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Gaza War Was 'A Finger in Hamas's Eye'

Hamas lost its balance of power during the war, Gaza Division Commander states, opines that if Hamas were dethroned, ISIS would take Gaza.Tova Dvorin, 1/4/2015, 2:44 PM

Terrorist Apprehended Outside of Samaria Town

Rock-throwers shooed away from Beit El security gate; one approached security patrolmen with a concealed weapon.Shimon Cohen, Tova Dvorin, 8/10/2014, 1:41 PM

Video: From the Kidnapping to the Redeployment

Israel has experienced dramatic weeks of security developments and incidents. Arutz Sheva TV's exclusive video summary.Yoni Kempinski & Elad Benari, 8/8/2014, 7:29 AM

Homes of Teenagers' Murderers to Be Razed

Demolition orders issued against the homes of Hamas murderers who killed Gilad Sha'ar, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Frenkel.Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen, 7/16/2014, 2:00 PM

6 Recaptured Terrorists to be Returned to Prison

Special pardons commission orders that six recaptured terrorists from the Shalit deal serve their full sentence.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 7/16/2014, 4:45 AM

IDF Summarizes Operation Brother's Keeper

Army summarizes success in mission so far: 442 terrorists arrested, 1.2 million shekels in terror funds seized - and more.Ari Yashar, 7/1/2014, 10:00 PM

Netanyahu Threatens: 'We Will Expand Operation'

Hours after funeral PM threatens Hamas, outlining three missions central to Israel's response to the murder of the three teens.Ari Yashar, 7/1/2014, 9:20 PM

Abbas Pleads with US to Restrain Israel

Palestinian Authority chief reportedly 'feverishly' trying to prevent large scale Israeli military assault.Gil Ronen, 7/1/2014, 8:25 AM

Recording Shows Boys Shot Shortly After Abduction

IDF official reveals that shots could be heard in boys' recorded hotline call, rifle was found near burnt car on June 13.Koby Finkler, Tova Dvorin, 7/1/2014, 7:57 AM

IDF: It's Not Over Until We Find the Murderers

Head of the IDF’s Central Command says Operation Brother's Keeper will continue until the two murderers are found.Hezki Baruch, 7/1/2014, 6:14 AM

'Kidnapping Handbooks' May Have Guided Abduction

Hamas distributed detailed booklets providing doctrinal, logistical instructions to abduct Israelis. Was this abduction 'by the book'?Tova Dvorin, 6/30/2014, 5:18 PM

Uri Ariel Slams Jewish Home Constitution Change

Friction continues in Jewish Home as Uri Ariel says constitution should be formulated only after his National Union party is merged.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 6/30/2014, 3:58 PM

PM Threatens Hamas: Stop The Rockets 'Or We Will'

Netanyahu says Israel 'will not allow continuation of rocket fire,' after morning of rocket attacks against southern communities.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 6/30/2014, 2:14 PM

Hamas Asks Turkey to Stop 'Israeli Aggression'

Khaled Mashaal calls Turkish FM, asks for pressure against Israel same morning Hamas terrorists pepper Israel with rockets.Ari Yashar, 6/30/2014, 1:17 PM

Home of Hamas Kidnapper Raided, Says Arab Source

Family of one of two Hevron-based terrorist kidnappers interrogated in night activities that included arrest of six terrorists.Kobi Finkler, Ari Yashar, 6/30/2014, 8:54 AM

Kidnapper's Mother 'Proud of Him to my Last Day'

Mother of one of two Hamas kidnappers denies involvement, but states her pride 'if he did it,' adding 'I raised him on the knees of Islam.'Ari Yashar, 6/30/2014, 8:17 AM

Rabbi: Protest Outside Defense Ministry

Leading religious-Zionist rabbi says solidarity event won't help find kidnapped boys, urges protests for tougher IDF crackdown on Hamas.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 6/29/2014, 12:24 PM

Liberman: Retake Gaza Following Rocket Fire

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman reiterates call to crack down on Hamas in Gaza, says 'limited' operation could prove ineffective.Tova Dvorin, 6/29/2014, 8:33 AM

25 More Terrorists Arrested Overnight

Operation Brother's Keeper: 413 total terrorists arrested, 2,200 sites searched - and IDF officials say intelligence plays a big role.Koby Finkler, Tova Dvorin, 6/29/2014, 8:07 AM

UN Human Rights Office Calls for 'Restraint'

UN's human rights office urges Israel to “exercise restraint” amid the IDF’s Operation Brother’s Keeper.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/27/2014, 11:23 PM

5 Injured as Arabs Riot, Call to Kidnap Soldiers

Israeli Arabs wave PLO flags, call for the kidnapping of IDF soldiers, and throw rocks at officers. Liberman: Treat them like terrorists.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/27/2014, 8:26 PM

Operation Unimpeded by Publication of Names

IDF rounds up nine more terrorists and checks 40 locations, seizes pistols and explosives. IDF source: 'publishing names didn't harm op.'Ari Yashar, 6/27/2014, 7:43 AM

Arab MKs Declare 'Temple Mount for Muslims Only'

Raam-Taal party defends MK's justification of abduction, attacks IDF 'crimes against humanity,' praises terrorist release.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 6/26/2014, 5:31 PM

Op. Brother's Keeper to Continue at Full Force

Security Cabinet reverses plan to scale back operation - and allow payments to terrorist prisoners - hours after mothers appeal to MKs.Tova Dvorin, 6/25/2014, 8:56 PM

MK Struk Defends Shabbat Phone Call over Abduction

Jewish Home MK used phone on Sabbath, igniting a rabbinic brouhaha; says she was only criticized because she is a woman.Gil Ronen, 6/25/2014, 3:39 PM

Rabbi: IDF Must Get Ruthless over Abducted Teens

Dean of Beit El yeshiva calls for IDF to stop pulling punches; 'if world gets angry and condemns, let them. Our response is just.'Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 6/25/2014, 3:33 PM

Have Kidnappers Breached Border on Way to Gaza?

Video shows Arabs from Hevron area infiltrating security barrier despite IDF clamp-down on area where teens thought to be held.Ari Yashar, 6/25/2014, 2:57 PM

Palestinian Parliamentarian Among 17 Arrested

Watch drone video of Operation Brother's Keeper arrests; nighttime raids met friction in Tulkarem.Ari Yashar, 6/25/2014, 7:34 AM

Rocket Hits Town After Iron Dome Shoots Down Two

Rockets fired within minutes of each other shot down; another rocket fired within an hour later lands in town, no damage reported.Ari Yashar, 6/24/2014, 7:55 PM

Cabinet Reduces Hamas Crackdown for Ramadan

Reports of Cabinet decision confirmed as IDF Chief of Staff notes 'growing concern' for teens, affirms assumption is they're alive.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 6/24/2014, 7:11 PM

AG Asks to Cancel Re-release of Shalit Terrorists

Requests asks that ten terrorists from Shalit deal re-arrested in recent operations not be freed again after breaching conditions.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 6/24/2014, 5:52 PM

Ya'alon Denies IDF to Scale Back Hamas Crackdown

Well-respected source says Security Cabinet caves to world pressure in run-up to Ramadan, will only focus on search-and-rescue op.Tova Dvorin, 6/24/2014, 2:46 PM

Kidnapped Teen's Mother Speaks Out at the UN

"It is wrong to take children and use them as an instrument in any struggle. You are responsible for human rights."Tova Dvorin, 6/24/2014, 12:25 PM

Live: Mother Speaks at UN Human Rights Council

Rachel Frenkel, mother of kidnapped teen Naftali Frenkel, to address UN Tuesday and ask for international community's support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2014, 10:59 AM

Sha'ar Sisters Publish Open Letter to IDF

Siblings of kidnapped teen call IDF soldiers 'part of our family.' 'We believe you'll be able to bring them home,' they say.Nir Har-Zahav, 6/24/2014, 9:13 AM

Motivation 'High' in IDF Search for Kidnapped Boys

Brothers' Keeper: 15,000 soldiers, hundreds of volunteer requests - and an understanding that 'mothers are waiting for their sons.'Tova Dvorin, 6/24/2014, 8:56 AM

IDF Raids 120 More Homes Overnight

Official says finding kidnapped teens is the primary target, Shalit deal re-arrests will prompt major changes for Hamas.Kobi Finkler, 6/24/2014, 8:28 AM

UN Fails to Agree on Condemnation of Israel

U.S. Ambassador Power says directly criticizing Israel is "a red line", as Security Council can't agree on statement against Jewish State.Elad Benari, 6/24/2014, 4:16 AM

Hevron Murderer Caught: Freed in Shalit Deal

Watch: film from IDF helmet cam shows arrest of murderer of Baruch Mizrahi Hy''d; killer was among those freed for Gilad Shalit.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 6/23/2014, 2:58 PM

Expert Reveals 'We Know They're Still Alive'

37 more Hamas terrorists arrested; Terrorism adviser explains mission, and why no credit has been taken yet for kidnapping.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 6/23/2014, 9:12 AM

UN Chief 'Concerned' Over Israeli Arrests

UN Secretary-General expresses “solidarity” with families of kidnapped teens, hits out at Israel for its arrest operation.Elad Benari, 6/23/2014, 1:13 AM

Two More Palestinians Killed in 'Brother's Keeper'

The deaths raise to four the number of Palestinians killed since the IDF began a massive search for three yeshiva students.AFP, 6/22/2014, 10:44 PM

Expert: IDF Waiting for Abductors' First Mistake

Ex-senior Shin Bet officer, Menahem Landau, says the name of the game now is intelligence.Shimon Cohen, Gil Ronen, 6/22/2014, 10:34 PM

Teens Organize Major Campaign to Help Out Soldiers

One of the results – probably unintended – of Hamas' abduction of three Israeli teens is a major campaign to boost the morale of soldiers.Yosef Berger, 6/22/2014, 5:28 PM

Israeli Drone Falls in Hevron, PA Gives It Back

An IDF drone fell onto a Hevron rooftop and was taken by Palestinian Authority forces, who returned it to Israeli handsGil Ronen, 6/22/2014, 4:16 PM

IDF's Working Assumption: Missing Teens Are Alive

Three infantry brigades concentrated their efforts in the area of western Hevron on Saturday.Kobi Finkler, Gil Ronen, 6/21/2014, 10:55 PM

MK Zoabi Accuses Abbas of 'Treason'

Arab MK blasts PA chief for security cooperation with Israel. Deputy Minister Danon: she's a Hamas collaborator.Uzi Baruch, 6/21/2014, 9:49 PM

UN Envoy Urges 'Israeli Restraint'

UN's Middle East envoy, Robert Serry, speaks out against Israel’s operation in Judea and Samaria to locate three kidnapped teenagers.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/21/2014, 12:46 AM

Lapid Praises Abbas's 'Courageous' Comments

Finance Minister says Abbas was brave for condemning the kidnapping of three Israelis, adds that Israel has to “break Hamas”.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/20/2014, 9:48 PM

Minister Says Search 'May Take Months or Years'

Yesh Atid minister says no to negotiations with 'murderous terror organization,' but peace negotiations eventually 'necessary.'Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 6/20/2014, 10:58 AM

Abbas: Hope the Three Teens Are Found Alive

PA Chairman expresses hope that three kidnapped teenagers will be found alive, but also blasts Israel's operation in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 6/20/2014, 6:13 AM

Officials: There's Progress, but It'll Take Time

As Operation Brother’s Keeper continues, officials say that some progress has been made in the search for kidnapped students.Kobi Finkler and Elad Benari, 6/20/2014, 1:42 AM

Ya'alon: Israel Will Extract Price from Hamas

"We will not hesitate to strike a blow to anyone who will challenge us," says Defense Minister.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 6/20/2014, 12:14 AM

Gantz: 'Think of Each Kidnapped Boy as a Relative'

Video: IDF Chief of Staff meets troops taking part in Brother's Keeper, reminds them not to harm innocents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2014, 11:42 AM

Journalist: Stop Terror Prisoners' Abuse of Minors

Reservist and journalist Shuki Blass says keeping terrorists from watching World Cup was a sound move, suggests others.Gil Ronen, 6/19/2014, 11:22 AM

New Bill: Life Sentence for Terrorist Abductions

Jewish Home MKs think raising punishment for nationalistically-motivated abductions will have a deterrent effect on terrorists.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 6/19/2014, 10:51 AM

30 More Arrested Overnight, Two from Shalit Deal

Thus far, 53 of the terrorists freed in Shalit deal were re-arrested and may return to serve their sentences.Kobi Finkler, 6/19/2014, 8:14 AM