Election or war - what's closer?

Who are the winners and losers of the latest political drama, and which new figures are expected to shine in the next elections?Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2018, 2:50 PM

Islamic Jihad releases footage of rocket launch

Terrorist organization shows off launch of large rocket which slammed into Ashkelon last week.Tzvi Lev, 11/17/2018, 9:55 PM

'Our protest is only begining'

Gaza-area high schoolers tell Arutz Sheva that they have no plans to drop their protest of the government's lax Gaza policies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2018, 8:30 AM

Live: Arabs riot on Gaza Border

Two Arabs were reportedly hurt by IDF fire in the Khan Younes area.Arutz Sheva, 10/19/2018, 5:21 PM

Bennett: Military reinforcement 'a step in the right direction'

Education minister and cabinet member praises chief of staff's decision to bolster forces in Gaza region.Hezki Baruch, 10/4/2018, 1:20 PM

Cease-fire or non-stop fire?

Josh Hasten thinks that the concept of ‘ceasefire’ doesn’t exist in Hamas Jihadist society.The Land Of Israel Network, 8/16/2018, 10:45 PM

10 fires caused by incendiary kites, balloons Tuesday

Security and firefighting forces extinguish 5 fires caused by terrorists from the Gaza Strip.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2018, 5:35 PM

To the south with love - from citizens of the world

Thousands of packages with Judea/Samaria products sent to Sderot, Gaza area residents donated by citizens from dozens of foreign countries.Mordechai Sones, 7/29/2018, 11:15 AM

Liberman: sirens in Israel mean "very strong" sirens in Gaza

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman visits community near Gaza and expresses hopes for a weekend without "Color Red" sirens.Guy Cohen, 7/27/2018, 7:21 PM

Eight Arabs killed by IDF fire

IDF tanks and aircraft fired back at Gaza Arabs Friday afternoon. No IDF casualties reported.Guy Cohen, 7/20/2018, 6:11 PM

"I should be the next Defense Minister"

Jewish Home Chairman, Education Minister Naftali Bennett, has his own, original plan for dealing with Hamas.Nitsan Keidar, "Besheva", 7/20/2018, 4:39 PM

'Steel wall of a determined government'

Prime Minister warns Hamas against continuing to provoke Israel. 'We're in process involving exchanges of blows.'Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2018, 6:22 PM

'No ceasefire until incendiary kites stop'

PM Netanyahu says government told IDF to stop incendiary kites, balloons, says deterrence is a 'process.'Nitsan Keidar, 7/16/2018, 11:57 AM

Gaza: Casualties in building explosion

Gaza reports say that persons have been killed and wounded in explosion in western Gaza Strip. Background unclear.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2018, 9:47 AM

Security source: 'There are reasons why we don't attack'

Source explains why IDF does not raise response level to incendiary kite warfare and flare-ups from Gaza.Mordechai Sones, 7/8/2018, 2:59 PM

'Gap between miracle and disaster is fine as a hair'

Police commissioner arrives in Gaza area town following fires launched from Gaza.Mordechai Sones, 7/3/2018, 9:17 PM

'Iron fist against kite launchers'

'Incendiary kite as serious as mortar shell. Kite in Gaza area like missile on Ashkelon' said Justice Minister.Mordechai Sones, 7/3/2018, 5:01 PM

Matriculation exams eased for Gaza-area residents

Education Minister Naftali Bennett instructs Ministry to grant half hour extension to all Gaza-area students on matriculation exams.Mordechai Sones, 6/28/2018, 2:25 PM

Watch: Terrorists infiltrate Israel, steal ammo

Video being shared on social media shows terrorists crossing Gaza border into Israel and stealing an IDF ammunition box.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2018, 11:52 AM

The Three-State Solution

Given Gaza’s sharp deterioration over the past 25 years – under the PA’s rule (1994-2007) and then under Hamas’ – it is time to consider a new paradigm for resolving the Strip’s endemic predicament.Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen, 6/20/2018, 9:58 AM

Why non-Jews must protect Israel

Israel lives under a warm sun, just right for happy days of peace, but instead remains in an eternal state of vigilance due to threats to its very existence. Giulio Meotti, 6/16/2018, 10:22 PM

They burn - we plant

Jewish National Fund will join Gaza area residents' initiative and hold planting events in surrounding communities this week.Mordechai Sones, 6/7/2018, 12:43 PM

Death by Art Failure

It is not only in the UK that foolish Jews mourned the killed Hamas terrorists, but also in Israel, in the government funded Bezalel School of Art. Dov Trachtman, 6/5/2018, 10:26 PM

'If I were in Gaza, I'd launch a kite'

Writer and playwright Yehoshua Sobol expresses curious understanding for Arab terror burning thousands of dunams in Negev.Mordechai Sones, 6/5/2018, 10:06 PM

'Within one or two years Iran will be destroyed'

American Friends of Likud Chairman: 'Israel should annex Area C which is 50% of Judea and Samaria; that would be obvious.'Eliran Aharon, 6/4/2018, 9:34 PM

'Rehabilitate Gaza - provided the boys return home'

Minister Bennett tours Gaza perimeter, refers to negotiations on possible 'hudna' and issue of Overrule Clause.Hezki Baruch, 5/24/2018, 1:52 PM

When Jews honor Hamas terrorists

Josh Hasten wonders who are the ones who prefer the good of their enemies over their own people.The Land Of Israel Network, 5/22/2018, 12:46 AM

Justice Minister blasts UN "Commission of Hypocrisy"

Min. Ayelet Shaked said UNCHR "could care less about human rights," after it votes for inquiry on Gaza "war crimes".Gil Ronen, 5/18/2018, 6:06 PM

UNHRC approves inquiry into Israeli 'war crimes' in Gaza, 29:2

The US and Australia were the only two countries that voted against the resolution.Gil Ronen, 5/18/2018, 5:25 PM

Marking a decade of Hamas rule in Gaza

There is a de facto Hamas state in Gaza and Israel recognizes that fact - with the consequences.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 6/16/2017, 3:34 PM

'Striking Israel will bring destruction upon Hamas'

The Prime Minister to citizens of the Gaza belt: "the rules of the game have changed.'Nitzan Keidar, 7/28/2016, 5:21 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Gaza: A port is no panacea for poverty

Hamas are not burrowing tunnels because Gaza has no port. They are burrowing them despite the fact it does not have one.Dr. Martin Sherman, 5/26/2016, 6:45 PM

Smart Fences Completed Around Gaza Belt Communities

Defense Ministry equips 12 communities with advanced security fences to the tune of 30 million shekel.Kobi Finkler, 10/6/2015, 12:16 PM

Will 1,300 Children Have Nowhere to Run?

Parents in a kibbutz near Gaza to protest after bomb shelter bus stops revealed to hold a fraction of the town's students.Tova Dvorin, 8/31/2015, 4:19 PM

Rocket from Gaza Strikes Eshkol Region

Strike reported just inside Israel's borders in second incident in one day; sirens apparently did not sound.Tova Dvorin, 8/7/2015, 3:18 PM

Sirens in Southern Israel; Rocket Falls Inside Gaza

Code red alarm sounds in Yad Mordechai and Netiv Ha'asarah; IDF clarifies it was a false alarm.Tova Dvorin, 6/28/2015, 12:04 PM

IDF Thwarts Infiltration Attempt in Gaza Belt

Arab terrorist attempted to climb border fence near Kibbutz Zikim; he was apprehended by IDF forces.Tova Dvorin, 6/16/2015, 1:07 PM

MK Haim Yellin Urges IDF, HFC: Cancel Drill in Gaza Belt

Former Eshkol Regional Council chief notes planned emergency preparedness drill with sirens could cause post-traumatic stress.Hezki Baruch, 5/25/2015, 5:30 PM

Gaza Evacuation Program Launched Ahead of Future Wars

Gaza Belt residents to be evacuated systematically and under IDF supervision, according to new program.Tova Dvorin, 5/22/2015, 11:37 AM

IDF Commander: Multiple Wars with Hamas Inevitable

Southern Command Gen. says there is 'no alternative' to Hamas rule in Gaza, says there are 'mutual interests' at stake.Uzi Baruch, 5/12/2015, 10:38 AM

Gaza Belt Residents Hear Digging, Say They Don't Trust IDF

Multiple residents say they are living on adrenaline after IDF repeatedly denies finding evidence of tunnels despite digging sounds.Tova Dvorin, 3/23/2015, 8:09 PM

IDF Conducts Emergency Exercises Near Gaza

Exercise involves IAF strafing, practice with controlled explosions, Southern Command Chief warns residents.Koby Finkler, 3/22/2015, 8:09 AM

IDF to Shorten Warning Times for Incoming Rockets

15 seconds is not enough: Gaza Belt residents will now be instructed to live in - or next to - shelters during future wars.Tova Dvorin, 3/11/2015, 11:42 AM

134.5 Million Shekel Program Launched to Expand Gaza Belt

Large-scale program to appeal to young families to move to the region with heavily subsidized housing.Yishai Karov, 1/21/2015, 7:31 PM

State Allocates $500K to Fortify Synagogues Against Rocket Fire

Deputy Religious Affairs Minister blames Shas for lagging behind in fortifying religious buildings.Tova Dvorin, 1/5/2015, 1:55 PM

IDF to Continue Guarding Gaza Belt - For Now

Decision to pull Gaza Belt patrols postponed until Sunday, while the security establishment re-evaluates the risks.Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2014, 4:04 PM

IDF Forces Shoot Dead Suspected Infiltrator at Gaza Border

One Palestinian dead, another wounded from misfired IDF warning shots; twelve infiltration attempts from Gaza thus far this month.Koby Finkler and Tova Dvorin, 11/23/2014, 1:27 PM

Jenin, Shechem Palestinians to Visit Southern Israel Towns

Roughly 200 people from Jenin and Shechem due to visit Israeli communities 'to see what happened here', understand other side.Shimon Cohen, 10/20/2014, 5:08 PM

Israel Ships Over 600 Tons of Construction Materials to Gaza

Israel provides Hamas with steel and cement - despite ample evidence that it is already being slated for more terror tunnels.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 10/14/2014, 2:40 PM

Ban Says Gaza Ruin 'Beyond Description'

UN Secretary General expresses shock at destruction in Gaza, in yet another PR move supporting Hamas.Tova Dvorin, 10/14/2014, 1:40 PM

Gaza Belt Residents Say 'Bad Feeling' Hovers Over Security

Following mortar shell fire, one Gaza area resident says panic is rising over the possibility of another war.Benny Toker, 9/17/2014, 10:59 PM

Parents of Four Year-Old Killed by Rocket Fire Speak Out

Gila and Doron Tragerman, parents of four year-old Daniel hy"d, say they will not return to Nahal Oz after shiva mourning period.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 8/25/2014, 5:26 PM

Frustrated Gaza Belt Residents Protest Outside Netanyahu's House

Murder of 4 year-old from mortar shell drives Gaza Belt residents to action, as protestors say 'enough is enough' to 14 years of rockets.Tova Dvorin, 8/24/2014, 8:47 AM

IDF Discharges 30,000 Reserve Soldiers

55,000 soldiers still in the field as 72-hour ceasefire keeps a tenuous hold; meanwhile, Gaza belt residents hesitate to return home.Tova Dvorin, 8/6/2014, 4:36 PM

My Outline for a Solution in Gaza

Clear and concise, the steps towards achieving quiet in Gaza.MK Moshe Feiglin, 7/15/2014, 11:01 PM

Rockets Strike as Far North as Haifa

Hamas's rockets reach furthest point yet, landing in the sea near Haifa 165 kilometers (102 miles) from Gaza; one hurt in Zikhron Ya'akov.Tova Dvorin, 7/9/2014, 2:51 PM

US Embassy Cuts Hours, Raises Alert Due to Rocket Fire

Rocket attacks on Tel Aviv prompt warnings to US citizens; embassy staff advised to stay at home.Tova Dvorin and Elad Benari, 7/9/2014, 9:18 AM