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IDF Chief: Hezbollah Enhancing Terror Capabilities Near Israeli Border

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot warned Tuesday evening that despite the relative quiet on Israel’s northern border, “many challenges” were awaiting the army stemming from the Hezbollah terror movement’s increasingly “powerful capabilities.”

Israel's new Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot delivers a speech during his swearing-in ceremony at the Prime Minister's Jerusalem offices on February 16, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MENAHEM KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli General in Saudi News Calls for Cooperation Against Iran

Lt. General Gadi Eisenkot, Chief of the General Staff for the Israeli Defense Force, granted a landmark interview to London-based Saudi Arabian online newspaper Elaph in which he discussed Israel and the Saudis cooperating against the “real and largest threat to the region,” namely Iran.

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IDF Chief Interviews With Saudi Media, Says Israel Ready To Share Intel

TEL AVIV – In a historic first, a Saudi newspaper published an interview with IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot on Thursday in which he said Israel is willing to share intelligence with the Gulf kingdom to combat Iran, “the largest threat to the region.”

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IDF Chief: Iranian Missiles Underperformed in Syria Strike

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot downplayed the significance of an Iranian missile strike against the Islamic State in Syria, saying “the operational achievement was less than what was reported in the media,” during a wide-ranging speech on Israel’s security threats on Tuesday night.

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IDF chief: Hamas Lacks ‘Willingness’ to Start War with Israel

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot downplayed the chances for a fresh war with either the Hezbollah or Hamas terror groups in the near future, saying they were both uninterested in a new conflict and, in the Lebanese group’s case, demoralized as well.

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IDF Chief Lands in U.S. for Cross-Country Work Visit

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot landed in the United States Sunday to meet with members of the American military and Department of Defense, as Jerusalem and Washington hammer out the final details of an aid package for the coming years.

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IDF Chief: Army Doing Everything Possible To Combat Terror Tunnels

TEL AVIV – The IDF is working to combat the Gazan tunnel threat, which is first on the IDF’s list of priorities. It has deployed nearly 100 engineering vehicles to the border to locate and destroy the Hamas underground passages into Israel, IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot (pictured) said.

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IDF Chief Eisenkot Makes Secret Visit To Brussels

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot made a secret visit to Brussels on Monday, several days after Belgium, which is facing the threat of terror attacks, went on high alert and declared a state of emergency in its capital city.