by Hana Levi Julian
The launch Monday of Israel's cutting-edge spy satellite from a site in
The attempted sabotage by
Nonetheless, it is another indication of the ongoing effort by the Islamic Republic to do what it can to block Israeli and other intelligence agencies from acquiring up-to-date information on its nuclear development and other activities.
The new TECSAR satellite, produced by Israel Aerospace Industries, (IAI) weighs approximately 300 kilograms and can provide clear images of objects on the ground regardless of weather conditions. The satellite can also see through rooftops made of certain materials.
Three more nuclear fuel shipments are expected to arrive from
Israeli officials continue to emphasize to Western leaders there is evidence that
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has promised repeatedly to "wipe
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