’s own
missile program is based on North Korean missile engines.The suspected
Iranian presence and involvement comes as tensions between Seoul and the
totalitarian North Korea soared.Pyongyang issued repeated threats this
month to carry out “special action” against South Korea and “to annihilate
reckless challenges from rebellious elements.”The messages threatened to
“raze all sources of provocation to the ground with unprecedented special means
and our own methods” within three to four minutes.“Do they still not
understand our determination to retaliate?” an official North Korean website
said this week, adding that “revolutionary forces never utter empty
words.”South Korea is taking the threats seriously due to the fact that
Kim Jong-Un is a new leader and little is known about him. According to
assessments by South Korean military experts, an attack could take the form of
unmanned flying vehicles with explosives attached to them known as “suicide
drones,” rocket attacks such as those fired at the South last year, or terror
attacks on strategic sites such as power plants and water sites. Civilian
targets like subway systems could be also be attacked.“North Korea’s
criticism and threats against South Korea have gone to extremes,” wrote Cheon
Soengwhun of the Seoul-based Korean Institute of National Unification, in a
recent paper. “It seems that words no longer matter and only actions are
left.”Soengwhun stressed that the South Korean public heavily criticized
North Korea for pouring some 2 billion dollars – the equivalent of 30 percent of
its annual budget – into celebrations of its late leader’s birthday, while its
population starves and the country remains impoverished.The paper noted
that South Korea’s Ministry of National Defense said it would “adamantly punish
North Korea in the case of its provocation.”Last year, North Korea sunk
a South Korean naval corvette and shelled an island under South Korea’s control,
sparking fears of an all-out war.
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