IDF Spokesperson’s Unit tweets Gaza TV clip where Hamas official claims 50 of the 60 reportedly killed by the IDF were members of Hamas, proving the protests were a ‘smoke screen’ for multiple Hamas attempts to engage in terrorism.
BY JPOST.COM STAFF
50 members of the Hamas terror organization were among those killed in protests along the Gaza border on Monday, a Hamas spokesperson reportedly said on TV Wednesday.
At least 60 Palestinians were killed Monday and 2,200 were injured by gunfire or tear gas.
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A Thanksgiving Story
IDF’s “Operation Good Neighbor,” first revealed this past July, was initiated as an ad-hoc solution to treat Syrians who came to Israel’s border fence seeking immediate medical attention from IDF soldiers, then expanded into an organized governmental mission in June 2016, as Syria’s humanitarian needs grew.
By IDF Spokesperson’s Unit
Over four years ago, an injured Syrian came to the border asking for medical help from the IDF. Back then, there was no policy, just a commander’s on-the-spot decision to provide care to an injured civilian. Since then, the aid has continued on a near daily basis. Continue Reading »
According to a statement from the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, the successful interception of the UAV using the Patriot surface-to-air missile system was part of a larger exercise scheduled for 2017.
A Patriot surface-to-air missile was successfully test fired Wednesday from a base in central Israel as part of an air force exercise designed to test Israel’s air defense capabilities against threats.
As part of the exercise, the American-made system scored a direct hit on an airborne UAV.
According to a statement from the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, the successful interception was part of a larger exercise planned in advance for 2017. Continue Reading »