Israel Defense Forces
Two of Taiwan's IDF fighters fly over the a Kidd-class destroyer in the Taiwan Strait during a drill on May 15, 2013 aimed at defending its fishermen in disputed waters. Philippine President Benigno Aquino apologised on May 15 for the killing by his country's coastguard of a Taiwanese fisherman, which prompted the military drill, and appealed for calm amid deepening outrage in Taiwan.
The IDF believes the assumption of responsibility for the fire is part of a new policy adopted by Assad since the aerial attacks in April to open a front against Israel on the Golan Heights
The IDF's [Israel Defense Forces] Coordination Office of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) latest response is that they are waiting for members of the Palestinian electricity company to come in and remove it because it is on power lines.
MKs made the smart, fair and uncompromising decision [to vote in favor of the bill] with IDF soldiers and the security interests of the State of Israel in mind. The bill will build morale for soldiers and increase their motivation and ability to focus on military missionsMore quotes »
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