F-15 lands safely in Tel Nof base after bird was apparently sucked in by engine intake; heavy plane traffic and main bird-migration routes have caused similar accidents in the past.
Ministry is already threatened with cuts of billions from its budget to help finance the Trajtenberg Committee's recommendations on socioeconomic reform.
According to human rights groups, more than 700 minors are arrested and brought to court each year.
IDF spokesperson says air strike in Beit Hanoun targeted a militant squad that was preparing to launch rockets into Israel; Palestinian medical officials report one critical injury.
Benjamin Netanyahu's worthless propaganda department has a lot of explaining to do.
Rabbi Yona Metzger distributes rulings to rabbis both in Israel and abroad, with a suggestion that they include it in their sermons during the upcoming Jewish holidays.
The cuts, defense and army officials said, would set the Israel Defense Forces back to the situation it was in before the Second Lebanon War, as budget cuts would force reduction in training and equipping of forces.
Investigation by Turkel Commission meant to determine if IDF soldiers would be exposed to prosecution in foreign countries according to international law.
Despite substantial increase in stone-throwing incidents directed at Israeli cars in West Bank, five standing IDF battalions deployed in West Bank have not been necessary as of now.
Fighter jets to be stationed in Turkish-controlled northern Cyprus. It is still unclear whether gas exploration will take place in areas where Israel and Greek-controlled Cyprus have divided exploration rights.