A different version of the events was offered by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, says the deaths were the result of airstrikes carried out by warplanes that may have been Israeli.
The last time IDF combat recruitment was this low was recorded immediately after the 2006 Second Lebanon War.The trend was eventually corrected in 2010, when demand for combat service surged to an 80% peak. But it has since been declining consistently.
In July, when Turkish President Erdogan attacked Israel's security policy on the Temple Mount, Netanyahu issued a statement saying, "It would be interesting to see what Erdogan would say to ... the Kurds. Erdogan is the last one who can preach to Israel."
Prime Minister Hariri, who is a power sharing partner with Hezbollah under Lebanese law, remained silent (not to mention embarrassed), but Nasrallah didn't hold back.
The real reason for the amendment, as it turns out, is not so much about military know-how as it is about leaks to the media.
It turns out the IDF divides the Judea and Samaria Arabs into four categories: "Violent," "deterred," "indifferent," and "appeased," and the Army is helpless to act when they crossover without any warning.
Hadar Goldin's father, Simcha, said the Red Cross's request on behalf of the Hamas prisoners "is a demonstration of hypocrisy, falsity and inhumanity."
"In these circumstances, the traditional adage that the enemy of your enemy can be regarded as your friend no longer applies," writes Kissinger. "In the contemporary Middle East, the enemy of your enemy may also be your enemy."
Police entered the Hebron home looking for illegal weapons...
Hezbollah is going broke, which pushes it to run intense fundraising campaigns among its wealthy Shiite supporters – and to restrict its media campaign to messages hastily scrawled on cardboard.
'Those who can ignore the smell can drink the liquid too,' an Indian official noted.
Since the Elor Azaria affair, there is hesitation by security forces and ordinary citizens to carry out the protocol of verifying the killing of a terrorist.
Ze'ev Elkin, 46, is one of the natural candidates to replace the PM one of these days.
In a survey conducted by Channel 2 News Wednesday, 77% of respondents said they believe the decision to remove the metal detectors from the Temple Mount is perceived as Israel's capitulation.
Warning the Netanyahu cabinet against reaching decisions based on strictly electoral reasons, Blum said that Israel now has 'another two-day window of opportunity to get off the metal detector issue which are important on the tactical level but stupid on the strategic level.'
'What's outrageous is Abbas's refusal to condemn the heinous murder.'
Despite a pending petition to the Supreme Court, the IDF Civil Administration went ahead and razed the memorial.
What ensued will likely continue to divide Israeli society between those who believe terrorists have, by definition, given up their civil rights and must be killed on sight, and those who believe terrorists are not better or worse than any other criminal.
Meanwhile, Minister of Transport Yisrael Katz announced he intends to demand that the death penalty for the terrorist who carried out the attack in Halamish that resulted in the murder of a Jewish father and his two children.
The video also shows what the terrorists were doing before they launched their deadly attack.
Until this week, Israel would not admit it was providing humanitarian aid to Syrians along the Israeli border.
Police suspect Waqf officials may aided the terrorists.
The terrorists snuck up from behind the police officers.
The investigation on the Temple Mount terror attack will continue over the weekend.
Two of the Border Policemen HY"D have died from their wounds.