Earlier this week, the terrorist group Hamas staged a large-scale military drill in Gaza that included detonating bombs and firing machine guns. The exercise triggered Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system, which sent rockets into the night sky.
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Israel is confirming for the first time that it was behind the bombing of a suspected nuclear reactor in Syria more than 10 years ago.
In an interview with Fox News during his recent visit to the U.S., Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the Iranian nuclear deal has paved the way for Iran to fund aggression and terrorist activity.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the United States this week, praising the U.S. administration during his speech at AIPAC, and inviting Donald Trump to Israel in May for the celebration of Israel’s 70th birthday and the coinciding American embassy move to Jerusalem.
The U.S. State Department announced last weekend its intentions to open a new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem as early as this May. The opening will be much sooner than anticipated.