Tag Archives: Israel

IDF Honors International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today, January 27, 2012, the IDF honors the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Designated by the UN General Assembly in 2005, this day marks the liberation of the Nazis’ biggest and deadliest death camp: Auschwitz-Birkenau. In this death camp an estimated 1.6 … Continue reading

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Four-Star General Martin E. Dempsey to Visit Israel

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States Military, four-star General Martin E. Dempsey, will arrive today, Thursday, January 19th, 2012, for a short visit to Israel during a visit to the region. This will be … Continue reading

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IDF Reinforces Israel-Syria Border Fence Following Riots

Today, Golan Brigade Commander Colonel Eshkol Shukron addressed recent changes made along Israel-Syria border. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has completed the installation of a sturdier border fence along the Israel-Syria border as a measure to prevent future illegal infiltrations … Continue reading

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List of Smuggling Attempts By Sea to Hamas, Hezbollah, Other Terrorist Organizations

Below are some of the attempts by terror sponsoring states to arm terrorist organizations such as Hamas and Hezbollah operating in the Gaza Strip and Southern Lebanon with weapons smuggled via the sea. These attempts are those publicly made available … Continue reading

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First IDF Officer from Guinea Began Life in Israel as Refugee

<Cross posted from the IDF French Blog> Arriving illegally from the Republic of Guinea to Israel in 2005, Avi Bari overcame all obstacles that once stood in his path and became an officer in the IDF. He tells of his … Continue reading

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