Hamas Says It Has Captured An Israeli Spy Dolphin Off The Coast Of Gaza

Reportedly a cetacean commando working for the Israeli Defense Forces was caught by Hamas operatives as it was making suspicious movements off the coast of Gaza. When Hamas combat divers (I had no idea they had such a thing) examined the dolphin spy, they said it was strapped with a camera, a monitoring device and an… »8/19/15 8:30pm8/19/15 8:30pm

This Is Israel's Top Secret Guided Missile Launcher Disguised As A Tank 

Israel is known for its... shall we say, “creativity” when it comes to warfare, and one of the oldest tricks in the book is hiding in plain sight. The Pereh, meaning “wild,” does just this by making itself look like a Merkava tank, but really it is a rolling guided missile arsenal ship that has been secret for over 30… »7/21/15 7:20pm7/21/15 7:20pm

The Amazing Saga Of How Israel Turned Its F-15s Into Multi-Role Bombers 

When the F-15 was created, it was created to be a pure air-to-air fighter, with the philosophy of “not a pound for air-to-ground” guiding designers. So how did Israel end up turning their F-15s into deadly long-range multi-role strike aircraft well before the F-15E Strike Eagle became a reality? Here’s how. »5/08/15 5:17pm5/08/15 5:17pm

Your Phone's Battery Use Lets Spies Track Your Movements

Spies and cops can use your smartphone to track your movements. That's no mystery—most smartphones come with a GPS chip that makes it pretty damned simple. So if you don't want to be tracked, you just turn off the GPS feature, right? Unfortunately, there is another way prying eyes can follow your movements:… »2/20/15 11:10am2/20/15 11:10am

The Palestine conflict history explained in one absurd animation

This animated short by Nina Paley—in the tradition of the best Monty Python music skits—might not be an orthodox history lesson, but it's an accurate depiction of the horrible 6,000-year bloodshed in the region of Palestine, with dozens of tribes and nations fighting each other to claim ownership of that land. »8/07/14 8:17pm8/07/14 8:17pm

Anonymous Declares Cyber War on Israel, Downs Mossad Site, Many Others

They're Back. Anonymous has launched a full-frontal assault on the Israeli government's web presence over recent events in Gaza. It's alleged that the attacks escalated after the death of Tayeb Abu Shehada, 22, a Palestinian protestor shot wearing a Guy Fawkes mask. Here's the running tally of downed sites: »8/04/14 8:52am8/04/14 8:52am

Report: Israel Spied on John Kerry's Phone Calls During Peace Talks

Earlier today, Der Spiegel reported that Israel might have done a little cellular snooping on US Secretary of State John Kerry during peace talks with the Palestinians last year. Apparently, during the height of the peace talks, Kerry made several important phone calls just using a normal telephone beamed via… »8/03/14 11:27am8/03/14 11:27am

Watch An Active Protection System Destroy An RPG Fired At Israeli Tank

We have discussed Active Protection Systems many times before, but it is another thing seeing one work operationally. The video below depicts a Merkava IV tank being fired on in Gaza by an RPG, with Trophy intercepting and destroying the explosive projectile before it could plow through the tank's side armor. »7/23/14 1:41pm7/23/14 1:41pm

Archeologists unearth rare Egyptian sarcophagus and gold seal in Israel

Archeologists have unearthed a rare tomb in Israel with an Egyptian ceramic sarcophagus. Inside, the body of a man who died about 3,300 years ago along with a gold scarab with the name of Seti I, the father of Ramses II—the pharaoh that enslaved Moses and the Jews according to the Bible myth. But the buried man was… »4/12/14 12:52am4/12/14 12:52am