Operation Brother’s Keeper Continues; 18 Palestinians Arrested

On Saturday night Israel Defense Forces (IDF) arrested 18 suspected Palestinians, and searched 190 suspected locations in the West Bank as Operation Brother’s Keeper continued as the search continued for the missing three teenagers who were kidnapped 17 days ago.

Israel Defense Forces Arrest 9 Palestinians Overnight

Israel Defense Forces (IDF) arrested nine Palestinian suspects overnight Thursday, and searched over 40 sites as Operation Brother’s Keeper continued in search for the three kidnapped Israeli teenagers.

Cabinet Votes to Scale Back Operation in Light of Ramadan

Israel’s Security Cabinet voted to reduce Israel Defense Forces (IDF) presence in the West Bank and limit the scope of Operation Brother’s Keeper, with fears of a continued IDF operation during Ramadan, which begins Saturday, would further escalate tensions in the region, Israel Army Radio reported.

Palestinians Turn to U.N. Security Council to Stop West Bank Raids

The Palestinian Authority appealed to the U.N. Security Council, calling for an end to Operation Brother’s Keeper, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) operation combing the West Bank for the abducted teenagers that has lasted more than ten days.

Mortar Attack Kills One, Injures Three on Syrian Border

A mortar was fired from Syria into Israel which killed a 15-year old boy, at least three others, including his father. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) responded with tank fire. Afterwards, the IDF searched the area for possible terrorists who may have crossed into Israel.

Nine Arrested in Overnight Raids, Two Palestinians Killed During Clashes

Operation Bring Back Our Brothers continued into its tenth day as Israel searches for three kidnapped teenagers. Nine more Palestinians were arrested bringing the total to approximately 350, mostly Hamas members. In clashes with Israel Defense Forces (IDF) two Palestinians were killed.

Israel Continues Operation Brother’s Keeper, 25 Arrested Thursday Night

On Thursday night, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) continued its Operation Bring Back Our Brothers in search for three teenagers kidnapped last week. The overnight raids resulted in the arrest of 25 Palestinians in the West Bank bringing the total of suspects held to 330, 240 of whom are associated with Hamas.

Israelis Talk of Fears as Rockets Force Them into Bomb Shelters

iran-hamas-destruction-israelResidents of southern Israel were sent back into bomb shelters this weekend as Gaza’s terrorists stepped up their rocket launchings. Close to 20 were fired at Israeli civilians from Gaza over the past week – totaling 348 this year alone.

Documents link latest Gaza Flotilla Organizers to Terror

Gaza StripAlthough organizers of the Gaza flotilla claim they have no connection to terror, IDF military intelligence has evidence that reveals flotilla organizers received significant funding from groups that support Hamas and other terrorist groups.

Israel Prepares For War With Largest Ever Military Drill

Israel says it will hold the largest military exercise in its history, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the Jewish state may have to prepare for war with Iran and other rogue states.

Israel Withdraws; Hamas “Rearms”

Israeli forces appeared to withdraw from the Gaza Strip Tuesday, January 20, in time for the inauguration of Barack Obama as the United States’ 44th president, but militant group Hamas said it would rearm, suggesting its conflict with Israel was not over.

U.N. Resolution Passes with U.S. Abstaining, Israel Continues Operation

The United Nations Security Council has passed a resolution calling for an “immediate cease-fire” in the Gaza Strip. The United States abstained in the vote as the council passed the resolution 14-0. However, Israel continued a military offensive Friday, January 9, saying it has an obligation to protect its citizens, including one million Israelis who face threats from rockets fired from Gaza by Hamas militants.

Christian Dies As Israeli Offensive Continues

A young Christian girl has died in the Gaza Strip, amid growing signs minority Christians there are caught in the crossfire as the Israeli army continues its offensive against militants of the Hamas group, Worthy News learned Thursday, January 8.

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