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Gallant orders establishment of hospital in Israel for Gaza children

Defense Minister's office says hospital needed due to the closure of the Rafah Crossing, patients will be screened for connections to Hamas.

Gallant orders establishment of hospital in Israel for Gaza children

First Days in Hell:

First days in hell: Photos of female observers from their initial days in captivity

The families of the observers are now allowing the publication of photos showing their loved ones during their first days in captivity. The images reveal them bruised and wounded from the horrific abduction that the entire world witnessed.

First days in hell: Photos of female observers from their initial days in captivity

'One culprit, 120 hostages':

'One culprit, 120 hostages': Bereaved father disrupts President's speech

A state memorial ceremony was held on Mount Herzl in memory of the fallen soldiers of Operation 'Protective Edge'. A bereaved father's outburst caused a temporary halt to the ceremony.

'One culprit, 120 hostages': Bereaved father disrupts President's speech

9 months into war:

9 months into war: Half of Hamas military leadership eliminated

IDF says 14,000 members of Hamas military forces have been killed since the beginning of the war.

9 months into war: Half of Hamas military leadership eliminated

Thousands of haredim to begin receiving draft notices next week

3,000 haredim expected to receive their first draft orders starting on Sunday after Supreme Court rules against mass exemptions for haredi yeshiva students.

Thousands of haredim to begin receiving draft notices next week

IDF strikes terrorists who operated in UNRWA school in Nuseirat

The IAF struck a company commander in the Islamic Jihad's Naval Unit in western Khan Younis.

IDF strikes terrorists who operated in UNRWA school in Nuseirat

J.D. Vance:

J.D. Vance: 'Punch Iran hard'

Donald Trump's prospective VP declared that only a show of strength would prevent Iranian aggression.

J.D. Vance: 'Punch Iran hard'

Three rockets fired towards Sderot following Deif elimination attempt

One rocket intercepted, two fall in open areas; first responders treat lightly-wounded individual who was injured while running for shelter.

Three rockets fired towards Sderot following Deif elimination attempt

Data reveals: Enlisting 1,000 haredim into combat could save 1.3b

Path to Draft Law which will provide historic and real solution begins only in Knesset committee, MK Yuli Edelstein says.

Data reveals: Enlisting 1,000 haredim into combat could save 1.3b

Hebron:

Hebron: Arab woman planning to carry out stabbing attack in Cave of Patriarchs arrested

Security forces in Judea and Samaria arrested a 50-year-old Palestinian Arab woman, who admitted that she was planning to carry out a stabbing attack in the Cave of the Patriarchs.

Hebron: Arab woman planning to carry out stabbing attack in Cave of Patriarchs arrested

Shin Bet discloses:

Shin Bet discloses: 'This is how Israelis are recruited for Iran-backed missions'

Three Israeli citizens arrested in last two weeks on suspicion of performing security activities directed by Iranian intelligence officials.

Shin Bet discloses: 'This is how Israelis are recruited for Iran-backed missions'

Commander who fired shell at Be'eri: 'We had no choice'

Colonel Nissim Hazan said that he did not know there were hostages in the house of Pessi Cohen in Kibbutz Be'eri, but added that 'there was no choice. This was a surreal situation.'

Commander who fired shell at Be'eri: 'We had no choice'

Security alert for Eilat area canceled

Police forces close off roads to Eilat following suspicion of security incident on Route 12.

Security alert for Eilat area canceled

Victim of ramming attack still in serious condition

Condition of victim of Sunday's ramming attack still 'very serious,' second victim's condition still moderate, hospital says.

Victim of ramming attack still in serious condition

Israeli flags on Rafah beach

Photographer Oren Cohen caught on camera three Israeli flags placed by IDF soldiers on Rafah beach, emphasizing Israeli control over the area.

Israeli flags on Rafah beach

Egypt believes war in Gaza will continue until US elections

Fighting in Gaza may continue until end of 2024, steps should be taken to secure Egypt-Gaza border, Egyptian source says.

Egypt believes war in Gaza will continue until US elections

Near Ramallah:

Gazan terrorist who stabbed Border Police fighter eliminated

A terrorist stabbed a Border Police fighter and was eliminated. The soldier received medical treatment and his injury was defined as mild.

Gazan terrorist who stabbed Border Police fighter eliminated

IAF strikes 40 terror targets throughout Gaza

IDF forces continue fighting in Rafah area and central Gaza; IAF strikes approximately 40 terror targets throughout Gaza in a single day.

IAF strikes 40 terror targets throughout Gaza

Survivor of attack: 'We are strong; we will still drive here'

Survivor of shooting attack near Shavei Shomron, Uri Hirschfeld, recounted the moments of horror. Head of Samaria Council, Yossi Dagan: 'We are fighting a war here.'

Survivor of attack: 'We are strong; we will still drive here'

Cabinet Secretary estimates: Breakthrough on Draft Law

Prime Minister Netanyahu holds talks with Likud MKs, may have solved disagreements on Draft Law, report says.

Cabinet Secretary estimates: Breakthrough on Draft Law

White House meeting:

White House meeting: Commitment to Israel's security, preventing nuclear Iran

US officials Jake Sullivan and Antony Blinken, and Israeli officials Ron Dermer and Tzachi Hanegbi meet to discuss war in Gaza, efforts to secure diplomatic solution to Hezbollah conflict, allow Israelis and Lebanese to return home safely.

White House meeting: Commitment to Israel's security, preventing nuclear Iran

Shooting attack:

Shooting attack: Three Israelis lightly injured near Shavei Shomron

Three Israelis lightly injured in a shooting attack on a vehicle near Shavei Shomron. IDF troops are searching the area. Head of the Samaria Council: 'There is a war in Judea and Samaria, just like there is a war in Gaza and on the northern border.'

Shooting attack: Three Israelis lightly injured near Shavei Shomron

Germany:

Germany: Lebanese man arrested over procuring drones for Hezbollah

German authorities arrest Lebanese man accused of being a member of Hezbollah and procuring drone components that were to be exported for use in attacks against Israel.

Germany: Lebanese man arrested over procuring drones for Hezbollah

Watch:

Watch: Trump makes first public appearance since assassination attempt

Attendees at Republican National Convention cheer as Trump makes an appearance for the first time since the assassination attempt.

Watch: Trump makes first public appearance since assassination attempt

Special counsel to appeal dismissal of Trump classified docs case

Spokesman for special counsel Jack Smith says federal Judge Aileen Cannon "deviated from the uniform conclusion of all previous courts".

Special counsel to appeal dismissal of Trump classified docs case

Biden: I'm a Zionist

US President in interview with Speedy Morman of Complex: If there weren’t an Israel, every Jew in the world would be at risk. There is a need for it to be strong.

Biden: I'm a Zionist

Serbia:

Serbia: Attack on Israeli embassy was carried out by 'lone extremist'

Serbian Interior Minister says an investigation has found that a crossbow attack at the Israeli embassy in the Serbian capital last month was the act of a lone extremist.

Serbia: Attack on Israeli embassy was carried out by 'lone extremist'

Watch:

Watch: Prayer for hostages held in Gaza at Republican National Convention

Republican National Convention holds moment of silence and prayer for the hostages still being held by Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

Watch: Prayer for hostages held in Gaza at Republican National Convention

Southern command chief signs:

Southern command chief signs: Localities near Gaza border declared closed military zones

Head of IDF Southern Command signs order to change the policy of closed military zones in several localities in the Gaza Envelope and in agricultural areas. The order is in effect until July 31.

Southern command chief signs: Localities near Gaza border declared closed military zones

Due to mistaken identification:

Three Israelis injured by IDF gunfire near Beit El due to mistaken identification

Three Israelis injured by IDF forces after mistakenly being identified as suspicious. The incident is under investigation.

Three Israelis injured by IDF gunfire near Beit El due to mistaken identification

Hezbollah responds:

Hezbollah responds: 20 rockets fired towards Kiryat Shmona and the area

Barrage of 20 rockets fired by Hezbollah from Lebanon towards Kiryat Shmona and the area, following strike which eliminated businessman Muhammad Bara'a al-Katarji, who is close to the Assad regime and a commander in Hezbollah.

Hezbollah responds: 20 rockets fired towards Kiryat Shmona and the area

COGAT:

COGAT: 'UNRWA is simply trying to evade responsibility'

Major General Ghassan Alian lashes out at UNRWA on Twitter for their criticisms of the IDF raid of the UNRWA facility that was completed today.

COGAT: 'UNRWA is simply trying to evade responsibility'

Trump picks Senator J.D. Vance as his running mate

Former President announces he has chosen Ohio's junior senator, author of 'Hillbilly Elegy' to be his running mate and Vice Presidential candidate.

Trump picks Senator J.D. Vance as his running mate

Four Days Later:

Four Days Later: US has not yet fixed incorrect sanctions

The State Department has admited the sanctions targeted the wrong Israeli but have yet to publish a correction.

Four Days Later: US has not yet fixed incorrect sanctions

Watch:

Watch: Raid on UNRWA complex in Gaza completed

Two sites of the terrorist organizations' buildup in the Gaza Strip were destroyed. The IDF has published footage of the commando brigade's recent activities in the Gaza Strip.

Watch: Raid on UNRWA complex in Gaza completed

Netanyahu pays condolence visit to families of fallen Druze soldiers

Netanyahu tells families of Druze soldiers who have fallen during the war with Hamas, 'I came here to bow my head before those who fell in the north and those who fell in the south, who stormed into the fire, who proved their heroism, sacrifice, leadership and personal example.'

Netanyahu pays condolence visit to families of fallen Druze soldiers

Freed hostage:

Freed hostage: I was asked - say anything so he wouldn't touch us again

Agam Goldstein-Almog, who was freed after 50 days in Hamas captivity in November addresses screening of 'Screams Before Silence,' recalls the horrors she and her mother endured in captivity.

Freed hostage: I was asked - say anything so he wouldn't touch us again

IDF Confirms:

IDF Confirms: Many tanks were damaged, existing supply is insufficient

The IDF confirmed in its response to the Supreme Court that it was forced to postpone the pilot project for integrating women into the maneuvering forces due to a lack of functional tanks.

IDF Confirms: Many tanks were damaged, existing supply is insufficient

Report:

Report: Israel negotiating Egyptian control of Gaza border

Although neither country will publicly confirm the talks, an emerging plan may see Israel withdraw from the Philadelphi Corridor if Egypt will earnestly secure it.

Report: Israel negotiating Egyptian control of Gaza border

'He's on the roof!'

'He's on the roof:' Witnesses pointed out would-be assassin before shooting

Video from attempted assassination of Donald Trump shows bystanders pointing at the shooter prior to the shooting, attempting to draw police officer's attention to the threat.

'He's on the roof:' Witnesses pointed out would-be assassin before shooting