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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Israel accuses Hamas of rocket strike

Israel’s military accused Hamas of carrying out a rocket strike from the Gaza Strip today, and Israeli media said troop reinforcements were being sent to the border of the Palestinian enclave. The allegation against Hamas was made …

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Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza Strip

The Israel Air Force struck targets in the northern Gaza Strip yesterday, the Israeli army said. According to the statement, Israeli fighter jets bombed several targets at a Hamas training camp. "The strike was executed …

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Israel destroys tunnel on Lebanon border

The Israeli military destroyed another cross-border tunnel it says was built by Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant group. Israel this month announced the discovery of the tunnels, which it says were part of a Hezbollah plot to sneak …

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Israel launches Northern Shield operation

Israel’s Defense Forces have launched Northern Shield operation to expose and destroy tunnels, built by the Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah, crossing into Israel, IDF spokesman Jonathan Conricus said. …

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 Israeli military says examining F-35 fighters

Israel’s military said it was testing its fleet of F-35 fighters after receiving findings from U.S. investigators that a different model of the plane had a fuel systems flaw. The military, on Twitter, stopped short of saying the …

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Russia's Il-20 aircraft disappears near Syrian coast

Russia’s Il-20 military aircraft with 14 servicemen on board vanished from radar over the Mediterranean Sea late Monday, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. The official added that the plane went off the radar while F-16 …

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Iran mocks Israel claims of downing drone

Separately, a Revolutionary Guards' official on Saturday said he could not confirm the report because Israelis were "liars", Ninenews reports. Israel said it launched air strikes against air defences and Iranian …

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Israeli army to replace llamas with robots

The Israeli army is set to replace llamas with military robots to carry heavy equipment for soldiers in tough terrains.  Llamas have been gradually phased out by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) since the end of the Second Lebanon …

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Attack on Israeli soldier near Jerusalem

An Israeli soldier has been attacked at a checkpoint near Jerusalem. The attacker turned out to be a Palestinian, armed with a knife, who was wounded by return fire and arrested. The soldier was slightly wounded. "According to …

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