IDF official to Gazans: Stop building tunnels

Major General Yoav Mordechai warns Gazans that the terror tunnels are not only collapsing because of "work accidents."Elad Benari, 10/27/2016, 4:44 AM

Liberman allows easing of restrictions for Muslim holiday

The government is making a number of generous gestures to Muslims for the upcoming Muslim holiday next week.Kobi Finkler, 9/5/2016, 8:46 PM

COGAT imposes sanctions on Hevron governor

Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai places sanctions on Hebron governor Kamel Hamid after his visit to terrorist's family.Re'ut Hadar, 7/3/2016, 7:00 PM

Senior IDF official: ISIS members recently trained in Gaza

Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai tells Saudi website that ISIS members entered Gaza from Egypt to undergo military training.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/13/2016, 11:18 PM

Israel stops giving cement to Gaza after Hamas thefts

COGAT finds that Hamas minister diverts private humanitarian cement transfers to built more tunnels. Public sector will still get cement.Shimon Cohen, 4/5/2016, 8:08 AM

Israel eases sanctions on Gazan Arabs

COGAT Major General Yoav Mordechai confirms Israel is providing more exit permits to Gazan residents wishing to travel abroad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2016, 9:35 PM

IDF official: There are no negotiations on a Gaza seaport

The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories stresses that a Gaza seaport isn't on the agenda in talks with Turkey.Ido Ben Porat, 2/28/2016, 4:01 AM

Hamas denies Israeli charge Gaza treating ISIS terrorists

IDF general declares Hamas smuggling ISIS terrorists from Egypt into Gaza for medical treatment - a charge Hamas immediately denies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2016, 6:48 PM

'Was Israel involved in tunnel collapses? God knows'

IDF's Yoav Mordechai evades question when asked by PA news agency if Israel is responsible for collapse of Hamas's tunnels.Ben Ariel, 2/4/2016, 6:12 AM

Erekat claims IDF general is 'acting Palestinian president'

PLO Secretary-General claims Netanyahu is controlling the Palestinians through the Civil Administration and COGAT.Dalit Halevi, 1/26/2016, 3:42 AM

Exposed: Israel secretly building another new PA city

Officials reveal state is advancing plans for new PA city in Samaria, under assumption increase in Arab jobs will lessen terror.Ari Yashar, 11/9/2015, 12:15 PM

COGAT Slams Arab Incitement in Interview with Al Jazeera

Major General Yoav Mordechai blasts radical Islamic movements for 'rumors and lies' that Israel is trying to take over holy sites.Kobi Finkler, 10/11/2015, 1:19 PM

Report: Israel to Sponsor Two New Palestinian Authority Cities

COGAT, PA deny rumors that two sides met to discuss infrastructure earlier this month. Could the cities be a security risk?Tova Dvorin, 9/29/2015, 1:35 PM

Israel to Reduce Number of Israeli Arabs who Enter Gaza

In the interest of their safety, Israel will reduce the number of Israeli Arabs who are allowed to enter Gaza.Kobi Finkler, 7/24/2015, 4:43 AM

More 'Gestures': Israel Slashes Wait Time for PA Entry Permits

Israel has streamlined its admission policy for PA residents, cutting the process from days to hours.Yaakov Levi, 4/19/2015, 6:12 PM

Sources: Gaza to Get Cement Deliveries 'For Next Three Years'

In yet another Israeli “gesture,” the PA has been moving caravans from PA-controlled areas of Judea and Samaria to Gaza.Yaakov Levi, 4/15/2015, 4:00 PM

Israel to Double Water Supply to Gaza

COGAT says it hopes Hamas will not steal water from citizens as it steals construction materials to build terror tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2015, 4:46 PM

Gaza Crossing Closed Following Mortar Barrage

Five wounded at Erez Crossing, leading to closure of transfer point where wounded Gazans have been exiting for medical treatment.Ari Yashar, 8/24/2014, 5:48 PM

Israeli Official Says Operation in Hevron Will Continue

Coordinator of Government Activities in Judea, Samaria and Gaza says IDF will continue to surround Hevron in search of kidnapped youths.Elad Benari, 6/16/2014, 6:15 AM

IDF 'Undermined' Supreme Court To Block 'Settlers'

General Alon signs order forbidding access to land registrars in Judea Samaria, despite court ruling and upcoming petition.Iddo Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 4/23/2014, 11:27 AM

IDF Gets New Spokesman

Outgoing Spokesman speaks of PR deployment, ‘visual war room.’Maayana Miskin, 10/16/2013, 12:42 AM

IDF: Stop Announcing 'Intifada'

IDF Spokesman calls upon those declaring an "intifada" is at hand to show "responsibility and caution."Gil Ronen, 3/1/2013, 10:24 AM

IDF Spokesman: We Will Foil Terror but Not Initiate Strikes

IDF Spokesman Brigadier General Yoav Mordechai: Despite the ceasefire, we have a mandate to foil any terror attack on Israelis.Elad Benari, 11/22/2012, 4:14 AM

IDF Retaliates, Barak Vows to 'Return Quiet to South'

The IDF retaliated against Gaza terrorist attacks Wednesday morning as Defense Minister Ehud Barak vowed to “return the quiet to the south.”Chana Ya'ar, 10/24/2012, 10:39 AM

IDF Spokesman: No Tears for Assassinated Iranian Scientist

Brig. Gen. Mordechai says he's glad Iranian nuclear scientist Mostafa Roshan is dead, but doesn't know who killed himGabe Kahn., 1/11/2012, 8:17 PM

IDF: Ceasefire Must Be Based on Facts, Not Declarations

IDF top spokesman Gen. Yoav Mordechai says 'declarations' are insufficient to effect a ceasefire, touts IDF success against Islamic Jihad.Gabe Kahn., 10/31/2011, 9:06 PM

Reserve Recruiting in September? ‘No Need,’ Says IDF Spokesman

IDF Spokesman says he doesn't believe reserve soldiers will be needed to combat Arab riots in September.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/6/2011, 2:06 AM