Lebanon

Spotlight on Global Jihad (December 1-9, 2014)

In Syria and Iraq, the US-led campaign against ISIS continues. In the city of Kobani (Ayn al-Arab) in northern Syria, the fighting continues with no decisive victory by either party. Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed responsibility for attacks against the US Embassy and an explosion near the home of the Iranian ambassador in
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Operation Protective Edge – Update No. 7 (As of 1200 hours, July 17, 2014)

On July 16, 2014, the UN asked for a “humanitarian pause (in the fighting)” to allow the Gazan population to purchase necessities and repair the infrastructure. Israel and Hamas agreed.
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Operation Protective Edge – Update No. 6 (As of 1200 hours, July 16, 2014)

The ceasefire proposed by Egypt and accepted by Israel was rejected by Hamas. During July 15, 2014, rocket and mortar shell fire attacking Israel increased (125 rocket hits on July 15). One Israeli civilian died after being hit by mortar shell shrapnel. In response the IDF resumed attacking terrorist targets in the Gaza Strip from
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Operation Protective Edge – Update No. 4 (As of 1200 hours, July 14, 2014)

The past 24 hours of Operation Protective Edge followed the pattern of the previous days: the IDF continued its intensive attacks on terrorist targets in the Gaza Strip, while Hamas and the other terrorist organizations continued firing massive barrages of rockets and mortar shells into Israel (including targeting central Israel and Haifa in the north).
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When did the First Lebanon War end?

Lecture by Dr. Reuven Erlich at a seminar held by the Israeli Center for Defense Studies, June 12, 2014 In my lecture, I will attempt to examine the question of when the First Lebanon War ended, as part of a seminar dealing with the end of wars in the history of the State of Israel,
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Death of a Terrorist: Hezbollah operative recently killed in Syria

Death of a Terrorist: Hezbollah operative recently killed in Syria was imprisoned in Israel for an attempted terrorist attack in Jerusalem and was also on the FBI’s most wanted terrorist list
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