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Man Seriously Injured In Rocket Explosion Near Ashdod

07/11/2014
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A rocket hit an oil truck near the coastal city of Ashdod and its explosion seriously wounded a man.

IDF Soldier Killed In 'Rogue' Attack At Lebanon Border

12/17/2013
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An Israeli soldier patrolling Israel’s border with Lebanon was killed by what is believed to be a rogue Lebanese soldier.

Master Sgt. Shlomi Cohen, 31, of Afula, was killed on Sunday night when the Lebanese soldier fired as many as seven shots from a pistol at an army  patrol near the Israeli army outpost at Rosh Hanikra.

After Rocket Fire From Lebanon, Israeli Planes Strike Near Beirut

08/23/2013
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Israel Air Force bombers launched a pinpoint strike near Beirut in response to rocket fire.

Director Ziad Doueri "The Attack"

Video blogger Aaron Herman spoke with Director Ziad Doueiri about his new film "The Attack," a mystery, political thriller and a love story. An Israeli-Arab doctor, devastated by his wife's death in a terrorist attack, uncovers her startling secret.

Pope Benedict To Visit Lebabon On Mideast Peace Quest

09/09/2012

 Pope Benedict XVI said he regards his upcoming trip to Lebanon as a visit aimed at promoting peace and dialogue in the entire Middle East.

Benedict is scheduled to visit Lebanon Sept. 14-18. “My apostolic visit to Lebanon, and by extension to the Middle East as a whole, is placed under the sign of peace,” he said Sunday, addressing the faithful gathered at his summer residence outside Rome.

Pope Benedict To Visit Lebabon On Mideast Peace Quest

09/09/2012

 Pope Benedict XVI said he regards his upcoming trip to Lebanon as a visit aimed at promoting peace and dialogue in the entire Middle East.

Benedict is scheduled to visit Lebanon Sept. 14-18. “My apostolic visit to Lebanon, and by extension to the Middle East as a whole, is placed under the sign of peace,” he said Sunday, addressing the faithful gathered at his summer residence outside Rome.

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Israeli Troops Fire on Palestinians at Syrian Border, Killing 4

06/05/2011

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- At least four Palestinians were killed and nine wounded after hundreds of protesters massed on Israel's border with Syria on the Golan Heights.

The violence came Sunday after hundreds of Palestinians from Syria gathered at the border to mark Naksa Day, or the Setback, marking the beginning 44 years ago of the 1967 Six-Day War.

Israeli soldiers and border control police used tear gas and fired their weapons in the air and then at protesters feet to break up the threatening crowds on the border.

Bibi Warns Protesters Planning New Border Breach

06/03/2011

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Palestinian protesters planning to breach Israel's borders again will be halted, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

Netanyahu, speaking Thursday evening at a conference in Jerusalem, said Syria and Iran and the Hezbollah and Hamas terrorist groups are behind the planned mass protests planned for Sunday.

Israel Files Complaint With U.N. Over Border Infiltrations

05/16/2011

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Israel filed a complaint with the United Nations Security Council against Syria and Lebanon over the breach of its border by protesters.

The delegation said Monday it filed the complaint in the Security Council and with the U.N. Secretary-General's office for violation of international law.

The complaint follows demonstrations on Sunday for Nakba Day, or Catastrophe Day, marking Israel's achieving statehood. Israeli troops fired on protesters from Syria, Lebanon and Gaza who tried, and in some cases succeeded, in breaching Israel's border.

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