Tag Archives: Israeli

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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Infiltration Attempt Thwarted on Egyptian Border

Earlier this evening, while patrolling on the Israeli-Egyptian border, IDF soldiers identified a group of armed suspects that infiltrated into Israel during a smuggling attempt.   IDF soldiers attempted to apprehend the suspects, following their refusal to stop and adhere … 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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In Response to Rocket Fire, Israeli Air Force Targets Terrorist Tunnel

Last night, an Israeli Air Force (IAF) aircraft targeted an operational tunnel used for terrorist activity in the Gaza Strip. A direct hit was confirmed. Terrorists intend to use such tunnels to infiltrate into Israeli territory and execute terror attacks against Israeli civilians and … Continue reading

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Chief of Staff Speaks at Israeli Air Force Flight School Graduation Ceremony

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) Flight School Graduation Ceremony was held today at the Hatzerim base where the new pilots were awarded their ‘flight wings’. The ceremony marks the end of a three-year course that includes officer and pilot training … Continue reading

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