Yoni Bleichbard tells a military court that the soldier was right to kill the Palestinian who had stabbed an Israeli soldier in the West Bank settlement.
A passing car on the Lebanese side of the border fires rounds at soldiers, who returned fire, the army reports.
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An Israeli teen also died on Tuesday night after a bicycle accident in Petah Tikva.
Man suspected of stabbing 37-year-old sister arrested after police chase; on Sunday, a 44-year-old woman was found dead in a car, police suspect husband.
Internal army investigation of recent West Bank incidents shows that soldiers who shot Palestinians were not at risk, and could have avoided opening fire in some cases.
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The former defense minister sent the press scrambling for clues after saying vaguely that Netanyahu left Israel with 'an extremely troubling vulnerability to a key security challenge.' A hint as to what that might have been can be found in Dennis Ross' last book.
Robots with one motor hadn't been thought capable of moving anywhere but straight, until Ben-Gurion University invented a simulated cockroach.
Aged 92, Avraham Yachin is assisting in the revival of a dilapidated square in the center of the capital by creating giant puppets.
Villagers have been taken to camps for their own safety, says general.
The 22-percent rise over last year reflects record number of Israelis ignoring government warnings, burgeoning number of Jewish Israelis visiting Egyptian peninsula.
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