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  1. News - World - ISRAEL

    Benjamin Netanyahu on warpath after Golan attacks from Syria

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:44pm by AP

    ... force," he told members of his Likud Party. "We will continue to forcefully hurt anyone who attacks us or tries to attack us." The Israeli military said the air raids struck nine targets ... The Israeli military said "direct hits were confirmed" on the targets, near the site of Sunday's violence in the Golan Heights. Since the Syrian uprising began in March 2011, several ...

  2. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israel criticises US for revealing details of 'top secret' military base

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Tel Aviv Israeli military chiefs criticise US for revealing specifications of defence system installation Fury over details of 'secret' base Israel's military is furious over the discovery that the US government revealed details of a top secret Israeli military installation as it sought bids to construct the project. The Obama administration had ...

  3. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israeli objector launches own war against compulsory army service

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... It is a routine Nathan Blanc knows well. At 9am today, the 19-year-old is to report, as instructed in his draft papers, to a military base near Tel Aviv. There he will state his objection to serving in the Israeli army. Following his refusal to enlist, Blanc expects to be arrested and sentenced to between 10 and 20 days in jail. He will then be taken to Military Prison Number 6 to serve his time. ...

  4. News - World - ISRAEL

    Ultra-Orthodox join mass protest over conscription in Jerusalem

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:20am by AFP

    ... yesterday in protest at plans to conscript their young men for Israeli military service. Men and boys representing the three major streams- Lithuanian, Hassidic and Sephardi- were united in a rare ... the military", the masses took part in a prayer led by a cantor through huge loudspeakers set up at Jerusalem's main road in and out of the city. We are united. We will win in the end. The Torah ...

  5. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israel disciplines women soldiers who posed for racy photos posted online

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Jerusalem Women, who posed in underwear and combat gear, posted pictures on Facebook Israeli soldiers in racy photos disciplined The Israeli military has disciplined ... on social media that have drawn rebukes from the military. Israeli news site Walla said the women were new recruits stationed on a base in southern Israel. A picture showed the soldiers removing ...

  6. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israel bids farewell to Ariel Sharon

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 01:26pm by AP, Reuters, AFP

    ... Peres, a long-time friend and sometimes rival of Sharon, said in his eulogy. "He defended this land like a lion and he taught its children to swing a scythe. He was a military legend in his ... in military operations while friends praised him as a strategic genius who had stunned the world in 2005 by pulling Israeli troops and settlers out of the Gaza Strip- a Palestinian territory ...

  7. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israelis eulogise Sharon as 'brave warrior' but view isn't universal

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 09:01pm by AFP, AP

    ... central part in Israel's struggle for security" and a "brave warrior and a great military leader". Sharon's former deputy, Ehud Olmert, eulogised Sharon: "[He] stood ...

  8. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israel says it has foiled al-Qaeda planto attack US embassy in Tel Aviv

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:08am by AP

    ... Sinai Peninsula, as well as shootings in the West Bank. Israeli intelligence calls these groups part of a "global jihad" movement. Aviv Oreg, a former head of the Israeli military ...

  9. News - World - ISRAEL

    Condition of comatose former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon deteriorates

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 11:02am by AP

    ... of military control of the territory. It was a shocking turnaround for a man who had been a leading player in building Jewish settlements in captured territories. He later left his hardline Likud ...

  10. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israeli cabinet backs law to force ultra-Orthodox to enlist

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Jerusalem Only 'outstanding scholars' are exempt from military service as ministers can ignore backlash Israel backs law on army draft of ultra-Orthodox Israel's cabinet has approved a draft law to abolish wholesale exemptions from military duty granted to Jewish seminary students, stoking ultra-Orthodox anger. Many Israelis have long bridled over state ...




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