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In this picture distributed by the IDF, Israeli soldiers from the Golani infantry brigade take part in a training exercise November 17, 2005 in the Golan Heights. Israel captured the strategic volcanic plateau from Syria in the 1967 Six Day War and Syria demands its return as part of a …

IDF Drill Simulates War with Hezbollah

The military has field-tested a new fighting method combining infantry, tanks and combat engineering into one unified force, as part of a major military reform meant to streamline the Israel Defense Forces, the army said Sunday.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the annual health conference in Tel Aviv on March 27, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Netanyahu: We Will Not Accept Anything Less Than Full Ceasefire

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned Hamas that Israel will continue to do whatever it needs to combat the terrorism coming from the Gaza Strip and will accept nothing less than a blanket ceasefire, at the

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Huge Gaza Terror Kite Lands on Israeli Power Lines

A large incendiary kite launched from Gaza landed on power lines near Kibbutz Sufa, sparking a quick operation Saturday by employees from the Israeli Electric Corporation to remove the device before a fire was started.

Israel said it targeted a Hamas facility in the Gaza Strip

IDF Levels a Hamas Headquarters After Terror Rockets Hit Israel

The Israeli Air Force on Thursday evening destroyed a building in the northern Gaza Strip, which reportedly served as a headquarters for the Hamas terrorist group, hours after a rocket fired from the Palestinian enclave struck just outside the southern city of Beersheba.

Israel hits Gaza after Palestinian rockets target Israel

IDF Instructs Summer Camps, Schools to Close Due to Rocket Fire

TEL AVIV – Following a barrage of more than 180 rockets, the IDF issued directives to residents of southern Israel on Wednesday night and Thursday morning, instructing them to close down summer camps and stay near bomb shelters. 

Israeli soldiers evacuate their wounded comrades at an army deployment area along the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014. The Israeli army said five of its soldiers have been killed in and around the wartorn Gaza Strip. AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read …

IDF Responds After Dozens of Gaza Terror Rockets Fired at Israel

Israel’s air force bombed 12 Hamas positions across the Gaza Strip Wednesday night, the military said, as dozens of rockets and mortar shells were fired at southern Israeli communities from the Palestinian enclave, including one barrage that slammed into the city of Sderot, injuring several Israelis.

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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.

Syria revels in recapture of town near Israel-occupied Golan

Report: Israel Seeking to Prevent Massacre of Syrians on Border

TEL AVIV – Israel has asked Russia to ensure that Syrian troops refrain from massacring civilians in the south of the country while the Assad regime continues its takeover of the area near Israel’s border from rebel groups, Channel 2 news reported. 

A picture taken on July 14, 2018 shows Palestinian rockets being fired from Gaza City towards Israel. - 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 Palestinian enclave. (Photo …

Islamic State Seeking to Draw Israel into Syria Conflict

The former head of the IDF’s military intelligence said Thursday that the firing of a pair of missiles from Syria into the Sea of Galilee a day earlier was likely an effort by the Islamic State group to draw Israel into a confrontation with the Syrian regime.

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Israel Eliminates Three Terrorists After Gaza Snipers Open Fire at IDF

Three Palestinian terrorists in Gaza were killed and another critically wounded on Wednesday evening in a retaliatory IDF attack along the border after a sniper opened fire on Israeli soldiers in a latest round of violence that has gripped the region in recent months.