A rocket fired from Gaza landed in southern Israel and IDF fighter jets reportedly responded with an attack on Hamas targets inside the Palestinian-controlled coastal strip.
Members of the Obama administration’s national security team will travel to Israel next week to advance talks on a new U.S. defense assistance package to the country.
Israel’s missile defense director has been dismissed for a “grave breach of information security,” his ministry said on Sunday, a setback for U.S.-backed projects the country deems crucial for any future war with Iran or its allies.
They’ve been banned from Israel’s schools and forbidden from speaking to Israeli soldiers. Israel’s prime minister denounced them from the floor of Knesset. A right-wing group has accused them of being foreign moles.
Three Israeli soldiers who interrupted a Palestinian news reporter during a broadcast from the West Bank were punished by the military.
The family of Oron Shaul, the Israeli soldier who was killed during the 2014 Gaza war, called on Hamas to present evidence that their son, who has been declared dead, is still alive as Hamas claims.
An Israeli army veteran from the country’s Arab minority has joined Islamic State insurgents in Syria, an Israeli security official said on Sunday, confirming a local media report.
Israel’s military is harnessing the special skills of some soldiers with autism for key defense roles.
Israel’s upgraded Arrow ballistic missile shield passed a full interception test on Thursday, hitting a target in space meant to simulate the trajectory of the long-range weapons held by Iran, Syria and Hezbollah, the Defence Ministry said.