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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.

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)

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.

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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.

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 …

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

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)

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. 

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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. 

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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.

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 …

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.  

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Netanyahu Warns Iran: ‘Get Out’ of Syria

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday warned Iran to “get out of Syria” unless it wanted to continue being attacked by Israel.

A picture taken on November 16, 2017, shows Israeli Army officer Lt. Col Elad Efrati battalion commander standing next to a tank at an army position overlooking southern Lebanon in the northern Israeli town of Metula, along Israel's border with Lebanon. / AFP PHOTO / MENAHEM KAHANA (Photo credit should …

IDF Forms Battalion to Protect Against Hezbollah Invasion

The Israeli military has formed a new reserves battalion to act as the first line of defense against the Hezbollah terror group by protecting the communities along the northern border with Lebanon, the army announced Monday.

in Gaza City, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Gaza Strip Terror Rocket Fired into Israel

IDF spokesman said Saturday that Hamas forces in the Gaza Strip have launched a rocket at Israel overnight, none were hurt and no damages were reported. In response, the IDF attacked a Hamas post in the strip using an IAF helicopter.

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IDF Destroys Fifth Hezbollah Attack Tunnel from Lebanon

The Israeli military announced Wednesday it had discovered a new cross-border attack tunnel from Lebanon, the fifth such subterranean passage it has uncovered since launching an operation to destroy the Hezbollah-dug tunnels.

The Iron Dome defense system fires to interecpt incoming missiles from Gaza in the port town of Ashdod, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that the army is prepared for a “significant widening” of its operation in the Gaza Strip. (AP Photo /Tsafrir Abayov)

Israel Fires at Missile Launched from Syria

Israel said Tuesday night it had deployed its air defenses against a missile shot from Syria as Damascus attempted to repel an alleged Israeli airstrike against Hezbollah or Iranian targets near the capital.

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Outgoing IDF Chief: Iran Wants to Deploy 100,000 Fighters in Syria

Outgoing IDF chief Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot on Sunday defended the military against recent criticism of insufficient action against Palestinian terrorism in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, saying the army’s primary goal in recent years has been thwarting Iran’s efforts to establish a permanent military presence in Syria.