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IDF to soldier's sister: The court will decide

IDF rejects statement by sister of soldier who was filmed shooting a neutralized terrorist.Kobi Finkler, 3/27/2016, 4:58 AM

Senior IDF general killed in plane crash

Brig. Gen. Munir Amar, head of IDF Civil Administration, killed in light plane crash in the Galilee.Uzi Baruch, 3/25/2016, 5:53 PM

Soldier suspended shooting neutralized terrorist

B'Tselem activist films soldier shooting terrorist in the head minutes after he was neutralized. IDF slams 'serious incident.'Uzi Baruch, 3/24/2016, 4:04 PM

Islamic Jihad hacked into IDF drones

Charges filed against Gaza resident who hacked into IDF drones, letting Islamic Jihad view IDF's activities over Gaza.Uzi Baruch, 3/23/2016, 4:10 PM

IDF soldier collapses and dies in training

In tragic training mishap, new recruit dies day after enlisting in Givati Brigade.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2016, 10:15 PM

Israelis murdered by ISIS in Istanbul reach home

IDF delegation lands back in Israel with the 3 Israelis murdered and 5 victims suffering considerable wounds on board.Yoni Kempinski, 3/20/2016, 4:44 PM

Heartwarming: Overcoming disabilities to defend

Lotan has struggled with cerebral palsy her whole life - now thanks to a special program, she is realizing her dream as an IDF soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2016, 1:03 PM

IDF snubs the Chief Rabbinate

In shocking first, top IDF brass refuses to invite Chief Rabbis to take part in event. Latest move distancing Jewish identity from army.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2016, 8:35 AM

IDF recognizes slain soldier as 'fallen in battle'

IDF changes plans to write 'fallen in a terrorist attack' on tombstone of soldier who fought terrorists bare-handed after wife's appeal.Ari Soffer, 3/14/2016, 4:23 PM

Watch: IDF raids Palestinian weapons factory

Shin Bet and IDF forces seize 15 makeshift assault rifles in latest raid to stamp out illegal guns which are often used by terrorists.Uzi Baruch, 3/13/2016, 12:43 PM

Hamas vows retaliation for Israeli Gaza airstrikes

After IAF responds to Gaza rocket fire with airstrikes on Hamas compound, Islamist terror group warns of 'escalation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2016, 6:56 PM

PA 'intel base' overlooking sensitive IDF base

Residents warn of disaster as IDF considers letting PA build massive complex overlooking Beit El and district army base.Ido Ben-Porat, 3/11/2016, 10:15 AM

Watch: IDF raid village of Jaffa stabber

Army releases footage of nighttime operation, hours after Hajjah resident Bashar Masalha murdered 1 and wounded 10 others Tuesday night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2016, 12:11 PM

IDF beard rules are just to make things difficult

During heated discussion, Personnel Directorate head admits army changed rules because it didn't like seeing bearded soldiers.Hezki Baruch, 3/8/2016, 2:56 PM

IDF to outsource kosher supervision

Move comes as part of effort to reduce manpower requirements. Military Rabbinate will still be involved, but from a distance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2016, 9:46 AM

Soldiers still barred from carrying guns on leave

Despite IDF chief's new orders following unarmed Sergeant's murder, reports soldiers still forced to leave bases unarmed.Ari Soffer, 3/6/2016, 11:50 AM

IDF hands over land to Palestinians

Following suit, IDF returns land in Samaria that it had requisitioned almost 40 years ago and no longer uses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2016, 6:45 PM

IDF takes disciplinary actions over Qalandiya

Several commanders in Oketz unit punished following incident in which two soldiers accidentally entered Palestinian village.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2016, 3:42 AM

WATCH: IDF soldiers in Qalandiya rescue mission

IDF releases footage showing soldiers operating under fire to rescue two comrades who accidentally strayed into hostile Arab territory.Ari Soffer, 3/1/2016, 6:39 PM

Lost soldiers' quick reactions saved their lives

IDF report into rescue of soldiers who strayed into Area A finds they acted properly, but were to blame for getting lost in the first place.Kobi Finkler, 3/1/2016, 5:06 PM

IDF Brigadier General suspended for two weeks

Deputy IDF Chief of Staff suspends senior officer accused of sexual harassment.Kobi Finkler, 3/1/2016, 11:38 AM

Waze led soldiers to mistakenly enter Qalandiya

Soldiers using Waze to guide them from Beit El to Mitkan Adam IDF base accidentally ended up in Qalandiya refugee camp.Uzi Baruch, 3/1/2016, 9:59 AM

Two soldiers rescued from Arab lynch-mob

Clashes break out between Palestinian Arabs and IDF soldiers after two soldiers accidentally enter PA village.Uzi Baruch, 3/1/2016, 6:36 AM

Dep Def Min: Won't make religious soldiers shave

Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan describes how 'army is pulled by Supreme Court instructions' and was forced to publish shaving rules.Shimon Cohen, 2/29/2016, 12:06 PM

IDF: Not a real army if everyone has a beard

IDF spokesman clarifies: 'No desire to hurt feelings. Religious soldiers should approach their commanders'Ido Ben-Porat, 2/29/2016, 7:27 AM

IDF beard storm: Recognize this face?

Religious soldiers are outraged by new anti-beard order - and it turns out even the defense minister had one.Gil Ronen, 2/28/2016, 10:04 PM

Will religious soldiers be forced to shave?

Outrage over new IDF orders, as hundreds of religious-Zionist soldiers say they will go to jail rather than violate religious convictions.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 2/28/2016, 11:16 AM

IDF orders religious officer to shave his beard

IDF refuses to allow religious career officer to continue growing beard, despite giving him exemption from shaving for years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2016, 7:03 PM

Stabbing attack thwarted in Beit El

Terrorist shot dead while trying to stab soldiers at a checkpoint near the town of Beit El.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/26/2016, 8:15 PM

Major Israeli-US joint defense drill a success

'Juniper Cobra' exercise simulates real-life scenarios - including the threat of multiple air and missile attacks from north and south.Ari Soffer, 2/25/2016, 6:25 PM

Watch: IDF op nabs arms stashes in Arab villages

Nighttime raids net assault rifles, other deadly weapons, hidden in Palestinian villages in Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2016, 12:56 PM

IDF demolishes two terrorists' homes

IDF forces demolish the homes of two terrorists who carried out attacks against Israelis on November 19.Ben Ariel, 2/23/2016, 6:16 AM

Poll: Most Israeli Jews don't back Eizenkot

Channel 10 poll finds that 57% of Jews in Israel do not back Chief of Staff's defending the IDF's open-fire orders.Ben Ariel, 2/22/2016, 12:14 AM

Murdered shopper: Sergeant Tuvia Yanai Weissman

21-year-old father murdered by Arab terror teens during Shabbat shopping identified as an IDF soldier.Uzi Baruch, 2/18/2016, 10:41 PM

Women combining the army with Torah study

MK Manuel Trajtenberg meets with seminary girls, discusses issues of women in IDF. 'Way to equality goes through Judaism.'Menahem Schwartz, 2/17/2016, 10:04 PM

IDF Chief of Staff dismisses Talmudic 'slogan'

Eizenkot questioned by high-schooler on open-fire orders endangering soldiers' lives, goes on to pooh-pooh famed maxim of the Jewish sages.Ari Yashar, 2/17/2016, 1:21 PM

Israel '15 years ahead' in cyber capabilities

Senior IDF official says cyber attacks against Israel down overall in 2015 - but many significant threats remain.Kobi Finkler, 2/16/2016, 6:16 PM

Haredi enlistment falls short of quota

Haredi enlistment in the IDF nears mark, but enlistment in national service woefully shy of quota.Raphael Poch, 2/15/2016, 11:20 AM

Missile drill on Monday for all schools

At 10:05 a.m., exercise to train proper conduct during a missile attack on Israel will take place across the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2016, 7:11 PM

IDF eliminates two terrorists in Samaria firefight

IDF reserve soldiers come under fire by terrorists while responding to rock-throwing incident near Jenin.Ari Soffer, 2/14/2016, 12:00 PM

Dutch try, fail to stop export of dogs to Israel

Dutch legislators attempt ban on sale of dogs to Israel, claiming the IDF uses them as 'weapons.' Effort stymied by EU regulations.Matt Wanderman, 2/12/2016, 1:46 PM

The Israel Navy vet looking to solve EU smuggling

Drugs, people, weapons all smuggled daily through Europe via its 'back door' - the ocean. An IDF veteran is leading the fightback.Joe Dyke, 2/11/2016, 2:51 PM

IDF requests command of Beit Horon

Following the attack that killed Shlomit Krigman, IDF requests command of area to provide better security than police.Raphael Poch, 2/11/2016, 12:43 PM

'IDF must be prepared for possible war with Hamas'

Southern Command officers warn political echelon may 'lose patience' and demand immediate action against Hamas terror tunnels.Cynthia Blank, 2/11/2016, 8:38 AM

Palestinian rock thrower shot by IDF

IDF opens fire on Arabs hurling potentially lethal rocks and firebombs at soldiers stationed outside of Hevron. Rioter reported killed.Raphael Poch, 2/10/2016, 2:18 PM

New IDF tech locates terrorists through the fog

Utilizing new system, IDF will be able to locate and identify terrorists in fog and haze, providing extra level of protection for soldiers.Raphael Poch, 2/10/2016, 1:45 PM

IDF: Hamas is focusing on one major terror tunnel

Security appraisal reveals over 1,000 Hamas terrorists working on one central tunnel reaching deep into Israel for a massive attack.Shimon Cohen, 2/10/2016, 9:00 AM

Israel locks down Arab town after stabbing

Only 'humanitarian cases' to be let out of Nahalin as Israeli forces search for terrorist who stabbed Israeli at entrance to Neve Daniel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2016, 10:18 PM

Report: Iran hacked computer of former IDF chief

Over last year Iran hacked dozen of computers belonging to Israeli security officials and extracted information.Cynthia Blank, 2/9/2016, 8:50 PM

'We won't tolerate those who attack IDF soldiers'

Defense Minister slams haredi extremist attack in Ashdod as 'intolerable,' warns it threatens haredi integration into army and workforce.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2016, 4:37 PM

Haredim attack enforcers against IDF deserters

Rioters throw stones at police, overturn military police vehicle. No injuries reported.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2016, 8:40 AM

IDF questioned terrorist who killed Hadar Cohen

The Kabatiya youth who along with two friends launched deadly Jerusalem attack was previously investigated by Israeli forces.Cynthia Blank, 2/8/2016, 10:08 PM

Israel returns bodies of Damascus Gate terrorists

Three terrorists who murdered Hadar Cohen buried in funeral in their hometown of Kabatiya.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/5/2016, 8:19 PM

IDF warns terrorists' families of demolition

Warning orders handed out to families of 7 terrorists who murdered Jews in recent terror wave, with petitions expected.Uzi Baruch, 2/5/2016, 10:55 AM

Givati's elite battalion pulls out of Hevron

After a challenging six months of thwarting attacks and overnight raids, Tzabar battalion replaced by Kfir Brigade's Shimshon unit.Uzi Baruch, 2/4/2016, 1:54 PM

IDF puppy love: Nahal Soldiers save abandoned dog

IDF soldiers rescue abandoned and starving puppy. After caring for it, the soldiers found it a loving home on nearby kibbutz.Raphael Poch, 2/4/2016, 12:11 PM

Soldier killed in car accident after hitting tree

21-year-old soldier killed after his car hit a tree on Menachem Begin Blvd. in Kfar Saba. MDA paramedics pronounced him dead on site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2016, 9:29 AM