IDF launches second F-35i fighter jet squadron

F-35i "Adir" fighter is the world's most advanced stealth aircraft, with real-time processing, control and situational awareness abilities.Kobi Finkler, 1/17/2020, 12:02 AM

IDF helicopter attacks tunnel infrastructure in Gaza

Attack comes in retaliation for firing of incendiary balloons from Gaza toward Israeli territory.Elad Benari, 1/16/2020, 11:33 PM

Benny Gantz speaks at girls' seminary, aims to integrate Haredim and Arabs into IDF

Benny Gantz visits girls' seminary, discusses prospects for peace, integration of haredim and Arabs in the IDF or national service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2020, 3:24 PM

IDF strikes Hamas in response to Gaza rocket attacks

IDF retaliates for launching of 4 rockets at Israeli territory from Gaza.Gary Willig, 1/15/2020, 10:31 PM

4 rockets launched from Gaza

2 rockets intercepted as Red Alert sirens blare in response to terrorist launch from Gaza.Gary Willig, 1/15/2020, 3:43 PM

Security forces operate in outpost near Yitzhar

IDF and Border Police officers arrive at "Kumi Ori" outpost for evacuation and demolition of two residential buildings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2020, 6:47 AM

Iran will have enough uranium to build nuclear bomb in 1 year

IDF presents intelligence findings to government, Iran will have uranium for nuke in 1 year, missile to carry nuke in 2 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2020, 6:16 PM

Watch: Haredim in US celebrate completion of Talmud with haredi IDF soldiers

Soldiers in IDF's Netzach Yehuda Battlion celebrate completion of daily Talmud cycle, together with American haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2020, 2:58 PM

Proud in Uniform: A New Year of hope and contribution to society

After a yearlong journey, 9 Special-in-Uniform volunteers are inducted into the IDF and receive their soldier’s IDs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 11:43 PM

'There's physical difficulty that's hard to overcome'

Navah Dromi, who served as IDF armor instructor, explains that integrating women into armor is problematic and wrong.Mordechai Sones, 1/5/2020, 12:40 PM

IDF continues push for female tank service

Chief of Staff approves 'next stage' in plan to integrate women into armored units, including serving in tanks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 11:00 AM

Nearly 1,300 rockets fired at Israel in 2019

Out of nearly 1,300 rockets, Iron Dome intercepted nearly 480, and the majority of others landed in open areas, IDF report shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2020, 8:39 AM

IDF launches new combat unit

IDF announces launch of new combat force dubbed the 'multidimensional unit', which army hopes will be able to 'strike enemy faster.'Kobi Finkler, 1/1/2020, 6:23 PM

Watch: The IDF in 2019, in 63 seconds. Try not to blink.

Watch: IDF releases video summing up its activities in 2019, welcoming new year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 12:20 PM

Watch: This pilot had a surprise waiting for him...

This pilot thought we were filming a video about his helicopter, but we had a surprise waiting for him instead...Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2019, 12:13 AM

Watch: IDF soldiers' surprise on a Jerusalem train

An IDF soldiers started singing a Hanukkah song on a light rail train in Jerusalem. Watch what happened next.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 11:59 AM

IDF source: Female tank officers face 'physical and mental difficulties'

Women serving as tank soldiers face difficulties during service, have trouble loading missiles, source says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2019, 12:02 PM

Innovative laser system to intercept incendiary balloons

Light Blade system will lock on balloon or drone and laser beam will destroy it.Mordechai Sones, 12/26/2019, 10:38 AM

IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF fighter jets and helicopters attack several Hamas targets in retaliation for rocket fire on southern Israel.Elad Benari, 12/26/2019, 2:44 AM

Commander: Soldiers protecting Yitzhar 'afraid, broken'

Samaria Brigade Commander holds tense meeting with residents of Yitzhar, slams 'extremism,' attacks on soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2019, 9:03 PM

IDF: Operation Black Belt was a success

Chief of Staff reviews investigation on results of recent conflict with Islamic Jihad in Gaza in which senior terrorist was killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2019, 5:39 PM

'I'm proud to be a haredi combat soldier in the IDF'

Hundreds of haredi combat soldiers participated in an event marking the 20th anniversary of the establishment of haredi combat units.Ido Ben Porat, 12/22/2019, 7:59 PM

IDF's 'BaMahane' magazine closing after 85 years

Israeli military's news weekly, founded before the establishment of the state, to end publication, be merged with IDF's website.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2019, 8:42 AM

IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF aircraft attack underground infrastructure, naval target and terrorist compound in Gaza in retaliation for rocket fire on the south.Elad Benari, 12/19/2019, 11:31 PM

Bennett: Syria is Iran's Vietnam

DM Bennett, Chief of Staff Kochavi attend large-scale military exercise in the IDF Northern Command.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2019, 6:02 PM

'Killers of children should not see the light of day'

Family of Rina Shnerb, who was killed in terrorist bombing, respond to arrest of the killers.Hezki Baruch, 12/18/2019, 3:39 PM

Watch: Armed terrorist attempts to enter Israel

IDF foils attempt by terrorist to infiltrate Israel from Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2019, 9:55 PM

Air raid sirens - helpful or harmful?

IDF debates whether to sound air raid sirens during 'quiet' periods, or only during 'war time.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2019, 9:41 AM

57,277 IDF veterans are recognized as disabled

Defense Ministry publishes data as Israel marks the Day of Appreciation for Those Wounded in Israel’s Wars and in Terrorist Attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2019, 6:18 AM

US military working with Israel to counter Iran

Senior IDF official meets with senior US military, Dep. of Defense, officials.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2019, 10:06 PM

Watch: Firebomb thrown at IDF vehicle

Gazan demonstrators hurl firebombs at IDF vehicles during violent Friday protests. No one was injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2019, 6:54 PM

The link between captivity by the enemy and serious illness

The Ministry of Defense announced its intention to examine the link between captivity and illnesses such as cancer and heart disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2019, 6:44 PM

IDF fighter seriously injured in accident in Golan

19-year-old seriously injured after being hit by a civilian vehicle hit on near Moshav Yonatan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2019, 1:02 AM

German Army Chief of Staff visits Israel

Inspector General of the German Army, General Eberhard Zorn, visits Israel for the first time since taking office.Ben Ariel, 12/10/2019, 4:30 AM

Woman jailed for desertion following disengaement

Soldier who deserted IDF in wake of Gush Katif expulsions to serve 7 months in prison, be reduced in rank.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2019, 6:47 PM

Teen struck by lightning is IDF soldier

IDF confirms 19-year-old who was struck by lightning Sunday was soldier in middle of training exercise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2019, 4:22 PM

IDF troops foil weapons smuggling attempt

IDF troops thwart attempt to smuggle illegal weapons in Palestinian Authority, apprehend suspect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2019, 8:53 PM

Cause of IDF helicopter fire revealed

Investigation into near-disastrous helicopter fire lauds pilots for quick action which prevented any loss of life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2019, 10:47 PM

Soldier who deserted following Disengagement arrested

Woman who claimed trauma from forcing Jews out of their homes arrested at airport attempting to leave country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2019, 8:08 PM

Report: IDF falsified statistics on haredi draft

For years, IDF's statistics on haredi enlistment have been exaggerated to prevent public criticism, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2019, 9:31 AM

IDF dispatches aid delegation to Albania

IDF dispatches delegation of ten experts to Albania following the earthquake there.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2019, 6:07 AM

IDF uses less lethal rifle in Gaza border riots

IDF using Ruger-type sniper rifle in demonstrations along Gaza border, resulting in a drop in number of fatalities.Ben Ariel, 12/2/2019, 6:20 AM

The operation that got complicated in Khan Yunis

Al-Jazeera reveals new details about the secret operation in Gaza last year.Ben Ariel, 12/2/2019, 12:11 AM

IDF eliminates terrorist who firebombed civilian vehicle

IDF confirms: Terrorist who hurled flaming firebombs at passing vehicles eliminated, two others arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2019, 9:13 PM

How Universities enable hijacking free speech when Jews are involved

The York U. event reveals a dangerous trend in which self-righteous brats decide to speak for universities in deciding which views must be suppressed. York administrators, and officials at many other universitiesl, regularly allow this.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 11/29/2019, 11:40 AM

Watch: IDF Chief of Staff inspects army bases

IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi completed an inspection of 180 army bases on Thursday.Kobi Finkler, 11/28/2019, 7:17 PM

IDF demolishes homes of Dvir Sorek's murderers

IDF forces demolish homes of terrorists who murdered Dvir Sorek in stabbing attack in August.Elad Benari, 11/28/2019, 7:02 AM

IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF attacks targets in Gaza after two rockets were fired toward the south. Around midnight: A false alarm in Ashkelon.Elad Benari, 11/27/2019, 6:04 AM

IDF grounds Yasur helicopter fleet

IAF grounds entire fleet of Sikorsky CH-53 helicopters after one of them catches fire due to engine malfunction.Kobi Finkler, 11/26/2019, 11:45 PM

IDF gears up for 'day of rage'

Arabs in Judea, Samaria call for 'day of rage' in response to Pompeo's declaration on Israeli 'settlements', IDF preparing for Arab riots.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2019, 9:19 AM

'We were prepared for Hamas to join the battle'

IDF commander in charge of recent Gaza operation says IDF was prepared for Hamas to join fighting, correctly estimated number of rockets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2019, 2:59 PM

Poll: Nearly half of soldiers say 'purity of arms' harms IDF

Half of Israeli soldiers refrained from taking action in the field because they feared legal consequences, poll shows.David Rosenberg, 11/25/2019, 1:54 PM

Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff of US Armed Forces in Israel

General Mark A. Milley of US Armed Forces visits Israel on the invitation of IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2019, 8:44 PM

IDF: Activities against Hamas will be more complex and difficult

Says north would be even more complex, because number of rockets would be 'much higher'.Mordechai Sones, 11/21/2019, 12:45 PM

France: We are committed to Israel's security

France urges Iran to refrain from destabilizing actions in Syria following IDF air strike on Iranian targets near Damascus.Elad Benari, 11/21/2019, 3:02 AM

Watch: Children deserve better

IDF video in honor of World Children's Day shows what Palestinian Arab children are put through.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2019, 1:01 AM

Photos show IDF attack targeting Iranian headquarters

ISI satellite company releases photographs of the IDF attack against the Iranian Quds Force headquarters in Syria.Ben Ariel, 11/21/2019, 12:06 AM