Tag: Israel security

Patriot air defense

Israel Intercepts Drone Approaching from Syria

The IDF launched a Patriot missile on Saturday, which successfully intercepted an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) coming from Syria approaching Israeli airspace near the Golan Heights border. The Patriot was launched from the area surrounding the northern city of ​​Safed, with residents of the area reportedly hearing explosions.

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Israel Demands PA Bar Hamas from Gaza Border Crossings

Israel’s Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai on Wednesday instructed the country’s Coordination and Liaison Authority to set up meetings with the Palestinian Authority (PA) on the issue of Gaza Strip border crossings with the Jewish state.

Hamas Leader Holds Meeting with Iran-Backed Hezbollah Chief

Hamas’s deputy political chief Saleh al-Arouri on Tuesday held a rare public meeting with Hassan Nasrallah in Beirut, the leader of the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, during which the two discussed Israel’s recent destruction of an attack tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel and the Palestinian reconciliation process, Hamas media reported.

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IDF: Hamas Shifting Focus to Defense Terror Tunnels

Hamas appears to be changing its tunnel strategy, shifting from a focus on border-crossing attack routes to more internal defense structures, as Israel steps up work on its underground barrier surrounding the Gaza Strip, according to IDF assessments on Wednesday.