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EXCLUSIVE – Ex-Defense Chief Moshe Ya’alon: Israel Will Not Allow ‘Iran-Dominant Syria’

TEL AVIV – Israel will do everything in its power to stop Iranian proxies gaining strength on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights just as it has done in the past, Former Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon told Breitbart Jerusalem amid news that an Iran-backed Shiite militia had been formed with the goal of “liberating the Golan Heights from Israel.”

Mourners carry the body of Qassem Abu Ouda, a Palestinian who was shot dead following reported attacks on Israelis, during his funeral on March 15, 2016 in the West Bank town of Hebron.

Israel: No More Returning of Terrorists Bodies to Palestinians

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman ordered a halt to the practice of returning West Bank Palestinian attackers’ bodies to their families for burial on Thursday, a day after two Palestinian terrorists killed four people and wounded 16 in a shooting attack in central Tel Aviv.

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WATCH: Islamic Jihad Shows Off New Weapon For Attacking Israel

TEL AVIV – The Gaza-based group Islamic Jihad posted a video showing off a new light plane, marking the first time that the group has publicly announced that it is building up its own weapons cache in the war against Israel.

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Israeli Megastars Support IDF Shooter with Upcoming Solidarity Concert

TEL AVIV – Major Israeli pop stars are slated to take part in a solidarity concert organized by the family of an IDF soldier who shot and killed an already-neutralized Palestinian terrorist last month. Megastar Eyal Golan, rapper Kobi Shimoni, a.k.a. Subliminal,

The Panamanian-flagged Klos-C is escorted into the southern Israeli port of Eilat by Israeli warships on March 8, 2014 after it was intercepted by the Israeli navy with the military saying it was carrying advanced rockets from Iran to Gaza.

Saudi Arabia Assures Israel Of Passage Though Tiran Straits

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s defense minister says Saudi Arabia has given Israel written assurances the kingdom will guarantee Israel freedom of passage in the Tiran Straits. Tuesday’s announcement comes as Egypt readies to hand over control of two islands in

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Israeli, Indian Defense Firms Sign Billion Dollar Cooperation Agreement

TEL AVIV – Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. signed a cooperation agreement with India’s Reliance Defense Systems Ltd. on Tuesday that will encompass future deals worth $10 billion, the Jerusalem Post reported. The companies made the announcement at the

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Netanyahu Defends Israeli Army After Soldier Shot Wounded Palestinian

JERUSALEM (AFP) –  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended the Israeli army Sunday as controversy gripped the country over a soldier caught on video shooting a Palestinian assailant in the head as he lay on the ground. The incident on Thursday led

Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon pauses during a press conference at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, on August 27, 2014.

Ya’alon Throws Cold Water on Talk of Imminent Israel-Turkey Reconciliation

The Jerusalem Post reports: Defense minister Moshe Ya’alon on Thursday appeared to be lowering expectations that Israel and Turkey would soon strike a deal restoring full diplomatic relations. In remarks to reporters in Switzerland, the defense minister said that an agreement

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Ya’alon: Turkey Funds ISIS Militants by Buying Oil From Them

Ynetnews reports: While Israel and Turkey’s representatives are hard at work on normalizing ties, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon (pictured) on Tuesday accused Ankara of encouraging terrorism by buying oil from the Islamic State group. “As you know, Daesh (Islamic State) enjoyed