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A Palestinian protester hurls stones during a demonstration on the beach near northern Gaza's maritime border with Israel on October 29, 2018

10,000 Palestinians Riot Along Gaza Border

Some 10,000 Palestinians protested along the Gaza border fence on Friday, with some burning tires and throwing rocks and firebombs at soldiers who responded with tear gas and occasional live fire.

Israeli soldiers deploy excavators alongside the border wall with Lebanon on December 5, 2018, after the army announced it had discovered Hezbollah infiltration tunnels passing under it

Israel Uncovers Second Cross-Border Hezbollah Terror Tunnel

TEL AVIV – A second cross-border terror tunnel was uncovered Thursday in the western Galilee, the IDF said.  Israel demanded UN peacekeeping force UNIFIL destroy the tunnels on the Lebanese side of the border. The tunnel originated under a residential building

Israeli soldiers deploy excavators alongside the border wall with Lebanon on December 5, 2018, after the army announced it had discovered Hezbollah infiltration tunnels passing under it

IDF: Operation Northern Shield ‘Great Surprise’ to Hezbollah

TEL AVIV – The IDF’s northern operation to destroy cross-border tunnels dug by Hezbollah came as a “great surprise” to the terror group, which kept the underground program a secret from its own operatives, a senior IDF officer said Wednesday, adding that the Iranian-backed group planned on launching a surprise attack, infiltrating Israel and thus instigating a war.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) is greeted by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Ministry of Defence in Tel Aviv on April 29, 2018

Pompeo to Netanyahu: U.S. Committed to Defending Israel Against Iran

TEL AVIV – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday vowed to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the U.S. was committed to defending Israel on a number of fronts, including confronting Iranian aggression and fighting anti-Israel bias at the UN.

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Operation Northern Shield: IDF Mobilizes Reserves to Ward Off Hezbollah Threat

TEL AVIV – Israel has mobilized artillery and unrolled a partial mobilization of reservists from the Air Force and Military Intelligence to thwart potential attacks from Lebanese terror group Hezbollah following the launch of an IDF operation to destroy cross-border attack tunnels dug by the Iranian-backed group.

Israeli Merkava tanks roll near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip as they return from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from Gaza.

Israeli War Drill Simulates Fighting on Two Fronts

The Israeli military’s Commando Brigade launched a large-scale exercise this week to practice fighting the Hamas terror group in the Gaza Strip and the Hezbollah terrorist militia in Lebanon simultaneously, the army said Saturday. The drill is continuing into this week.

Israeli security forces at the Adam settlement in the occupied West Bank on July 26, 2018, after a stabbing attack

Israeli Arab Teenager: It’s ‘A Privilege’ to Serve in IDF

T., a 19-year-old from the Jerusalem area, where clashes with police is a regular occurence, decided four months ago in an unprecedented move to join the Border Police. On Wednesday he is expected to participate in a graduation ceremony from basic training where he will receive a combat pin.

Islamic Jihad released pictures on Thursday of the new rocket with a heavy warhead, which they announced had been fired toward Ashkelon during the escalation of violence earlier this week.

Islamic Jihad Releases Photo of New Terror Rocket

Islamic Jihad released pictures on Thursday of the new rocket with a heavy warhead, which they announced had been fired toward Ashkelon during the escalation of violence earlier this week.

A picture taken from the Gaza Strip on November 12, 2018 shows missiles being launched toward Israel. - A number of rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip toward Israel today, AFP journalists said, while Israel's army said an Israeli bus was hit by fire from the Palestinian enclave. (Photo …

Israel Said to Accept Ceasefire Deal with Hamas

TEL AVIV – Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire deal Tuesday evening, Arab media reported, after nearly 500 rockets and mortars pounded the Jewish state over the course of 24 hours.

Smoke rises following an Israeli strikes on Gaza City, early Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Palestinian militants bombarded southern Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war. (AP Photo/Hatem …

Israeli Special Forces Officer Killed in Gaza Antiterror Raid

An Israeli special forces officer was killed and another was moderately wounded during a night-time operation in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, the army said. The incident sparked intense clashes between the Israeli military and the Hamas terror group.

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Iron Dome Deployed in Central Israel Following Gaza Rocketing

The Iron Dome anti-rocket system will soon be deployed to the Beersheba area, Israel’s deputy defense minister said Wednesday, after Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip launched a rocket that hit a home inside the city, causing damage but no injuries, and fired another that landed in the sea off central Israel.

An F16 warplane takes off for a mission in Lebanon from Ramat David air force base on July 12, 2006, Ramat David, Israel. An assault on Southern Lebanon was launched by Israel following the capture of two Israeli soldiers. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

IDF Attacks 20 Hamas Terror Targets After Rockets Fired into Israel

The Israeli military bombed 20 “military facilities” in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday morning, the army said, in response to a predawn rocket attack that struck a home in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba, causing damage but no injury.

A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to throw a rock at Israeli forces along the Israel-Gaza border east of Gaza city on October 12, 2018

Israel Halts Fuel to Gaza Following Border Violence

TEL AVIV – Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman ordered on Saturday the delivery of fuel in the Gaza Strip be suspended following violence on the border, including explosives on the border fence, the launching of incendiary devices, and a number of infiltrations into Israeli territory.