Hamas suffered big blow; We're on edge between flare-up and calm

'We're trying to bring quiet, stop attacks,' senior official says; 'We've more blows for Hamas and we're planning them if necessary.'Mordechai Sones, 10/29/2018, 9:21 PM

IDF targets incendiary balloon launching site

IDF attacks Hamas post after identifying terrorists launching arson balloons from the site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2018, 6:03 PM

'They give - they'll get; they don't give - they won't get'

Defense Minister at rally: 'There'll be quiet, there'll be calm, then we'll know how to be neighbors.'Mordechai Sones, 10/23/2018, 11:02 PM

New report details PA, Hamas torture of dissidents

New report by Human Rights Watch details torture of dissidents under Hamas and Palestinian Authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2018, 5:26 PM

Commentator calls cabinet ministers 'heroes' for Gaza restraint

Veteran political commentator proud of cabinet decision not to launch large-scale attack in Gaza. 'Ministers knew to conquer their urges.'Mordechai Sones, 10/18/2018, 2:06 PM

IDF attacks empty outposts

Air force attacks targets east of Gaza City and the south after rocket fired from Gaza hit house in Be'er Sheva causing heavy damage.Mordechai Sones, 10/17/2018, 12:08 PM

Panel discussion: Should Israel keep negotiating or invade Gaza?

Is Israel's best interest to keep negotiating or time to go back into Gaza on full operation and end it once and for all?Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2018, 8:44 PM

IDF attacks Hamas position in Gaza

Attack carried out after two terrorists damage security fence in southern Gaza with bomb.Mordechai Sones, 10/15/2018, 6:26 PM

Education Minister: 'Time to move to iron fist'

Jewish Home Chairman: 'We must prevent terrorists from infiltrating into Israel and set clear rule: Infiltrating terrorist doesn't return.'Mordechai Sones, 10/15/2018, 3:27 PM

Goldin family awaits Netanyahu speech

'Expected to declare return of boys precondition for entire Gaza agreement, demand UN bear responsibility for abduction during cease-fire.'Mordechai Sones, 9/27/2018, 9:22 AM

Haaretz commentator: 'Missing soldier's parents weaken Israel'

Nehemia Strassler criticizes Goldin family struggle against agreement with Hamas: 'Struggle weakens Israel, raises price demanded by Hamas.'Mordechai Sones, 9/23/2018, 9:19 AM

'Residents of the south can be calm'

Southern IDF Commander addresses security threats in north and south, clarifies 'IDF will know how to deal with both arenas.'Mordechai Sones, 9/9/2018, 10:38 AM

A Dem. Congressional candidate whose entire family links to Hamas

The U.S. Democratic Congressional Central Committee endorses and funds a congressional candidate whose entire family links to Hamas.       Lee Kaplan, 9/5/2018, 12:05 AM

Hamas bemoans Israeli insistence on prisoner return

Arab media reports Israel does not agree to advance truce if it does not include significant progress in captives' return.Mordechai Sones, 8/20/2018, 5:20 PM

'Preaching and crocodile tears'

Liberman insists, 'We're not talking to Hamas'; criticizes extended sentence for Border Policeman; scolds Umm al-Fahm.Mordechai Sones, 8/19/2018, 2:32 PM

'Hitting Hamas leaders will strengthen deterrence'

MK Yogev calls to separate between Gaza population and Hamas leadership with Egyptian and other help to strengthen deterrence.Mordechai Sones, 8/19/2018, 10:42 AM

Defense Minister: 'Conquer Gaza or an Arab spring'

Liberman: 'Solution is to turn Gaza into economic entity providing work for two million people and will become Singapore of Middle East.'Mordechai Sones, 8/16/2018, 12:38 PM

Liberman to Gaza residents: 'Israel not problem but solution'

Defense Minister: 'As long as there's quiet, Gaza residents benefit.'Mordechai Sones, 8/15/2018, 9:27 AM

'Liberman's gestures to Hamas are a mistake'

Minister opposes ground operation, sets out alternative plan to eradicate terrorism; 'Jewish Home will vote against Israel-Hamas agreement.'Mordechai Sones, 8/14/2018, 8:26 PM

Where has all the flour gone? The fake humanitarian UNRWA crisis

The amount of funding UNRWA gets is enough to feed Gaza. Where has it disappeared? David Bedein, 8/14/2018, 3:47 AM

"Hamas must understand - Israel is not weak"

Yossi Kuperwasser claims that Israel needs to send the message that there’s a “price to pay"Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2018, 11:52 PM

'Father shouted to me: Out of the house! Quickly!'

Shalev Levy, wounded by Qassam rocket shrapnel and operated on at night, tells of events at home during Gaza rocket and attack on house.Mordechai Sones, 8/9/2018, 5:12 PM

Sderot pledges support: 'Time to enter Gaza'

Sderot Mayor calls government to launch military operation, restore regional peace: 'We must strike terror and bring life back to normal.'Mordechai Sones, 8/9/2018, 2:04 PM

Improvement in condition of critically injured woman

Alarms activate this morning around Gaza, political-security cabinet to meet at noon. Hospital reports improvement in woman's condition.Mordechai Sones, 8/9/2018, 12:18 PM

National Union: Victory in Gaza now

'Terrorism can no longer be contained, not in drips, not in a burning kite routine, and not in rocket barrages terrorizing residents.'Mordechai Sones, 8/9/2018, 11:51 AM

'Liquidate Hamas heads'

First and immediate goal is victory over Hamas and its capitulation. Goal is to occupy Gaza and control security.MK Moti Yogev, 8/9/2018, 10:56 AM

Shaked: Deterrence has been damaged - this must be recognized

'Hamas mustn't run our lives,' said Shaked. 'We won't reach any arrangement not including demilitarization or ceased expansion.'Mordechai Sones, 8/9/2018, 9:57 AM

'The Prime Minister demonstrates weakness'

Simcha Goldin, father of Lt. Hadar Hy"d blames government for not using capabilities in attempt to return bodies of soldiers held by Hamas.Hezki Baruch, 7/31/2018, 5:16 PM

'Hamas understood message; we're headed for calm'

Deputy Defense Minister: Preparations for focused defense of Adam and all settlements; Hamas realized it will pay unprecedented price.Shimon Cohen, 7/30/2018, 4:38 PM

For these I weep

The oft-quoted verse from Lamentations 1:16, read on eve of the 9th of Av fast, is as apt today as it was when the Prophet Jeremiah said it while mourning the destroyed first Holy Temple.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 7/20/2018, 7:13 AM

Rivlin apprises Hamas: 'Gaza won't be rehabilitated'

'As long as Hamas continues running Gaza while holding our soldiers who didn't return from battle, Gaza won't be rehabilitated.'Mordechai Sones, 7/3/2018, 9:58 PM

The answer to Hamas terror kites - not proportional, but exponential!

If the Mossad can make off with a half-ton of top secret Iranian nuclear documents, it can plant major explosives in areas filled with Hamas kite flyers and set them off when the time is ripe. Gerald A. Honigman, 6/17/2018, 8:30 AM

Brooklyn High School in Jewish community honors Hamas

What if students wanted to honor the terrorists who murdered Taylor Force, a young American who was stabbed in a terrorist attack in Jaffa in 2016? Cindy Grosz, 6/14/2018, 9:29 PM

Watch: IDF neutralizes naval terror tunnel

IDF attacks Hamas special naval force army post, neutralizes naval terror tunnel designed to allow frogman assaults in Israel.Mordechai Sones, 6/10/2018, 4:00 PM

Palestine- failing the test of history

After a quarter–century, all the Palestinians have managed to establish is a corrupt kleptocracy under Fatah and a tyrannical theocracy under Hamas.Dr. Martin Sherman, 6/6/2018, 7:40 PM

'Stop Hamas once and for all'

World Jewish Congress Director calls on Jewish leaders from all over Europe to take action against Hamas.Nitsan Keidar, 6/5/2018, 6:40 PM

From the Hebrew Press: Israel's Hasbara does the job

The Gaza conflagration may not be over, but Israel can already chalk up one clear victory: Its hasbara (pr efforts) led even Europe's leaders to issue one-sided condemnations of Hamas. Nitsan Keidar, 6/5/2018, 12:11 AM

Ceasefire on the Gaza border - can we count on that?

According to Yossi Kuperwasser, former director general of the Ministry of Strategic Affairs, Hamas paid a heavy price for recent attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2018, 10:41 PM

Bennett: The brain is Iran and the hands are Hamas

'Israel in focused battle against octopus head in Iran maneuvering tentacles in Lebanon, Syria, and Gaza to harm State of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 5/30/2018, 12:16 PM

Hamas changed the terms of the game and will pay for it

Amos Harel, defense analyst, thinks that the situation in Gaza has caused Hamas to try to strengthen its resistance to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2018, 2:44 AM

Greenblatt tweets in Arabic to reason with Gaza population

'Hamas, through its reckless "leadership", risked many lives and shattered the future of an entire generation.'Mordechai Sones, 5/30/2018, 12:16 AM

What’s next for Gaza?

Dr. Kobi Michael of the Institute for National Security Studies discusses possible policy changes Israel could take regarding Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2018, 11:43 PM

'I saw death with my own eyes'

Sderot resident whose home was hit last night by Gaza terrorist bullets: 'Seventy percent of public suffering from anxiety.'Yoni Kempinski, 5/29/2018, 7:30 PM

Young Israel calls for action after terror tribute at NYC School

'Tribute to terrorists cannot and should not be categorized as civic engagement or activism.'Mordechai Sones, 5/29/2018, 6:30 PM

Hamas: Fight to the last Gazan

Hamas has betrayed the residents of Gaza. Instead of an Islamic regime, it has built one based on fear. Instead of hope, it has brought despair.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 5/16/2018, 5:50 PM

NBC denies Hamas paying Gazans to riot

Gazans cash checks from Hamas after being shot at border; NBC: 'Netanyahu conspiracy theories, baseless claims, zero evidence.'Mordechai Sones, 5/16/2018, 12:37 PM

The real headline: IDF saves thousands of Israeli lives

There were no innocent Gazan lives lost at the border fence this week. There were many innocent lives saved on the Israeli side of that border. Justin Amler, 5/16/2018, 8:11 AM

Ex-ambassador ridicules idea that Israel is threatened

Has Kurtzer been watching the news lately? Why does he seek to misleadingly portray Israel as facing no threats along its borders, with the only possible threat from far-away Iran?Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 5/15/2018, 11:53 PM

'We'll help the terrorists meet their virgins'

Islam expert tells Arutz Sheva: 'Hamas failed completely. We'll help anyone approaching fence to meet their virgins up above.'Mordechai Sones, 5/15/2018, 10:16 PM

Self inflicted Palestinian humiliation is not Israel's problem

Israel does not need a hudna deal with Hamas. It needs something else entirely.Dr. Aaron Lerner, 5/15/2018, 8:35 AM

The test of the "March of Return": Violence in Judea and Samaria

The real test of Hamas’s March of Return campaign in Gaza lies in its ability to mobilize mass violence in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria.Prof. Hillel Frisch, 4/10/2018, 9:51 PM

Hamas Swastika groupies

The Gaza marchers bearing a flag with a swastika on it make their goal clear, the media try to hide it and the cheering useful idiots don't get it - or do they? Jack Engelhard, 4/8/2018, 8:29 AM

The world goes for Israel's throat

If the 30.000 Palestinians were allowed to cross those borders, instead of dead terrorists, we would have had dead Israelis. Would the world be more satisfied?  Giulio Meotti, 4/3/2018, 11:40 AM

'There's a red line that mustn't be crossed'

MK Eitan Cabel angry at those attacking IDF soldiers for defending Gaza area residents from Hamas marches. 'Who are you blaming?'Mordechai Sones, 4/1/2018, 8:06 PM

Twin perils for Israel: Iranian nuclear weapons and "Palestine"

Special to Arutz Sheva by internationally known expert on nuclear dangers in the Middle East: 'Such singly unique threats as Iranian nuclear weapons and "Palestine" should also be treated analytically with respect to their foreseeable conjunctions.'Prof. Louis René Beres, 3/19/2018, 9:28 AM

Supreme Court: Don't return body to Gaza

Interim order against returning body: 'Holding our hostages must not become an asset, but a burden whose costs are paid by our enemies.'Mordechai Sones, 3/8/2018, 10:40 AM

Major General Mordechai threatens Hamas

COGAT head'smessage to Hamas heads: 'Stop violent border disturbances. IDF will take harsher measures.'Mordechai Sones, 2/19/2018, 7:51 PM