The IDF will use the vessels to patrol the Gaza coastline and to help defend southern Israel in times of war.
EUCOMM Commander Scaparrotti emphasized the U.S. commitment to maintaining Israel's qualitative military edge in the region and defensive capacities.
DM Liberman arrived at the Pentagon at midday Tuesday for talks with US Defense Secy James Mattis. The top item on the agenda: Iran.
Herzog planned to 'reiterate Israel's demand to prevent at all cost transferring to Hezbollah weapons that had been provided to Syria, as well as to prevent Hezbollah from acquiring positions in the Syrian Golan heights.'
MK Hazan suggested in no uncertain way there was no such thing as a "Palestinian nation," only a cluster of terrorists using the term as a unifying name.
"As one of the few surviving Christians in the Middle-East, I praise God daily for the blessing of being able to call myself an Israeli."
"If you know of a specific person injured by stones thrown by our young people, contact us and we will try to compensate for this."
'We received a direct message from the US, that imposing sovereignty on Judea and Samaria would mean an immediate crisis with the US.'
The two leaders 'are also expected to discuss key aspects of the Palestinian-Israeli settlement.'
In Ramallah, security forces captured a stash of illegal weapons.
The Dutch national security agency said the Rotterdam mayor had not, as he claimed, been in touch about the Hamas conference.
Arab road terror is continuing; multiple attacks against Israeli public buses left wounded Israelis and damaged vehicles.
The two terror suspects were spotted as they were carrying out surveillance around the area.
There were the inevitable comments about that famous 1996 picture of Prime Minister Netanyahu shaking hands sincerely with the Chairman from Ramallah.
According to senior healthcare officials, the PA systematically evades payment for the hospital care received by its residents.
The prosecution agreed to the appeal but wanted Azaria to start serving his prison term immediately.
An IDF unit came under gunfire attack from Gaza.
The Police Spokesperson said that police protocol requires an examination of the injured terrorist by sappers to verify that no weapons or explosives are present on his or her person.
The new law would create an urban Jewish gap across the heart of a future Palestinian State.
'We deserve answers, we deserve a leadership that accepts responsibility,' the bereaved families' letter concluded.