IDF says it could launch preemptive strikes in Sinai

An IDF Merkava tank rolls along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on Monday, July 28, 2014 (AFP/DAVID BUIMOVITCH)

An IDF Merkava tank rolls along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on Monday, July 28, 2014 (AFP/DAVID BUIMOVITCH)

Senior officer warns army may attack if Egyptian Islamic State affiliate threatens Israeli civilians or soldiers

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Israel slams ‘politically motivated and morally flawed’ UN Gaza report

Israeli soldiers seen at a deployment area near the border with the Gaza Strip on August 25, 2014 (photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Israeli soldiers seen at a deployment area near the border with the Gaza Strip on August 25, 2014 (photo credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Foreign Ministry says investigators ‘lacked much of the relevant information’; Netanyahu concludes ‘report is biased’

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Nablus clashes with IDF leave 10 Palestinians wounded

Illustrative photo of a Palestinian protester during clashes with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank city of Nablus, August 22, 2014. (photo credit: AP/Nasser Ishtayeh)

Illustrative photo of a Palestinian protester during clashes with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank city of Nablus, August 22, 2014. (photo credit: AP/Nasser Ishtayeh)

Army was securing pilgrimage of religious Jews to nearby Joseph’s Tomb when protests erupted

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Airstrike kills squad placing mine on northern border

The IDF on high alert in the Golan Heights on Tuesday,  January 27, 2015 after responding with artillery fire to two rocket attacks launched from Syrian territory. (Photo credit: Basal Awidat/Flash90)

The IDF on high alert in the Golan Heights on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 after responding with artillery fire to two rocket attacks launched from Syrian territory. (Photo credit: Basal Awidat/Flash90)

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Three IDF soldiers injured in vehicular terror attack in West Bank

IDF soldiers attacked by truck 9 March 2015

Emergency team at the scene of a hit and run at Gush Etzion junction.. (photo credit:HAR HEVRON SPOKESMAN)

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IDF opens fire after Palestinian attempts to run over troops

Illustrative photo of the IDF in the West Bank. June 19, 2014. (photo credit: AP/Majdi Mohammed)

Illustrative photo of the IDF in the West Bank. June 19, 2014. (photo credit: AP/Majdi Mohammed)

Driver flees scene near Bethlehem; no soldiers hurt

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7 wounded as soldiers come under attack on Lebanon border

An Israeli howitzer is stationed near the border with Syria in the Golan Heights, on January 28, 2015 (AFP Photo/Menahem Kahana)

Hezbollah claims revenge strike on Israeli patrol; IDF bombards targets in Lebanon in response, reportedly killing a UN peacekeeper

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High alert in north as rockets fired at Golan Heights

Archive photo: An Israeli army tank is seen stationed near the village of Majdal Shams, on March 19, 2014, in the Golan Heights. (photo credit: AFP/Jalaa Marey)

Archive photo: An Israeli army tank is seen stationed near the village of Majdal Shams, on March 19, 2014, in the Golan Heights. (photo credit: AFP/Jalaa Marey)

No injuries or damage reported as two missiles land near Hermon ski resort; army returns fire

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IDF chief says army ‘ready’ as north braces for Hezbollah response

Israeli soldiers of the Golani Brigade training in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, near the Israel-Syria border, January 19, 2015. (photo credit: AP/Ariel Schalit)

Israeli soldiers of the Golani Brigade training in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, near the Israel-Syria border, January 19, 2015. (photo credit: AP/Ariel Schalit)

Iron Dome anti-missile system deployed; army units set to go on leave ordered to stay put

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