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Middle-East Tensions Rise; Israel Silent on Sudan Air Strikes

Middle-East Tensions Rise; Israel Silent on Sudan Air Strikes

Things appear to be on the brink of boiling over in the middle east as Iran continues to seek to expand its nuclear weapons program. Now, an air strike munitions factory has been blamed on Israel who will neither confirm not deny their part in the attack.

Israel has previously sent its fighter-bombers on deep-strike operations against Sudanese truck convoys carrying weapons suspected of being destined for the Gaza Strip.

Some Israeli media claimed Iran’s Revolutionary Guards owned the Khartoum munitions factory south of the Sudanese capital that was struck in the audacious, long-range attack.

If true, the bombing could dangerously escalate the already tense confrontation between the Jewish state and Iran, whose tough-talking President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has threatened to wipe Israel off the map.

Read the rest of the article at the Globe & Mail

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