Tag: Israel Defense Forces

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu walks with IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkott, left, as they visit the construction work on the fence between Israel and Jordan Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. (Marc Israel Sellem, Jerusalem Post, Pool via AP)

How to Successfully Stop Illegal Immigration: Follow Israel’s Model

EILAT, Israel – Israel is regarding as global leader in the fight against Islamic terrorism. Lesser known is that the Jewish state has over the years contended with a major issue of regional migrants entering the country illegally and that the Jewish state has successfully halted the infiltration of illegal migrants to the point where not a single illegal entered in 2017, according to Israeli government statistics.

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Israel Fingers Iran for Stoking Gaza Tensions

After terrorists in Gaza fired three mortar shells at southern Israel on Friday, apparently to disrupt a ceremony honoring a fallen IDF soldier whose remains are being held captive in the coastal enclave, top Israeli officials have cast blame not only on Hamas, which rules the Strip, but also on Israel’s nemesis, Iran.

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IDF Bases to Stop Selling Cigarettes

Beginning November 1, cigarettes and other tobacco products will disappear from the shelves of stores in dozens of military bases around the country as the army steps up its fight against smoking, the Israel Defense Force’s manpower chief said Sunday.

Israel Arrests More Than 30 For Suspected Arson, Incitement

Israeli security forces have arrested more than 30 people suspected of either arson or encouraging others to commit arson in recent days, as dozens of wildfires have swept through the country, destroying hundreds of homes and businesses and forcing tens of thousands to flee, officials said Saturday evening.