Arab Israeli Conflict
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The EU took particular issue with a new IDF tool to evacuate illegal Palestinian villages, which it adapted from a measure initiated to help destroy settler outposts.
Premier marks line in the sand, says Israel wont accept spillover fire from Syria.
The IDF said it was looking into the incident.
Former generals say conventional threat of Arab invasion from east vanished by early 80s.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The IDF's Jordan Valley Brigade trains hard to prep soldiers for a possible escalation of violence in the West Bank.
In surprise call-up, IDF soldiers simulate the enemy, acting as terrorists with shoulder-fired anti-tank missiles.
Mines, some 40-years-old, to be neutralized through controlled explosions; operation closely coordinated with Jordan.
By YAKKOV LAPPIN
Infantry brigade holds drill in Jordan Valley, simulating a potential war with Syria or Lebanon.
By YAAKOV KATZ
President says IDF decision to investigate officer filmed striking a pro-Palestinian activist is justified; PM condemns attack.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN AND JPOST.COM STAFF
Officer who was filmed striking a pro-Palestinian activist has been suspended by IDF; PM condemns attack, says it has no place in the army; activist: We were chanting songs for liberation of Palestine, not provoking IDF.
By YAAKOV KATZ AND JPOST.COM STAFF
PM: This behavior doesn't belong in Israel or the IDF; Eisner is suspended from his command until investigation is completed.
Strategic affairs minister warns of security risks if Israel pulls forces out from "the only possible reasonable defense line in the east, vis-a-vis Iran and its proxies."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
“Between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean there will be 1 nation with sovereignty, and that is Israel,” Bayit Yehudi minister says.
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