Liberman: We cannot allow an Iranian ‘chokehold’ in Syria

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman arrives the weekly government conference at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on March 11, 2018. (Marc Israel Sellem/Pool)

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman arrives the weekly government conference at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem on March 11, 2018. (Marc Israel Sellem/Pool)

Defense minister remains coy on airstrike attributed to Israel’s military, but reiterates the country’s ‘red line’ against Iranian entrenchment in the region

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In find of biblical proportions, seal of Prophet Isaiah said found in Jerusalem

The Ophel excavations at the foot of the southern wall of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem (courtesy of Andrew Shiva)

The Ophel excavations at the foot of the southern wall of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem (courtesy of Andrew Shiva)

Chanced upon near a seal identified with King Hezekiah, a tiny clay piece may be the first-ever proof of the prophet, though a missing letter leaves room for doubt

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US Embassy in Jerusalem to open in May — in time for Israel’s 70th anniversary

The US Consulate in Jerusalem's Talpiot neighborhood, adjoining a possible site for the US Embassy (Raphael Ahren/Times of Israel)

The US Consulate in Jerusalem’s Talpiot neighborhood, adjoining a possible site for the US Embassy (Raphael Ahren/Times of Israel)

Trump administration officials say Congress being briefed on plans; ribbon cutting could take place on May 14 — day of independence declaration

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IDF, US troops get ready for drill to simulate massive missile attack on Israel

Then-US secretary of defense Chuck Hagel speaks to Israeli and US soldiers during a joint exercise called Juniper Cobra 14, May 2014. (Matty Stern/US Embassy/Flash90)

Then-US secretary of defense Chuck Hagel speaks to Israeli and US soldiers during a joint exercise called Juniper Cobra 14, May 2014. (Matty Stern/US Embassy/Flash90)

Thousands of Israeli, American soldiers to take part in biennial ‘Juniper Cobra’ drill, amid escalating Israel-Iran tensions

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Top general says IDF gearing up for war in 2018

Illustrative. IDF artillery seen preparing to return fire into southern Lebanon following a Hezbollah strike on an IDF patrol that killed two soldiers in the northern Mount Dov region along the Israel-Lebanon border, January 28, 2015. (Israel Defense Forces)

Illustrative. IDF artillery seen preparing to return fire into southern Lebanon following a Hezbollah strike on an IDF patrol that killed two soldiers in the northern Mount Dov region along the Israel-Lebanon border, January 28, 2015. (Israel Defense Forces)

Head of military operations says neither side wants all-out conflict, but Assad’s victories in Syrian civil war are making it far more likely

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Waving piece of downed drone, PM threatens direct military action against Iran

‘Do you recognize this, Mr. Zarif?’ PM asks security confab attended by Iran FM, warns Tehran to ‘not test Israel’s resolve’

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Trump: No more aid unless Palestinians talk peace; Jerusalem is ‘off the table’

US President Donald Trump during a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, eastern Switzerland, on January 25, 2018 (AFP PHOTO / Nicholas Kamm)

US President Donald Trump during a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, eastern Switzerland, on January 25, 2018 (AFP PHOTO / Nicholas Kamm)

Sitting next to Netanyahu in Davos, US president says Israel ‘wants to make peace,’ Palestinians ‘disrespected’ US in refusing to meet Pence

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