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In response to rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, the IAF struck to "terror sites" in the Gaza Strip. Israel's chief negotiator with the Palestinians denounced her counterparts for resigning. The Shin Bet announced that two Palestinians admitted to killing an IDF reserve colonel in October "as a gift to the Palestinian people." Two Palestinians responsible for the September abduction and murder of an IDF soldier were indicted. An Israeli minister questioned whether Secretary Kerry can be an honest broker between Israel and the Palestinians.
An IDF soldier was stabbed to death by a Palestinian on a bus in the northern Israeli city of Afula. An Israeli minister warned that proposed sanctions relief for Iran could be worth up to $40 billion. Prime Minister Netanyahu said that a bad deal over Iran's nuclear program could lead to war.
Speaking around the one-year anniversary of Operation Pillar of Defense, Prime Minister Netanyahu said "significant deterrence has been achieved." Netanyahu cautioned that Israel knows that Hamas and other Palestinian terror groups continue to "arm themselves in various ways." Foreign Minister Lieberman said there is a need to calm tensions with the US over how to deal with the Iranian nuclear program.
The Shin Bet recently upgraded readiness levels at Israeli embassies in Europe, following an incident in Belgium. The IDF will soon issue an indictment against a Palestinian suspected of killing an Israeli soldier in September. Authorities completed the reinforcement of a 55-mile-long fence along the Golan Heights armistice line with Syria.