Death threats against Arab Christian IDF soldiers

Christian soldiers subject to campaign of harassment and intimidation for daring to serve in IDF and defend Israel.Gary Willig, Thursday, 5:45 PM

Deputy Foreign Minister: Pardon Elor Azariya

Tzipi Hotovely tells President Rivlin to pardon convicted IDF soldier, says his case is unique and public supports pardon.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 2:38 PM

'IDF should work on winning wars, not court cases'

Journalist Boaz Bismuth says military court convicted Azariya because officials 'ruled' he was guilty, emphasizes IDF's job is 'to win.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 2:14 PM

Circling the web: IDF soldiers give a tour of Hevron

In recent years terrorist attacks have spiked in Hevron due to incitement, watch what IDF soldiers do to counter these terror attacks., Wednesday, 1:10 PM

'Ya'alon used Azariya to forward his political agenda'

Expert says military trial was not fair and could not have been fair, opines Defense Minister used Azariya to forward political agenda.Benny Toker, Wednesday, 7:58 AM

'Azariya sentence sends wrong message to soldiers'

Att'y Gil Nadel understands verdict's critics: 'It's possible to pass a law determining a different punishment scale for this kind of case.'Benny Toker, Tuesday, 5:49 PM

New bracelet to alert IDF of soldiers' condition in battle

New 'smart watch' to provide IDF medics with real-time info on soldiers' well-being.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 11:30 AM

IDF arrests 22 wanted terrorists overnight

Israeli security forces arrest 6 Hamas terrorists and 16 other terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 7:41 AM

Terrorists who shot at Israeli motorists arrested

Terrorists who carried out multiple shooting attacks on Israeli vehicles in Binyamin arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 6:27 PM

'Your task is as complex as Moses' job'

Rivlin blesses new IDF Chief Rabbi with success in new task of 'connecting,' compares Rabbi Karim's job to that of Moses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 11:36 AM

In pictures: IDF drill in Hevron

Hevron Brigade holds drills, practices dealing with various types of terror attacks and infiltrations.Uzi Baruch, 2/18/2017, 10:01 PM

'Stop government advertising in anti-IDF newspaper'

MK Oded Forer (Yisrael Beytenu) appeals to Government Advertising Agency to stop advertising in newspaper inciting against IDF enlistment.Michal Levy, 2/15/2017, 9:38 PM

Liberman: 'If war is forced on us, IDF knows how to win'

Defense minister Liberman spoke at the annual memorial ceremony for 73 soldiers who died in helicopter disaster.Yoel Domb, 2/15/2017, 6:34 PM

Watch: IDF soldier helps elderly Arab woman cross street

Must see for those who claim IDF biased against Arabs., 2/15/2017, 3:52 PM

IDF Officers Visit USS George H. W. Bush

Group of IDF officers led by Deputy Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Yair Golan visits Nimitz-class aircraft carrier.Yoni Kempinsi, 2/15/2017, 3:30 PM

Historical tanks get new life

Defense Ministry and Yad Lashiryon announce project to restore fifty historic tanks.Kobi Finkler, 2/15/2017, 12:28 PM

Deputy Defense Minister offers solution to Purim draft date

Deputy Defense Minister asks IDF to postpone draft of those whose induction falls on Purim; Army to allow postponement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2017, 7:57 PM

Watch: IDF plants trees for Tu Beshvat

IDF soldiers plant trees in place of those destroyed by the recent wave of terror arson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2017, 2:03 PM

'The Chief of Staff is more appreciated than I am'

Cabinet approves extending Gadi Eizenkot's term for additional year, Netanyahu says public appreciates Eizenkot more than the government.Hezki Baruch, 2/12/2017, 1:08 PM

Here's how haredi men get out of serving in the IDF

Police uncover deception enabling dozens of haredi men to wrongly claim psychiatric exemptions from IDF.Ido Ben Porat, 2/12/2017, 10:38 AM

IDF soldiers with disabilities celebrate Tu Bishvat

'Special in Uniform' helps disabled IDF soldiers find their unique mission, plant trees for Tu Bishvat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2017, 11:43 PM

Watch: IDF soldier attacked in Bnei Brak

IDF soldier attacked by haredi protesters after apparently trying to disperse them using pepper spray.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2017, 11:56 PM

Women IDF supporters to visit Israel

FIDF delegation to meet with Israeli women political and military leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2017, 3:45 AM

Brigadier General slams court for Azariya conviction

Gal Hirsch says operational incidents should stay confidential, military needs to handle them under wraps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2017, 1:24 PM

Israeli Cabinet ministers warn of possible escalation in Gaza

MK Naftali Bennett warns of escalation, MK Yoav Galant warns of war before spring.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2017, 8:01 AM

Islamic Jihad blames Israel for Gaza escalation

Islamic Jihad leader calls on Israel to “stop its aggression”.Elad Benari, 2/7/2017, 4:13 AM

Fourth IDF attack on Hamas positions

IDF attacks four Gaza targets in retaliation for fire at Israeli towns and troops.Reut Hadar, 2/6/2017, 9:47 PM

IDF tank destroys Hamas position in Gaza

IDF tanks attack Hamas position in response to fire on soldiers.Arutz Sheva, 2/6/2017, 4:54 PM

Former female combat soldier: My life will never be the same

Former female combat soldier says combat training harms female soldiers, tells personal story.Hezki Baruch, 2/5/2017, 7:06 AM

Cartoon depicting IDF soldiers on NY exam called 'offensive'

Political cartoon dealing with Israel-PA conflict appears on New York state Regents exam.JTA, 2/2/2017, 5:29 AM

Eizenkot to return from sick leave

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot will return to his office on Wednesday following his recent cancer operation.Yedidya Ben Or, 2/1/2017, 3:45 AM

IDF releases first military smartphone

IDF releases new secure smartphone to help soldiers both on and off battlefield.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2017, 12:25 PM

Jenin Arabs attack IDF forces

Jenin Arabs claim one dead after attacks on IDF soldiers.Yedidya Ben-Or, 1/29/2017, 8:43 AM

Sounds of war: Hear how the IDF responds to attacks in real time

Summarizing 2016, the IDF has released recordings of military radio during emergency and combat operation.David Rosenberg, 1/26/2017, 8:24 PM

Hundreds of terror attacks thwarted over past year in Yesha

Senior officer says IDF foiled hundreds of attacks in and from Judea and Samaria in 2016, shootings are currently the greatest threat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2017, 6:34 PM

IDF soldier lightly wounded in Jenin refugee camp

An IDF soldier was lightly wounded during operation to arrest wanted suspects in Jenin refugee camp.Ido Ben Porat, 1/26/2017, 9:43 AM

65% of eligible recruits enlist in IDF

Rate of recruitment in IDF falling. There are significant barriers to the recruitment of soldiers from minority populations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2017, 7:54 PM

Fire opened at IDF troops in two separate incidents

Terrorists opened fire at IDF soldiers near the Gaza border and near the Lebanon border. No injuries in either incident.Kobi Finkler, 1/24/2017, 11:24 PM

Watch: Firebombs thrown, suspects apprehended by IDF

IDF releases video of Arabs throwing firebomb and their arrest by IDF forces. Palestinian car crashed through checkpoint, no injuries.Kobi Finkler, 1/24/2017, 2:23 PM

Watch: Soldiers shoot knife-wielding terrorist

After repeated warnings, terrorist brandishing knife shot by security forces., 1/24/2017, 12:06 PM

After Bedouin terror attack, IDF puts restrictions - on soldiers

Soldiers' movements restricted in Negev as fears grow that members of Bedouin community could seek to 'avenge' death of terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2017, 8:03 AM

Israeli army has a smoking problem, new study finds

Nearly 40 percent of Israelis are smokers by the time they finish their compulsory army service, a new study has found.JTA, 1/24/2017, 5:59 AM

Commander of Northern Command suspends Colonel

Decision made after classified documents and encrypted mobile phone stolen from officer's car.Kobi Finkler, 1/22/2017, 10:25 AM

Chief of Staff has cancerous tumor removed

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot undergoes surgery to remove his prostate due to a cancerous growth.Kobi Finkler, 1/20/2017, 2:05 AM

IDF deploys for prayers at Joseph's Tomb

Shomron Brigade Tracking Officer described IDF preparations for secure entries to Joseph's Tomb. Hundreds worshiped there Tuesday night.Uzi Baruch, 1/18/2017, 9:40 PM

Soldier wounded by Marmara terrorists to sue IDF

IDF Naval Seal beaten as he participated in raid on Turkish ship, recognized as disabled IDF vet, now eligible to claim state compensation.Mordechai Sones, 1/18/2017, 12:07 PM

President Rivlin: We must fight terror with a firm hand

President Rivlin responds to Negev terror attack, calls on Arab leaders to work with Israel to prevent terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2017, 11:53 AM

Soldier killed in working accident in the Golan

Soldier from the Golani Brigade killed while fixing an armored personnel carrier at the Al Furan base in the Golan Heights.Kobi Finkler, 1/16/2017, 11:14 PM

IDF observation balloon drifts away and disappears in wind

IDF attempts to find observation balloon with sensitive equipment usually located over Route 443. Balloon drifted in wind and probably fell.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2017, 8:00 PM

Feiglin: Hamas saw soldiers acting like sissies

Former Likud MK says leftists are trying to reconstruct events to fit their own agenda.Gil Ronen, 1/16/2017, 10:56 AM

Soldier confined to base for pro-Azariya Facebook post

IDF soldier confined to base for 28 days after failing to take down Facebook post supporting Elor Azariya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2017, 10:52 PM

Haredi officer files multi-million shekel suit against harassers

Haredi IDF officer files 2.4 million shekel lawsuit against leaders of campaign to defame him and his family in haredi community.Shimon Cohen, 1/15/2017, 6:59 PM

IDF responds to Gaza gunfire after IDF tanks damaged

IDF forces return fire after Gaza gunfire damages several IDF tanks stationed near Gaza border.Uzi Baruch, AFP, 1/15/2017, 12:50 PM

'Irresponsible to judge soldiers actions based on video'

IDF Col. says soldiers acted 'excellently' during terror attack Sunday, spread out so as not to shoot each other by mistake.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2017, 7:30 PM

Army report suggests morale declining among combat soldiers

In wake of Azariya conviction, majority of combat soldiers in IDF believe commanders wouldn't back them up in an investigation.David Rosenberg, 1/12/2017, 5:16 PM

Could you be a Hamas spy?

IDF and defense establishment uncover Hamas operation to gather sensitive intelligence using social media.Kobi Finkler, 1/11/2017, 4:47 PM

Defense Ministry to purchase 200 American trucks for IDF

Defense Ministry to purchase 200 American trucks for the IDF, amounting to 200 million NIS, replacing the trucks currently in circulation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2017, 3:05 PM