Rafael gears up for Israel's new defense era

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 22 (UPI) -- Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, one of the Jewish state's leading defense companies and producer of the famed Iron Dome anti-rocket system, says it's reorganizing amid plans to restructure Israel's armed forces for a new era of warfare.

Analysis: Israel drawn into Gaza fighting

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 17 (UPI) -- Israel Thursday launched airstrikes on Hamas militants and sent tanks into the northern tip of the Gaza Strip following continuous rocket attacks on its town of
JOSHUA BRILLIANT, UPI Israel Correspondent

Analysis: Israel monitors Hamas -- warily

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Israel intends to follow a wait-and-see policy towards the Palestinian Authority in the wake of Hamas' victory in the Legislative Council elections.
JOSHUA BRILLIANT, UPI Israel Correspondent

Israel to be out of Gaza next week

JERUSALEM, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- The Israeli government is planning to pull out of the Gaza Strip as early as Sunday night and complete the withdrawal within a day.
JOSHUA BRILLIANT, UPI Israel Correspondent

Israel's China-U.S. weapons dilemma

JERUSALEM, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Israeli officials are seeking ways to deal with a U.S demand that they confiscate parts of Harpy drones they have sold China and Chinese expectations that they
JOSHUA BRILLIANT, UPI Israel Correspondent

Israel army readies to strike Gaza

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 9 (UPI) -- Israel has called up infantry reservists and sent Merkava tanks to its border with the Gaza Strip, apparently heralding plans for a military operation inside a

Palestinians say Israel violated truce

The Palestinian Authority on Friday cut security and political ties with the Israeli government in retaliation for Israel's capturing of two Palestinian refugee camps in the West Bank.
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Israel expands hold on refugee camps

TULKARIM, West Bank, March 1 (UPI) -- Crack Israeli infantrymen backed by tanks, engineering and intelligence units Friday expanded their hold over two West Bank refugee camps considered hotbeds of Palestinian militancy.
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