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US missile defense aid to cut sharply in 2017

New budget requests show cooperative programs down by over $100 million, no new Iron Dome funding after 2017, amid defense aid standoff.Ari Yashar, 2/10/2016, 8:13 AM

Iron Dome accidentally responds to gunfire

Bullets fired by Gaza terrorists accidentally identified as rocket, Iron Dome missile lands in open ground outside Sderot.Tova Dvorin, 11/17/2015, 3:25 PM

Gulf States in Talks to Buy Iron Dome from Israel

GCC is set to purchase system via the US so as to defend against growing Iranian threat, in signs of a begrudging defense alliance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2015, 9:24 AM

Breaking: Rocket Intercepted Near Ashkelon

Ashkelon residents hear explosion, rocket sirens. Reports say one rocket fired, stopped by Iron Dome.Matt Wanderman, 10/10/2015, 11:12 PM

Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket Over Ashdod

Rocket fired from Gaza towards the city of Ashdod intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2015, 11:08 PM

Iron Dome Deployed Near Sderot, Netivot

Defensive anti-rocket batteries deployed following two terror rocket attacks Friday evening.Yedidya Ben Or, 9/20/2015, 8:17 PM

Iron Dome Intercepts Two Rockets Over Ashkelon

Iron Dome shoots down two Gaza rockets that were headed towards Ashkelon, hours after attack on Sderot.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/18/2015, 11:45 PM

Iron Dome Sent to Ashdod After Allan's Rearrest

Although rocket fire unlikely, IDF Southern Command deploys missile defense system following Islamic Jihad hunger striker's rearrest.Cynthia Blank, 9/17/2015, 10:38 AM

'We'll Strike Even Where You Have the Iron Dome'

Terror group threatens Israel after IAF eliminates terror targets in Syria, denies firing rockets on Israel on Thursday.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 8/21/2015, 7:29 PM

Four Rockets Hit Northern Israel from Syria

Missiles hit near border hours after IDF deploys Iron Dome in Ashdod, and then Be'er Sheva, amid fears hunger striker may set off war.Kobi Finkler, Ari Yashar, 8/20/2015, 7:05 PM

Iron Dome Deployed to Ashdod

IDF deploys missile defense system, fearing rocket attacks from Gaza over hunger striking terrorist Mohammed Allan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2015, 12:57 PM

Laser Beams to Intercept Mortar Shells?

Following success of Iron Dome against rockets, system in the works to neutralize mortar fire cheaply and effectively.Hillel Fendel, 8/13/2015, 11:55 AM

Canada Buys Own Iron Dome

Canadian defense ministry invests in 'Medium Range Radar' system to the tune of $187.2 million.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2015, 8:36 PM

Watch: Iron Dome Knocks Drone Out of the Air

The Iron Dome missile defense system is also effective against drones, tests by Rafael, maker of the system, showed.Koby Finkler, 7/13/2015, 10:00 PM

New Tests Revamp IDF's Iron Dome System

Defense Ministry conducts successful tests to upgrade anti-missile system, preparing it to confront a wider variety of threats.Kobi Finkler and Ari Soffer, 7/2/2015, 2:38 PM

The JCPA Report: Refuting the UN Report on the 2014 Gaza War

The bottom line is that the war was fought to stop the rocket fire on Israel's south and that if not for the Iron Dome, Israeli casualties would have been immense.Ambassador Dr. Dore Gold, 6/22/2015, 11:09 PM

Congress: Millions in Aid for IDF Missile Defense

Bipartisan move secures hundreds of millions in funds for Israeli short- and long-range missile defense systems.Ari Soffer, 6/14/2015, 10:37 AM

IDF Deploys Three Iron Dome Batteries in South

In the wake of latest rocket fire from Gaza, IDF deploys three Iron Dome batteries in Ashdod, Netivot and Ashkelon.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/5/2015, 9:04 PM

Top IDF Commander: Hamas Again Digging Tunnels

IDF Southern Command head General Sami Turgeman said that Hamas is back at it – attempting to dig tunnels into Israel.Yaakov Levi, 4/2/2015, 12:24 PM

Israeli Defense Minister to Visit India

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon will depart for New Delhi in about two weeks to meet with top defense and political officials.Yaakov Levi , 2/5/2015, 1:51 PM

Report: IDF Deploys Iron Dome on Syrian Border

IDF mum on Iron Dome deployment along border, as Israel braces for possible retaliation from Hezbollah for airstrikes.Yishai Karov and Tova Dvorin, 1/19/2015, 9:54 PM

IDF Deploys Iron Dome, Prep for Possible Gaza War

After sniper fire critically wounds soldier and Hamas terrorist leader killed, IDF taking steps indicating escalation may be on the way.Ari Yashar, 12/26/2014, 7:48 AM

US Army Denies it is Buying Iron Dome

Despite reports to the contrary, US Army denies buying Iron Dome technology. Experts say US stands much to gain from such a deal, though.Cynthia Blank, 11/13/2014, 11:24 AM

US Army Buys Its First Iron Dome from Israel

US apparently won over by performance of anti-missile system in Gaza war; move may mean Iron Dome to be covered by US defense budget.Ari Yashar, 11/3/2014, 8:38 AM

Ya'alon Warns Bennett Over Kerry Criticism

Defense Minister rebukes Bennett for 'casting a shadow' over shared US-Israel 'interests and values,' particularly defense funding.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 10/18/2014, 9:38 PM

Israel Struggling to Sell Iron Dome

Israel's key missile defense system is unique in the arena of global defense - but politics and cost are preventing investors from buying.Tova Dvorin, 10/7/2014, 9:24 AM

Netanyahu, Obama Meet in the Oval Office

Prime Minister urges Washington to say 'no' to Iran deal before closed meeting over key issues. Arutz Sheva reports from the White House.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 10/1/2014, 6:58 PM

Iron Dome Video Is Out of Control

A video showing Iron Dome rockets fanning out to intercept multiple enemy rockets goes contagiously viral.Gil Ronen, 8/27/2014, 11:57 AM

Hamas Rockets Target Jerusalem Area

Capital region comes in for nighttime rocket salvo; at least one rocket shot down by Iron Dome.Ari Yashar, 8/24/2014, 9:13 PM

Gaza Terrorists Fire Salvo at Southern Israel

Gaza terrorists fire three rockets fired towards Israel; one intercepted by the Iron Dome over Ashdod.Elad Benari, 8/20/2014, 11:49 PM

Gaza Terrorists Fire Rocket Towards Jerusalem

The rocket fire continues: Iron Dome intercepts rocket over Jerusalem; no one hurt.Elad Benari, 8/20/2014, 12:02 AM

When We Said Never Again, We Meant It

What would appease the world's moral barometer? Susan Settenbrino, 8/11/2014, 9:29 PM

IDF 'Tunnel Shield' May Be Deployed by 2015

New anti-tunnel technology to be field-tested soon. Two solutions were picked out of 700 suggested.Kobi Finkler, Gil Ronen, 8/11/2014, 6:04 PM

How I Learned To Hate The Iron Dome

The Iron Dome has become the answer for everything. Jack Engelhard, 8/5/2014, 8:30 AM

Obama Signs Additional Funding for Iron Dome

President Barack Obama signs a bill granting an additional $225 million to replenish the Iron Dome system.Elad Benari, 8/5/2014, 4:44 AM

US Promises to Help Locate Abducted Soldier

John Kerry assures Yair Lapid that the US will aid in search for Lt. Hadar Goldin, as operation find abducted soldier continues.Hezki Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 8/2/2014, 10:04 PM

Senate Approves Additional Iron Dome Funding

Senate approves a $225 million bill to replenish the Iron Dome missile defense system. House approval expected as well.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/1/2014, 11:57 PM

UN Blasts Israel for Not Sharing Iron Dome

UN's human rights official condemns Israel for "war crimes", cites its failure to share Iron Dome with the "governing authority" of Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/1/2014, 9:19 PM

Hamas Fires Rockets After Ceasefire Announcement

Salvo of rockets fired towards Shfela region. Iron Dome intercepts two.Elad Benari, 8/1/2014, 1:42 AM

Congress Scrambling to Approve Iron Dome Boost

Democratic and Republican members of Congress scrambling to seal a $225 million boost to Iron Dome before their recess.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2014, 6:12 AM

Terrorists Fire Rockets Towards South and Center

Sirens heard in Eshkol, Ashdod and Tel Aviv. Iron Dome intercepts three rockets.Elad Benari, 7/29/2014, 3:06 AM

Gaza Rocket Salvo Targets South and Center

Gaza terrorists fire a salvo of rockets towards southern and central Israel, as Cabinet rejects Kerry's ceasefire.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/25/2014, 9:24 PM

Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket Over Be'er Sheva

Gaza terrorists fire another salvo of rockets towards Be’er Sheva.Elad Benari, 7/22/2014, 3:44 AM

Rockets Hit Eshkol; Third Siren Heard in Tel Aviv

Two rockets from Gaza explodes outside a community in the Eshkol region. Iron Dome intercepts rockets over Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/18/2014, 9:30 PM

Iron Dome Intercepts 8 Rockets from Gaza

Hamas responds to Israel’s ground operation in Gaza by firing yet another salvo of rockets.Elad Benari, 7/18/2014, 2:11 AM

Senate Approves Funding Boost for Iron Dome

U.S. Senate panel approves a 50 percent funding boost for the Iron Dome anti-missile system.Elad Benari and AFP, 7/16/2014, 3:13 AM

Iron Dome Intercepts 7 Rockets Over Ashkelon

Gaza terrorists continue to fire rockets as Israel's counterterrorism operation moves along.Elad Benari, 7/14/2014, 12:15 AM

Israel's New Hero: the Father of Iron Dome

Brig. Gen. (res.) Dr. Danny Gold fought thick red tape and fierce opponents to make the life-saving system a reality.Gil Ronen, 7/12/2014, 9:52 PM

IDF Gets New Iron Dome Battery

The IDF receives an eighth Iron Dome battery which will improve Israel’s ability to defend residents from rocket attacks.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/11/2014, 11:51 PM

Two More Rockets Intercepted Over Tel Aviv

Second rocket attack in two hours targets central Israel. Iron Dome intercepts two rockets.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/11/2014, 9:09 PM

Tel Aviv Targeted; Islamic Jihad Claims Attack

Iron Dome intercepts Gaza rockets fired at Tel Aviv and Ashdod. Islamic Jihad claims it targeted PM Netanyahu in Tel Aviv attack.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/11/2014, 8:29 PM

Foreign Press in Sderot Comes in For Rocket Sirens

Foreign journalists touring factory burned-down by Gaza rocket witness a rocket shot down by Iron Dome first-hand.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 7/11/2014, 9:05 AM

Watch: Iron Dome Intercepts Missile Over Ashdod

Video shows the Iron Dome anti-missile system shooting down a missile that was headed towards a populated area.Elad Benari, 7/11/2014, 3:15 AM

At Least One Seriously Wounded from Terror Fire

Mortar fire on Eshkol region causes serious injury. Report of serious injury in Ashdod was wrong.Arutz Sheva, 7/10/2014, 6:06 PM

Missiles Fired at Tel Aviv for 2nd Time Thursday

After firing four rockets at the city during the morning commute, Hamas sent another two - in time for lunch.Moshe Cohen, 7/10/2014, 12:30 PM

Gaza Terrorists Fire 6 Rockets at Israel

Two Iron Dome rockets intercept missiles fired at Netivot. Four other rockets fall in empty spaces.Gil Ronen, 6/29/2014, 9:07 PM

Iron Dome Intercepts Two Gaza Rockets

Iron Dome shoots down two rockets fired from Gaza towards the Hof Ashkelon region, just after three Gaza rockets exploded in Eshkol.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/27/2014, 10:34 PM