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WATCH: U.S. Dedicates First American Military Base in Israel

The first permanent U.S. military base in Israel was dedicated on Monday. A few dozen American soldiers will live and work on the base, situated inside the school of the Aerial Defense Division of the Israel Air Force, in the Negev. High-ranking U.S. officers attended the dedication ceremony.

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F-35 Wins Praise from Israel Air Force Chief, Warns of Missile Threat

TEL AVIV – Israel’s top Air Force officer on Tuesday praised the “revolutionary” operational potential of its new fifth-generation fighter – the F-35 Adir – yet warned that growing anti-aircraft threats could mean that part of its fourth-generation force could be downed in combat.

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Egypt Steps Up Attacks on Sinai Jihadists

The Egyptian army as stepped up its campaign against Islamic State loyalists in the Sinai Peninsula against the backdrop of a warming of relations between Cairo and Tehran.

An Israeli F-16I jet is seen after landing during a display for foreign media at the Ramon air force base in the Negev Desert, southern Israel, on October 21, 2013.

Ex-IAF General: Israel Capable Of Destroying Iran’s Nuclear Program

TEL AVIV – The IDF is capable of destroying Iran’s nuclear facilities with a preemptive strike, the head of the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) said on Saturday. “The Israeli Air Force can meet the challenge of destroying Iran’s nuclear reactors

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IDF Strikes Gaza After Rocket Fire; 10-Year-Old Said killed

The Times of Israel reports: Israeli jets struck the northern Gaza Strip early Saturday morning in response to rocket fire at the southern city of Sderot hours earlier. Officials in the Hamas-run enclave said a 10-year-old boy was killed. The

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Israel Air Force Still Keeps Eye on Iran Despite Nuclear Deal

The Jerusalem Post reports: Irrespective of the global deal over the Iranian nuclear program, the Israel Air Force (IAF) goes on building its long-range capabilities, and maintaining its readiness for any potential future scenario that may develop between Israel and the

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Israeli Company Lets Online Shoppers Try On Clothes Virtually

JERUSALEM – An Israeli company is hoping to revolutionize the experience of clothes shopping online. Yael Vizel used the technological prowess she picked up during her time in the Israel Air Force (IAF) to invent an app and web platform