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Israel sends more units to Gaza border

Israel sends more units to Gaza border

The Israel Defense Forces command made the decision on Thursday to send additional units to the Gaza border area to enhance the units' combat readiness in case of a possible attack by radical forces, the army press service reported. …

Israel intercepted "enemy" drones over Mediterranean

Israel intercepted "enemy" drones over Mediterranean

The Israeli military intercepted three "enemy drones" over the Mediterranean Sea, such a message was spread by the country's armed forces. "Three enemy unmanned aerial vehicles approaching Israeli airspace in Israeli …

Israel detains gunmen who killed three Israelis in Elad

Israel detains gunmen who killed three Israelis in Elad

Israeli security forces detained two Palestinian gunmen who attacked civilians on May 5 using firearms and an ax, the Israel Defense Forces' press service said. "Two terrorists who killed three Israeli …

Israel to buy three military submarines from Germany

Israel to buy three military submarines from Germany

Israel announced a deal with Germany to develop and purchase three submarines from German industrial giant Thyssenkrupp for three billion euros ($3.4 billion). "The new submarines will upgrade the capabilities of the Israeli navy, …

Man suspected of knife attack on soldiers in Israel detained

Man suspected of knife attack on soldiers in Israel detained

The Israeli army has detained another suspect in an attempted melee weapon attack in the West Bank on Friday, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said on Sunday. According to IDF, Israeli soldiers have now detained a suspect who was …

Two rockets fired from Lebanon at Israel - Israeli army

Two rockets fired from Lebanon at Israel - Israeli army

Two rockets were fired from Lebanon toward northern Israel early Tuesday morning, setting off sirens in the country’s north, the Israeli military said. One of the rockets was shot down by Israel’s Iron Dome aerial defense …

Israeli Air Force struck houses of Hamas commanders (VIDEO)

Israeli Air Force struck houses of Hamas commanders (VIDEO)

Israeli armed forces struck the houses of five Hamas commanders in the Gaza Strip, the Israeli Air Force reported on its Twitter page. "110 munitions and 62 fighter jets: overnight, the IAF struck approximately 65 terror …

Israeli army chief says to extend strikes on Gaza

Israeli army chief says to extend strikes on Gaza

Israeli military chief Aviv Kochavi decided on Tuesday to extend Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip "with no time limit" amid the tensions with Hamas, a Palestinian movement that runs the strip. The Israeli military …

Israel strikes Hamas targets

Israel strikes Hamas targets

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) struck Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip Wednesday in response to incendiary balloon launches from the region, the IDF said via Twitter. "Over the last few weeks, terrorists in Gaza have launched …

Israel: it’s time to ‘transcend conflict’ with Lebanon

Israel: it’s time to ‘transcend conflict’ with Lebanon

The Israeli Defense Forces said the Jewish state offered humanitarian and medical assistance to Lebanon after the deadly Beirut port blast, adding that it was time to ‘transcend conflict’ between the two neighbors. …

Iranian plane intercepted by Israeli fighter jets

Iranian plane intercepted by Israeli fighter jets

A Mahan Air commercial flight bound for Beirut from Tehran was allegedly intercepted by two Israeli fighter planes in Syrian air space late Thursday, according to reports by Iranian media. The plane was flying close to Syria's …

Jerusalem terror attack: 15 Israeli troops injured

Jerusalem terror attack: 15 Israeli troops injured

A motorist slammed his car into a group of Israeli soldiers this morning, wounding 15 before fleeing the scene, the Israeli military said.  Fifteen soldiers were injured, Jerusalem Post reported, adding that one of the injured in …

Israel successfully tests rocket propulsion system

Israel successfully tests rocket propulsion system

Israeli Defense Ministry said it successfully tested a rocket propulsion system, launched from a military base located in the center of the country. The Defense Ministry said in a statement that the test launch was scheduled …

Israeli drone crashes in Lebanon

Israeli drone crashes in Lebanon

An Israeli drone crashed in Lebanon this morning, Israel Defense Forces said. A military spokesperson said that the UAV fell "during routine security activity," without elaborating on the cause of the crash, Xinhua …

Israeli soldiers mistakenly fire at Israel's crop-dusting plane

Israeli soldiers mistakenly fire at Israel's crop-dusting plane

Israeli soldiers opened fire at a crop-dusting plane flying over the Golan Heights yesterday, mistaking it for an infiltrating aircraft from Syria. The accident occurred in the central Golan Heights, near the Syrian border. Crop-dusting …