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Iran and Syria are playing with fire in northern Israel

While we were sleeping on Friday night an Iranian drone invaded Israeli airspace. Israel shot the drone down and then went on the attack against Iranian air positions in Syria. The Syrians opened massive anti-aircraft fire against Israeli jets, causing … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Despite the hard week we have just gone through, or maybe davka because of it, we need some good news to bring us into Shabbat, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. Since so much of the news … Continue reading

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A win and a loss in Israeli counter-terrorism

Yesterday Israel saw two dramatic terror incidents either thwarted or failed – both of which ended without incident but which had huge potential for disaster. The first incident was an attempted bombing of the Jerusalem Light Rail. The Times of … Continue reading

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Gaza war update: 4 year old Israeli boy killed by mortar, several Israeli civilians injured

With all the fanfare about Hamas’s missiles and rockets it’s easy to overlook the danger of mortars, which seem to be little more than glorified stones – until they hit someone.  In fact as many soldiers were injured or killed … Continue reading

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Constant drip of attempted terror attacks go unreported in international media

The last few days have seen several attempts by Palestinian terrorists to harm Israeli citizens, but reports in the international press have been minimal to non-existent. The major terror attempt was a drone, flying from the direction of Lebanon, attempting … Continue reading

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IAF shoots down drone over Negev – was its target Dimona?

The Israeli Air Force shot down a drone flying over southern Israel on Shabbat. The aircraft was shot down by two F-16I jets in an open area in the northern Negev region, and its remains were scattered in an open … Continue reading

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