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Iran set to return U.S. soldiers later today

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif says sailors to be returned to U.S. navy very soon.Shimon Cohen, 1/13/2016, 7:56 AM

Navy is 'ready for any threat that comes its way'

Surpirse multilevel integrated training scenario illustrates high level of readiness in the navy and commando units.Uzi Baruch, 1/6/2016, 10:09 AM

IDF exercises tackle ISIS, abductions, rockets

Surprise drill ran air, ground, and naval forces through a series of 'worst case scenarios.'Tova Dvorin, 12/2/2015, 9:06 PM

Israel successfully tests 'Iron Dome for ships'

IDF holds successful test of the Barak 8 surface-to-air missile which will help secure Naval vessels.Kobi Finkler and Ben Ariel, 11/27/2015, 2:43 AM

Ya'alon Blasts Flotilla 'of Hypocrisy and Lies'

Defense minister welcomes navy action against flotilla, warns ships only aim to allow weapons to Gaza to be turned against Israeli citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 7:26 AM

Navy Takes Over Flotilla Ship

IDF naval fighters board the Swedish Marianne vessel that was attempting to break the blockade on Gaza. No injuries reported.Elad Benari, 6/29/2015, 5:12 AM

Watch: Joining the IDF Patrol Boat Squad

Arutz Sheva accompanies the #914 Patrol Boat Squad of the Israeli Navy.Yissachar Ruas, 5/22/2015, 1:15 AM

Iran Readies for War, Raises Security Level

As Iranian gears up for a possible showdown with Saudi Arabia over Yemen, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei dismissed what “American threats."Dalit Halevi, 4/19/2015, 9:15 PM

Israeli Navy's Secret Submarine Fleet

Israel's nuclear-capable INS Tanin able to operate deep within enemy territory - to lethal effect.Uzi Baruch, 3/29/2015, 7:33 PM

IDF Appoints First Female Navy Captain

Captain Or Cohen will be transferred to a warship as a deputy commander, and later Cohen will be given her own ship.Yaakov Levi, 11/27/2014, 9:36 AM

'Marine Intifada': IDF Arrests Gaza Fishermen

'Systematic' breaching of naval borders goes on unabated, with Israeli navy forced to open fire and arrest seven Gazans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2014, 12:52 PM

Marine Intifada? Skirmishes Rise Along Gaza Coast

Fisherman bait Israeli naval forces along 6-km nautical border, officers say - and may be looking to reel in intelligence, not food.Tova Dvorin, 10/19/2014, 2:36 PM

Israel Welcomes Fourth Nuclear Stealth Submarine

Netanyahu calls new INS Tanin 'a clear and pointed message to Israel's enemies'; navy flotilla welcomes most expensive IDF craft.Ari Yashar, 9/23/2014, 8:03 PM

Israel to Receive Fourth 'Dolphin' Submarine

State of the art vessel, the most expensive piece of hardware in the IDF's arsenal, will significantly boost Israel's naval capabilities.Ari Soffer, 9/3/2014, 9:26 AM

Netanyahu Calls UN to Investigate Hamas

Speaking before naval cadets, PM Netanyahu says the IDF is the most moral army in the world.Hezki Baruch, 9/3/2014, 3:12 AM

IDF to Decorate Soldiers for Bravery, Courage

Senior officers say a large-scale project launched to determine who will be decorated; Lt. Eitan, Shayetet 13 likely among them.Tova Dvorin, 8/6/2014, 10:34 PM

The Israeli Navy's 'Silent Commandos' in Gaza

The IDF may be primarily using airstrikes to hit Hamas and other terrorists, but the navy is playing a significant role of its own.Kobi Finkler, Tova Dvorin, 7/16/2014, 5:49 PM

IDF Calls Up 40,000 Reservists to 'Hit Hamas Hard'

Cabinet okays massive call-up, signalling imminent ground offensive. Gaza death toll hits 14, including senior Hamas commando.Arutz Sheva, 7/8/2014, 1:41 PM

Navy Fires at Gaza Boats, Injuries Reported

IDF naval force fired at Arab boats that strayed from permitted zone. Gaza press reports two wounded by Egyptian navy.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2014, 7:44 AM

Israel's Naval Commandos Rescue Fishermen

Shayetet 13 soldiers rescue five civilians whose fishing boat sank off Haifa.Gil Ronen, 2/7/2012, 9:13 AM

Iran Thanks U.S. for Rescuing Fishermen

Iran's Foreign Ministry thanked the United States Saturday for rescuing 13 of its fishermen from pirates.Chana Ya'ar, 1/7/2012, 11:17 PM

UK Warns Iran: 'Don't Close Strait of Hormuz'

Britain is warning Iran it may resort to military action if Tehran attempts to close the Strait of Hormuz to Western oil shipping.Chana Ya'ar, 1/5/2012, 3:31 PM

Surprise IDF Navy Drill as Iran Ends War Games

The IDF staged a surprise drill at its base at the port of Haifa as Iran completed “war games” that included a threat on Israel. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/4/2012, 1:49 PM

100th Submariner's Course Graduates

Navy Commander tells soldiers, "From now, covertness and lethality will characterize your mission."Gil Ronen, 12/20/2011, 10:06 AM

IDF: Maritime Terror ‘Daily Occurrence’

The IDF’s Ashdod-based Navy unit deals with terrorist activity on a daily basis, security reconnaissance commander “D” says. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/25/2011, 2:46 PM

Navy has New Commander: Ram Rutenberg

Rutenberg replaces Eliezer Marom who was Navy Commander for 4 years and has completed 38 years' service.Gil Ronen, 10/6/2011, 8:35 PM

‘Remote Control’ May Stop Flotillas

Israel will use unmanned drones to protect Israel’s newly discovered gas fields and is studying high-tech methods to stop future flotillas. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/5/2011, 11:35 AM

VIDEO: Israel Navy in Action

The Israeli navy has come a far way from being a crew of sailors. A new action-packed video shows commandos manning missiles – and boats.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/31/2011, 7:34 AM