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  1. #rockets and mortarsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Ex Shin Bet chief addresses how latest confrontations with Gaza terror orgs ended, claims Gaza purification would have exacted heavy price. Nursery school teacher: 'Who guarantees we get to kindergarten safely?' Sdot Negev mayor: '1,000 missiles won't stop us from settling here.'


  2. Navy trains with Brunei in South China Sea during latest CARAT drillsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Navy ships arrived at Brunei's Muara Naval Base this week for the next leg of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training, which will include operations in the hotly contested South China Sea. The 24th annual CARAT - a series of bilateral exercises aimed at strengthening professional skills and relationships across South and Southeast Asia - started in June in Thailand.


  3. China permits online sale of group tour programs to S. KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    China lifted a ban on the online sale of group tour programs to South Korea on Wednesday imposed in retaliation for the deployment of an advanced US missile defense system on the peninsula. Ctrip, a leading travel agency in China, decided to restart the online marketing of related products nationwide in a meeting of executives and immediately posted them on its website.


  4. Hamas militants agree to Gaza cease-fire with IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    After one of the the heaviest flare-ups of violence in years, Hamas , the Islamist militia ruling the Gaza Strip, said Tuesday that it had agreed to a cease-fire with Israel brokered by Egypt. The delicate truce, after two days of back-and-forth rocket attacks, was not confirmed by the Israeli government.


  5. U.S. Military's Global Edge Has Diminished, Strategy Review FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New York Times

    The Pentagon's new focus on threats from China and Russia after almost two decades of fighting terrorism "too often rests on questionable assumptions and weak analysis," an independent bipartisan commission concluded in a sharply critical report issued on Wednesday that challenges President Trump's commitment to supporting a strong military. Over all, the panel that was appointed last year by Congress praised the general direction of the National Defense Strategy that was issued in January by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.


  6. IDF strikes 160 targets in Gaza Strip after almost 500 rockets firedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WorthyNews

    The IDF attacked 160 targets in the Gaza Strip after more than 460 rockets were launched into the South in less than 24 hours, including a new type of rocket fired by Islamic Jihad into Ashkelon. Some 100 rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system, the military said.


  7. IDF fires on Palestinian who threw grenades at soldiers near border fenceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    An Israeli soldier stands next to an armoured vehicle in kibbutz Nahal Oz, near the Gaza Strip border, Israel November 12, 2018. IDF soldiers fired at a Palestinian who threw grenades at the Gaza border on Wednesday, the IDF Spokesperson's Unit said in a statement.


  8. Key House Democrat Says Pentagon Will Have to Become More TransparentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Government Executive

    The Defense Department under President Trump has been too secretive, politicized, hawkish on nuclear weapons and discriminatory toward minorities, according to the Democrat most likely to take over the House Armed Services Committee. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., the current ranking member, sent his caucus a letter on Nov. 8 announcing his unsurprising bid to chair the panel.


  9. How Israel's Freakish Air Defenses Stop Gaza's RocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    As Hamas and another Gazan militia announced the end of the latest round of fighting with Israel , the Israeli army released a remarkable statistic: Israel sustained a single fatality during a 48-hour period in which 460 rockets and missiles were launched against its southern communities. In a freakish irony, the only man killed in Israel was Mahmoud Abu Asba, 48 , a Palestinian contractor from the West Bank, who had a legal permit to reside in Israel.


  10. Ba nai Ba rith Defends Israela s Absolute Right to Defend Itself From Gaza AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | B'nai B'rith

    B'nai B'rith International President Charles O. Kaufman and CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin have issued the following statement: B'nai B'rith is outraged by the more than 460 rockets, intended to kill Israeli civilians, that Hamas and Islamic Jihad have launched from Gaza since Monday. Although Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system has intercepted more than 100 projectiles, ordinary Israeli civilians remain under attack.


  11. Shaky truce appears to hold, but IDF to keep Gaza reinforcements on borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    Eisenkot orders troops to remain on high alert, meets with senior officers from Southern Command after quiet returns to south following two days of intense fighting IDF chief Gadi Eisenkot ordered reinforcements to remain in place near the Gaza Strip and for troops there to remain on high alert Wednesday, following a security assessment with senior officers from the Gaza Division, as a shaky ceasefire appeared to hold after intense fighting earlier in the week. On Wednesday afternoon, Eisenkot met with Southern Command chief Maj.


  12. Palestinians Agree to Ceasefire if Israel DoesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Voice of America

    The Palestinian militant group Hamas said Tuesday it will accept an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement if Israel does the same. But Israel's government did not appear to signal its readiness, with its U.N. ambassador telling reporters in New York ahead of an emergency Security Council meeting late Tuesday on the escalation that, "We take action to protect our people and will continue to do that."


  13. An X reveals a Diamond: locating Israeli Patriot batteries using radar interferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Federation of American Scientists

    Amid a busy few weeks of nuclear-related news, an Israeli researcher made a very surprising OSINT discovery that flew somewhat under the radar. As explained in a article, Israeli GIS analyst Harel Dan noticed that when he accidentally adjusted the noise levels of the imagery produced from the SENTINEL-1 satellite constellation, a bunch of colored Xs suddenly appeared all over the globe.


  14. The path of a piece of shrapnel: A minor story that made no headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Late on Monday night, a rocket destroyed the home of a family in the southern Israeli town of Netivot. This is not that story David Horovitz is the founding editor of The Times of Israel.


  15. Defense minister, 3 colleagues oppose Gaza ceasefire said pushed by NetanyahuRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Liberman and Bennett claim they did not back end to Gaza strikes, as Yesh Atid and Zionist Union parties accuse government of being led by Hamas, lacking any long-term strategy Illustrative: Prime Minister Benjamin , Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, and IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkott, attending a security cabinet meeting at the Kirya, the IDF Headquarters, in Tel Aviv, on February 10, 2018. Israel's security cabinet agreed to a ceasefire with Hamas on Tuesday afternoon, in a decision that several government ministers later said they opposed.


  16. At least 108 people wounded in Israel in two days of rocket fireRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Hospitals say dozens treated for shock after over 460 rockets and mortar shells fired at Israeli towns by Gazan terror groups A wounded Israeli woman is evacuated from her apartment, which was set ablaze by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon on November 12, 2018. At least 108 people were hospitalized in Israel over the past two days for wounds and shock caused by the massive rocket bombardment of Israeli towns by Gazan terror groups.


  17. 10 Palestinian militants, Israeli commando killed in Gaza following botched Israeli military operationRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KWLM-AM Willmar

    Seven Palestinians and an Israeli commando were killed when an Israeli special forces operation that appeared to go terribly wrong in the Gaza strip Sunday night. The Israeli military says 200 launches were sent toward Israel, and the Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted at least 60. The others landed in open areas, according to the military.


  18. Rocket fire between Israel and Hamas escalates thoughts of warRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip are now engaged in the worst series of fighting since 2014. A botched Israeli undercover mission in Gaza over the weekend led to the resumption of rocket attacks in southern Israel.


  19. One Killed After More Than 400 Rockets Hit Southern Israel In 24 HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forward

    One person was killed and two seriously injured after a rocket fired from Gaza landed on an apartment building, as southern Israel remained under rocket siege for a second day. The rocket hit the upper floors of a four-story apartment in Ashkelon shortly before midnight on Monday night.


  20. #missile attackRead the original story

    Yesterday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    A representative of Kibbutz Nahal Oz near Gaza reacted to the comptroller report on Israel's unpreparedness for another missile attack. A new study finds that Israeli Arabs feared for their lives during the Second Lebanon War, on a scale greater than Israeli Jews.