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Clinton responds to Sanders: Hamas provokes Israel

Democratic presidential frontrunner replies to opponent who called Israel’s response against Hamas “disproportionate.”

Clinton responds to Sanders: Hamas provokes Israel

Sanders: Comments on Gaza deaths were 'distorted'

Democratic presidential candidate's campaign denies he claimed Israel killed 10,000 Gazans during the 2014 war.

Sanders says comments on Gaza deaths were 'distorted'

Ben-Dahan: Sanders should get his facts straight

Dept. Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan blasts US presidential candidate for false claims Israel killed '10,000 innocents' in Gaza.

Dept. Defense Minister: Sanders should get his facts straight

ADL calls out Sanders over Palestinian death toll

Anti-Defamation League calls on Bernie Sanders to correct statement that Israel killed over 10,000 innocent people in Gaza.

ADL calls out Sanders for misstating Palestinian death toll

Sanders: Israel killed '10,000 innocents' in Gaza

Grossly inflating casualty figures, Jewish Democratic presidential candidate condemns Israel's defensive actions in Gaza.

Bernie Sanders claims Israel killed '10,000 innocents' in Gaza

Parents of soldiers missing in Gaza wait in agony

Oron Shaul and Hadar Goldin were declared dead by the IDF, but with Hamas still holding their bodies their families live with daily agony.

For parents of soldiers missing in Gaza, the war never ended

Critically wounded soldier able to speak again

Yehuda Yitzhak, who was critically wounded in Gaza in 2014, shows miraculous signs of recovery during family celebration.

Critically wounded soldier speaks again, smiles at celebration

State Comptroller: Government failed tunnel threat

Draft of report sent to Netanyahu leveling severe criticism on Security Cabinet for not properly dealing with terror tunnels.

State Comptroller: Government failed on Hamas tunnel threat

War of words: Defeating the distortion of the IDF

My Truth, an educational organization working to combat anti-IDF groups, needs your help to set the record straight - learn how.

War of words: Defeating the distortion of the IDFplayer

Brazil: Israel made 'mistake' appointing Dayan

Same Brazilian official who accused Israel of 'genocide' in 2014 says appointing a 'settlement' leader was a 'misstep' on Jerusalem's part.

Brazil: Israel made 'a mistake' appointing Dayan

Homecoming of an Operation Protective Edge hero

Against all odds, Ohad Ben Shai, critically injured in the 2014 Gaza war, walked out of the hospital on Tuesday.

The homecoming of an Operation Protective Edge hero

Tel Aviv dedicates a Torah to the fallen soldiers

Streets of coastal metropolis, known as a secular bastion, are filled with dancing for a new Torah scroll for heroes of last Gaza war.

Tel Aviv dedicates a Torah to the fallen soldiersplayer

Officer injured in Gaza to command elite Egoz Unit

Two years after suffering serious injures in Gaza war, Lt. Col. Roy Levy will take command of the elite Egoz Reconnaissance Unit.

Officer wounded in Gaza to take command of elite Egoz Unit

Ya'alon visits recovering terror victims

Defense Minister meets wounded soldiers Yarin Ashkenazi and Orel Ozeri two months after visiting them while they were unconscious.

Ya'alon visits recovering terror victims at Tel Hashomerplayer

Shaul family demands Oron be declared 'missing'

Oron Shaul's fate remains unclear, his parents insisted Thursday, and the State of Israel must change its policies to match.

Family of slain soldier demands he be declared 'missing'

Defense experts: Israel blameless in Gaza War

High Level Military Group says IDF 'exceeded the highest standards we set for our own nations’ armies.'

International defense experts: Israel blameless in Gaza War

Report: State offered terrorist release for bodies

Israel offered to release Hamas terrorists for bodies of Oron Shaul and Hadar Goldin last year, senior source says - but Hamas rejected it.

Report: Israel offered terrorist releases for soldiers' bodies

Did IDF pay with lives for feminist dogma?

Following Pentagon decision on women in combat, soldier says his unit paid a heavy price for insistence on female medics during Gaza war.

Did IDF pay with lives for feminist dogma?

'Hamas playing a nasty game' with bereaved mother

MK Eliezer Stern, who is close to the family of Oron Shaul, notes that Hamas has been using the family's pain to their advantage.

'Hamas playing a nasty game' with bereaved Israeli mother

Goldin family: State must stop pandering to Hamas

Family of slain IDF soldier Hadar Goldin joins Shauls' plea to return the two soldiers' bodies, says State should toughen up.

Goldin family: State must stop pandering to Hamas

UK detains reservist for Gaza 'war crimes'

London released reservist after several hours due to fast gov't, IDF involvement; defense official warns other soldiers at risk.

Report: UK detained reservist for Protective Edge 'war crimes'

Hamas rejects Shaul family's calls for a deal

Hamas rejects family's plea for Gaza-Jerusalem deal in exchange for information on missing soldiers, holds out for terrorist releases.

Hamas rejects Shaul family's calls for a deal

Family urges Israel, Hamas to strike deal

Oron Shaul's family says they would 'turn over everything in this country and the world' to strike deal, find out son's fate.

Family urges Israel, Hamas to strike deal for son's body

Huckabee 'ashamed' of US response to Gaza war

Republican candidate meets supporters at home of Rubin Margules, attacks Obama gov't for implying Israel 'invites' attacks.

Huckabee 'ashamed' of US response to Protective Edgeplayer

'Training medics in combat will save lives'

IDF reveals plans to train medics in basic combat procedures and deploy them to the front lines in future wars.

'Training medics in combat will save lives'

IDF to phase out APCs after deadly war incident

Deaths of 7 IDF soldiers during Protective Edge have spurred movement to replace APCs with wheel-based vehicles - possibly with US aid.

IDF to phase out APCs after deadly war incident

'Why isn't Hamas paying for holding my son?'

Bereaved mother admits release of bodies of her son and Oron Shaul 'will cost' - but says 'we should define the cost, not Hamas.'

'Why isn't Hamas paying for holding my son's body?'player

Goldin's Family Supports Not Returning Terrorists

Family of IDF soldier whose body remain captive in Gaza welcome Cabinet's decision not to return bodies of terrorists to their families.

Hadar Goldin's Family Supports Not Returning Dead Terrorists

Smart Fences Finished Around Gaza Area Communities

Defense Ministry equips 12 communities with advanced security fences to the tune of 30 million shekel.

Smart Fences Completed Around Gaza Belt Communities

State Dept. Can't Explain Israel Double-Standards

State Dept. official left speechless when questioned why US army doesn't live up to the high standards it sets for Israeli forces.

Priceless: US State Dept. Can't Explain Israel Double-Standards

Jordan Jails Surgeon for Israeli Embassy Bomb Plot

Terrorist's car bomb exploded prematurely in his garage, exposing his deadly plot.

Jordan Jails Veterinary Surgeon for Israeli Embassy Bomb Plot

Inside the IDF's 'War Room'

One year after Protective Edge, the IDF keeps a meticulous watch on what's happening on the ground in Gaza.

Constant Vigilance: Inside the IDF's 'War Room'

Yaalon to Injured Soldiers: We're Here For You

In advance of the Jewish New Year, Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon visited injured IDF troops – to wish them a good New Year.

Yaalon to Injured Soldiers: We're Here For You

300 Gazans Pray in Jerusalem Friday

Permits granted to residents of Hamas-held territory to attend Friday prayers at Al Aqsa mosque.

300 Gazans Pray in Jerusalem Friday

Hamas's New Propaganda Gimmick: IDF Soldier 'Jail'

Gazan students create mock "jail" with pictures of IDF soldiers, claiming that Hamas captured more than Israel has admitted.

Hamas's New Propaganda Gimmick: IDF Soldier 'Jail'

No Quiet After Operation Protective Edge

At least 12 rockets have struck Israeli soil in the year since the 2014 Gaza war - not counting dozens of rocket strikes which hit Gaza.

One Year Later: No Quiet After Operation Protective Edge

One Rocket a Month Since Hamas 'Ceasefire'

Figures show 12 rockets have hit Israeli sovereign territory 1 year since last summer's 'truce,' many more fired but didn't clear border.

One Rocket a Month Since Hamas 'Ceasefire'

Hamas Showcases Terror Tunnel Unit in New Video

Lashing out at Israel, Hamas promises its 'anger will explode' and that new details on IDF soldier Hadar Goldin will be released.

Hamas Showcases Terror Tunnel Unit in New Video

Memorial for Protective Edge Soldier Vandalized

Friends of Oren Noah express 'fury and shame' at second attempt to destroy monument on Israel's National Trail in his honor.

Memorial for Protective Edge Soldier Vandalized

Officials Demand Anti-Israel Prof be Reinstated

University of Illinois officers urge Chancellor to restore job offer to professor who called Israel's defenders 'awful' people.

Univ. Officials Demand Anti-Israel Professor be Reinstated