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After 37 years, body of missing Israeli soldier Zachary Baumel returns home

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 2:00pm 4/14/2019 at 2:00pm
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Thirty seven years ago, in the summer of 1982, Israel went to war against the PLO in Lebanon in what was known as Operation Peace for Galilee (Milchemet Shlom Hagalil) and later known as the First Lebanon War.

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Israel uncovers 6th and largest Hezbollah attack tunnel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/13/2019 at 2:00pm
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Israel’s Operation Northern Shield continues to uncover Hezbollah attack tunnels dug from Lebanese civilian areas under the border into northern Israel.

The purpose of the tunnels was to surprise Israel in the next war by infiltrating special Hezbollah commando units who have been tasked with capturing an Israeli town or border community....

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NY Times concludes Israel did not intentionally shoot medic Rouzan al-Najjar

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 9:30am 12/30/2018 at 9:30am
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Rouzan al-Najjar was a female Palestinian medic who died of a bullet wound during violent protests near the Gaza-Israel border.

As we have documented dozens of times, those protests are organized and manipulated by Hamas and other terror groups, who plant their military members in the crowds under cover of burning tires....

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VIDEO: Hezbollah terrorists sent scrambling when Israel floods attack tunnels with concrete slurry

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 1:00pm 12/28/2018 at 1:00pm
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As part of the continuing battle to neutralize Hezbollah attack tunnels dug from southern Lebanon into northern Israel, the Israel Defense Forces has release a lot of interesting graphics, images and video.

Perhaps my favorite was That moment a Hezbollah terrorist comes face-to-face with an IDF camera in an attack tunnel:

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Israel finds and destroys 5th Hezbollah attack tunnel

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/26/2018 at 5:00pm
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Israel continues to rollout Hezbollah attack tunnel discoveries, each to much fanfare for the media and diplomats.

Although Israeli likely knows about almost all the tunnels, it waits a few days between discoveries in order to maximize the exposure and keep the news cycle going.

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Israel begins destroying Hezbollah attack tunnels

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 9:00pm 12/22/2018 at 9:00pm
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Hezbollah has constructed numerous attack tunnels from civilian villages in southern Lebanon across the border into Israel.

The purpose of the tunnels was to provide a way to surprise Israel in the next war by quickly infiltrating large numbers of terrorists to capture Israeli towns near the border. This would serve both...

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Israel uncovers 4th Hezbollah attack tunnel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/16/2018 at 5:00pm
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The Israel Defense Forces has uncovered at 4th attack tunnel built by Hezbollah across the Lebanese border into Israel.

Israel is using the discovery and demolition of the tunnels to put political and diplomatic pressure on Hezbollah and Iran. International diplomats and political visitors are taken to the area where Israel...

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AUDIO: What Hezbollah tunnel digging sounds like

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 10, 2018 at 8:30pm 12/10/2018 at 8:30pm
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Israel continues Operation Northern Shield, to uncover and destroy attack tunnels dug by Hezbollah from Lebanaon across the border into northern Israel.

The purpose of the tunnels was to allow Hezbollah to infiltrate into Israel in case of war, and to seize Israeli territory for a big propaganda win. We covered the...

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Anti-Semitic “Deadly Exchange” campaign can be defeated when local pro-Israel groups respond quickly

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 6:30pm 12/9/2018 at 6:30pm

Anti-Israel activists thrive in darkness. On campuses and municipalities, they spend months and sometimes years planning attacks on Israel that are often unveiled only at the last second, leaving Israel advocates scrambling.

That is unfolding with a vile antisemitic campaign called “Deadly Exchange,” which seeks to blame Israel and American Jewish groups...

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Israel reveals discovery of third Hezbollah attack tunnel from Lebanon

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 9:20pm 12/8/2018 at 9:20pm

Hezbollah had an extensive program to built attack tunnels capable of transferring large numbers of terrorists into northern Israel in a short amount of time.

The project, if ever used in war, would have allowed Hezbollah to score a short-term military, and long-term propaganda, victory by seizing towns and territory within Israel....

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Israeli Report: Hezbollah tunnel terrorist “trained with Mexican drug cartels near the United States border”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 6:40pm 12/6/2018 at 6:40pm
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Israel is in the process of uncovering even more Hezbollah tunnels under the border from Lebanon.

A key part of this campaign is to win international diplomatic pressure on Lebanon and Hezbollah.

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Israel launches Operation Northern Shield to destroy Hezbollah cross-border attack tunnels

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 8:30pm 12/4/2018 at 8:30pm
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We have covered many examples of Hamas attack tunnels from Gaza crossing into southern Israel being discovered and destroyed.

While there have long been rumors that Hezbollah was constructing tunnels under the border with Lebanon in the North, such reports were based mostly on the logic of Hezbollah’s tactics. Hezbollah has been...

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That moment a Hezbollah terrorist comes face-to-face with an IDF camera in an attack tunnel

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 6:02pm 12/4/2018 at 6:02pm
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Israel has uncovered and is in the process of destroying attack tunnels drilled by terrorist group Hezbollah in southern Lebanon under the border into Israel.

We will have more on this in a separate post.

But this video released by the Israel Defense Forces is worthy of a separate post. It shows a...

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Blown Israeli intelligence operation in Gaza has Hamas turning itself inside out

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 12:04pm 11/24/2018 at 12:04pm

When news first broke that Nur Barake, a senior Hamas operative responsible for attack tunnel construction, was killed in an Israeli commando operation in Gaza, it was assumed that the operative was the target.

In the ensuing firefight, six more Hamas operatives were killed, as well as an Israeli special forces soldier....

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Remember, Hamas hides behind civilians and international media will try to cover it up

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 12, 2018 at 9:30pm 11/12/2018 at 9:30pm
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Seven Hamas military members were killed on November 11, 2018, when they got in a firefight with Israeli commandos on an intelligence gathering operation deep in the Gaza strip. Among the Hamas dead was tunnel commander Nur Barake.

One Israeli commando was killed.

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Israeli Commandos Kill Hamas Tunnel Chief in Gaza

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 4:46pm 11/11/2018 at 4:46pm

This is breaking news, and will be updated as more becomes known.

Israeli commandos apparently infiltrated the Gaza strip and assassinated Nur Barakah, a Hamas al-Qassam brigade senior commander in charge of attack tunnels.

The attack was confirmed by al-Qassam in a tweet:

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Israel destroys another Hamas cross-border attack tunnel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 4:00pm 10/11/2018 at 4:00pm
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While Palestinians in Gaza cry poverty, Hamas devotes enormous resources to building complex and sophisticated attack tunnels.

International assistance including Cement, steel, wood and other materials that could be used to build and repair homes, are diverted to military purposes. Each such tunnel uses approximately $3 million in resources.

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