ISIS has claimed credit for rockets fired at southern Israel this week. No injuries were reported, and most of the rockets were intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system.
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Officials announced that Iran conducted a test launch of a ballistic missile this week, in direct violation of U.N. rules. Both Israel and the U.S. reacted swiftly.
President Donald Trump this week announced that his administration is taking steps toward fulfilling a campaign promise to move the American embassy to Jerusalem. Israel recognizes Jerusalem as its capital, as do Palestinians.
An Israeli police officer was killed after a car driven by an Israeli Arab rammed into a group of police officers in village of Umm-Al Hiran.
Four soldiers-in-training for the Israel Defense Forces were killed earlier this week when a truck driven by a Palestinian drove into them while they were sightseeing in Jerusalem.