IDF holds surprise drill in the Gaza regionGeneral staff drill to take place in southern region, with residents likely to feel heavy presence of vehicles and jets.
IDF Ups Presence Near Sinai Border Amid Heightened TensionsSouthern Command deployed in response to heightened tensions between Egypt, Sinai terror groups. 'We don't take risks,' officer explains.
IDF Official: We Will Destroy All the TunnelsThe head of the IDF’s Southern Command says Hamas has more terror tunnels and vows that the IDF will destroy them all.
IDF Commander 'Surprised' by Quick Halt to Rocket FireThe head of the IDF’s Southern Command says he was “surprised” at how quickly the rocket fire from Gaza stopped last week.
IDF Not Ruling Out Gaza Ground OffensiveThe head of the IDF’s Southern Command says that the option of a ground operation in Gaza remains on the table.
Gov't Plays Defense against Gaza AttacksCabinet will approve fortification of Gaza Belt communities. Soldier still in serious condition after attack.
'It's Not Over Till It's Over', Says IDF CommanderMajor General Tal Russo, commander of IDF Southern Command, predicts the latest escalation is far from over.
Facing Sinai Terror: Elite Unit Welcomes New CommanderThe unit was founded two years ago, when the terror threat from Sinai became a pressing problem.
Officer: Egyptians 'Working Tirelessly' against TerrorCol. Tal Hermoni: "Terrorists infiltrated under foggy conditions. Attack could have been worse."
Back to Normal on Southern BorderIDF no longer thinks there is a terrorist on the loose. Two or three terrorists were killed by Golani.
Fallen IDF Soldier Receives Posthumous CitationFirst Sergeant Moshe Naftali, who was killed in a terror attack near Eilat, received a citation from the Head of Southern Command.
General: IDF Readying New Tools against GazaSouthern Command Head Maj. Gen. Russo: Israel's south was the first to feel the brunt of "Arab Spring."
IDF 'Granite' Vehicle DebutsNew field intelligence vehicle – based on a Ford model – is to arrive in the south for tests.