German Chancellor makes unexpected Israel visit

Berlin and Jerusalem announced the creation of a new bilateral strategic cooperation agreement in the format of a bi-annual dialogue on security and diplomatic matters, said Israeli Prime Minister Naftali…

IDF intercepts Hezbollah drone

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operated by the Iran-backed Hezbollah terror group was based in Lebanon was shot down soon after crossing into Israeli air space, said the IDF Spokesperson Unit.…

Hezbollah: Iran helping missile, drone development

The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah group has proclaimed for the first time that it now has the ability to convert thousands of standard rockets into precision-guided missiles and to produce…

Gantz: Hezbollah endangers Lebanese citizens

Israel's Defense Minister issued the charges as he signed an administrative seizure order against 3 Lebanese companies for allegedly supplying raw materials to the Iran-backed Hezbollah terrorist group for its…

Gantz: coordination with PA critical

It is imperative to “maintain coordination and cooperation” with the Palestinian Authority (PA) even “alongside deep and difficult disagreements,” said Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin…

IDF salaries rise

“Next week, every soldier who looks at his pay slip will see a significant increase in salary, especially our combat personnel,” announced Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. By Erin Viner…

Israel signs $3.4b sub deal with German firm

Germany's Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems will build 3 advanced submarines for the Israeli Navy, announced the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMoD). By Erin Viner The first of the submarines, part a new…

Dutch dismiss Gantz-Gaza case

An appeals court ruled that Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz is immune from civil prosecution in the Netherlands in a lawsuit filed over the deaths of 6 Palestinians in a…