The Israeli cabinet will meet @ 230 PM (Eastern Standard Time) and probably take a decision one way or the other. There will be pressure from the USA to not escalate matters, then again one of the kids is an Israeli-American.
If yet another war breaks out then whatever is left of the mid-east will be consumed in flames. These are interesting times indeed.
The bodies of three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped in the West
Bank earlier this month have been found north-west of the city of
Hebron, the Israeli Defense Forces confirmed today.
“Following extensive searches in order to retrieve the three abducted
teens … three bodies were discovered in the area north-west to Hebron,
north of the community of Telem,” the IDF said in a statement. “The
bodies are currently going through forensic identification. The families
of the abducted teens have been notified.”
announcement could come during or after the meeting, a source told ABC
boys, has denied kidnapping the teens, though senior Israeli and
Palestinian officials agree that the abductors were likely tied to — or
part of — Hamas but operating without orders from the organization’s
citizenship and his family is from Brooklyn, N.Y. The two others were
Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach.
Israeli forces have conducted raids in the West Bank in the search for
the teens and their kidnappers since they were abducted on June 12.
Since the search started, more than 240 Palestinians have been arrested
in the operation dubbed “Brother’s Keeper,” the army said. Knesset sessions for tonight have been cancelled, according to Israeli media reports.
Hebron, and Israeli TV stations earlier showed pictures of soldiers
searching through rubble and military vehicles moving through the
village of Halhul, just north of Hebron.
was asked about the report of the deaths, news of which broke in the
middle of the briefing.
takes the lives of innocent civilians,” he said. “But I don’t want to
react any further without having a chance to take a look at that report