Conflict With Israel
January 29, 2015
Amin Ahmed Salah Snobar, age 24, traveled to Syria to train with two al-Qaeda affiliates before returning to Israel.
US spokesperson Jen Psaki called on both Israel and Lebanon to "respect the blue line" between both countries and condemned yesterday's Hezbollah attack, which left two Israeli soldiers dead.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon denounced the attack, urging the UN to publicly condemn Hezbollah as a "terrorist organization."
Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam received assurance from Hezbollah that the recent clashes on the border will not lead to full scale war with Israel.
January 28, 2015
A UNIFIL soldier – part of a Spanish unit – was also killed in the violence.
The Israeli Defense Forces have confirmed two soldiers died and seven more were injured as a result of a Hezbollah anti-tank guided missile attack early today.
Hamas praised Hezbollah for their attack on Israeli soldiers earlier today.
Heavy crossfire is occurring across the Israeli-Lebanese border. Lebanon is using guided anti-tank missiles in Northern Israeli.
The Israeli Defence Forces have begun drilling on the Israeli-Lebanese border in response to local residents' fear of possible attacks by Hezbollah.
Israeli forces overnight Wednesday hit Syrian army positions in the occupied Golan Heights, hours after rockets had been fired from the area.
January 27, 2015
Syrian media has reported Israeli artillery fire at a Syrian military based in Golan Heights.
January 26, 2015
In light of the recent helicopter airstrike which killed numerous Hezbollah officers, Israel issued a warning not to attack any Israeli institutions abroad.
January 25, 2015
Following a decision by an Israeli bookshop to cease in-store sales of Charlie Hebdo because of fear of Muslim push-back, Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman ordered Yisrael Beytenu to buy thousands of copies of the weekly to distribute publicly.
January 22, 2015
Malak al-Khatib, age 14, was sentenced by Israeli courts to two months in jail and a $1,523 fine for allegedly throwing rocks and possessing a knife.
The condition of Herzl Biton, the driver of the bus which was attacked by a Palestinian man, improved after he underwent surgery.