Arab Israeli Conflict
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Representatives Grace Meng and Peter Roskam also called for an additional $500 million in defense funding for Israel.
On Thursday Congress approved the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act to include $705 million for US-Israel missile defense cooperation.
The army's statement did not identify who fired at the soldiers, nor if any enemy forces were wounded.
“The IDF is prepared for several scenarios and ready to defend the citizens of the State of Israel and its sovereignty,” the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
"We claim responsibility for attacking a number of Zionist military outposts around the Gaza border in response to an attack on a civilian vehicle," the factions stated.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The importance of the sea for Israel is very clear: everything in the country comes via the sea. Israel can never be in the position where its waters are not protected.
Rocket alert sirens were activated moments earlier in communities in the Eshkol Regional Council and Kissufim bordering the northern Gaza Strip.
“I thank our great friend the United States, which has invested $6.5 billion to defend the skies of the State of Israel. We are grateful for the assistance."
Several incoming rocket sirens were activated in southern Israeli communities with local residents uploading videos of "interceptions."
Southern Command head Zamir says Hamas growing closer to Iran and Hezbollah
Earlier Iron dome intercepted rocket fire to southern Israel. Alarm sirens blare in the south for fourth time in hours.
Army says monitoring system detected rockets being launched but later admits sirens were false alarms.
Iron Dome demonstrated its ability to intercept short range missiles fired at Israel from Gaza.
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