US Lawmakers Call for Increase in Missile Defense Aid to Israel

Bipartisan request to House committee cites increased threat from Hezbollah, Iran; notes aid 'in America's interest'.Ari Soffer, 4/6/2014, 2:03 PM

Iranian Cleric: Iron Dome Doesn't Work

An Iranian cleric said that Israel's Iron Dome defense system will be useless against Iran's advanced missiles, 4/3/2014, 2:47 PM

False Alarm in Eilat: Iron Dome Mishap, Not Rockets

IDF official now says reports of three grad rockets fired at Eilat were false, mishap at Iron Dome site misinterpreted.Uzi Baruch, 4/1/2014, 8:37 AM

Israel to Get More US Funding for Iron Dome

Israel will get an additional $429 million in US money to expand its Iron Dome program.David Lev, 3/10/2014, 7:09 PM

Israel Produces 'Laser Beam' Defense Technology

Dubbed the 'Iron Beam,' laser defense system against short-range missiles draws comparison to 'Star Wars' weaponry.Tova Dvorin, 2/16/2014, 2:38 PM

Rocket Fired at Ashkelon

For the second time Thursday, Gaza terrorists fire rocket at civilians of Ashkelon. No one was hurt.Gil Ronen, 2/6/2014, 11:23 PM

Terrorists Fire Rocket at Eilat

Two explosions and siren heard in resort city as Iron Dome intercepts a rocket.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/31/2014, 9:57 PM

Torah Scroll Dedicated at Iron Dome Base

Young Israel dedicates scroll in partnership with Berger Fund to base established near Haifa two weeks ago.Ari Yashar, 1/30/2014, 6:31 PM

Man Shot Attempting to Attack Iron Dome Position

An Arab man injured after running at an Iron Dome installation screaming ‘Allahu Akbar’; motive unclear.Maayana Miskin, 1/30/2014, 3:03 PM

Ashdod Breathes Easier with Iron Dome

Southern city received its own anti-missile battery overnight as conflict with Gaza intensifies.Gil Ronen, 1/20/2014, 11:05 AM

Meet the Soldier Who Blocked 5 Missiles: Lt. Aviel Perry

Early Thursday morning, Perry intercepted five Gaza rockets headed straight for Ashkelon.Arutz Sheva staff, 1/20/2014, 9:36 AM

Anger in Ashdod: Where's Iron Dome?

Residents of the southern city demand that the anti-missile battery be stationed nearby.Gil Ronen, 1/20/2014, 9:11 AM

Gaza Rocket Barrage Targets Ashkelon

Iron Dome intercepts five rockets fired at the city of Ashkelon. No physical injuries or damages.Elad Benari, 1/16/2014, 1:57 AM

Ya'alon: Iron Dome Will Protect South, But We'll Hit Terrorists

Overnight Wednesday, the IDF moved batteries of Iron Dome anti-rocket missiles to various areas of southern IsraelDavid Lev, 12/26/2013, 11:44 AM

IDF Deploys Iron Dome in Be'er Sheva

The IDF deploys an Iron Dome anti-missile system in Be’er Sheva in the wake of the recent escalation in terror attacks.Elad Benari, 12/26/2013, 3:43 AM

Iron Dome Deployed to Sderot

Due to wave of terror attacks, IDF decides not to take undue risks; Iron Dome deployed to protect Sderot.Tova Dvorin, 12/25/2013, 5:11 PM

US Defense Budget Increases Aid for Anti-Missile Systems

Amendments to 2014 budget Monday propose greater US-Israel cooperation on program, which boosts Israel's defense from regional foes.Tova Dvorin, 12/10/2013, 8:45 AM

Israel, US Successfully Test New Missile Defense System

"David's Sling" designed to bridge the gap between long-range Arrow and short-range Iron Dome systems.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 11/20/2013, 10:45 AM

Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket Fired Towards South

Several explosions heard in southern Israel as Iron Dome intercepts at rocket fired by Gaza terrorists. Three rockets explode in open areas.Elad Benari, 10/28/2013, 6:52 AM

Iron Dome Deployed near Jerusalem

IDF won't say why capital was singled out for protection. Cabinet holds special session.Arutz Sheva, 9/8/2013, 8:14 PM

New Iron Dome Battery in Gush Dan

Netanyahu says Israel has deployed its Iron Dome system in the Tel Aviv region to meet current security needs.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/30/2013, 1:49 PM

Israel to Deploy Iron Dome Missile Defense

"We have decided to deploy Iron Dome and other interceptors," Netanyahu said as Israel prepares to protect its borders and citizens.Kochava Rozenbaum, 8/29/2013, 11:31 PM

Netanyahu: No Need to Change Routines of Life

A second Iron Dome battery will deploy in the north. Arrow 2 batteries to be placed on high alert.Gil Ronen, 8/28/2013, 2:26 PM

Overnight Attack Fails to Disturb Eilat Calm

Residents, tourists flock to the beach despite attempted rocket attack.Maayana Miskin, 8/13/2013, 2:01 PM

Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket Fired Towards Eilat

At least one rocket was fired towards the Israeli resort city of Eilat and was intercepted by Iron Dome.Elad Benari, 8/13/2013, 1:33 AM

Israel Waives US 'Iron Dome' Funding

Israel insists it should bear its share of the burden, lessen dependence on US aid.Gil Ronen, 8/6/2013, 10:18 AM

IDF Deploys Iron Dome Battery to Defend Eilat

The IDF has placed an Iron Dome battery near Eilat, after recent reports of missile attacks by Islamist groups against the cityDavid Lev, 7/19/2013, 1:41 PM

IDF Places Iron Dome Battery in Carmel Region

The IDF placed an Iron Dome anti-missile battery in the Carmel region near Haifa.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/5/2013, 9:56 PM

IDF Begins Week-Long Military Drill

Israel’s military service began a week-long military exercise this week that involves testing the various defense systems.Chana Ya'ar, 6/16/2013, 11:05 AM

Following Syria Strikes, IDF Moves Iron Dome to North

IDF moves two anti-missile installations to north following alleged Syria airstrikes.Maayana Miskin, 5/5/2013, 12:55 PM

Hagel to Bring News of More Iron Dome Funding

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is expected to confirm the US has approved another $400 million for the Iron Dome defense system. Chana Ya'ar, 4/17/2013, 1:11 PM

Jordan May Have Also Been Struck in Rocket Attack

The Jordanian port city of Aqaba may also have been struck Wednesday morning in a rocket attack launched from Sinai.Chana Ya'ar, 4/17/2013, 11:03 AM

Pentagon Requests More Funding for Iron Dome

The Pentagon has requested $220.3 million to bolster Iron Dome, despite broader cuts to U.S. military spending.Elad Benari, 4/17/2013, 5:16 AM

Iron Dome Returns to South After Renewed Rocket Attacks

Recent rocket attacks on southern Israel have prompted the IDF to redeploy the Iron Dome anti-missile batteries in the region.Elad Benari, 4/9/2013, 5:42 AM

Judea and Samaria are Our Iron Dome

MK Shaked made the analogy. Why is she correct?Mark Langfan, 4/4/2013, 12:04 AM

IDF Adds Fifth Iron Dome Battery

The Israeli military has added another Iron Dome battery to its arsenal of anti-missile defense systems.Chana Ya'ar, 4/3/2013, 5:59 PM

New Obama Schedule: Bethlehem Yes, Iron Dome No

An updated schedule for U.S. President Obama's visit to Israel indicates that he will visit the PA twice, but not an Iron Dome field unitDavid Lev, 3/11/2013, 5:57 PM

Rand Paul: It's not Our Business Where Israelis Build

The senator spoke at The Iron Dome Congressional Tribute, a celebration of the U.S.-Israel alliance.Arutz Sheva, 3/2/2013, 7:41 PM

Lt. Gen. Obering: Iron Dome’s Lessons Learned

Former head of U.S. Missile Defense Agency analyzes the elements that turned Iron Dome into a success story.Mark Langfan, 2/28/2013, 3:29 PM

Is Iron Dome Euphoria Justified?

Israel’s deterrence capability has not been enhanced by the Iron Dome and it may initiate an arms race among Israel’s enemies to try and defeat it. Moreover, its success lowers the chance for Israeli punitive actions that are needed for deterrence. Prof. Avi Kober, 2/26/2013, 10:24 PM

Revealed: ‘Iron Dome’ was Down as Iran Threatened

The rocket defense system in northern Israel was down for weeks due to flooding – while Iran threatened via Syria and Hizbullah.Maayana Miskin, 2/26/2013, 9:29 AM

Iron Dome Stationed Near Tel Aviv for Several Days

Anti-missile defense system will be placed near Tel Aviv, as part of the process of turning it operational.Gil Ronen, 2/25/2013, 12:12 PM

Congress, Jewish Leaders Gear Up for Iron Dome Tribute

Members of Congress to unite, along with leaders of the Jewish community, to pay tribute to the success of Iron Dome. Arutz Sheva staff, 2/18/2013, 4:00 PM

Haifa: Airport Cleared for Security Reasons

Plane owners told to clear the airport for security reasons. Move may be connected to new anti-missile installation. Maayana Miskin, 2/6/2013, 4:01 PM

Israel Deploys Third Iron Dome Battery in North

A third Iron Dome anti-missile defense system has been deployed in northern Israel, a week after alleged Syria airstrike.Elad Benari, 2/6/2013, 4:43 AM

Report: Hizbullah Sets Up Bases Near Syria's Chemical Arsenal

Hizbullah terrorists are setting up bases in Syria close to known chemical weapons storage facilities, according to an Israeli media outlet.Chana Ya'ar, 1/28/2013, 12:03 PM

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