Tag Archives: IDF

Counter-terrorism updates

The IDF has achieved a couple of successful strikes against Palestinian terrorism in recent days. The first occurred at the weekend when IDF soldiers uncovered a huge tunnel  (yet another one) – leading from Gaza hundreds of meters into Israel. … Continue reading

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Escalation in the north: 4 IDF soldiers seriously hurt in explosion near Syrian border

This afternoon 4 IDF soldiers were hurt, 2 seriously, in an explosion under their car near the Syrian border on the Golan. From the IDF Spokesman: Four IDF soldiers were injured when an explosive device detonated under their patrol jeep … Continue reading

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Here we go again: Barrage of dozens of rockets from Gaza pound southern Israel

Was it in honour of British PM David Cameron’s visit to Israel? Or in revenge for Israel’s capture of the Iranian missile boat? Or in revenge for the IDF’s killing of 3 Palestinian terrorists who launched mortars at IDF positions … Continue reading

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Sunday morning video: Why Israel opposes international forces in the Jordan Valley

An excellent video clearly explaining the reasons for Israel’s opposition to vacating the Jordan Valley or the deployment of international forces there.  

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Good News Friday

Once again we’ve had a week full of nastiness, so it’s great to be able to counteract the bad feeling with another Good News Friday post. We start with an incredible Israeli development which could improve the lives of autistic … Continue reading

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IDF soldier killed on Lebanese border. Guardian reports “Israel hit back first”

Last night we heard the sad news that St.-Sgt. Maj. Shlomi Cohen was killed by Lebanese sniper fire on the Israel-Lebanon border. An IDF soldier has been killed by cross-border gunfire from Lebanon while driving in an army vehicle on … Continue reading

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