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Netanyahu: U.S. to Boost Military Aid Amid Saudi Arms Deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that the US had agreed to boost the defense aid it gives to Israel and would ensure that the country maintained its qualitative advantage, even as the defense minister expressed concern that the massive military deal signed between Washington and Riyadh could spark a “crazy arms race.”

Israeli Merkava tanks roll near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip as they return from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from Gaza.

Israel Treads Carefully With Claim To Golan

(AP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sparked a new diplomatic brushfire by declaring that the Golan Heights, seized from Syria in the 1967 Six Day War, is and should remain “under Israel’s sovereignty permanently.”

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) poses with ministers prior to the weekly cabinet meeting in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on April 17, 2016.

Former Chief of IDF Intelligence: Israel Must Preemptively Strike Hamas Terror Tunnels, Prepare for ‘Brief but Forceful’ Action

TEL AVIV – Israel should take preemptive “brief but forceful” action against Hamas, the executive director of Israel’s Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) wrote in a new analysis. Maj. Gen. (ret.) Amos Yadlin, who served as the IDF’s chief of Military Intelligence until 2010, further stated that Israel must devise a technological solution to deal with the cross-border underground terror tunnels that Hamas is building.

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