In the largest barrage since 2014, more than 100 rockets and mortars were fired from Gaza into Southern Israel earlier this week.
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On Wednesday, the Israel Defense Forces carried out airstrikes against Hamas underground terror infrastructure in northern Gaza. The strikes come in response to an arson attack on an Israeli military position by Palestinians who infiltrated Israel from Gaza.
Seventy years after Israel declared its independence, the United States officially opened the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem — the first country to do so.
Early Thursday morning, Iran launched 20 rockets into Israel from its military bases in Syria. Israel responded with its greatest show of force in Syria since the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims he has evidence that Iran has been lying about developing nuclear weapons.