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News and updates about Operation Protective Edge

Goldin Family: Publish the full Comptroller's report

Goldin Family: Publish the full Comptroller's report

Family of Hadar Goldin, whose body has been held by Hamas for over 2 years, demands PM allow publishing of full report on state's failures.

'We are all a part of the IDF'

'We are all a part of the IDF'

President Rivlin visits with family of Maj. Hagai Ben-Ari, who succumbed this week to injuries suffered in Gaza operation in 2014.

Soldier critically wounded in Gaza passes away

Soldier critically wounded in Gaza passes away

Maj. Hagai Ben-Ari, who was critically wounded during Operation Protective Edge in Gaza, passes away two and a half years later.

Memorial for Hadar Goldin dedicated

Memorial for Hadar Goldin dedicated

“Bringing back the body of an IDF soldier is not just a family concern. It’s a concern for the nation.”

Hamas official: We'll give rockets to anyone who fights Israel

Hamas official: We'll give rockets to anyone who fights Israel

Al-Aqsa TV shows Hamas official saying terror group will supply weapons to anyone willing to fight Israel.

'Government was not negligent on tunnel threat'

'Government was not negligent on tunnel threat'

Prime Minister met with State Comptroller to present proof that government was taking terror tunnel threat seriously before 2014 Gaza war.

Gaza mobile game incites against IDFplayer

Gaza mobile game incites against IDF

Minister of Public Security calls on Apple and Google to remove mobile game which demonizes IDF.

PA disappointed by ICC visit

PA disappointed by ICC visit

PA official blasts ICC for procrastinating in probing alleged Israeli "war crimes" in Gaza.

Report: Israel to allow ICC visit on Gaza war mission

Report: Israel to allow ICC visit

Israeli official tells AFP the Jewish state will host a working group of the ICC as it probes alleged war crimes in the 2014 Gaza war.

Defense Minister: 'Those comments? Never happened.'

Defense Minister: Those comments? Never happened.

Liberman calls out a Channel 10 journalist over their claims that he point-blank refused to deal with Hamas for fallen soldier bodies.

Defense Minister: I will not deal with Hamas for dead bodies

'I will not deal with Hamas for dead bodies'

In private conversations leaked by Channel 10, the Defense Minister purportedly said he would not bring back Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul.

PA asks ICC to speed up inquiry of Israeli 'war crimes'

PA asks ICC to speed up inquiry of 'war crimes'

After IDF closes cases of killings of Gazans during 2014 war, PA asks ICC to speed up its inquiry of alleged Israeli war crimes.

President Reuven Rivlin visits Gaza border

President Rivlin visits the Gaza border

President Rivlin reviewed military operations in the Southern Command, and thanked the soldiers for their 'sophistication and power.'

Government ministers MIA at memorial for murdered soldier

Ministers MIA at memorial for murdered soldier

The fallen soldier's family will mark two years since Hadar Goldin's death, in Kfar Saba on Tuesday.

Will Netanyahu remove Hazan from Knesset committee?

Will Netanyahu remove Hazan from committee?

Reports say PM is planning to remove MK Hazan from Knesset's State Control Committee due to his support of an inquiry into 2014 Gaza war.

Minister: Netanyahu will throw Bennett out of government

Minister warns Netanyahu will throw Bennett out

In an off-the-record interview with Arutz Sheva, a Cabinet minister warned that Education Minister Bennett's jibes come with a high price.

Netanyahu and Lapid spar over Gaza tunnels

Netanyahu and Lapid spar over Gaza tunnels

Yesh Atid chairman claims the Cabinet didn't discuss Hamas tunnels before Protective Edge. Netanyahu: Lapid should've done his homework.

Netanyahu: Terror tunnels were discussed in 9 Cabinet meetings

'Terror tunnels were discussed in 9 meetings'

Prime Minister's Office rejects allegations that the terror tunnels were not discussed with the Cabinet before Operation Protective Edge.

Bennett: Netanyahu hid terror tunnels from the Cabinet

Bennett: Netanyahu hid terror tunnels from us

Education Minister Naftali Bennett harshly accuses PM Netanyahu, in the aftermath of Operation Protective Edge and the recent terror wave.

'No one in the country would want Netanyahu replaced'

'No one in the country would want Netanyahu out'

Father of Oz Mendelovitch, who was killed in operation Protective Edge, opposes calls from bereaved parents for renewed investigation.

Saving our soldiers - psychologically

Saving our soldiers - psychologically

Researchers from Tel Aviv University team up with the IDF and US Army to develop a computer game to prevent PTSD.

Goldin family responds to Hamas: Israel should make them pay

'Make our enemies pay'

Family of fallen soldier held in Gaza furious over Hamas' preconditions to negotiations.

Fallen soldier's comrade: 'Don't abandon him'

Fallen soldier's comrade: 'Don't abandon him'

Soldier who fought alongside Hadar Goldin in fateful battle calls for 'golden opportunity' not to be wasted.

Families of missing soldiers blast PM over Turkey agreement

Families of MIA soldiers blast PM for Turkey deal

Relatives of Oron Shaul, Hadar Goldin excoriate Netanyahu over 'empty promises' as Israel and Turkey reconcile.

'Dig' producer: 2014 Hamas rockets were terrorism, not war

'Dig' producer: 2014 Hamas rockets were terrorism

USA Network's owner suing company's insurer for refusing to cover expenses for filming in Israel was interrupted by Hamas rocket attacks.

Israeli officer will not face trial over Gaza 'tribute' shelling

IDF officer reprimanded for 'tribute' shelling

Lt. Col. Neriya Yashuron to be reprimanded, but won't face trial, for ordering troops to fire at empty building in tribute to slain comrade.

Netanyahu: We look after our soldiers

Netanyahu: We look after our soldiers

Netanyahu awards commendation for bravery to Dr. Regina Fikman, who served as a medical officer during Operation Protective Edge.

Fallen soldiers held by Hamas recognized as captives MIA

Fallen soldiers recognized as captives

Hadar Goldin, Oron Shaul killed by Hamas in 2014, whose bodies have yet to be returned, recognized as captives missing in action.

Israelis donate NIS 1.4 million to disabled IDF veteranplayer

Israelis give NIS 1.4 mil to disabled IDF veteran

Yehuda HaYisraeli was critically injured in Gaza, but denied govt aid because he lives in Samaria - so Israelis opened their pockets.

Committee wrote fake report to help PM, says opposition MK

Hanegbi covered up PM's failures, says Shelah

Hanegbi passed off document whitewashing PM's handling of Gaza war as official committee report in effort to protect Netanyahu, says MK.

IDF officers say they knew Protective Edge mission incomplete

IDF officers 'knew' Gaza war mission incomplete

'Top officers' stated to Army radio Sunday that they were not convinced terror tunnel operation was complete when Protective Edge ended.

Why Protective Edge's last injured soldier cannot go home

Why Gaza war's last injured soldier can't go home

Defense Ministry refuses to make IDF soldier's home wheelchair-accessible due to technical issues with living beyond Green Line.

Bennett refuses to back down on Security Cabinet demand

Bennett won't back down on Security Cabinet demand

Jewish Home chairman determined to ensure Cabinet members updated on IDF affairs after experiences during Protective Edge.

Lone soldier honored for single-handedly killing four terroristsplayer

Lone soldier single-handedly killed 4 terrorists

Staff Sgt. Sahar Elbaz made Aliyah in 2012. Two years later, he found himself surrounded by terrorists in Gaza.

Ex-IDF Southern Commander: Israel has no strategy

Ex-IDF Southern Commander: Israel has no strategy

Former commander on Protective Edge report: 'spineless leadership' only plans 'according to length of its term in office.'

'Irresponsible politicians leaked Gaza report'

'Irresponsible politicians leaked Gaza report'

Sources close to Netanyahu blast the leaking of information the State Comptroller's draft report on Operation Protective Edge.

'There's no need to be dragged into the headlines'

'There's no need to be dragged into the headlines'

Former IDF Chef of Staff calls for calm over damning report blasting handling of 2014 Gaza war.

'Netanyahu is expert at pinning responsibility on others'

'PM is expert at pinning responsibility on others'

Former ministers lash out at Prime Minister, Defense Minister for failure to lead during Protective Edge.

State Comptroller to publish damning report on Gaza operation

Comptroller to publish damning report on Gaza op

State Comptroller report on Operation Protective Edge will include sharp criticism of the government and former Chief of Staff.

20,000 Hamas terrorists in Gaza

20,000 Hamas terrorists in Gaza

Senior officer reveals IDF has learned lessons of last war, while Hamas is 'deterred' and dealing with serious internal disputes.