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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Israel, Azerbaijan ink $1.6 billion military deal

JTA February 27, 2012

JERUSALEM -- A state-run Israeli company will has inked a $1.6 billion deal to sell sophisticated military technology to Azerbaijan. Under the deal, Israel Aerospace Industries will sell drones, anti-aircraft and missile defense systems to Azerbaijan,...

Iran denies part in recent attacks in letter to Security Council

JTA February 23, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Iran denied involvement in recent attacks on Israeli diplomats and accused Israel of assassinating its nuclear scientists, in a letter to the United Nations Security Council. Israel has made "unfounded allegations and distortions" against...

Azerbaijan arrests terror suspects; bombs found hidden in radios in Bangkok

JTA February 22, 2012

Suspected terrorists with links to Iran and Hezbollah were arrested in Azerbaijan. The suspects are accused of planning terrorist attacks against foreigners in Baku, the nation's capital, the National Security Ministry said in an announcement Tuesday...

Plot reportedly uncovered to kill Jews in Azerbaijan

JTA January 25, 2012

JERUSALEM—At least two citizens of Azerbaijan reportedly have been arrested in connection with an alleged plot to kill two Jewish educators and the Israeli ambassador in Baku. The arrests last week were reported in local media in the Azerbaijani capital....

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