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IDF Thwarts Fire Balloon Launch in Gaza

On the eve of a threatened barrage of incendiary kites and balloons, the IDF thwarted the launching of a balloon in Gaza on Thursday afternoon. The military said it fired…

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Bundestag Approves Deal for Israeli Drones

Germany’s Bundestag voted its approval on Wednesday morning for a €1 billion deal to lease unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from Israel Aerospace Industries, despite opposition from some members of the…

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White House Confirms Mideast Peacemaking Trip

The White House has confirmed media reports that President Donald Trump’s Mideast negotiating team will visit the region next week as it finalizes its as yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan…

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Bulldozers Knock Down Netiv Ha’avot Outpost

Bulldozers moved in on Wednesday morning and finished the job of destroying the 15 homes of the Netiv Ha’avot outpost in Gush Etzion, The Times of Israel reported. The crowds…

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U.S. Demands Changes in U.N. Resolution Blaming Israel

The Palestinians and their supporters asked for an emergency meeting of the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday to adopt a resolution deploring what it calls Israel’s “excessive use of force,”…

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Report: Bundestag Set to Approve Deal for Israeli UAVs

Germany was expected to approve a deal to acquire unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that are weapons-capable, a feature that has caused a tumultuous debate within Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition,…

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Israel Aerospace Industries Names New North America Chief

Israel Aerospace Industries has named Swami Iyer, a former military pilot and veteran executive in the aerospace, defense and cybersecurity industries, as chief executive of its North American operations. Iyer…

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Warning Sirens Heard in Southern Israel

Residents of southern Israel heard air raid sirens on Monday evening, although there were no immediate reports of rockets landing in the region. The IDF said it was investigating the…

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