The Israeli and German armies have conducted joint exercises in urban combat in recent weeks — the largest joint training ever between the two countries.

Over a hundred German soldiers arrived in Israel three weeks ago to train at the Tze’elim army base in the south. In addition to infantry and logistics troops, Germany sent five heavy military vehicles.

News of the exercises was published simultaneously with this article in the Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger. The German soldiers will remain here until Friday. […]