With the rise in stabbing attacks of late, the troops of Israel's Border Police will be issued new anti-stabbing gear.
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Israeli children enjoy a visit to Jerusalem's Biblical Zoo where they make friends with lemurs.
Prior to addressing the United Nations this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with President Obama for their final meeting before the President leaves office.
Speaking before the United Nations General Assembly today, PM Netanyahu panned Palestinian incitement, slammed Iran's threat to the free world, attacked the UNHRC, and then offered hope that the world's attitude toward Israel is turning around.
In his speech at the United Nations General Assembly, shortly before Israeli PM Netanyahu's own address, P.A. head Mahmoud Abbas called on the U.N. to denounce Israeli "aggression towards the Palestinian people" and for Great Britain to apologize for the century-old Balfour Declaration.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke at the United Nations, saying that Zionists are pressuring the U.S. Congress to pass what he called "indefensible legislation."
Later this morning, PM Netanyahu will speak live before the United Nations General Assembly.
In addition to the thousands of lone soldiers serving in the IDF, many more come from impoverished families or work outside of their service to support their families.
Mustard gas was possibly found at a rocket fired by ISIS at American soldiers in Iraq.
As Israel and America's leaders met for the last time during President Obama's final term, PM Netanyahu thanked the United States for its aid and said that the Jewish state will never give up on the goal of peace.