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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. 

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Report: Israel Tells Russia It Will Expand ‘Red Lines’ in Syria

Israel has notified Russia of its decision to expand its “red lines”—as it pertains to operations against Iran in Syria—to the entirety of its northern neighbor’s territory rather than just the southern portion of the country as it had so far, the Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported Saturday evening.

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Israel to Receive F-35 Air Vehicle Deliveries

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract for procurement of initial air vehicle spares for F-35 air vehicle deliveries in support of the government of Israel.

Israeli security stands around the wreckage of an F-16 that crashed in northern Israel, near kibbutz of Harduf, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone it said infiltrated the country early Saturday before launching a "large-scale attack" on at least a dozen Iranian and Syrian …

IDF Probe: F-16 May Have Been Downed by Shrapnel

An initial Israeli Air Force investigation indicated that Saturday’s F-16 fighter jet crash was caused by explosion of an anti-aircraft missile next to the plane, but not necessarily from a direct hit, the army said.

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Watch: IDF Tests Patriot Air Defense System

The Israeli Air Force conducted a test of its Patriot air defense systems on Tuesday evening, launching multiple interceptor missiles into the skies over central Israel, the army revealed the following day.

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Gaza Drone Infiltrates Israel

A drone flying from the Gaza Strip fell in Israel on Saturday, the Israel Defense Forces said.

Israeli submarine 'Dolphin' sails along the Mediterranean Sea near the coastal city of Tel Aviv during special naval maneuvers ahead of Israel?s 60th independence anniversary on May 5, 2008. The 'Dolphin', a German-built submarine, is 56.4m long with a cruising range of 4500 nautical miles. It is armed with ten …

WATCH: Israeli Navy Submarines Conduct Surprise War Drill

Israel’s submariners were called into action for the outbreak of a simulated war during a surprise drill this week, with the army saying the exercise was intended to transform the oft-ignored undersea force into a more formidable weapon.

An Israeli Air Force fighter jet releases flares during an acrobatics display during a graduation ceremony in the Hatzerim air force base near the southern city of Beersheba, Israel, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

European, Arab States join Israel and U.S. in Major Air Forces Exercise

The Israeli air force is among four other nations participating in a joint exercise that began yesterday in Greece. The Iniohos 2017 exercise, which is being hosted at Greece’s Andravida Air Base, will be a “complex exercise” according to the Greek Air Force and will include fighter planes from the US, Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Italy and Greece.

An Israeli pilot, seen in the cockpit of an Israeli F16 warplane, prepares to take off for a mission in Lebanon from Ramat David air force base on July 12, 2006, Ramat David, Israel.

Netanyahu Denies Moscow Asked Israel to Halt Syria Airstrikes

BEIJING — Russia has not changed its policy on coordination with the Israeli air force in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday, denying reports that Moscow had told Israel to end airstrikes in the war-torn country and vowing to continue attacking weapons convoys.