Soldier jailed for growing beard

Combat soldier imprisoned for 20 days for growing beard during counting of the Omer. IDF: 'Soldier does not maintain religious lifestyle.'Ido Ben Porat, 4/10/2018, 11:08 AM

Soldier killed by accidental discharge laid to rest

Shachar Strug of elite Duvdevan unit buried at military cemetery in Tel Aviv. Strug apparently killed by bullet from his comrade's weapon.Orli Harari, 3/21/2018, 5:12 PM

'He saved lives - in life and in death'

Organs of elite combat soldier killed in road accident on Highway 6 transplanted in six people overnight. Funeral this afternoon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2018, 12:30 PM

Soldier injured in Highway 6 car accident dies

Shiloh Siman Tov, 23, Sayeret Golani soldier seriously injured in vehicular accident last week, dies of his injuries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2018, 6:35 PM

Certificate for soldier who neutralized terrorist with one shot

Marcello Perez de Lira hit terrorist running towards him at Gush Etzion Junction with one bullet, even as the area was crowded with people.Ido ben Porat, 12/13/2017, 8:42 PM

Searches underway for soldier missing in Golan

The soldier left his unit yesterday during military activity, and has since disappeared. Searches concentrated in central Golan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 1:38 PM

'We would rather have the Salomons back'

Family of soldier who neutralized terrorist who murdered three in Halamish responds to news of decision to award soldier citation.Reut Hadar, 8/9/2017, 4:50 PM

Citation awarded to soldier who neutralized Halamish terrorist

Head of Central Command awards citation to IDF soldier for neutralizing terrorist who infiltrated Samaria community and murdered three.Kobi Finkler, 8/9/2017, 3:49 PM

Soldier in serious condition after collapsing during training

Soldier evacuated in serious condition by helicopter for further treatment at hospital. A notice was given to the soldier's family.Uzi Baruch, 8/6/2017, 9:39 AM

Soldier who neutralized terrorist may receive citation

Soldier who ended Neve Tzuf slaughter by shooting terrorist in stomach may receive citation from IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2017, 9:09 AM

Combat soldier suspected of raping female soldier

Soldier under arrest by military police for alleged rape of female soldier in his battalion. He denies charge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2017, 2:47 PM

Killed officer simulated terrorist before being shot

Senior officer on initial investigation: 'We can neither judge the soldier who fired nor the officer who didn't properly unload the weapon.'Kobi Finkler, 7/5/2017, 9:01 PM

Border Police soldiers are not afraid of terrorist attacks

Watch the main stories from Israel and around the world on Channel 2 News.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2017, 2:16 AM

IDF soldier: 'An Arab bus driver tried to run me over'

Soldier describes harassment by Arab bus driver. After driver tries to run him over, he reports to police, who refuse to take testimony.Ido ben Porat, 5/4/2017, 7:54 AM

Arrested for spitting, throwing eggs at soldier

Haredi youth arrested in J'lem on suspicions of attacking a passing soldier. Police will request an extension of his arrest.Yedidya Ben Or, 4/6/2017, 9:20 AM

Haredi soldier harassed by Egged bus driver

Egged spokesman tells Arutz Sheva the situation was 'out of the ordinary', incident may lead to driver's firing.Arutz Sheva , 9/15/2016, 2:16 PM

Police: Soldier who drew weapon in Akko acted in self-defense

After Arabs tried to push him and a family member to their deaths, police confirm the soldier drew his gun in self-defense.Rachel Kaplan, 8/24/2016, 1:42 PM

Man arrested for defending tourists from Arab attackers

After Arabs attack a group of tourists in Akko, one man was detained for pulling out his gun in defense.Reut Hadar, 8/22/2016, 6:47 PM

Hevron soldier identified: Elor Azariya

Media gag order lifted on identity of soldier at center of controversy for shooting wounded terrorist.Ari Yashar, 4/18/2016, 4:19 PM

Israeli music star caves into pressure – won’t rally for soldier

Day after announcing performance in Tel Aviv rally for Hevron soldier, Eyal Golan and David D'Or cancel appearance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2016, 2:23 PM

Hevron soldier indicted for manslaughter

Soldier officially indicted over incident last month in which he fatally shot an injured terrorist in Hevron.Ari Soffer, 4/18/2016, 2:14 PM

Leftist singer: Hevron soldier a 'murderer'

Achinoam Nini reels over support rally in Tel Aviv, says 'I did not raise my children to murder.'Arutz Sheva staff, 4/18/2016, 8:31 AM

Today: Indictment against IDF soldier in Hevron case

Soldier's defense team expected to demand open trial for the soldier, who shot dead a neutralized terrorist.Tova Dvorin, 4/18/2016, 8:10 AM

Top Israeli music stars rally for Hevron soldier

Eyal Golan, David D'Or and Subliminal to join thousands in Tel Aviv protest for soldier, day after his indictment for shooting terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2016, 9:06 PM

Mother of accused soldier appeals to Netanyahu to intervene

Mother of soldier accused in shooting of wounded terrorists pleas for help from PM: 'Its more than we can bear'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2016, 10:41 PM

'The state is obsessed with my son, we can't take it'

Father of soldier who shot wounded terrorist says after hearing: 'bring my child home, someone needs to wake up in this country.'Ari Yashar, 4/14/2016, 4:52 PM

Liberman demands soldier's critics 'drop their pride'

Yisrael Beytenu head slams prosecutor's indictment of soldier with manslaughter, says pride - not justice - is driving the case against him.Hezki Baruch, 4/14/2016, 11:29 AM

'I'm only on trial because Israeli leaders fear the world'

Full testimony of soldier who shot wounded terrorist revealed, in which he explains why exactly he shot and responds to criticism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2016, 9:31 PM

Soldier’s father criticizes Ya'alon

Father of Hevron soldier sends a letter to Ya'alon in which he condemns incitement against the minister, but also criticizes him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2016, 9:37 PM

Key testimony supports Hevron soldier who shot terrorist

Soldier's case strengthening: commander admits he would have shot too, comrade says were told terrorist had a bomb belt.Reut Hadar, 4/8/2016, 1:24 PM

Hevron soldier's indictment expected for next week

Military experts predict a formal indictment within the week - but what charges will be filed?Tova Dvorin, 4/6/2016, 8:08 PM

Soldier who shot terrorist won't return to full terms of arrest

Military court denies prosecution's appeal, soldier who shot terrorist dead will remain under "house arrest" on military base.Talia Blatman, 4/5/2016, 8:17 PM

'Instead of stopping terror they're pouncing on soldiers'

Mayor of Ramle where soldier who shot wounded terrorist lives accuses security establishment of wanton 'maliciousness.'Benny Tocker, 4/1/2016, 11:15 AM

Prosecution fights to keep the soldier in jail

In petition of decision to release soldier to open base, prosecutor claims to have more evidence against him.Uzi Baruch, 4/1/2016, 9:59 AM

Hevron soldier released from jail

Court throws out detention extension. Netanyahu calls soldier's dad, says, 'I rely on the investigation, you should too.'Uzi Baruch, 3/31/2016, 8:14 PM

IDF investigator's testimony backs soldier's version

Investigation officer tells court there were concerns the terrorist in Hevron had a bomb belt before soldier shot him.Uzi Baruch, 3/31/2016, 6:09 PM

Likud MK demands president pardon Hevron shooting soldier

MK Boker welcomes dropping of murder charge, says 'all those who accused the soldier slandered him for nothing.'Hezki Baruch, 3/31/2016, 4:11 PM

Soldier from Hevron no longer charged with murder

During hearing on extending detention of soldier who shot wounded terrorist, military prosecutor drops murder charges.Uzi Baruch, 3/31/2016, 3:17 PM

Bennett: Some of our leaders have lost it

Jewish Home chairman: Don't jump to conclusions while investigation into soldier who shot a terrorist is ongoing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 4:41 AM

Ya'alon ramps up barrage against soldier 'who transgressed'

Family of soldier who shot wounded terrorist angry at Defense Minister's 'conviction campaign,' as he warns Knesset against 'bestial army.'Uzi Baruch, 3/28/2016, 8:47 PM

MDA investigation vindicates soldier's version of events

Investigative committee determines concerns that Hevron terrorist had a bomb belt under his coat were not ruled out before the soldier shot.Uzi Baruch, 3/28/2016, 6:17 PM

Ya'alon escalates condemnation of soldier on trial

At IDF ceremony Ya'alon says 'soldiers who aren't okay don't get backing,' and condemns those defending soldier who shot wounded terrorist.Hezki Baruch, 3/28/2016, 5:32 PM

Netanyahu says soldier's father 'touched my heart'

In faction meeting PM slams Supreme Court for canceling gas deal, says soldier on trial 'will get a fair investigation.'Hezki Baruch, 3/28/2016, 4:32 PM

Beit Shemesh backs soldier who killed wounded terrorist

Beit Shemesh municipality announces demonstration in support of the soldier who shot a neutralized terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2016, 11:19 AM

Soldier's mother to Ya'alon: Remember you killed Abu Jihad

Mother of soldier who shot wounded terrorist sends moving letter, demanding justice for her 'son abandoned by the establishment.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2016, 9:51 PM

82% of Israelis back soldier who killed wounded terrorist

Analysis of public discourse online reveals overwhelming majority defend the soldier who was filmed shooting a wounded terrorist.Ari Yashar, 3/27/2016, 3:41 PM

'Our son is the soldier, not the terrorist'

In special press conference, family of soldier who shot wounded terrorist condemn how he has 'already been convicted,' demand a fair trial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2016, 9:30 PM

'Angel' on train pays soldier's 1,950 shekel debt

Overhearing hysterical soldier fighting with the Electric company on the train, man pays her family's debt to give her peace of mind.Raphael Poch, 2/17/2016, 1:47 PM

The Plot Thickens: Did Christian Soldier Really Make Up Attack?

Attorney who represented Christian soldier says he was indeed attacked by Muslims but was warned not to complain.Ben Ariel, 7/14/2015, 5:43 AM

Watch: Police Officers Brutally Assault IDF Soldier

Shocking security camera footage reveals officers beating a soldier in uniform trying to return home in Holon.Ari Yashar, 4/27/2015, 10:54 AM

Police Refuse Gun License for Soldier over Disengagement Protest

Ben-Gvir slams 'political harassment'; elite solder allowed to defend state, can't have handgun for defense over opposition to expulsion.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 11/28/2014, 12:02 PM

MK Miri Regev Welcomes Salary Increases for Soldiers

Regev welcomes Defense Minister's decision to raise soldiers' salaries, but regrets decision stems mostly from public pressure.Yedida Ben Or, Cynthia Blank, 11/16/2014, 10:18 AM

Touching: Soldier Surprises Son by Returning Home as 'Spiderman'

Meeting your favorite comic book hero and seeing your dad after a long tour of duty at once. No wonder it made this kid's day!Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2014, 5:17 PM

Soldier Wounded from Mortar Fire's Condition Deteriorates

Public asked to keep praying for Mordechai Hai ben Bracha Yehudit after sudden turn for the worse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2014, 2:44 AM

Soldier 'Faked' Terrorist Stabbing Attack

IDF soldier claimed to have been stabbed in Jerusalem's northern neighborhood of Pisgat Ze'ev; wounds were really the result of a fall.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 3/27/2014, 3:15 PM