General doesn't regret speech comparing Israel to 1930's Germany

Despite losing race for Chief of Staff post, General Yair Golan says he doesn't regret making infamous speech that likely hurt his chances.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2018, 7:47 PM

Netanyahu welcomes nomination of new IDF Chief of Staff

Netanyahu says Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi is a worthy candidate for IDF Chief of Staff.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/26/2018, 11:18 PM

Report: Netayahu didn't approve Chief of Staff appointment

Reports say Liberman's recommendation to appoint Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi as chief of staff was not coordinated with the prime minister.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2018, 3:38 PM

'A wise and creative officer'

Platitudes rain down after Aviv Kochavi chosen to replace Gadi Eizenkot as IDF Chief of Staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2018, 2:43 PM

Who is Major General Aviv Kochavi?

A profile of the intellectual and enigmatic officer who will become the IDF's next Chief of Staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2018, 12:14 PM

Def. Min.: Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi is next Chief of Staff

Liberman selects Deputy Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi to succeed Eisenkot.Arutz Sheva, 10/26/2018, 11:34 AM

The non-leftist general

Journalist Haggai Huberman expresses support for Major General Nitzan Alon as candidate for Chief of Staff.Haggai Huberman, 10/4/2018, 2:48 PM

Liberman says he will begin vetting new Chief of Staff

Defense Minister will start reviewing replacment for Chief of Sraff Gadi Eizenkot. Nominees are Aviv Kochavi, Yair Golan, and Nitzan Alon.Tzvi Lev, 7/26/2018, 6:45 PM

UN Secretary General flies over Gaza in Israeli helicopter

UN Secretary General Guterres receives helicopter tour of Gaza area, receives briefing on threats facing Israeli residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2017, 9:53 AM

An unusual confrontation in front of Ambassador Nikki Haley

UNIFIL commander tells US UN Ambassador that situation with Hezbollah is calm, Israeli general responds that UNIFIL does not do its job.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2017, 10:59 PM

'Be a family man while serving in the military'

Northern Command General Aviv Kochavi implements new guidelines to strengthen connection between career officers and their families.Kobi Finkler, 9/8/2016, 9:37 AM

How close surveillance helped eliminate Samir Kuntar

Defense establishment refuses to comment on Samir Kuntar hit, but notes it keeps track of whereabouts of senior terrorists globally.Kobi Finkler , 12/20/2015, 11:34 AM

Ya'alon Warns Hezbollah: We Won't Tolerate Attacks

Hezbollah, Syria will be held responsible for attacks, Defense Minister warns, amid 'largest buildup since Second Lebanon War.'Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 1/23/2015, 11:45 AM

Kochavi Takes Over IDF Northern Command

The former head of IDF Intelligence, General Aviv Kochavi, officially took up the post of IDF Northern Command Head on Sunday.Yaakov Levi, 11/2/2014, 4:32 PM

New Northern Command Chief: Maj. Gen. Aviv Kohavi

Brigadier General Hertzi Halevi will be appointed new Chief of IDF Intelligence DirectorateArutz Sheva staff, 4/28/2014, 10:06 AM

'170,000 Rockets Aimed at Israel'

Israel's Chief of Military Intelligence presents the magnitude of Israel's struggle to defend itself.Tova Dvorin, 1/29/2014, 6:21 PM

Top IDF Official Warns: Global Jihad is at Our Doorstep

Syria is attracting more and more Islamist elements and the threat may affect the entire region, says the head of Military Intelligence.Elad Benari, 7/24/2013, 2:45 AM

IDF: Mideast being Redrawn along Sunni-Shiite Fault Line

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon receives briefing from Intelligence Directorate.Gil Ronen, 4/11/2013, 6:44 PM

MI: Assad Will Use WMDs While Hizbullah, Iran Plan New Army

IDF Military Intelligence chief Kochavi predicted Syrian chemical war and a post-Assad Iranian-Hizbullah militia at the Herzliya Conference.Chana Ya'ar, 3/14/2013, 4:47 PM

Iran Nuke Progress Slow But Steady, Assumes Strike ‘Not Likely’

Iran is making slow but steady progress in its nuclear development program, and believes a military strike is “not likely” says MI chief. Chana Ya'ar, 3/14/2013, 2:21 PM

PM: Sinai a Launching Pad for Terrorists

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says Israel will not hesitate to strike those who seek to harm its citizens.Gabe Kahn, 4/5/2012, 5:33 PM

Anonymous Hero Receives Certificate of Excellence

Captain in Intelligence Corps honored for breakthroughs, operational courage and great contribution to security.Gil Ronen, 4/5/2012, 9:11 AM

IDF Intel Chief: 200,000 Missiles Aimed at Israel

There are some 200,000 missiles and rockets aimed at Israel, a top IDF official said Thursday - and no part of the country is "safe" anymoreDavid Lev, 2/2/2012, 10:53 AM

More Smuggling into Gaza Since Egypt Upheaval

Military Intelligence Head tells Cabinet there is less security and control over Sinai than there was before Mubarak's ouster. Gil Ronen, 4/3/2011, 9:34 PM

Incoming MI Chief: Victory in Battle is the Test

The new Head of Military Intelligence, Major-General Aviv Kochavi, was commander of Gaza Division during 'Disengagement.'Gil Ronen, 11/23/2010, 10:08 AM