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Israel: Hamas-Run TV Station Aired Secret Messages to Terrorists

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday designated the Hamas-run Al Aqsa TV network a terror organization after it was found by the Shin Bet security service to be broadcasting hidden messages and cues for directing terror attacks.

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Netanyahu Orders Home Demolitions for Car-Ramming Terrorists

The government will do everything it can to expedite the demolition of the homes of the terrorists responsible for the ramming attack on IDF soldiers early Monday morning, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the start of a meeting with the prime minister of Samoa.

Likud Party leader Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a meeting with the heads of local regional councils, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009. General elections in Israel are scheduled for Feb. 10 and pre-election polls show Netanyahu with a lead over Foreign Minister and Kadima Party leader Tzipi Livni.(AP …

Two Israeli Soldiers Wounded in Car-Ramming Attack

Two Israeli soldiers were wounded in a predawn car-ramming attack in the northern West Bank on Monday, one of them seriously, the army said. The force opened fire on the three occupants of the vehicle, killing two and wounding the third.

A picture taken on July 26, 2018 shows Israeli security forces at the Adam settlement in the occupied West Bank where a stabbing attack took place. - Three Israelis were wounded in a knife attack in a West Bank settlement close to Ramallah, the Israeli army said. (Photo by Ahmad …

U.S., Israeli Troops Finish Joint Missile Defense War Games

The IDF and the US European Command (USEUCOM) held a joint exercise, codenamed Juniper Falcon, that concluded Thursday. The two militaries examined a scenario in which an attack by Israel on Iranian interests in Syria or Lebanon elicits an Iranian retaliatory missile strike with the US coming to Israel’s’ aid.

The number of American casualties has fallen dramatically since the end of 2014 when Afghan forces took over from US-led NATO combat troops to secure the country AFP

IDF: Hamas May Spark Gaza War

The Hamas terror group may seek to spark a war with Israel in the near future in an attempt to elicit international sympathy and an influx of international aid money to the Gaza Strip, which it controls, according to an Israeli Military Intelligence assessment released Wednesday.

Hamas Palestinian protesters use slingshots to hurl stones toward Israeli forces during clashes near the border with Israel, east of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on June 8, 2018. (Photo by SAID KHATIB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria Reports Israeli Shelling Near Southern Border

Israeli tank shells hit a demolished hospital and an observation post in Syria’s southern Quneitra province near the border with Israel, Syrian state media reported on Monday evening, adding there had been only material damage.

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Israeli Navy Nabs Gazan Attempting to Swim into Israel

The Times of Israel reports: The Israeli Navy arrested a Palestinian man who attempted to swim into Israel from the Gaza Strip on Sunday night, the military said. The man was spotted as he approached the Strip’s northern maritime border and

An Israeli Navy vessel passes by the Tamar drilling natural gas production platform during a squadron exercise on May 27, 2013 off the coast of Israel in the Mediterranean Sea. Israel launched a nation-wide exercise today to test the civilian population's response to a possible massive rocket attack from three …

IDF to Demolish Home of Palestinian Behind Israeli Teenager’s Murder

TEL AVIV – The IDF on Sunday began preparations for the demolition of the home of a Palestinian man who confessed to brutally murdering a 19-year-old Israeli woman in Jerusalem last week, suggesting that security forces believe that the murder constituted an act of terror. 

The August 16, 2017 demolition of the family home of 19-year-old Omar al-Abed, the terrorist behind the deadly terror attack in the settlement of Halamish on July 21, 2017, in the northern West Bank village of Kobar. (IDF Spokesperson's Office)

Netanyahu Stops Qatari Cash Transfer to Hamas After Gaza Violence

TEL AVIV – Amid another flare-up along the Gaza border during which a Palestinian sniper opened fire on a group of IDF soldiers and explosions were reportedly heard in the northern Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stopped the transfer of Qatari funds to the Hamas-run enclave. 

Netanyahu defends Qatari cash infusion to Gaza

Monitor: 12 of 21 Killed in Israeli Strikes Were Iranian Fighters

TEL AVIV – Twelve of the 21 pro-regime fighters killed in Israeli airstrikes in Syria early on Monday were soldiers from Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, UK-based war monitor the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday.

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IDF Targets Iranian Intel Sites, Training Camp in Syria

TEL AVIV – The IDF conducted a series of strikes overnight Sunday against Iranian weapons warehouses, intelligence sites and a training camp in Syria in response to what it said was a “premeditated” missile attack on Israel earlier in the day that was meant as a warning from Tehran against further strikes.  

A picture taken early on January 21, 2019 shows Syrian air defence batteries responding to what the Syrian state media said were Israeli missiles targeting Damascus. - Israel struck what it said were Iranian targets in Syria today in response to rocket fire it blamed on Iran, sparking concerns of …