Security Cabinet member and Minister of Finance, Yair Lapid, outlines Israel's objectives regarding Gaza, Hamas, and Israel. Gaza must be demilitarized. Hamas must not rearm. A regional conference with Arab States can ensure demilitarization as a necessary condition for funding to rebuild Gaza. And... Read more »
Although the ceasefire reached last week [Aug. 26] between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip held over the weekend, there were signs that the negotiations in Cairo that are scheduled to start one month after the ceasefire took hold will not be easy. Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said in a... Read more »
Throughout Operation Protective Edge, the IDF’s “First UAV [Unmanned Aerial Vehicle] Squadron” operated non-stop in order to prevent civilian casualties in Gaza. Two senior commanders in the unit reveal the details of how the squadron detected Hamas’ targets and made sure that no civilians were harmed when attacking them.
At least 50 United Nations peacekeepers from the Philippines were reported kidnapped today [Aug. 28], amid heavy fighting near the Quneitra border crossing between Syria and Israel on the Golan Heights. The incident came a day after Syrian rebel groups, led by the Al-Qa’ida linked Nusra Front,... Read more »
Israel’s unique-in-the-world working system for predicting the behavior of forest fires is beginning to revolutionize how these potentially deadly incidents are handled—and save countless lives, trees and property at the same time.