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September 8, 2006
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Iran unveiled a locally made warplane. Iranian television this week broadcast footage of the new Sa’aga, or Lightning, fighter jet in action.

An Israeli businessman who spent more than three years in Hezbollah captivity gave his first interview about the ordeal. Israel’s Channel 10 television was scheduled Thursday to screen its exclusive interview with Elhanan Tannenbaum.

Israel’s military reportedly defended its right to use weapons that some human rights groups have described as illegal. The military’s judge advocate general recently issued a memorandum to Israeli diplomatic missions abroad empowering them to rebut allegations that illegal heavy ordnance has been used in the Lebanon war and against Palestinian terrorists, Ma’ariv reported Thursday.

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