Yaalon in Defense Minister's Office: 'I Feel a Sacred Awe'

Moshe Yaalon to head his first IDF General Staff meeting as Defense Minister Tuesday.Gil Ronen, 3/19/2013, 11:59 AM

MK Moshe ‘Bogie’ Ya’alon to be Defense Minister

Likud MK Moshe ‘Bogie’ Ya’alon, 62, is appointed to be the country’s new defense minister as PM Binyamin Netanyahu assigns portfolios.Chana Ya'ar, 3/17/2013, 1:15 PM

Barak Bids Farewell to Defense Ministry

Members of Israel’s defense and political leadership gathered to bid farewell to retiring defense minister Ehud Barak.Elad Benari, 3/14/2013, 12:14 AM

PM: Arrow 3 Success Shows Off Our Tech Prowess

The success of the Arrow 3 missile test Monday shows Israel's capabilities in technology and self-defense, the Prime Minister saidDavid Lev, 2/25/2013, 9:32 PM

Defense Ministry Approves Rebuilding of Evicted Ulpana Homes

Defense Ministry gives final approvals for the reconstruction of the buildings that were evacuated in the Ulpana neighborhood of Beit El.Elad Benari, 2/12/2013, 2:13 AM

IAF Tests Upgraded Iron Dome Rocket

The Israel Air Force on Monday conducted a successful test of an upgraded Iron Dome rocket systemDavid Lev, 1/21/2013, 7:10 PM

Syria's Chemical Weapons Secure, Says Israeli Defense Expert

Syria's chemical weapons arsenal is secure for now, says an Israel defense official.Chana Ya'ar, 12/23/2012, 1:19 PM

Workers Protest Iron Dome Parts Factory Shutdown

Hundreds of workers could be left jobless in March when an American firm closes its Iron Dome parts factory in Lod.Chana Ya'ar, 12/19/2012, 4:52 PM

Top Defense Official Warns Against Egypt 'Dictatorship'

Defense Ministry official Amos Gilad: Morsi is not talking to us, and I don't believe he will.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/2/2012, 8:43 PM

Barak: Hand Over 'Peace House' to Jewish Owners

Defense Minister pre-empts government move to force his hand, but house may remain empty.Gil Ronen, 10/11/2012, 9:20 PM

Barak Looking at Closing Sinai Border During Hot Alerts

Barak looking at the possibility of a law which would allow security officials to close Israel’s border with the Sinai Peninsula.Elad Benari, 9/7/2012, 2:16 AM

Defense Ministry Seeks 'Volunteers' to Help with Evictions

As the eviction of Migron comes closer, an e-mail sent to department heads at the Defense Ministry reveals planned massive evictions.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/24/2012, 11:17 PM

‘Marmara’ Soldier Sues Defense Ministry

A former elite soldier who stormed the Marmara has filed suit, arguing that pictures of the operation made him a life-long terror target.Maayana Miskin, 8/5/2012, 7:00 PM

Advance 'Sawing' Team Attacked in Beit El

Defense Ministry team that came to gauge feasibility of moving homes fled after being pelted with rocks, paint.Gil Ronen, 6/13/2012, 2:54 PM

Comptroller Puts Defense Ministry in Crosshairs

In his final report, State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss gave defense and military officials one body blow after anotherGabe Kahn, 5/1/2012, 6:01 PM

India Seizes $70M from IMI

India's defense ministry seized $70 million under an 'integrity agreement' amid a bribery scandal it alleges IMI officials were involved in Gabe Kahn, 4/17/2012, 8:58 PM

MK Levin: Knesset Obstructed in Hevron

Knesset House Committee chairman Yariv Levin charges DM Ehud Barak's bureau is interfering with Knesset prerogatives.Gabe Kahn, 4/16/2012, 8:46 PM

India Slaps 10-Year Ban on Israeli Defense Company

Defense Ministry officials are consulting with Israel Military Industries Ltd. on how to respond to Delhi's decade-long ban on defense bids.Gabe Kahn., 3/7/2012, 6:10 PM

Defense Ministry Prefers U.S. over Israeli Boots

Israeli shoe factory set to close after the Defense Ministry decided to stop purchasing its military boots and go with U.S. products.Elad Benari, 1/23/2012, 3:15 AM

Israel Freezes Equipment Sales to Turkey

Defense Ministry orders the cancellation of the sale of advanced intelligence equipment to Turkey.Elad Benari, 12/23/2011, 12:09 AM

NIS 1.1b Debt Write-off in Israel Military Industries Deal

A NIS 1.1b debt write-off for Israel Military Industries and retirement for 950 workers is proposed in a deal to privatize the company. Chana Ya'ar, 12/15/2011, 9:03 AM

Defense Ministry: AWIS Not in Danger

Association for Wellbeing of Israeli Soldiers "undergoing reorganization but not in danger of closing."Gil Ronen, 12/11/2011, 8:24 PM

Defense Ministry Apologizes to NYT Journalist

Defense Ministry apologizes to a pregnant news photographer who said she was humiliated by soldiers during a security check.Elad Benari, 11/29/2011, 6:15 AM

Defense Ministry Employees to Join General Strike

The union of Defense Ministry employees announced it will join the general strike at 6:00 a.m. (Israel time) Monday.Elad Benari, 11/7/2011, 4:12 AM

Report: DM to Force Integration of Anti-Tank Missile Systems

The Defense Ministry decides to force Rafael and IMI to integrate their anti-tank missile interceptor systems, Israel Defense reports.Arutz Sheva staff, 9/15/2011, 10:49 AM

Comptroller: Barak Spending Too Much on Independence Day

Special report by Comptroller says Defense Minister's annual Independence Day reception is growing larger annually, will cost NIS 1.5 M this year. Gil Ronen, 3/25/2010, 9:43 PM