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, Monday, 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, Monday, 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, Monday, 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, Sunday, 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, Sunday, 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, Sunday, 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, Thursday, 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, Thursday, 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

IDF weapons' factory raids yield results

IDF weapons raids cause price hike in black market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2017, 2:23 PM

Education Minister: Breaking the Silence poisons our children

Knesset approves law banning Breaking the Silence from schools, as Meretz members protest - and are removed from vote.Hezi Baruch, 1/11/2017, 1:30 PM

Reports: Qatar to mediate exchange deal between Israel and Hamas

Report claims Israel offered to release 60 terrorists in exchange for soldiers' bodies.Chana Roberts, 1/11/2017, 12:05 PM

IDF fights stone and firebomb terror

Security forces hold regional operation to fight terror, spot and arrest terror cell throwing stones at passersby.Yoni Kempinski, 1/11/2017, 10:34 AM

December's sirens turn out to be 2 Grad rockets

IDF spokesman says rocket sirens at end of December were Grad rockets fired at Israel, not spillover from Sinai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2017, 7:49 AM

Urgent IDF subcommittee debate on harassment of haredi soldiers

Committee chairman Ohana: "Whoever persecutes haredi soldiers - we'll persecute him back!"Mordechai Sones, 1/10/2017, 9:39 PM

'Soldiers not affected by Azariya verdict'

Head of IDF Southern Command says soldiers who kill terrorists and abide by the rules of engagement are supported by command.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2017, 4:58 PM

PM: Great creativity and innovation in fight against terror

PM and Defense Minister visit security command in Judea and Samaria, learn about IDF's counter-terrorism methods.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2017, 3:46 PM

IDF soldiers eliminate knife-wielding terrorist

Soldiers from the Duvdevan Unit open fire at terrorist who tried to stab them in Shechem.Kobi Finkler, 1/10/2017, 6:24 AM

2 victims killed in ramming attack were US citizens

Two of the four Israeli soldiers killed in the truck-ramming attack in eastern Jerusalem were American citizens through their parents.JTA, 1/9/2017, 5:29 PM

What moves Prime Minister Netanyahu?

PM opens Likud faction meeting with remarks on yesterday's terror attack. Wounded soldiers told him they want to continue serving in IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2017, 4:37 PM

Lapid: 'Keyboard Heroes' couldn't wait to slam IDF

Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid attacked IDF critics following Armon Hanatziv carnage.Hezki Baruch, 1/9/2017, 4:27 PM

Eyewitness: Hesitation to shoot may have cost lives

Tour guide says things would have been better if soldiers had opened fire earlier, blames hesitation on Elor Azariya's conviction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2017, 8:08 AM

IDF investigation: Some cadets fired at the terrorist

IDF investigation into truck attack finds that a number of cadets opened fire at the terrorist, while the others were ordered to flee.Ido Ben Porat, 1/8/2017, 11:39 PM

Watch: Cadet who shot at terrorist in truck ramming attack

Cadet who shot at terrorist tells Arutz Sheva how soldiers thought attack was accident until terrorist backed up to run them over again.Yoni Kempinsky, 1/8/2017, 5:14 PM

I don't know why 40 soldiers didn't shoot the terrorist'

IDF investigating why soldiers ran away from scene of terror attack rather than shoot the terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2017, 4:13 PM

Right-wing attorney: Release alleged Eizenkot inciter

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir says man who allegedly incited against IDF Chief of Staff should be released, did not mean what he said.Yedidya Ben-Or, 1/8/2017, 8:32 AM

Israelis rally for unity after soldier's manslaughter verdict

Wounded IDF veteran initiates unity rally in Tel Aviv, says he's 'appalled' at amount of hate expressed after Azariya's verdict.AFP, 1/7/2017, 11:25 PM

Deputy Defense Minister proposes law to give soldiers immunity

Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan says Israeli must protect its soldiers, proposes law granting immunity during war and terror attacks.Uzi Baruch, 1/7/2017, 9:01 PM

'We are all a part of the IDF'

President Rivlin visits with family of Maj. Hagai Ben-Ari, who succumbed this week to injuries suffered in Gaza operation in 2014.Hezki Baruch, 1/6/2017, 2:08 PM

PM supports pardoning Azariya

PM Netanyahu writes that he supports movement to pardon Sgt. Elor Azariya, who was convicted of manslaughter today.Gary Willig, 1/4/2017, 8:11 PM

Soldier critically wounded in Gaza passes away

Maj. Hagai Ben-Ari, who was critically wounded during Operation Protective Edge in Gaza, passes away two and a half years later.Ben Ariel, 1/4/2017, 12:33 AM

34 terror suspects nabbed in widespread operation

34 wanted terror suspects caught Monday night in a widespread operation coordinated by security forces in Judea and Samaria.Kobi Finkler, 1/3/2017, 8:07 AM

Imprisoned soldier's mother: Train commanders to be responsible

Mother of imprisoned IDF soldier Elor Azariya criticizes army for new regulations, says commanders need to be trained in responsibility.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 1/2/2017, 2:40 PM

IDF ramps up cyber security operations

Cyber ​​cointel to be telecommunications division responsibility, while cyber intel collection remains with intelligence division.Mordechai Sones, 1/1/2017, 4:24 PM

Brigadier-General: Recognizing Israel crucial to fighting for it

Brigadier-General Eliezer Toledano says only by connecting to the land can army effectively fight for Israel.Orly Harari, 1/1/2017, 12:55 PM

Two Israeli Arabs accused of planning attack on IDF soldiers

Residents of Tira and Qseifa planned a shooting attack against IDF soldiers in the south as revenge for outlawing the Islamic MovementMordechai Sones, 12/29/2016, 3:27 PM

Tell the Rabbis: Officer Training School has become a mixed unit

Expose: The Besheva newspaper brings testimony from religious cadets and officers of grave conduct at OTS in violation of standing orders.Avishai Greentzweig, Besheva, 12/29/2016, 3:24 PM

Attack against IDF soldiers thwarted in Negev area

Cell comprised of Israeli Arabs uncovered at end of November. Weapons seized.Mordechai Sones, 12/27/2016, 3:55 PM

'Organizations harming IDF soldiers will not enter schools'

New bill seeks to curb subversive educational activity in Israeli schools.Hezki Baruch, 12/27/2016, 9:01 AM

Defense Minister: Cut off all contact with Palestinian Authority

Defense Minister Liberman orders IDF to cut off all contact with PA, excepting security officials.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2016, 10:18 AM

Bar Mitzvah gift: IDF receives Torah scroll from Connecticut

IDF receives Torah scroll from Connecticut in honor of boy's Bar Mitzvah.Yoni Kempinski, 12/23/2016, 11:12 AM

Watch: Inspiring Special Recruit to the IDF

Man born with cerebral palsy fulfills dream of joining IDF.Yoni Kempinski, 12/23/2016, 10:31 AM

IDF soldier shot in Shechem

Terrorists open fire on IDF soldiers operating in Balata, on outskirts of Samarian city of Shechem.Kobi Finkler, 12/23/2016, 8:01 AM

Watch: IDF demolishes home of terrorist who murdered 2 Jews

IDF demolishes home of terrorist who murdered 2 Israelis in October.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2016, 10:48 PM

Hamas cell that plotted attacks around country uncovered

Shin Bet and the IDF break up massive Hamas terror cell plotting numerous suicide bombings and shootings against Israeli civilians.Ido Ben Porat, 12/22/2016, 6:35 PM

Watch: IDF prepares for tunnel threat

The IDF Yahalom unit prepares to combat all manner of threats, including unconventional threats.Gary Willig, 12/21/2016, 8:54 PM

Liberman: Increase Christian soldiers participation in IDF

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman declared that the army is making efforts to increase the number of Christian soldiers enlisting in IDF.Yoel Domb, 12/21/2016, 6:55 PM

Senior IDF source: War unlikely in 2017

A senior IDF source said that according to defense estimates the chances of outbreak of war in 2017 are slim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2016, 6:44 PM

IDF to ease up on pot-smoking soldiers

New regulations would end court-martials and criminal prosecution of soldiers found to be using marijuana.David Rosenberg, 12/21/2016, 10:02 AM

Liberman: restore military service to 3 years

Defense Minister intends to extend the length of compulsory military service for males back to 3 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2016, 6:37 PM

IDF officers lose excess pounds at Changes in Shape

IDF officers, many high ranking, come from all over the country to Major Shani Fonk's Changes in Shape weight-loss program.Yoel Domb, 12/19/2016, 8:56 PM

IDF soldiers leave post in protest of Amona eviction

Soldiers from the Givati Brigade stationed near Ofra abandon their post, but return after being assured they won't be asked to evict Amona.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2016, 1:55 AM

Preparations underway for Amona eviction

Security forces begin to block roads near Amona ahead of the eviction of the residents, which is to take place in the coming days.Eliran Aharon, 12/18/2016, 1:10 AM

Hamas uses kites to spy on Israel

The IDF reports that Hamas is using kites outfitted with cameras to spy on Israeli towns and the IDF.Gary Willig, 12/15/2016, 5:46 PM

Haredi soldier deserts over order to shave beard

A haredi soldier was jailed for leaving his base after his exemption to keep his beard was revoked against the base rabbi's recommendation.Gary Willig, 12/14/2016, 7:57 PM

Turkish court drops case against IDF commanders

In accordance with reconciliation deal with Israel, court in Istanbul drops case against IDF commanders being tried over Marmara raid.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/9/2016, 10:02 PM