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IDF intel chief: We’ll keep peace in North despite Hezbollah provocations

IDF intelligence chief Maj. Gen. Aharon Haliva has struck back verbally at Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah, dictating to him that Israel will enforce quiet on the northern border, despite the terror groups’ provocations.

Read more: The Jerusalem Post

Journalist who claimed Palestinian Authority arrests dissidents arrested by PA

Palestinian security forces have detained a Palestinian journalist after he wrote critical posts on social media, an activist group said Thursday.

Read more: The Times of Israel

5,000 Ethiopian immigrants reunited with family in Israel

A group of 130 Ethiopian immigrants arrived in Israel on Wednesday, bringing to 5,000 the number of new olim from the African country over the last two and half years, announced the quasi-governmental Jewish Agency for Israel.
Read more: Jewish News Syndicate

Israel and allies foiled 50 Iranian terror plots in recent years, Gallant says

Israel and allied nations foiled more than 50 attacks Iran had attempted to carry out against Israelis and Jews across the world in recent years, Defense Minister Yoav Gallant said during a visit to Azerbaijan on Thursday.

Read more: Times of Israel

Azerbaijan’s president hosts Israeli defense minister in Baku

Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant met on Thursday with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Baku.
They discussed “various regional and global developments… avenues to further strengthen strategic ties and cooperate in the face of common challenges,” according to an Israeli statement.
Read more: JNS

IDF foils attempt by Hezbollah activists to damage Lebanon border fence

A group of Lebanese suspects, identified as members of the Hezbollah terror group, attempted to damage Israel’s northern frontier border fence on Wednesday afternoon before fleeing after the military set off a non-lethal blast.

The incident, which appeared to be the latest in a series of Hezbollah provocations along the northern border, came on…

Refuting Thomas Friedman column, State Department says no US-Israel ‘formal reassessment’

In response to a question at the U.S. State Department press briefing on Wednesday, spokesman Matthew Miller rejected the premise of Thomas L. Friedman’s July 11 New York Times column, “The U.S. Reassessment of Netanyahu’s Government Has Begun.”
“No, there’s been no talk of any kind of formal reassessment,” Miller said. “The United States and…

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‘Won’t stay quiet’: Hezbollah chief threatens Israel over tent row on tense border

Hezbollah terror chief Hassan Nasrallah threatened to attack Israel if it tries to remove a tent set up by his group on the unofficial border with Lebanon, as tensions along the often-restive frontier spiked Wednesday.

The comments from Nasrallah were broadcast hours after Israel Defense Forces troops foiled an attempt by a number of alleged…

6-member Palestinian cell charged in spate of recent shooting attacks, says Shin Bet

No injuries in attacks carried out by suspects in central West Bank; soldier and officer hurt in separate clash in Turmus Ayya

Read more: Times of Israel

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Jordanian girl with difficult genetic case undergoes surgery in Israel

Seven-year-old girl from Jordan receives treatment from the Israeli Rambam Hospital in Haifa for a congenital orthopedic malformation

Read more: i24 News

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Senators demand US admin reverse ‘antisemitic Israel boycott’

The Republican lawmakers called to rescind the “discriminatory” guidance halting scientific and technological cooperation with Israeli entities in Judea and Samaria.

Read more: JNS

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Hezbollah demands all border disputes be opened for discussion

The terror group is reportedly demanding the resolution of disputes at 16 points along the border, and for a halt to work on a security barrier.

Read more: JNS

 

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Jenin terrorists claim two rockets fired at Israeli village

The Hamas-linked Al-Ayyash Battalion said on Monday it launched two rockets from the Jenin area towards the Jewish community of Shaked in northern Samaria.
Read more: Jewish News Syndicate

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US proposes Israeli concession for removal of Hezbollah outpost

Washington recently proposed that Jerusalem halt construction on a security barrier in a village on the Israel-Lebanon border in exchange for the removal of a Hezbollah outpost set up on the Israeli side of the Blue Line, Channel 11 reported on Monday.

Read more: Jewish News Syndicate

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Azerbaijan arrests Afghan man for planning attack on Israel’s embassy

Azerbaijani security forces arrested a 23-year-old Afghan national on suspicion of planning an attack on Israel’s embassy in Baku, the State Security Service announced Monday.

Read more: The Times of Israel

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Israeli stabbed in suspected NYC antisemitic attack

An Israeli man was stabbed in New York City on late Friday night in a suspected antisemitic attack, according to Israeli media reports.
Read more: Jewish News Syndicate

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Air Force successfully tests ‘expanded capability’ of David’s Sling defense system

The Defense Ministry and military said Sunday that the Israeli Air Force and Rafael defense firm had successfully completed a recent series of tests with the David’s Sling medium-range air defense system.

Read more: The Times of Israel

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Three young Arab Israelis to be charged for alleged affiliation with Hamas

Three Arab Israelis from the Nazareth area were to be charged on Monday for affiliation with the Gaza Strip-based Hamas terror group, law enforcement officials said.

Read more: The Times of Israel