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  • Israel shoots down drone from Lebanon, Israeli Military says

    April 25, 2013 | 9:54 am

    An Israeli fighter plane shot down a drone from Lebanon over the Mediterranean sea on Thursday as it was approaching the Israeli coast, the military said.

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was flying in a military helicopter to an event in northern Israel when the...

  • Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired by Gaza militants at Israeli city

    March 15, 2012 | 5:47 pm

    The Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepted a Grad-type Katyusha rocket fired by Gaza militants toward the southern city of Ashdod on Thursday, following hours of relative calm along Israel’s border with the coastal enclave.

    Two more projectiles hit an open field in the Eshkol and...

  • Delay of U.S.-Israel anti-missile exercise fuels speculation

    January 17, 2012 | 2:15 pm

    The decision by Israel and the United States to delay a massive joint anti-missile exercise set off a frenzy of speculation as to what the move says about relations between the two allies amid mounting tensions with Iran.

    U.S. and Israeli officials confirmed to JTA over the weekend...