IDF Chief of Staff enters quarantine

General Aviv Kochavi enters self-quarantine after meeting commander who tested positive for coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 4:22 PM

Experiment: Dogs will detect coronavirus carriers

Ministry of Defense trying to train dogs from IDF's Oketz Unit to identify coronavirus patients by sniffing their saliva samples.Ben Ariel, Tuesday, 4:59 AM

IDF attacks Hamas posts in Gaza

IDF attacks Hamas military posts and infrastructure in retaliation for rocket fire on southern Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/27/2020, 11:53 PM

On Sunday, 500 soldiers to join lockdown efforts

Soldiers to work together with police officers to enforce coronavirus lockdown rules, close roads.Orly Harari, 3/27/2020, 9:42 AM

IDF, defense establishment take responsibility for elderly care

IDF to map elderly population and needs, increase awareness; Minister Naftali Bennett: 'We'll rise to the challenge.'Mordechai Sones, 3/24/2020, 4:47 PM

IDF & Home Front Command working to contain coronavirus

IDF will help enforce closure if announced. Home Front running 'Coronavirus hotels.' Soldiers caring for children of hospital workers.Kobi Finkler, 3/24/2020, 2:04 PM

Watch: IDF Efforts to Fight COVID-19

Over 160 countries have been affected by COVID-19, including Israel. This is what the IDF is doing to protect Israel., 3/23/2020, 7:39 PM

Bennett calls up 2,500 reservists to deal with coronavirus

Defense Minister approves additional call-up of IDF reservists to assist medical establishment in dealing with coronavirus outbreak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2020, 4:43 PM

'Coronavirus has led to reduction in terror'

Coronavirus pandemic has led to drop in hostile activities towards Israel, IDF official says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2020, 2:30 PM

These are the IDF's recommendations for coronavirus

Watch: IDF explains complexity of coronavirus epidemic, outlines steps to reduce infection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2020, 8:29 AM

Watch: The IDF’s coronavirus guidelines

Due to the worldwide outbreak of coronavirus, the IDF has implemented a series of measures to minimize the virus’ impact on the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2020, 1:59 AM

IDF cancels reserve unit training at least until Passover

IDF announces reserve units' training will be delayed in light of the recent rise in coronavirus cases in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2020, 8:46 PM

Soldiers thwart attempted terrorist attack in Binyamin region

IDF soldiers identify terrorists preparing to throw firebombs, open fire at them and arrest them.Elad Benari, 3/11/2020, 5:03 AM

Defense Ministry purchases 50m worth of supplies for coronavirus

Defense Min. launches expedited procurement of medical equipment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2020, 2:41 PM

IDF March draft to proceed with no parent chaperones

IDF continues to prepare for coronavirus as about 2,000 soldiers remain in isolation. 300 soldiers complete isolation and return to units.Mordechai Sones, 3/9/2020, 5:37 PM

Rocket fired from Gaza misses mark

IDF says rocket fired from Gaza toward southern Israel explodes within Gazan territory.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/6/2020, 8:08 PM

Homes of Rina Shnerb's murderers demolished

IDF demolishes homes of two terrorists from squad that carried out attack near Dolev last August.Elad Benari, 3/5/2020, 7:03 AM

US-Israel military exercise halted over Coronavirus scare

JUNIPER COBRA Exercise cancelled following new Health Ministry guidelines on Coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2020, 10:54 PM

IDF General under quarantine over Coronavirus

Major General Aaron Haliva ordered to enter home isolation after returning from Italy, met with PM Netanyahu before being quarantined.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2020, 9:56 PM

IDF announces start of 'Juniper Cobra' joint training exercise

Biennial joint military exercise between IDF and EUCOM starts today.Kobi Finkler, 3/3/2020, 8:44 AM

Watch: IDF soldiers vote in Israeli election

Soldiers have their say as country votes for the 23rd Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2020, 7:34 PM

IDF: Attempted sniper attack in Golan Heights

IDF attacks vehicle involved in sniper attack. DM Bennett: 'Even on election day, our enemies are trying to hurt us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2020, 1:49 PM

"You have one mission: win the next war"

Golani and 7th Battalion forces completed two weeks of training in the Golan Heights intended to improve their battlefield skills.Kobi Finkler, 2/27/2020, 8:58 PM

55,000 students will stay at home on Monday

IDF orders closures of areas and roads adjacent to Gaza border fence. 55,000 students will not go to school following rocket fire.Elad Benari, 2/24/2020, 6:29 AM

IDF soldiers open fire at Arab who tried to run them over

Suspected ramming attempt near Beit El: Palestinian Arab vehicle speeds toward soldiers, who open fire at the driver and injure him.Elad Benari, 2/20/2020, 11:29 PM

IDF admits to false figures in haredi recruitment

Committee investigating haredi recruitment data finds no increase in recruitment from 2014-2018.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2020, 6:21 PM

Home Front Command: Cyber-terror the greatest threat since 1948

Commander of Home Front Command warns Israeli ability to respond militarily could be paralyzed by cyber-attacks which freeze entire cities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2020, 4:07 PM

Commander forcibly shaves soldier with knife

IDF releases report showing over 6,000 complaints by soldiers in 2019, majority of which were found to be justified.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2020, 5:58 PM

IDF opens fire on Islamic Jihad snipers in Gaza

IDF forces hit an Islamic Jihad sniper squad which fired from the Khan Younis area in the Gaza Strip toward forces inside Israeli territory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2020, 2:31 PM

New IDF multi-year program has focus on Iran

IDF plan focuses on building multi-force capabilities, countering Iranian threat in new 'Tnuva' program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2020, 6:18 PM

Smotrich intervenes, IDF will honor Purim

Following Minister's intervention, this year all post-Purim recruitment postponed to give consideration to celebrants.Uzi Baruch, 2/17/2020, 5:05 PM

Body of Islamic operative involved in shooting found

IDF fighters locate body of suspect who carried out shooting attack near Talmon in West Binyamin.Mordechai Sones, 2/17/2020, 3:23 PM

IDF attacks Hamas military compound in Gaza

IDF attacks Hamas targets in central Gaza in retaliation for rocket fire on southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2020, 2:01 AM

The IDF's surprising warning

IDF warns: Terror attack happened because IDF lost intelligence information due to budget cuts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2020, 2:30 PM

IDF launches new 5-year program

'Tnufa' program' for 2020-2024 aims to enhance Israel's military edge, prepare for new threats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2020, 5:20 PM

Rocket from Gaza explodes in open area

Gaza terrorists fire rocket towards southern Israel, which lands in open area.Elad Benari, 2/11/2020, 11:27 PM

IDF attacks Hamas training complex

IDF fighter jets attack several Hamas terrorist targets in retaliation for rocket fire from Gaza.Elad Benari, 2/10/2020, 1:46 AM

Israel begins production of "Eitan" - the First Wheeled APC

The first EITANs will be operational at the end of 2021 & will be equipped with ‘Iron Fist’ advanced defense system and an unmanned turret.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2020, 1:11 PM

Terrorist who hurled firebomb at soldier arrested

Terrorist who hurled firebomb at Border Police's Shahar Madioni, lighting his shoulder on fire, is arrested in Hevron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2020, 6:55 PM

Terrorist who rammed 12 soldiers arrested

IDF, police, and Shin Bet arrest man who ran over Golani soldiers in Jerusalem overnight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2020, 6:18 PM

IDF attacks Hamas underground infrastructures

IDF fighter jets and aircraft attack Hamas targets across Gaza in retaliation for mortar and incendiary balloon firing.Elad Benari, 2/6/2020, 2:51 AM

Watch: Firebombs hurled at IDF soldiers

Terrorists hurl firebombs at military vehicles driving in Al-Bireh, near Ramallah. The soldiers ignore the firebombs and keep driving.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2020, 1:05 PM

Three rockets fired at southern Israel

Sirens sounded in Netivot and other communities near Gaza border. IDF confirms three rockets fired.Elad Benari, 2/5/2020, 12:38 AM

'Hamas and Hezbollah are better than IDF's elite units'

Former IDF official says Hamas, Hezbollah, have better quality soldiers than the IDF. 'End result is the IDF doesn't dare cross into Gaza.'103FM, 2/4/2020, 2:37 PM

Canada court rules against wife of deceased terrorist

Canadian insurance company wins appeal against wife of PFLP terrorist who failed to disclose past.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/4/2020, 9:13 AM

Israel to halt cement imports into Gaza

In response to rocket fire, Israel halts cement imports into Gaza cuts 500 entry permits for Gaza merchants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2020, 2:27 AM

IDF attacks underground Hamas war room

IDF attacks underground infrastructure used by Hamas' military wing in response to rocket fire and incendiary balloon attacks.Ido Ben Porat, 2/2/2020, 2:00 AM

Undercover agent used to smuggle tahini

IDF disciplines commanders involved in undercover military operation - to deliver tahini.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2020, 10:17 AM

IDF reinforces Jordan Valley ahead of Trump plan release

As Arabs protest against planned release of Trump peace plan, IDF transfers brigade from Golani to the Jordan ValleyArutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2020, 1:26 PM

IDF on high alert as Trump plan set to be revealed

Combat forces to be attached to units in Judea and Samaria, troops around Jewish communities to be bolstered amid imminent release of plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 9:50 AM

IDF hits Hamas targets in Gaza

Retaliating for 'balloon bombs' launched into Israel, IDF attacks Hamas terror targets in southern Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 12:12 AM

Homes of Dvir Sorek and Rina Shnerb's murderers to be demolished

Head of IDF Central Command signs demolition orders for homes of terrorists who murdered Rina Shnerb and Dvir Sorek.Ido Ben Porat, 1/24/2020, 2:01 AM

Fatalities in IDF hit all-time low

27 fatalities in the IDF last year, the lowest number since the IDF's establishment in 1948.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 12:18 PM

3 terrorists killed attacking soldiers

3 terrorists infiltrate from Gaza and attack soldiers, sparking firefight which ended in the deaths of the terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 11:03 PM

IDF installs mezuzahs on bunk doorposts

IDF places 6,000 mezuzahs on doorposts of soldiers' living quarters, says anyone missing a mezuzah should speak to his unit rabbi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 2:53 PM

Security forces close five illegal weapons workshops

Security forces confiscate illegal weapons, seize workshops manufacturing them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2020, 1:41 PM

IDF believes: Hamas is responsible for incendiary balloons

IDF officials say the organization which is ruling Gaza is leading the renewal of the balloon terrorism.Kobi Finkler, 1/19/2020, 11:39 PM