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Tag: Israeli Army
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It is a simple story really: an officer loses his head during a provocative demonstration and hits a demonstrator with his rifle. Direct damage: the demonstrating activist is hurt and hospitalized. Collateral damage: the officer is suspended. More collateral damage: Israel’s...
October 7, 2011 | 9:47 am
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September 28, 2010 | 11:21 am
Israeli commandos peacefully intercepted a boat carrying Jewish activists who hoped to breach Israel’s embargo of the Gaza Strip.
Israeli Navy boats blocked the Irene, which was carrying 10 passengers and crew, at about midday Tuesday and diverted the boat to Israel’s Ashdod...
August 19, 2010 | 9:27 am
An Israeli officer and soldier are suspected of selling goods they confiscated from the Gaza flotilla after the May raid.
Military police are investigating whether an officer sold items to another soldier that were confiscated from the flotilla ships while they were docked in...
June 30, 2010 | 10:58 am
An Israeli career soldier is suspected of passing sensitive military information to Hezbollah.
According to a statement released Wednesday by the Israel Defense Forces, the officer passed on military-security information to Lebanese drug dealers connected to the terrorist group as...
January 24, 2008 | 7:00 pm
January 6, 2005 | 7:00 pm
As the scheduled start of Israel's Gaza withdrawal approaches, settler leaders are raising the specter of mass refusal by religious soldiers to carry out orders, and are warning of disastrous consequences for the Israeli army and society as a whole.
But high-ranking Israel Defense...
December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm
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Four Israelis Killed This Week
At least two Israelis were killed and 32 injured by a Palestinian suicide bomber at a shopping center in the city of Kfar Saba on Nov. 4. Two infants were among those wounded after the bomber set off his explosives at an electronics store in...
August 1, 2002 | 8:00 pm
Drawn in part by the recent movie, "Enough," in which actress Jennifer Lopez uses Krav Maga to even the score against an abusive husband, a long-established Orange County class in self-defense is seeing a jump in popularity.
Sessions in the self-defense training developed for the...