Army failed main goal ■ Ministers kept in dark ■ Major intel gaps ■ 11 key headlines from the scathing report rattling Israel's politicians and military.
- President Rivlin calls for shortcomings exposed by Gaza war report to be rectified (Haaretz)
- Netanyahu responds to Gaza war report: Report omits real lessons to be drawn from war (Haaretz)
- One killed in clash at Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon (Reuters)
- Iraqi forces advance toward major ISIS-held targets Mosul (Reuters)
- South Korea challenges North Korea UN membership after Malaysia assassination (Reuters)
- Syrian pro-government forces reached periphery of ISIS-controlled Palmyra, say activists (AP)
- Islamic State claims thwarted suicide bomb attack on police station in Algeria (AP)
- Child reported killed amid clashes in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon
- Child reported killed amid clashes in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon (Reuters)
- 17-year-old arrested during evacuation of Ofra settlement in West Bank (Haaretz)
- Erdogan: Next step for Turkey-backed forces is northern Syrian town of Manbij (Reuters)
- German police search properties connected to Christmas market attacker's mosque (Reuters)
- Egypt arrests 22 after riot in coastal city of Port Said (AP)
- Evacuation of nine homes in Ofra settlement begins; dozens barricaded (Haaretz)
- Malaysia to charge two women with murder of Kim Jong Un's half brother (Reuters)
Gaza War Report Netanyahu, Minister Hid Intel About Strategic Hamas Attack That Could Have Sparked War
Security cabinet kept in the dark until last minute about possible casus belli posed by Islamist group, state comptroller says in caustic report on Operation Protective Edge.
You know Donald Trump: The man who prides himself on straight talk and fast action. Yet there's something he's not telling us. Because he can't.
I watched the Twin Towers fall with my naked eyes. I was in Israel when war broke out. But this wave of anti-Semitism shakes me to the core.
Terrified civilians flee the fighting, some toward government lines, while others head deeper into ISIS-held parts of the city.
There was plenty of Trump bashing at the Oscars, but for once, the screw up wasn't his.