Operation Protective Edge

EXCLUSIVE: Palestinians Are Greater Threat to Jewish State Than Iran, Expert Says

TEL AVIV – The Palestinians pose a “greater existential threat to the Jewish state of Israel than Iran and Syria,” the director of a Philadelphia-based think tank told Breitbart in a wide-ranging interview on the heels of a new poll that shows the overwhelming majority of Israelis (78%) do not see an end to the conflict in sight. 

Arabs in Israel mourn birth of Jewish state

Netanyahu to Hamas: Whoever Hurts Israel Will Be Hit With ‘Great Strength’

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday sent a warning message to Hamas that “whoever hurts Israel” would be targeted swiftly and harshly and that Israel would respond to any and all provocations, including the launching of incendiary kites and balloons into Israeli territory. 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (not pictured) speak to the media during a visit by Netanyahu at the Chancellery on June 4, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Netanyahu is travelling this week to Berlin, Paris and London in an effort to convince European leaders to adopt …

Terror Chief and Teenage Son Killed in Gaza Blast While Building a Rocket

TEL AVIV – The head of the al-Aqsa Martyr’s Brigades missile unit was killed together with his teenage son in an explosion in Gaza on Sunday while they were in the middle of building a rocket hours after a ceasefire with Israel was implemented, Palestinian media reported.

A man walks past a building that was damaged by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on July 14, 2018. - 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 …

IDF: 24 Killed Gaza Rioters Were Terrorist Group Members

At least 24 of the 61 Palestinians killed Monday in the Gaza border riots were terrorists affiliated mostly with the Hamas terrorist organization, with some being members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said Tuesday, following a joint investigation conducted by the IDF and the Shin Bet.

A Palestinian woman reacts from the fire shooting by Israeli troops during a demonstration near the Gaza Strip border with Israel, in eastern Gaza City, Friday, March 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

IDF: Hamas Shifting Focus to Defense Terror Tunnels

Hamas appears to be changing its tunnel strategy, shifting from a focus on border-crossing attack routes to more internal defense structures, as Israel steps up work on its underground barrier surrounding the Gaza Strip, according to IDF assessments on Wednesday.

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Report: Israel Stepping Up Campaign To Dissolve UN Palestinian Refugee Agency

TEL AVIV – Israel is reportedly stepping up the pressure on American legislators to see the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which exclusively caters to Palestinian refugees and their descendants, absorbed into the UN agency that caters to the rest of the world’s 65 million refugees.

Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely gives a press conference on November 3, 2015 in the Lipski plastic factory at the Barkan Industrial Park near the Israeli settlement of Ariel in the occupied West Bank, on the European Union's (EU) decision to label goods made in Jewish settlements. AFP PHOTO …

Israeli Communities Near Gaza Prep for Future War

Residents of Gaza border communities and the south have recently enjoyed relative quiet. Three years have passed since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge and deterrence against Hamas is being maintained. But everyone believes that further escalation is only a matter of time, and are preparing accordingly.

SDEROT, ISRAEL - JULY 18: Israeli tanks sit positioned next to a gap in the wall seperating Gaza and Israel on the morning July 18, 2014 near Sderot, Israel. Late last night the Israel operation "Decisive Edge" sent troops into Gaza, officially turning the offensive into a ground operation. (Photo …