The Israeli Air Force carried out a series of airstrikes on Hamas terror targets in the Gaza Strip this week in retaliation for a rocket fired from Gaza. The rocket was intercepted and shot down by the Iron Dome defense system.
Israel in the News
During his recent visit to Brazil, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was awarded the National Order of the Southern Cross — the most prestigious medal Brazil bestows upon foreign dignitaries.
The Israeli government announced this week that it will move national elections from November to April after the Knesset (Israel’s parliament) voted to dissolve early.
The Israeli military has uncovered a fourth Hezbollah terror tunnel leading into Israel from southern Lebanon. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the tunnel “an act of war.”
Israel has launched a new defensive campaign dubbed Operation Northern Shield to detect terror tunnels built by Hezbollah along the Israeli-Lebanon border