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The IDF opened fire on two purportedly armed individuals trying to tamper with border infrastructure along the border with Syria. The two suspects were reportedly killed. A planned release of Palestinian prisoners was delayed and may not occur.
Authorities announced the arrest of two separate terror cells, one of which is linked to the PFLP, in the West Bank. The IDF increased its state of alert in the West Bank following the recent killing of three Palestinian militants. Israeli forces fired on two people trying to infiltrate into Israel via Egypt.
The IDF announced the discovery of another terror tunnel from Gaza into Israel. Hamas said the tunnel was old and previously discovered. US senators said talks are underway with Israel to work on a new defense aid package. A top IDF official warned that the next major conflict between Israel and Hezbollah will also involve Syria.
IDF Chief Benny Gantz said that if necessary Israel can carry out operations in Iran. The IDF was recently instructed to continue budgeting for a potential strike against Iran's illicit nuclear program. Defense Minister Ya'alon apologized to Secretary of Defense Hagel for his recent comments regarding US policies in the Middle East.
Four soldiers were wounded by an IED along the border with Syria. The IDF struck at least one Syrian military target with artillery fire in response. Defense Minister Ya'alon reportedly said that he would be in favor of a military strike against Iran's nuclear program.
An explosive device detonated along the border with Lebanon. At least three soldiers were taken to a hospital for screenings. A senior official said Hezbollah would pay for the border attack. The IDF struck at least one target linked to Hezbollah in response. At least one rocket landed in southern Israel as a truce with militants in Gaza resumed.
Rockets and mortars from Gaza continued to strike southern Israel. In response to the rocket fire, the IAF struck seven terror sites in Gaza. Israeli officials said that no truce with Palestinian Islamic Jihad had been instituted and that quiet would be met with quiet.
Dozens of rockets were fired by Palestinian terrorists in Gaza towards Israel. In response, the IAF carried out more than two dozen airstrikes in Gaza. The Shin Bet announced the arrest of a man, believed to be linked to Hamas, behind a spate of gas line attacks in the Jerusalem area. A new comptroller report found deficiencies in a number of areas related to Israel's defenses.
An IAF airstrike killed three Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants who had fired mortar shells at IDF forces along the Gaza border. An Israeli Skylark drone crashed in the Gaza Strip. Israel and Jordan plan to launch a joint investigation into the killing of a Jordanian judge at the Allenby Crossing.