IDF Creates New Intelligence Dept. to Monitor ISIS

In April, the IDF began tracking the spread of Islamic State; today, an entire intelligence department has been dedicated to surveillance.Cynthia Blank, 1/4/2015, 1:19 PM

Israel to Halt Majority of Gas Mask Production

Gas mask production for civilians and IDF soldiers will cease due to reduced chemical weapons threat from Syria.Cynthia Blank, 12/25/2014, 11:23 AM

Cabinet Approves Gadi Eizenkot as Next IDF Chief of Staff

Government ministers unanimously approve Gadi Eizenkot's appointment as IDF Chief of Staff during Sunday Cabinet meeting.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 12/14/2014, 12:05 PM

IDF Displays Hamas's Weapons from Operation Protective Edge

IDF releases pictures Monday of the large arsenal of Hamas weapons confiscated during operation in Gaza.Cynthia Blank, 12/8/2014, 11:00 PM

Abduction Fears Ruled Out in Samaria

Arabs report Jew from Kochav Yaakov arrested by PA for carrying out 'price tag' attack sparking IDF fears of kidnapping attempt.Ornit Atzar, Cynthia Blank, 11/19/2014, 9:34 AM

MK Miri Regev Welcomes Salary Increases for Soldiers

Regev welcomes Defense Minister's decision to raise soldiers' salaries, but regrets decision stems mostly from public pressure.Yedida Ben Or, Cynthia Blank, 11/16/2014, 10:18 AM

IDF Soldiers' Salaries To Increase in 2015

Soldiers are expected to receive 800-1000 NIS per month. IDF spokesman: 'We must ensure a soldier has enough to support himself.'Cynthia Blank , 10/20/2014, 3:59 PM

Aryeh Eldad: 'Suicides - The Result of Difficult Battle Scenes'

In light of the suicide of 3 Givati ​​soldiers who fought in Gaza, physician, Arieh Eldad, believes that the army is not really prepared.Benny Toker and Cynthia Blank, 10/5/2014, 8:08 AM