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Stories with organization: Israeli armed forces
  • Druze anger sparks deadly attack on Israeli ambulance story has photos
    Updated: Jun-23-15 2:32 pm

    NABI SHUAIB SHRINE, Israel - An unprecedented attack by a mob of Israeli Druze villagers who snatched a wounded Syrian rebel from an Israeli ambulance in the Golan Heights and beat him to death reflects the spiraling anger among the Jewish state's Druze minority, which has been pushing for the government to do more to help the Syrian Druze caught up in the neighboring country's civil war.

  • UN report on Gaza: Both sides may be guilty of war crimes 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 11:00 am

    JERUSALEM - A much-awaited United Nations report into the 2014 Gaza war released Monday found that both Israel and Palestinian militant groups may have committed war crimes during the conflict.

  • Palestinians usually held until end of case by army courts 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 3:41 am

    JERUSALEM - Israeli military courts routinely order Palestinian defendants held until a verdict is reached, turning legal proceedings into a "hollow formality," an Israeli rights group said Monday.

  • Israel, Hamas in unspoken alliance against Gaza extremists 
    Updated: Jun-21-15 11:29 am

    KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip - Nearly a year after a devastating war, Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers appear to have formed an unspoken alliance in a common battle against the shared threat of jihadis aligned with the Islamic State group.

  • Israelis go on offensive ahead of UN report story has photos
    Updated: Jun-14-15 3:37 pm

    JERUSALEM - Israel on Sunday launched a pre-emptive assault on an upcoming U.N. report into last year's war in the Gaza Strip, saying the report is unfairly biased and issuing its own report that blames Gaza's Hamas militant rulers for the heavy civilian casualties.

  • Israeli veterans group comes under fire amid boycott threat 
    Updated: Jun-14-15 6:04 am

    JERUSALEM - An organization of former Israeli soldiers dedicated to shedding light on the dark side of the country's military is coming increasingly under fire, roiling a country in the grips of a battle against the burgeoning threat of international isolation and boycotts.

  • Dempsey reassures Israel it will keep military edge story has photos
    Updated: Jun-09-15 3:29 pm

    JERUSALEM - The top U.S. military officer reassured Israel on Tuesday that it will maintain a military edge over potential adversaries, including Gulf Arab states, regardless of whether Washington completes a nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Israel army scraps punishment for soldier over pork sandwich 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 11:06 am

    JERUSALEM - The Israeli military on Tuesday scrapped a punishment for a U.S.-born Israeli soldier who had caused a stink by violating the military's kosher rules by eating a pork sandwich while in uniform.