Tag: Israeli Defense Forces

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UK Minister Faces Chance of Sacking over Israel Meetings

British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned her aid minister back from a trip to Africa on Wednesday following a row over unauthorized meetings in Israel, prompting speculation she will be the second minister in a week to be sacked.

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IDF to Fast Track Defense System Against Gaza Terrorist Tunnels

The Israeli Defense Forces will fast track plans to develop a new system to combat underground tunnels and other threats from the Gaza Strip after coming under pressure from residents of Israeli communities near the boarder of the coastal enclave.

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WATCH: Israel’s Defense Tech Should Worry Iranians, Says IAI Head

The Times of Israel reports: Iran has good reason to be concerned by Israel’s defense capabilities, a senior engineer at the Israel Aerospace Industries, a government-owned company that manufactures military and civilian aircraft and products, said on Saturday. “We are

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Breitbart’s Aaron Klein: Israel Must Destroy Hamas Terror Tunnels

TEL AVIV – When it comes to the possibility of Israel taking defensive military action to destroy Hamas’s system of newly constructed and refurbished terror tunnels, it is not a question of “if” but “when,” posited Breitbart‘s Jerusalem bureau chief and senior

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Defense Ministry Unveils First Namer APC with Trophy Anti-Missile System

The Jerusalem Post reports: The Defense Ministry unveiled on Thursday the first Namer armored personnel carrier equipped with the Trophy HV active protection system. Trophy – made by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems – has already been installed on Merkava MK 4

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Germany to Lease Israeli Drones Instead of Buying US Predators

The Jerusalem Post reports: German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday announced plans for the army to lease Israeli Heron TP drones from Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) rather than buy Predator B drones from US defense contractor General Atomics.

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Israel Busts Hamas Cell Planning Highway Shooting Attack

The Times of Israel reports:  In a joint Shin Bet-IDF operation, a Hamas terror cell was broken in Hebron in November, officials announced Sunday. The Hamas cell had purchased a variety of weapons, including an M-16 rifle, in order to carry

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Retired IDF Pooch Now Cheers Up Senior Citizens

Kila is a special dog. During her years of service in the IDF’s special forces canine unit Oketz, she participated in many daring rescue missions. But even after being released from the military, she still does good work. These days,

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Hamas Promises Info On KIA soldiers, If Israel Frees Terrorists

The Palestinian terrorist Hamas organization told The Times of Israel on Sunday evening that it is willing to reveal information about two IDF soldiers, whose bodies it is believed to be holding, if Israel releases some of its operatives currently

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Ex-IDF Soldier Who Joined Islamic State Was In A Combat Unit

A Muslim Israeli citizen who has reportedly joined the Islamic State group in Syria completed a full service as an IDF combat soldier and has barely had contact with his family for the past five years. The man’s family members

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Israel Arrests Hamas Terrorist After Car Ramming Attack

Israeli forces have arrested an alleged member of the militant terror group Hamas on suspicion of running over four Israeli soldiers, leaving one in serious condition, the army said on Friday. “Overnight, in a joint operation… forces arrested the attacker

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After Palestinian Leader’s Incitement, Terror Group Calls for Suicide Bombers

Over the weekend, Palestinian terrorists ran wild within the State of Israel and the Palestinian territories, murdering Jewish men and women and attempting to kill infants. Yet, Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas has refused to condemn this violence, instead blaming Israel for defending itself.