Results tagged “Israel”
Would you like to limit the tag results display to a specific section?
If you do, then pick any of the sections below:
Or simply go to the aggregated tag results from:
Israel reopened its border crossings with Gaza, which it had closed after last week's rocket fire from Gaza. Israeli authorities arrested over 30 members of Fatah's Tanzim who were wanted for involvement in terror attacks. Israel established a field hospital near the border with Syria to treat those wounded in the Syrian civil war.
Israel renewed monthly tax transfers to the Palestinian Authority. Israeli air activity over Lebanon has increased in recent weeks. Israel extended its closure of the Kerem Shalom crossing, which began after rocket fire from Gaza last week.
Hackers claimed to have breached the Mossad's firewall and obtained details on over 34,000 Israeli officials. Israeli forces destroyed a Syrian machine gun nest after gunmen fired from Syria into Israel twice in the past 24 hours. A senior Israeli official said Israel's recent apology to Turkey did not mean the blockade of Gaza was coming to an end.
Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke with Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan for the first time since the May 2010 Gaza flotilla incident. Netanyahu apologized for deaths caused during the incident and noted that there were "operational mistakes." President Obama concluded his first visit to Israel as president.
President Obama began his first trip to Israel as President. Defense Secretary Hagel is planning an April visit to Israel. An Israeli official said the US is "very seriously" preparing for a potential attack on Iran. Intelligence Minister Steinitz said it was "apparently clear" that chemical weapons were used in Syria on March 19. The IDF provided medical aid to at least four Syrians wounded in the civil war in Syria.