IDF fires at terrorists near Gaza border

IDF aircraft opens fire towards terrorists who suspiciously approached the security fence in southern Gaza.Elad Benari, Monday, 11:32 PM

Head of Military Intelligence: There will be no war

IDF releases minutes of General Staff meetings from day before Yom Kippur War, where assessment no war would happen was made.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 5:18 PM

IDF prepares to demolish home of terrorist who murdered Ari Fuld

Army engineering team maps out home of Arab terrorist who stabbed American-Israeli man to death in preparation for demolition.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 8:21 AM

Drone from Gaza enters Israel

IDF soldiers identify drone that infiltrated Israeli territory from Gaza. Searches are underway.Elad Benari, Monday, 1:33 AM

Could removed inspection post have prevented deadly attack?

Residents had complained removal of IDF inspection post would lead to more terror attacks prior to murder of Ari Fuld.Gary Willig, Sunday, 11:42 PM

Three Arabs die during weekly Gaza border clashes

12-year-old Gazan killed when struck by 'solid object' during riot - not by IDF fire.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 9:06 PM

Watch: IDF bus attacked after accidentally entering Qalandia

IDF bus carrying soldiers and officers accidentally enters Qalandia, north of Jerusalem, and comes under a hail of stones.David Rosenberg, Sunday, 8:02 PM

'Maybe the IDF feels it is being coerced by Supreme Court'

Deputy Defense Minister slams IDF commission to examine reducing prison terms of terrorists sentenced to life in prison.Shimon Cohen, Sunday, 5:00 PM

Rioters throw grenades on Gaza border

IDF responds to hundreds of rioters on Gaza border. Weapons confiscated south of Ramallah, 16 suspects arrested in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 8:11 AM

IDF attacks Hamas posts in Gaza

IDF aircraft and tank attack posts belonging to Hamas as violent riots continue.Elad Benari, Canada, Saturday, 8:24 PM

Explosive device found near security fence

IDF neutralizes explosive device found near Gaza border.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 1:04 PM

Rethinking military kitchens

Southern Command completely remodels the base's kitchen, introduces far richer, more varied menu.Tomi Shtukman, IDF Website, Friday, 10:08 AM

Pipe bomb thrown at soldiers near Gaza

IDF soldiers open fire at three Palestinian Arab suspects along the border fence.Elad Benari, Friday, 6:59 AM

Syrian civilians wish IDF 'all the best'

After two years of operation, Israel closing down 'Good Neighbor' operation on Syrian border to help Syrian civilians during civil war.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 9:55 PM

Committee to determine 'military correspondent' definition

IDF Spokesman appoints advisory committee for working procedure with correspondents covering army affairs.Mordechai Sones, Thursday, 1:23 PM

IDF thwarts terror attack near Gaza border

IDF uncovers explosive device placed by Gazan terrorists near Gaza-Israel border.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 10:06 AM

'May we be the head and not the tail'

Letter to haredi IDF soldiers by Shachar Unit Rabbi and Haredi Integration Administration policy head.IDF Major Rabbi Shimshon Klein, Wednesday, 1:38 PM

Watch: The sound of Rosh Hashanah

IDF soldiers blow the shofar as the Jewish people welcome Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/10/2018, 1:06 AM

'The IDF operates and the residents live their lives'

IDF Spokesperson: Can the residents feel safer on the eve of the holiday? The answer is clear.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/9/2018, 9:16 PM

Terrorist eliminated after trying to sabotage Gaza fence

IDF troops shoot suspect who approached the security fence along the Gaza border and tried to sabotage it.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/9/2018, 6:29 PM

'Southern border will not be quiet for the next decade'

IDF Southern Command chief says infiltration by terrorists greater threat than rockets and arson terror, conquering Gaza a bad idea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2018, 3:54 PM

'Residents of the south can be calm'

Southern IDF Commander addresses security threats in north and south, clarifies 'IDF will know how to deal with both arenas.'Mordechai Sones, 9/9/2018, 10:38 AM

Draft evader window of opportunity

Army evaders and deserters abroad may enter Israel, report to base without criminal prosecution during holiday period.Mordechai Sones, 9/9/2018, 10:15 AM

IDF attacks Hamas observation posts

IDF aircraft attack observation posts belonging to Hamas after a grenade from Gaza causes damage to security infrastructure.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/7/2018, 8:11 PM

IDF strikes terrorists launching balloon bombs from Gaza

2 terrorists reported injured after IDF aircraft retaliates for launching of incendiary devices attached to balloons at Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2018, 12:02 PM

IAF marks planes that destroyed Syrian nuclear reactor

Pilots who carried out the attack in Syria in 2007 posted the symbol of the operation onto the planes that took part in the mission.Kobi Finkler, 9/7/2018, 6:10 AM

Watch: Arrest of Hamas terrorist in the heart of Hevron

Arutz Sheva joins soldiers as they carry out nighttime arrest of a terrorist in Hevron. 'They are willing to sacrifice everything.'Eliran Aharon, 9/6/2018, 7:59 PM

IDF pursues 'campaign between wars'

Netanyahu: 'Those wishing to kill us know how stubborn and determined we are. Iranian aggression from anywhere will face IDF's steel fist.'Mordechai Sones, 9/6/2018, 2:05 PM

'We have no intention of compromising on our security'

Prime Minister Netanyahu speaks at event marking 70 years since the founding of the IDF Intelligence Corps.Nitsan Keidar, 9/6/2018, 4:42 AM

Keeping soldiers connected to Torah

The 'Tzalash' organization has taken upon itself the mission of accompanying religious soldiers in the army via a multitude of activities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2018, 7:49 PM

Chief Medical Officer absent from vital Knesset hearing by order

Chief of Staff forbids Chief Medical Officer to attend Knesset session. Smotrich: 'Army sends reps to Knesset only for left-wing causes.'Hezki Baruch, 9/5/2018, 2:04 PM

Gaza rioters damage Erez crossing, forcing closure

After hundreds of Arab rioters target Erez crossing on Gaza border, IDF announces closure to repair checkpoint.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2018, 10:36 AM

IDF: We carried out 200 strikes in Syria

IDF Chief of Staff submits defense report to Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on IDF's readiness for war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2018, 6:15 PM

Who's educating IDF officers?

New video shows harsh statements by senior officials and lecturers at Mandel Institute that enjoys broad cooperation with IDF.Mordechai Sones, 9/4/2018, 7:15 PM

'Elor Azariya victim of political, media campaign'

Former IDF Spokesperson and general says case of soldier who killed wounded terrorist was taken over by politicians and the media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2018, 5:26 PM

46% of female combat officers failed fitness exam

Percentage of female officers who failed required physical fitness exam much higher than that of their male counterparts, which was 10%.Ido Ben Porat, 9/4/2018, 9:32 AM

Stabbing attack foiled near Hevron

IDF eliminates terrorist who attempted to carry out terror attack in Kiryat Arba.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2018, 6:24 PM

Illegal Arab outpost built inside IDF firing zone

Regavim watchdog group calls for demolition of illegal Arab town built inside Israeli army firing zone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2018, 5:54 PM

Dozens of soldiers suspected of drug offenses

35 soldiers, number of civilians detained for interrogation. Some suspects arrested, brought before military court for extended remand.Mordechai Sones, 9/2/2018, 3:46 PM

Campaign to increase enlistment - in haredi media?

Defense establishment, IDF seek to allay fears army service conflict with religious lifestyle with new campaign in haredi media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2018, 1:00 PM

IDF officer incarcerated for breaking rioter's camera

Paratrooper sent to prison after he smashed camera of rioter in Hevron .'The military justice system suffers from moral blindness.'Tzvi Lev, 8/30/2018, 7:50 PM

New IDF synagogue dedicated in time for Jewish New Year

Thanks to Florida natives, Israeli soldiers receive new synagogue in time for High Holidays.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2018, 8:34 AM

'We will not allow Iran to remain in Syria'

After Iran, Syria sign agreement, senior Israeli minister warns that Israel will not permit Iran to use Syria as base for attacks.David Rosenberg, 8/29/2018, 2:25 PM

Israel eyes tax deductions to encourage minority enlistment

Program by MK Oren Hazan would offer tax deductions to minority towns with high levels of enlistment in IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 1:32 PM

Soldiers visit doctors twice as often as everyone else

New study finds soldiers go to the doctor twice as much as civilians of the same age.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 12:53 PM

The fighters who document terrorists in real time

Nitzan combat battalion fighters aim camera lens at terrorists bent on conflagration allowing their arrest and trial.Mordechai Sones, 8/28/2018, 4:52 PM

'We settled the score with murderous terrorist'

'Over past month, we've been in this village working nonstop to thwart terror,' says IDF officer after terrorist's home demolished.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2018, 9:34 AM

Violent disturbances at Joseph's Tomb

IDF force securing Jewish worshipers at Joseph's Tomb opens fire at a Palestinian Arab vehicle that accelerated towards it.Elad Benari, 8/28/2018, 2:06 AM

Soldier denied shaving exception for not knowing Torah portion

IDF Chaplain decided soldier could not be classified as religious after he didn't know weekly Torah portion.Tzvi Lev, 8/27/2018, 9:16 PM

IDF soldiers finish Talmud tractate at swearing-in

Hundreds of IDF soldiers from infantry and tanks celebrate finishing tractate at their swearing in ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2018, 10:32 PM

The IDF revamps the Medical Corps

New drones, space-age technology and improved logistics: A peek into the revolution sweeping the IDF's Medical Corps.Tzvi Lev, 8/27/2018, 9:56 PM

IDF's offensive capabilities get big boost with missile purchase

Defense Ministry signs agreement to provide IDF with advanced rockets, missiles, costing hundreds of millions of shekels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2018, 12:41 PM

Concern: Marine infiltration from Gaza

IDF says Hamas seeking to increase ability to launch attacks from the sea. Border Police increase presence along coast of Ashkelon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 10:14 PM

Demolition order for home of terrorist who murdered IDF soldier

IDF confirms it gave notice for impending demolition of home of terrorist who dropped block on soldier's head, killing him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 8:57 PM

IDF chief visits Gaza Division as tensions remain high

Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot visits Gaza border area amid ongoing efforts to secure ceasefire with Hamas following escalation in tensions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 6:20 PM

Provocations near Mount Hevron

Leftist activists provoke local residents, refuse IDF orders to evacuate area.Orly Harari, 8/25/2018, 9:44 PM

Terror without borders

Terrorist who was eliminated in Gaza after opening fire at IDF fighters was a member of the French organization Doctors Without Borders.Ido Ben Porat, 8/24/2018, 1:08 AM