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Death of 80-year-old Palestinian is strategic damage caused by rank-and-file soldiers

The death of Palestinian-American Omar Abdalmajeed As’ad exposes the problem of how the actions of low-ranking IDF soldiers can carry significant strategic ramifications.


Are we doing enough for our soldiers?

Soldiers have to deal with stressful and sometimes humiliating conditions.

Hawara checkpoint

Woman breaks through IDF checkpoint, charged with reckless driving

A 23-year-old defendant, who was identified as Ariela Turgeman, drove through an IDF checkpoint with three residents from the Palestinian territories in her car, none of whom had permits.

Attempted terrorist attack stopped at Kalandiya checkpoint near Jerusalem

The terrorist's sister spent two years in prison several years ago for attempting to carry out a similar attack.

Jerusalem's Mayor visiting a village in east Jerusalem

COVID vaccine: Israel sets up station for Palestinians in east Jerusalem

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion visited Kfar Aqb, located near the Qalandiya Crossing, to hear the needs of the residents of the neighborhood & take a closer look at the many problems they face.

A young Palestinian sits and two IDF soldiers stand at the entrance of the Qalandiya crossing, 2019.

Border Police officer lightly injured in attempted stabbing at checkpoint

When security forces prevented him from entering the suspect began to become aggressive, pulled out a screwdriver and apparently tried to stab one of the security guards with a screwdriver.

Israeli Police and soldiers at a temporary "checkpoint" at Bar Ilan junction in Jerusalem, April 13,

Accident or ramming? Different versions for Israeli checkpoint shooting

A young man is shot dead after his car swerves, injuring a Border Police officer. What really happened?

CEO of Doroob Technologies uses Doroob Navigator application as he drives his car at a checkpoint

Palestinians design app to navigate poorly mapped West Bank, checkpoints

"We had to design our maps completely from scratch. The wall, checkpoints, settlements ... existing mapping software could never account for the complexity here."

A sign stands at an Israeli checkpoint near the West Bank city of Nablus July 23, 2013

How an IDF soldier fell in love with a married Palestinian at a checkpoint

The story unfolds in "Bli Machsomim," which could be translated as either "Without Obstacles" or "Without Checkpoints," a book based on the actual events that took place.

Xiaomi founder Lei Jun introduces the flagship Mi 8 during a product launch in Shenzhen, China, 2018

Israeli cyber experts identify a vulnerability in Xiaomi phones

Check Point researchers discovered the flaw in Xiaomi’s pre-installed security app “Guard Provider,” designed to protect the phone by detecting malware.

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