Saturday, April 25
Latest News
  1. Officials: 14 Somali, Afghan immigrants killed by train in Macedonia
  2. UNICEF: At least 115 children killed in Yemen since March 26
  3. Athens stocks jump 4.4% on hopes of EU deal
  4. EU clears 19 genetically modified products
  5. Seismologists: Strong earthquake rattles New Zealand
  6. EU says progress 'not sufficient' for Greece debt deal
  7. World leaders join silence at ceremony marking Armenian genocide
  8. Jordan's crown prince at UN takes on militant 'dark world'
  9. US officials: Iranian ships turn back from Yemen
  10. Pakistan PM affirms Saudi 'solidarity' despite Yemen snub
  11. Three British plane spotters released in UAE
  12. UK regulator fines Deutsche Bank $340 mn over Libor
  13. Saudi tightens mall security after alert
  14. Markit: Eurozone business activity slows in April
  15. France condemns 'shocking' Indonesia failings on death row case
  16. US teen 'seduced' by IS ideology, convicted on gun charge
  17. Official: Volcano in Chile erupts a second time
  18. Five terror attacks 'foiled' in France in recent months says PM
  19. India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row
  20. Minister: Man planning attack on churches arrested in Paris

Israel cabinet authorizes mobilization of up to 75,000 reservists

Nov. 16, 2012 11:21 A.M. (Updated: Nov. 16, 2012 11:21 A.M.)
JERUSALEM (Reuters) -- Israel's cabinet authorized on Friday mobilization of up to 75,000 reserve troops for a Gaza campaign, more than doubling the number of potential call-ups approved after the offensive began, political sources said.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a four-hour strategy session with a clutch of senior ministers in Tel Aviv, while other cabinet members were polled by telephone on raising the mobilization level. The decision did not mean all 75,000 reservists would be called into action, but gave the military the go-ahead to enlist them if needed.
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015