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Lawmakers try to seal USD 225M aid package for Israel

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 23:03

Democratic and Republican members of Congress scrambled on Tuesday to seal a USD 225 million boost to Israel`s Iron Dome missile defense system.

US lawmakers boost funding for Israel`s Iron Dome

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 03:10

With US ally Israel facing a barrage of rocket attacks from Gaza, a Senate panel on Tuesday approved a 50 percent funding boost for the Jewish State`s Iron Dome anti-missile system.

Israel says Iron Dome scores 90 percent rocket interception rate

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:37

Israel`s Iron Dome interceptor has shot down some 90 percent of Palestinian rockets it engaged during this week`s surge of Gaza fighting, up from the 85 percent rate in the previous mini-war of 2012, Israeli and U.S. officials said on Thursday.

Israel deploys Iron Dome missile defence amid Syria fears

Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 14:16

Israel deployed its Iron Dome missile defence system in Tel Aviv on Friday, as the United States weighed military strikes on neighbouring Syria, local media said.

`Killer robots` raise fear of Terminator-like attacks

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 16:52

Human Rights groups have launched a campaign to put an end to the development of what are called "killer robots," which they believe should be outlawed along with cluster bombs and land mines.

Israel displays Iron Dome missile defence tech at Aeroshow

Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 23:35

Israel showcased its Iron Dome missile defence technology which recently thwarted a massive rocket attack on half of its population.

Panetta discusses Iron Dome with Israel

Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 12:37

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has met his Israeli counterpart Ehud Barak and discussed the situation in the region emerging after the last week’s ceasefire with the Hamas.

Israel successfully tests ‘David’s Sling’ missile defence system

Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 18:15

Israel has said that its new mid-range missile defence system has successfully passed a test.

US to give $680mn for Israel`s anti-missile system

Last Updated: Monday, May 14, 2012, 13:29

The US is expected to announce the allocation of USD 680 million for Israel`s Iron Dome anti-missile defence system, a media report said.

Iran threat: Iron Dome to be in central Israel

Last Updated: Monday, February 20, 2012, 10:12

Iron Dome is part of an ambitious multi-layered defence programme to protect Israeli towns and cities.

US to fund Israel`s anti-missile defence system

Last Updated: Friday, May 21, 2010, 17:37

Iron Dome anti-missile defence system can protect Israeli towns.

Hamas squeezed between Iron Dome and steel wall

Last Updated: Friday, January 08, 2010, 11:19

Gaza`s Hamas rulers have suffered back-to-back setbacks with Israel`s successful test of a rocket shield and Egypt`s push to block smuggling tunnels.