Iron Dome Deployed in North to Defend Against Syrian WMDs

The Iron Dome defense system has been installed in northern Israel, according to the IDF, due to the escalating civil war in Syria. Chana Ya'ar, 1/27/2013, 2:56 PM

IAF Tests Upgraded Iron Dome Rocket

The Israel Air Force on Monday conducted a successful test of an upgraded Iron Dome rocket systemDavid Lev, 1/21/2013, 7:10 PM

Workers Protest Iron Dome Parts Factory Shutdown

Hundreds of workers could be left jobless in March when an American firm closes its Iron Dome parts factory in Lod.Chana Ya'ar, 12/19/2012, 4:52 PM

Panetta: 'Iron Dome Does Not Start Wars. It Helps Prevent Wars'

The U.S. and Israel hailed the performance of Iron Dome defense system in combating recent attacks launched by terrorists in the Gaza Strip.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/30/2012, 2:27 PM

Magic Wand Missile Defense System Test a Success

The IDF on Sunday tested the “Magic Wand defense system designed to shoot down long range missiles fired at Israel.David Lev, 11/25/2012, 9:52 PM

Israel Pushing Ahead with Next Anti-Missile System

In the wake of the great success of Iron Dome, Israel is now pushing ahead with the development of the Magic Wand system.Elad Benari, 11/25/2012, 4:59 AM

Has the Iron Dome Weakened Israel's Resolve?

The Iron Dome saved many lives, but has other effects as well. Dan Reznik, 11/25/2012, 12:48 AM

Netanyahu: Ground Campaign Might be Necessary After All

On his Facebook page, Prime Minister Netanyahu said that 'next time' would be different if Hamas didn't keep the cease-fire, David Lev, 11/22/2012, 9:59 AM

Iron Dome Engineers: With Time System Will Improve Significantly

The engineers of Iron Dome missile defense system said that they believe that with time "the percentage of interceptions will only go up." Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/20/2012, 2:33 PM

McCain: Former President Clinton Should Lead Cease-Fire Talks

Sen. John McCain suggested that President Obama should send former President Bill Clinton to lead cease-fire talks.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/20/2012, 8:49 AM

Missile Hits Next to Bus in Be’er Sheva, No Serious Injuries

Miracle in Be’er Sheva: Bus passengers escaped serious injuries when a Hamas missile struck. Iron Dome intercepted 8 other rockets. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/20/2012, 8:39 AM

Man Lightly Hurt by Iron Dome Fallout

A man was lightly hurt Monday evening when fallout from an Iron Dome interception smashed into the windshield of his car.Chana Ya'ar, 11/19/2012, 7:44 PM

Did Iron Dome Malfunction Let In Lethal Rocket?

Reports: Iron Dome near Kiryat Malachi was out of order for 30 minutes Thursday. A missile killed 3.Gil Ronen, 11/19/2012, 11:41 AM

Barak, U.S. Ambassador Praise Iron Dome

U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro said that the U.S. would provide Israel with $300 million for further Iron Dome development. David Lev, 11/18/2012, 5:27 PM

Iron Dome Stops 2 Missiles Over Ashkelon

Residents in Ashkelon suffered no injuries after the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system intercepted two rockets early Sunday afternoon.Chana Ya'ar, 11/18/2012, 1:44 PM

Iron Dome Intercepts Two Missiles on Tel Aviv

Iron Dome intercepts two missiles on Tel Aviv and Ashdod. Massive rocket barrage in two hours. Hamas says truce is near. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/18/2012, 10:54 AM

Rockets on Southern Cities, Homes Hit

Gaza terrorists continue attacks with Grad rockets on Ofakim and Ashkelon and several attacks on the Eshkol region.Maayana Miskin, 11/16/2012, 9:18 AM

Iron Dome Stops 80 Rockets

Although over 250 rockets have been fired at Israel since Wednesday, the Iron Dome System was successful in preventing more casualties.Annie Lubin, 11/15/2012, 6:30 PM

More than 100 Rockets Fired at Southern Israel

Gaza-based terrorists fire a barrage of rockets at southern Israel. Iron Dome intercepts 20 of the rockets.Elad Benari, 11/15/2012, 6:42 AM

Barak Takes Part in Patriot Missile Launching Exercise

Defense Minister Ehud Barak on hand during a live test firing of a Patriot missile.Elad Benari, 11/14/2012, 6:14 AM

Iron Dome Stops Missile Attacks on Ashkelon

The Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepted two Grad rockets aimed at the strategic port city of Ashkelon Monday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/12/2012, 1:28 PM

Iron Dome Upgraded to Meet Iranian Missile Threat

Barak hails "another brilliant achievement" that makes the system efficient against Fajr, Zelzal missiles.Arutz Sheva, 11/4/2012, 9:27 PM

Peres Calls on World to Push Iranians to Revolt

Israel's President Shimon Peres has called on world leaders to encourage an Iranian grassroots revolt.Chana Ya'ar, 10/18/2012, 2:58 PM

Iron Dome Deployed to Protect Tel Aviv

For the first time ever, the anti-missile system has been deployed to protect central Israel.Gil Ronen, 9/5/2012, 11:01 PM

Peres: Israel Will be Able to Deal with Any Threat

Peres at Israel Defense Prize ceremony: I suggest that our enemies not underestimate our capabilities.Elad Benari, 9/4/2012, 6:44 AM

NJDC Scours Streets of Israel to Find Obama Supporters

The National Jewish Democratic Council released an ad featuring testimonies from Israelis 'thanking Obama.'Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/16/2012, 4:42 PM

Panetta to Netanyahu: We Won't Let Iran Acquire Nukes

US Secy of Defense Leon Panetta assured Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu America will block Iran from “ever acquiring a nuclear weapon.” Chana Ya'ar, 8/1/2012, 5:36 PM

Barak Tells Panetta Israel Will Decide on Iran

Defense Minister Ehud Barak has informed US Defense Secy Leon Panetta that Israel will make its own decisions on how to deal with Iran.Chana Ya'ar, 8/1/2012, 3:12 PM

Krauthammer: No Israel Supporters Will Vote For Obama

Krauthammer: No one who is pro-Israel will vote for Obama unless they have “been in a coma for three-and-a-half years.”Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/29/2012, 5:37 PM

Iron Dome Defenses Increasing by 2013

Two more Iron Dome anti-missile defense systems are to be delivered to Israel by early next year, IDF sources said.Chana Ya'ar, 7/29/2012, 8:43 AM

Israel Deploys Iron Dome System Near Eilat

The Israeli army has placed an Iron Dome air defense system battery by the Red Sea resort of Eilat near the border with Egypt.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/13/2012, 2:51 PM

Iron Dome Battery Placed in Eilat

Iron Dome anti-missile battery placed in the city of Eilat, IDF says it is part of a program testing the system's integration capabilities.Elad Benari, 7/12/2012, 2:16 AM

Terrorists Fire Four Grad Missiles at Netivot

Terrorists from Gaza fire a barrage of four Grad missiles at Netivot. Iron Dome intercepts two of them.Elad Benari, 6/26/2012, 11:06 PM

Kassam Rockets Fail to Silence Wedding Bells

Neither rain, sleet – nor Kassams – can silence wedding bells, but the ceremony was moved from a kibbutz to bear Tel Aviv. Mazal tov.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/26/2012, 12:35 PM

Grad Missiles Shot Down by Iron Dome

Gaza terrorists launched more attacks on Israel on Saturday night, firing five Grad rockets at Ashkelon. Iron Dome shot them down.Maayana Miskin, 6/23/2012, 10:46 PM

Gaza Rocket Attacks on Southern Israel 'Resume'

Gaza terrorists launched another rocket attack on southern Israel Thursday afternoon, aiming at the Sha'ar HaNegev district. Chana Ya'ar, 6/21/2012, 4:30 PM

Coming Soon: Iron Dome 2.0

System's next stage to include advances in interception capabilities and respond to a wider range of threats.Gil Ronen, 6/17/2012, 8:44 PM

Soldiers to Fire 'Mini Iron Dome' in Enemy Territory

IDF project will allow soldiers behind enemy lines to fire missiles that intercept enemy launches.Gil Ronen, 5/24/2012, 7:31 PM

Haniyeh Criticizes U.S. Aid to Israel

Hamas’ Prime Minister in Gaza criticizes the U.S. decision to provide Israel with aid to purchase additional Iron Dome batteries.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/19/2012, 1:16 AM

U.S. Approves $70 Million in Iron Dome Aid

Defense Minister Ehud Barak meets U.S. counterpart in Washington, says defense relations were never strongerGil Ronen, 5/17/2012, 10:02 PM

IDF's New Iron Dome Unit Receives Torah Scroll

International Young Israel Movement, National Council of Young Israel facilitate the dedication of a Torah scroll to the Iron Dome unit.Elad Benari, 5/16/2012, 4:45 AM

Congress Allocates $1 Billion for Iron Dome

A U.S. House panel has voted to allocate $1 billion for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system.Chana Ya'ar, 5/8/2012, 3:14 AM

US Lawmakers Want Rights to Iron Dome Technology

Lawmakers in House have agreed to invest millions of dollars in Iron Dome for Israel, as long as the US acquires rights to weapon system.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/30/2012, 3:24 PM

GOP Backing $680M for Iron Dome

Republicans are pushing for a large military aid allotment for Israel's Iron Dome system due to Obama's refusal to name a figureGabe Kahn, 4/21/2012, 11:04 PM

Iron Dome Ace is a 'Warcraft' Geek

'Wired' interviews Idan Yahya, who has shot down eight enemy rockets. "It definitely reminds me of Warcraft," he admits.Gil Ronen, 4/10/2012, 9:20 AM

PM Netanyahu: We Need Taxes to Pay for Defense

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has scaled down a tax hike on gasoline, but warns the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system costs money.Chana Ya'ar, 4/1/2012, 3:58 PM

Pentagon to Press for More Money for Iron Dome

Pentagon will press Congress for additional money for Iron Dome. New budget calls for $3.1 billion in military assistance for Israel.Elad Benari, 3/28/2012, 1:15 AM

Iron Dome Deployed in Greater Tel Aviv Area

After a delay due to the escalation in the south, the Iron Dome anti-missile system is deployed in the Greater Tel Aviv area.Elad Benari, 3/27/2012, 3:12 AM

'Iron Dome' Soldier Risked His Life to Save Others

A soldier endangers himself to repair malfunction in Iron Dome; comrade races to his rescue just prior to system's launch.Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/21/2012, 2:49 PM

Gaza Terrorists Resume Rocket Attacks

Gaza terrorists fired a rocket on the Negev, causing no damage or injuries but showing Israel they do not intend to keep the “calm.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/19/2012, 10:55 AM

MK Dichter: Improve Iron Dome Ahead of Gaza Operation

MK Avi Dichter says Israel should significantly improve the Iron Dome system ahead of an unavoidable ground operation in Gaza.Elad Benari, 3/19/2012, 5:44 AM

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Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket Aimed at Ashdod

No one was hurt. The rocket was the third Gaza terrorists fired at Israel today.Gil Ronen, 3/15/2012, 9:23 PM

Video: The Last Protest? Liberals Curse Iron Dome

Leftists may have run out of things to protest against. In Tel Aviv, they cursed the Iron Dome anti-terror missile system that saved lives.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/14/2012, 7:35 PM

Iron Dome Intercepts 1 Grad; Misses Another

Iron Dome intercepted a Grad missile launched by Gaza terrorists at Beer Sheva, but missed another - or didn't try to stop it..Gabe Kahn., 3/14/2012, 7:30 PM

Justice Minister: Kippah is the True Iron Dome

Minister Ne'eman says Israel's main problem is not the rocket fire but hatred between Jews.Gil Ronen, 3/13/2012, 10:12 AM

Video: A Personal Message from the Iron Dome Soldiers

The fighters of the Iron Dome system send a message to residents of southern Israel: We are thinking of you and working to defend you.Elad Benari, 3/13/2012, 4:50 AM