Soldier wounded by gunfire from Gaza

Terrorists break through security fence, sabotage IDF equipment before returning to Gaza and shooting a soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2019, 4:56 PM

Hermon ski resort to reopen tomorrow

Ski resort closed today in light of tensions in the north, to reopen tomorrow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2019, 3:14 PM

Report: 11 dead in Israeli airstrikes in Syria

Russia reports that four Syrian soldiers killed by Israeli strikes, while monitor group says total of 11 people dead in attack.David Rosenberg, 1/21/2019, 8:50 AM

IDF buys 10 tons of dried fruit for Tu B'Shvat

In honor of Tu B'Shvat, the Defense Ministry supplies soldiers with 10 tons of fruits for Tu B'Shvat holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2019, 8:34 AM

These are the Iranian sites that were attacked in Syria

Sunday night's air strikes in Syria targeted weapons storage sites, an Iranian intelligence site and an Iranian training camp.Elad Benari, 1/21/2019, 6:07 AM

IDF attacks Iranian targets in Syria

IDF attacks targets belonging to the Iranian Quds Force in Syrian territory.Elad Benari, 1/21/2019, 1:30 AM

Hadar Goldin's father says army could have returned son

Uvda Investigative Channel releases video of soldiers who had gone after terrorists in tunnels attempting to get Hadar back.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2019, 10:55 AM

Watch: French sailor rescued by IDF after weeks adrift

Man recovered drifting in a boat with a broken radio and no steering system near the Gaza Strip.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2019, 7:30 PM

IDF arrests Hamas terrorist who crossed Gaza border

Suspect arrested by IDF soldiers after crossing border fence found to be member of Hamas.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/18/2019, 9:19 PM

Report: Lebanon captures person who infiltrated from Israel

Lebanese media says army tracks down person who clambered over border fence from Israel.Arutz Sheva, 1/17/2019, 4:31 PM

Indictment against soldier filmed hitting Arab teen in Hevron

IDF soldier charged with assault over incident in November 2017 which was filmed by far-left B'Tselem organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2019, 3:25 PM

Israeli forces uncover weapons factory in Samaria

IDF locates factory in Palestinian Authority-controlled city of Shechem used to manufacture weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2019, 8:34 AM

Report: Infiltration into Lebanon from Israel

IDF believes breach in northern border fence made by someone who entered Lebanon from Israel.Gary Willig, 1/15/2019, 8:11 PM

Yes to National Service, no to military coercion'

Religious girls demonstrate against Education Ministry decision to fund groups that encourage them to join the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2019, 7:11 PM

Residents of the north concerned: There are more tunnels

Israelis who live near the border with Lebanon were surprised to hear about the conclusion of Operation Northern Shield.Elad Benari, 1/14/2019, 6:38 AM

'The IDF under your command never ceased fighting'

President Rivlin says goodbye to outgoing Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2019, 2:14 AM

Photos: Saying goodbye to Eizenkot

President Rivlin, Prime Minister Netanyahu and past and present senior defense officials came to say goodbye to outgoing Chief of Staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2019, 1:03 AM

Outgoing Chief of Staff - Up close and personal

As Lt. Gen. Eisenkot approaches the end of his tenure, IDF Spokesperson releases for publication the 'informal' album of 4 years of service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2019, 5:10 PM

Comrades of killed soldier: We were briefed on what to say

Soldiers say they were briefed about what was proper to mention during investigation into death of soldier killed in navigation accident.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2019, 9:40 AM

IDF attacks two Hamas underground structures

IDF fighter jets target two Hamas underground structures in Gaza in retaliation for rocket attack on southern Israel.Elad Benari, 1/13/2019, 1:07 AM

Eizenkot: Israel attacked Syria thousands of times

In an interview with the New York Times, IDF Chief of Staff sheds light on shadowy war with Iran in Syria.Tzvi Lev, 1/12/2019, 6:39 PM

Terror attack thwarted in Hevron

IDF shoots a knife-brandishing terrorist in Hevron on Friday.Tzvi Lev, 1/12/2019, 6:23 PM

IDF attacks two Hamas posts

IDF aircraft targets two Hamas military posts in response to violent riots on the Gaza border.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/11/2019, 6:36 PM

Stabbing attack thwarted south of Jerusalem

IDF soldiers neutralize Palestinian Arab who attempted to carry out a stabbing attack in Kiryat Arba.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/11/2019, 6:04 PM

IDF nabs terror cell responsible for Shabbat shooting attack

Terrorist cell which opened fire on Israeli town south of Jerusalem last Shabbat captured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2019, 11:29 AM

Hundreds of Israelis visit 'Tomb of the Seventy' deep in Samaria

450 Israelis visit Hill of Pinchas in Palestinian Authority village in Samaria, believed to be burial place of biblical figures.Orly Harari, 1/11/2019, 8:32 AM

Is the IDF ready for all-out war?

The Israeli military’s state of readiness has dramatically improved, but it has a lot more catching up to do. It has spent years neglecting the ground forces which will be essential if enemies like Hezbollah are to be decisively defeated. Yaakov Lappin, 1/11/2019, 6:59 AM

'More force and roadblocks won't cause terror to disappear'

Chief of Staff: "Anyone who says that a little more force will cause terrorism to disappear – doesn't know what he is talking about."Ben Ariel, 1/11/2019, 4:13 AM

'Training exercise in which soldier drowned followed the rules'

IDF officers tell investigators soldier's death during navigation training exercise not the result of failure to follow operation rules.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2019, 12:58 PM

IDF inaugurates new athletics facility

New athletics stadium opened at Camp Ariel Sharon thanks to $1 million donation by Friends of the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2019, 10:23 PM

Missing 3-year-old found alive and well in Samaria

IDF, police find child who went missing by Itamar after large-scale searchArutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2019, 3:16 PM

'My son died for nothing'

Father of IDF soldier who drowned during training exercise rips commanding officer over son's death. 'You don't give a damn.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2019, 3:00 PM

Hundreds at funeral of soldier killed in training accident

Sergeant Evyatar Yosefi, who was killed during a training accident in the Galilee, laid to rest at Kiryat Shaul military cemetery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2019, 11:38 PM

Watch: Moshe Arens on founding of the IDF

Watch fascinating Moshe Arens interview where he discusses the defenses of Israel, IDF history, and his view of the future.Mordechai Sones, 1/7/2019, 11:01 PM

Evyatar Yosefi identified as soldier killed in training accident

Soldier drowns after falling into Galilee stream during flash flood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2019, 4:13 PM

IDF mourns Moshe Arens

IDF says former defense minister led technological evolution and development of Israel's military.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2019, 3:25 PM

IDF soldier killed during training course in Galilee

Young man carried away by flash flood in northern Israel was IDF soldier engaged in navigation training exercise.David Rosenberg, 1/7/2019, 2:07 PM

IDF's growing use of drones on battlefield

Unmanned technology in field intelligence units seems to be way forward on modern battlefield around the world, and the IDF is no different.i24News, 1/6/2019, 7:11 PM

IDF strikes Hamas strongholds in retaliation for balloon bomb

Israeli attack helicopters open fire on Hamas positions in Gaza Strip, after bomb-laden balloons launched into Israel via model airplane.David Rosenberg, 1/6/2019, 5:53 PM

Netanyahu's military secretary reprimanded

Eizenkot chides Brigadier-General Avi Blut for not relaying Netanyahu's orders to stop Amona evacuation in time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2019, 1:43 PM

150 haredi soldiers sworn in at Western Wall plaza

Netzach Yehuda Battalion holds first swearing-in ceremony since Givat Assaf attack.Eliran Aharon, 1/3/2019, 11:33 PM

Successful CPR at IDF swearing in ceremony at Western Wall

Father of soldier at military ceremony saves life of man who collapsed during event at the Western WallArutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2019, 9:40 PM

'We destroyed Hezbollah's secret weapon'

PM addresses 650 IDF cadets. 'President Trump acts against Iranian threat economically while we act militarily.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2019, 8:04 PM

Mossad says goodbye to IDF Chief of Staff

Mossad says goodbye to outgoing IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot, who expresses appreciation for the joint work between the bodies.Kobi Finkler, 1/3/2019, 2:31 AM

Pipe bomb thrown at soldiers in Samaria

Suspect flees after throwing explosive at IDF soldiers in northern Samaria.Gary Willig, 1/2/2019, 8:36 PM

Hebrew U lecturer blasted for berating uniformed IDF soldier

Im Tirtzu Zionist organization 'calls on Education Minister to immediately intervene and fire this violent lecturer.'Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2019, 11:43 AM

Watch: Lecturer yells at student in uniform

Senior lecturer at Hebrew University of Jerusalem documented shouting at female student who arrived to class in IDF uniform.Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2019, 12:09 AM

IDF finds illegal M-16 rifle in Arab village

Assault rifle commonly used by IDF found in village near Hevron. 2 suspects arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2018, 7:29 PM

'You saved my life'

Soldier who foiled terror attack in Samaria last week meets with young woman whose life he saved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2018, 11:44 AM

Watch: IDF forces search for Givat Assaf terrorist

Arab outlets report IDF arrested 11 suspects during searches in village of Kobar, including 6 relatives of terrorists involved in attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2018, 10:07 AM

Less rock throwing, more stabbing attacks

Army publishes summary of annual data indicating a decrease in number of shooting and rock throwing attacks in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 12/31/2018, 6:00 AM

Residents of terror tunnel village flee as cement floods streets

Watch: Israel floods Hezbollah terror tunnel with cement, which spills out on Lebanese side into village of Kafr Kila.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2018, 12:55 PM

IDF: It will take 'weeks' to destroy all Hezbollah tunnels

Israeli army says operation to destroy all Hezbollah attack tunnels in the north to continue as long as necessary.AFP, 12/27/2018, 7:51 PM

Liquid cement used to destroy terror tunnel floods village

IDF publishes images of cement used to detroy terror tunnel flooding Lebanese village where Hezbollah dug the tunnel.Gary Willig, 12/27/2018, 4:02 PM

'I was thinking: This is probably a terrorist attack'

Soldier who fired at terrorist in Samaria recalls: "I recognized a vehicle that was speeding toward us, I told the civilians to move."Ido Ben Porat, 12/27/2018, 6:08 AM

IDF uncovers another Hezbollah attack tunnel

Fifth Hezbollah terror tunnel discovered, destroyed as part of Operation Northern Shield.Gary Willig, 12/26/2018, 6:00 PM

What the generals don't know and an ordinary IDF soldier does

From my own personal experience in the army, there is a tendency for many mid-to-high level officers to confuse what’s written on paper with the reality on the ground. Joshua Pacht, 12/26/2018, 2:00 PM