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IDF Releases Footage of Largest Syria Strike in Decades

TEL AVIV – The IDF on Tuesday released a video showing Israel’s raid on Syria in May that destroyed more than 50 Iranian targets in the most extensive military strike in the country since 1974.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (not pictured) speak to the media during a visit by Netanyahu at the Chancellery on June 4, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Netanyahu is travelling this week to Berlin, Paris and London in an effort to convince European leaders to adopt …

Netanyahu to Hamas: Whoever Hurts Israel Will Be Hit With ‘Great Strength’

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday sent a warning message to Hamas that “whoever hurts Israel” would be targeted swiftly and harshly and that Israel would respond to any and all provocations, including the launching of incendiary kites and balloons into Israeli territory. 

A man walks past a building that was damaged by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on July 14, 2018. - Israel's military said it had launched air strikes targeting Hamas in the Gaza Strip on July 14 as rockets and mortars were lobbed into southern Israel from the blockaded …

Terror Chief and Teenage Son Killed in Gaza Blast While Building a Rocket

TEL AVIV – The head of the al-Aqsa Martyr’s Brigades missile unit was killed together with his teenage son in an explosion in Gaza on Sunday while they were in the middle of building a rocket hours after a ceasefire with Israel was implemented, Palestinian media reported.

Palestinian security forces loyal to the Palestinian Authority (L) stand at the gate of the Kerem Shalom crossing, the main passage point for goods entering Gaza, after is was closed by Israel following the discovery of tunnels underneath the crossing, in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafat on January …

Israel Closes Gaza Crossing to Pressure Hamas Over Terror Kites

Amid criticism over his government’s response to ongoing violence on the Gaza border, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday that Israel will close the Kerem Shalom border crossing that serves as the main entry point for commercial goods and humanitarian aid into the coastal enclave.

RAMON AIR FORCE BASE, ISRAEL - FEBRUARY 19: Israel's first F-16i jet fighter, called in Hebrew Sufa (Storm), taxis after landing February 19, 2004 at the Ramon Air Force Base in Israel's Negev desert. The air force took delivery of the first two of 102 of the long-range advanced American-made …

Netanyahu Warns Israel Can Hit Iran ‘Anywhere in Syria’

Israel plans to act against Iran anywhere in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday, as Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman prepared to fly to Moscow for talks about removing the Islamic Republic and its proxy armies from the war-torn country.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, a top decision-making body, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 . (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed,l)

KLEIN: ‘Lone Wolf’ Palestinian Attacks May Be Abbas Terror Campaign

Several major developments on the Israeli-Palestinian front may increase the likelihood of continued “lone wolf” terrorist attacks targeting Israelis combined with already planned chaos in the coming weeks. The supposed lone wolf incidents may be part of an orchestrated Palestinian terrorist crusade.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the opening session of the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Netanyahu told parliament Monday that “the French build in Paris, the English build in London and the Israelis build in Jerusalem.” The government is currently advancing construction plans to …

Netanyahu’s Coalition Crisis Ends with Passing of 2019 Budget

The Knesset passed the state’s budget for 2019 in the early hours of Thursday, closing out the parliament’s winter term just over a day after the coalition managed to solve a crisis that nearly saw the government fall and new elections called.