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Bennett reads out embarrassing Blue and White quotes from Protective Edge in Knesset

Bennett reads out embarrassing Blue and White quotes from Protective Edge in Knesset

Blue and White heads exit Knesset plenum as DM reads protocols that include unintelligible Gantz statement under pressure of Gaza operation.Mordechai Sones, 10/02/2020 16:06
Netanyahu: 'Benny Gantz, shame on you'

Netanyahu: 'Benny Gantz, shame on you'

PM to Gantz: 'You were proud that you endangered Golani soldiers for Palestinians; aren't you ashamed to make politics out of security?'Mordechai Sones, 16/09/2019 20:25
'We want quiet but prepare for battle'

'We want quiet but prepare for battle'

President and PM participate in annual memorial for Protective Edge fallen. PM: We're committed to bringing back Shaul, Goldin, civilians.Mordechai Sones, 23/07/2019 19:10
'Gantz did lend a certain legitimacy to the event'

'Gantz did lend a certain legitimacy to the event'

Joint memorial concert organizer for Israeli and Arab Protective Edge dead: 'Gantz's presence was sort of anecdote that legitimized event'Shimon Cohen, 05/03/2019 21:52
Why doesn’t Netanyahu implement his own war principles against terror?

Why doesn’t Netanyahu implement his own war principles against terror?

Netanyahu first gained an international reputation as an expert on the issue of defeating terror when he wrote the book Fighting Terrorism in 1995. It could be a sober read for the Netanyahu of 2019. Alex Selsky, 09/02/2019 21:33
Officer requests male soldier and crosses Haaretz

Officer requests male soldier and crosses Haaretz

Golan Formation Commander Col. Avinoam Emunah explained inconvenience serving with woman, receives male replacement.Mordechai Sones, 04/09/2018 20:10
'Our war is not over'

'Our war is not over'

Father of soldier who suffered brain damage in Operation Protective Edge describes the long road to recovery. Every day G-d gives us a gift'Benny Toker, 20/07/2018 10:49
'Protective Edge isn't over'

'Protective Edge isn't over'

Bereaved families hold solidarity and support event with Shaul and Goldin families, fighting to bring sons back from Gaza.Mordechai Sones, 03/07/2018 20:52
'Big chance of large-scale Gaza operation'

'Big chance of large-scale Gaza operation'

Minister Erdan rejects observation deterrence is lost, says Israel may have to launch larger operation. 'There may be no choice.'Mordechai Sones, 21/06/2018 13:42
'A huge hole opens up in your heart'

'A huge hole opens up in your heart'

Lieutenant David Sarel misses his brother, Major Benaya Sarel, killed in Operation Protective Edge. 'Could have been our last conversation.'Mordechai Sones, 18/04/2018 16:12
'It is very likely that Hezbollah has dug tunnels into Israel'

'It is very likely that Hezbollah has dug tunnels into Israel'

Geologist and former adviser to the IDF COS speaks to Arutz Sheva about the tunnel threat, past and present.Benny Toker, 14/03/2017 08:42
'State Comptroller adopted a childish approach'

'State Comptroller adopted a childish approach'

The former head of the IDF Military Intelligence Directorate, Amos Yadlin, criticized Comptroller's report on Protective Edge campaign.Yoel Domb, 01/03/2017 20:32
Op-Ed: Bereavement and politics - the cynicism of media analysts

Op-Ed: Bereavement and politics - the cynicism of media analysts

Only idiots who supported the Oslo Accords could say we had political options to deal with Hamas.Dr. Haim Shane, 01/03/2017 14:44
Dichter: 'Don't shell IDF commanders'

Dichter: 'Don't shell IDF commanders'

Army Intel head appears before Foreign Affairs and Defense committee; MK Dichter calls not to attack IDF officers on background of report.Hezki Baruch, 01/03/2017 11:06
'Destruction of tunnels prevented mass-casualty attack'

'Destruction of tunnels prevented mass-casualty attack'

Bennett on report verifying role in tunnel destruction: 'Strategic mass-casualty simultaneous attack from dozens of tunnels prevented.'Ido Ben-Porat, 28/02/2017 21:45
'Bennett showed leadership; Netanyahu did not speak truth'

'Bennett showed leadership; Netanyahu did not speak truth'

MK Lapid: 'Report states explicitly Netanyahu's Israel not ready for operation.' National Union's 'Bennett showed remarkable leadership'.Hezki Baruch, 28/02/2017 18:07
Goldin family criticizes 'ruckus' over Comptroller's report

Goldin family criticizes 'ruckus' over Comptroller's report

The parents of fallen IDF soldier Hadar Goldin criticize 'political ruckus' greeting publication of Protective Edge campaign report.Uzi Baruch, 28/02/2017 12:17
'The IDF is dear to all of us, we don't need mudslinging'

'The IDF is dear to all of us, we don't need mudslinging'

Dr. Haim Shine, legal philosophy expert, says publication of State Comptroller's report on Protective Edge causes more harm than good.Yoel Domb, 28/02/2017 11:47
'Comptroller overstepped authority in Protective Edge report'

'Comptroller overstepped authority in Protective Edge report'

Jewish Home MK says terror tunnels were known prior to 2014 Gaza op, adds Bennett urged action against them.Yoel Domb, 28/02/2017 09:07
PM: Tunnel threat was presented in its full magnitude

PM: Tunnel threat was presented in its full magnitude

Netanyahu rejects allegations he concealed tunnel threat; presents counter-quotes from cabinet protocols.Yedidya ben Ohr, 24/01/2017 21:22
Protective Edge cabinet meeting transcripts partially revealed

Protective Edge cabinet meeting transcripts partially revealed

'Response to murder of 3 youths has been weak, disgraceful' said Bennett ahead of 2014 Gaza war, slamming Yaalon over restrained response.Arutz Sheva, 24/01/2017 10:27
Will Protective Edge report be publicized?

Will Protective Edge report be publicized?

Sub-committee of Knesset's Auditing Committee to discuss whether to publish parts of the Comptroller's report referring to Security Cabinet.Nitsan Keidar, 24/01/2017 09:26
Protective Edge victim Hagai Ben Ari laid to rest

Protective Edge victim Hagai Ben Ari laid to rest

Major Hagai Ben Ari (32) mortally wounded during Protective Edge campaign in 2014, who died Tuesday, laid to rest in the Golan HeightsHezky Baruch, 04/01/2017 16:22
Watch: IDF Southern Command simulates terrorist infiltration

Watch: IDF Southern Command simulates terrorist infiltration

The IDF Southern Command in coordination with police and emergency bodies conducted a simulation of various terrorist infiltrations.Kobi Finkler, 06/12/2016 14:09
Former 'hilltop youth' opens mechina

Former 'hilltop youth' opens mechina

Former 'hilltop youth' founds mechina to honor comrade who fell in Operation Protective Edge.Shimon Cohen, 29/11/2016 02:42
Netanyahu asks State Comptroller for hearing.

Netanyahu asks State Comptroller for hearing.

Prime Minister Netanyahu requested a second hearing before the State Comptroller publishes his reports on the Gaza tunnels.Reut Hadar, 26/10/2016 21:53
MK Lavie: State responsible for wounded soldier

MK Lavie: State responsible for wounded soldier

MK Lavie calls on Defense Ministry to cut red tape and build ramp so that wounded soldier can finally go home.Gary Willig, 10/10/2016 01:12
Hamas terrorist charged with undermining security

Hamas terrorist charged with undermining security

20-year-old Hamas member indicted for participating in training and military activities, involvement in operation Protective Edge.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 11/09/2016 13:44
Wounded soldier's family criticizes Liberman

Wounded soldier's family criticizes Liberman

After meeting with Defense Minister Liberman, Yehuda Hayisraeli's family said that "We came with great hopes but our hopes were dashed".Reut Hadar, 06/09/2016 15:55
Did Turkey help terrorists fire rockets at Israel?

Did Turkey help terrorists fire rockets at Israel?

Wikileaks website reveals emails in which sources close to Turkish president instruct on how to best conceal rockets from Israeli jets.Ari Soffer and Matt Wanderman, 20/07/2016 13:46
French company sued for selling to Israel

French company sued for selling to Israel

Family sues Exxelia Technologies for selling drone missile component to Israel. Plaintiffs say Israel killed three children with it in 2014.Matt Wanderman, 01/07/2016 14:52
Bereaved parents welcome baby before Memorial Day

Bereaved parents welcome baby before Memorial Day

Fallen soldier's mother gives birth hours before start of Memorial Day. She describes the combination of joy and loss.Uzi Baruch, 10/05/2016 12:11
Protective Edge casualty released from hospital

Protective Edge casualty released from hospital

IDF soldier critically injured in Operation Protective Edge leaves hospital after year and a half of recovery.Raphael Poch, 09/02/2016 09:07
Ban Ki-moon accused of war crimes

Ban Ki-moon accused of war crimes

A writer in Haaretz, of all places, says UN chief is to blame for Hamas's firing rockets from inside UN facilities.Gil Ronen, 27/01/2016 18:54
Hamas Demands UN Secretary-General Resign

Hamas Demands UN Secretary-General Resign

Hamas spokesperson says he should resign for accepting 'false' Israeli narrative about kidnapped IDF soldier Hadar Goldin.Dalit Halevy, 29/08/2015 23:08
The JCPA Report: Refuting the UN Report on the 2014 Gaza War

The JCPA Report: Refuting the UN Report on the 2014 Gaza War

The bottom line is that the war was fought to stop the rocket fire on Israel's south and that if not for the Iron Dome, Israeli casualties would have been immense.Ambassador Dr. Dore Gold, 22/06/2015 23:09
More IDF Soldiers Requesting Post as Lookout

More IDF Soldiers Requesting Post as Lookout

A large number of incoming draftees - mostly women - have requested to be assigned to watch security cameras.Tova Dvorin, 07/04/2015 13:27
NGO Offers Help to Soldiers Under Investigation

NGO Offers Help to Soldiers Under Investigation

Honenu slams IDF decision to prosecute soldiers who took part in 5 events in which 50 Gazans were killed.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 07/12/2014 20:56
Ya'alon Wishes Wounded Soldiers a Better New Year

Ya'alon Wishes Wounded Soldiers a Better New Year

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon on Monday visited soldiers wounded during Operation Protective Edge at Levinstein Hospital.Moshe Cohen, 22/09/2014 16:58