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  • Calls to destroy Israel heard at Muslim brotherhood’s Cairo rally

    May 10, 2013 | 9:13 am

    Calls for Israel’s destruction were heard in Cairo at the first anti-Israel rally organized by the Muslim Brotherhood since the movement’s candidate was elected president.

    Several hundred participated in the demonstration Friday, chanting “the people want destruction of Israel,”...

  • Former officials: Israeli or U.S. strike would only delay Iran’s nuclear plans, could backfire

    September 14, 2012 | 9:23 am

    A group of former U.S. security officials said an Israeli or U.S. attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities may delay Iran’s nuclear program by two to four years.

    A U.S. air strike involving Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC) stealth B-2 bombers dropping 30,000-pound precision-guided...

  • Israeli planes strike Gaza terror sites in response to rocket fire

    September 10, 2012 | 9:05 am

    Israeli airstrikes hit four terror-related Gaza sites.

    The early Monday morning strikes by the Air Force on a weapon manufacturing facility, a terror activity site and a terror tunnel in the northern Gaza Strip, as well as a smuggling tunnel in the southern Gaza Strip, were in...

  • Israel bombs Gaza sites

    June 4, 2012 | 12:33 am

    Israeli Air Force planes attacked five sites in the Gaza Strip two days after an Israeli soldier was killed near the security fence with Gaza.

    The early Sunday morning attacks targeted what the IDF described as three weapons manufacturing facilities in the central Gaza Strip and two...

  • Netanyahu says Israel ‘regrets’ hitting Palestinian civilians

    March 22, 2011 | 5:52 pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he regretted the accidental killing of four members of a Palestinian family in their Gaza home by Israeli tank fire.

    Netanyahu in a statement Tuesday from the Prime Minister’s Office emphasized that the shooting was in response to fire by Hamas...

  • Israel airstrikes hit Hamas compound, killing 2

    March 16, 2011 | 1:22 pm

    Israeli airstrikes hit a Hamas compound in the central Gaza Strip, reportedly killing at least two Palestinians.

    Wednesday’s strike was in response to a rocket fired on the western Negev earlier in the day, according to the Israeli military. The rocket, which landed in Sderot,...

  • Attack Forces Israel to Strike at Syria

    By Dan Baron

    October 9, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    This week's Israeli airstrike on an Islamic Jihad training camp near Damascus, which followed the group's deadly suicide bombing in Haifa on Saturday, was a sign to the Arab world that Israel will not be constrained by borders when it comes to the war on terrorism.

    The attack came...