Uzi Baruch

Uzi Baruch

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Reservist who committed suicide after months in Gaza recognized as IDF casualty

Eliran Mizrahi, a father of four and D-9 bulldozer operator in the IDF reserves who served for 78 days in the Gaza Strip, committed suicide last week after suffering from post-trauma.

Reservist who committed suicide after months in Gaza recognized as IDF casualty

200 launches from Lebanon; Netanyahu holds security assessment

Netanyahu's office stated that the assessment will also discuss "Hamas' negative answer regarding the issue of a hostage release deal."

200 launches from Lebanon; Netanyahu holds security assessment

Fighting in Rafah:

Fighting in Rafah: Hamas sniper eliminated after threatening IDF forces

IDF troops are continue fighting in Rafah, operating against terrorist infrastructure and operatives in the Gaza Strip.

Fighting in Rafah: Hamas sniper eliminated after threatening IDF forces

'1st 1 on board, 2nd, 3rd:'

'1st 1 on board, 2nd, 3rd:' New footage of hostage rescue released

IDF releases new footage showing Almog Meir Jan, Andrey Kozlov, and Shlomi Ziv boarding and flying on the helicopter that took them to freedom after they were rescued on Saturday.

'1st 1 on board, 2nd, 3rd:' New footage of hostage rescue released

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Watch: Terrorist emerging from a tunnel with an RPG missile eliminated

IDF soldiers identified a terrorist emerging from a tunnel with an RPG missile using a drone. The soldiers attacked the tunnel and eliminated the terrorist.

Watch: Terrorist emerging from a tunnel with an RPG missile eliminated

'I failed in my life's mission'

'I failed in my life's mission': Commander of Gaza Div. announced his resignation from IDF

Commander of the Gaza Division, Brigadier General Avi Rosenfeld, announced his resignation following the failures of October 7: 'Everyone has to take responsibility for their part.'

'I failed in my life's mission': Commander of Gaza Div. announced his resignation from IDF

Mortars fired at IDF troops from Gaza university

IAF strikes launcher used to fire numerous mortar shells at IDF troops from the Islamic University of Gaza,

Mortars fired at IDF troops from Gaza university

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Watch: Tunnel shaft in children's room, explosives in an UNRWA bag

During Rafah operation, IDF locates tunnel shaft in children's room, explosives in an UNRWA bag hidden in residential building.

Watch: Tunnel shaft in children's room, explosives in an UNRWA bag

IDF establishes new counterterrorism unit in the Gaza border area

Improving the protection of the communities near the Gaza Strip, IDF establishes Gaza Envelope LOTAR Unit. 'This is the beginning of rehabilitation and building the future so that it will be a better and safer place.'

IDF establishes new counterterrorism unit in the Gaza border area

IDF begins division-wide operation in central Gaza

IDF troops begin operating in of Bureij and eastern Deir al Balah simultaneously; continue operations in central and southern Gaza.

IDF begins division-wide operation in central Gaza

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Watch: This is how over 100 Hezbollah operatives were eliminated in Lebanon

IDF's 869 Field Intelligence Unit works to identify terrorists, helps eliminate over 100 Hezbollah terrorists since the beginning of the war.

Watch: This is how over 100 Hezbollah operatives were eliminated in Lebanon

Footage:

Footage: Hamas terrorists eliminated in UNRWA school

IDF troops strike UNRWA school from which Hamas terrorists operated and planned numerous attacks against Israeli civilians and IDF troops.

Footage: Hamas terrorists eliminated in UNRWA school

IDF in Rafah:

RPGs found in raid on Hamas military structure

IDF troops operate against terrorist infrastructure and operatives in the Gaza Strip; locate RPG missiles during operation in Rafah.

RPGs found in raid on Hamas military structure

After 20 days, IDF forces exit Jabaliya

After rescuing the bodies of seven hostages and destroying 10 kilometers of terror tunnels, IDF forces exit Jabaliya.

After 20 days, IDF forces exit Jabaliya

Footage from Gaza:

Footage from Gaza: Commando units join fighting in central Gaza

IDF troops continue operational activities throughout the Gaza Strip, including the areas of Rafah and eastern Jabaliya.

Footage from Gaza: Commando units join fighting in central Gaza

Cleared for publication:

Cleared for publication: Two soldiers fell in battle in Gaza

Adar Gavriel, 24, from Caesarea, fell in battle in the northern Gaza Strip. Yehonatan Elias, 20, from Jerusalem, fell in battle in the southern Gaza Strip. One soldier was seriously injured.

Cleared for publication: Two soldiers fell in battle in Gaza

IDF reveals:

Explosion that killed 3 soldiers occurred in a medical clinic next to UNRWA school

An IDF force entered a UNRWA complex which consists of a school, a mosque, and a medical clinic in response to terrorist antitank fire. While searching the clinic, an explosive device planted by the terrorists detonated killing three soldiers.

Explosion that killed 3 soldiers occurred in a medical clinic next to UNRWA school

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Cleared for publication: Two soldiers murdered in attack near Shechem

IDF also confirms that Staff sergeant Yedidya Azugi fell in battle in Gaza. Three soldiers seriously injured.

Cleared for publication: Two soldiers murdered in attack near Shechem

'A huge blow to the town'

'A huge blow to the town': Staff Sergeant Yedidya Azugi fell in Gaza

Sergeant Yedidia Azugi, 22, from the town of Revava in Samaria, was killed in battle in Gaza. He is survived by his parents, Dalia and Eliyahu, and five brothers and sisters.

'A huge blow to the town': Staff Sergeant Yedidya Azugi fell in Gaza

Gallant to Hezbollah:

Gallant to Hezbollah: Nasrallah is dragging Lebanon to war - civilians will pay the price

Defense Minister Yoav Gallant presents photos of eliminated Hezbollah commanders, warns that fighting will escalate if Hezbollah continues its attacks.

Gallant to Hezbollah: Nasrallah is dragging Lebanon to war - civilians will pay the price

Chief of Staff in Rafah:

Chief of Staff in Rafah: Dismantling Hamas is Israel's national mission

IDF Chief of Staff visits Rafah, stresses: 'Completely dismantling Hamas is a national mission of the State of Israel, we will bring Hamas to very low points.'

Chief of Staff in Rafah: Dismantling Hamas is Israel's national mission

Two UAVs successfully intercepted over Eilat

Sirens warning of the infiltration of a hostile aircraft sounded in Eilat. IDF shoots down two UAVs.

Two UAVs successfully intercepted over Eilat

Jabaliya:

Jabaliya: Arrest of a terrorist led to the location of dozens of explosives

Interrogation of an arrested terrorist led to the location of dozens of explosives during the battles waged by the 460th Brigade Combat Team in Jabaliya.

Jabaliya: Arrest of a terrorist led to the location of dozens of explosives

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Watch: Kilometer-long tunnel in Gaza is destroyed

Military footage shows IDF soldiers destroying tunnel running parallel to corridor where IDF forces are stationed.

Watch: Kilometer-long tunnel in Gaza is destroyed

Defense Min.:

Defense Minister: Efforts to bring hostages home continue even now

Defense Minister Yoav Gallant meets with reservists, thanking them and stressing the importance of their role in the war.

Defense Minister: Efforts to bring hostages home continue even now

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Hezbollah weapons manufacturing head eliminated in strike

In southern Lebanon, IAF aircraft strikes and eliminates Hezbollah terrorist Muhammad Ali Nasser Faran, responsible for significant weapons manufacturing and proliferation infrastructure.

Hezbollah weapons manufacturing head eliminated in strike

IDF forces eliminate terrorists in Rafah and central Gaza

IDF troops continue operational activities in the areas of Rafah, Jabaliya, and central Gaza.

IDF forces eliminate terrorists in Rafah and central Gaza

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Netzach Yehuda soldiers carry out focused operation in Beit Hanoun

IDF operational activities continue throughout the Gaza Strip, forces conduct targeted raid in the area of Beit Hanoun.

Netzach Yehuda soldiers carry out focused operation in Beit Hanoun

Footage from the fighting:

IDF descends on Hamas military compounds in Jabaliya

In antiterror operations by the 7th Brigade Combat Team in Jabaliya, forces seize hundreds of weapons, destroy rocket launching sites.

IDF descends on Hamas military compounds in Jabaliya

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Cleared for publication: IDF soldier seriously injured in northern Gaza

The soldier was injured during an encounter with terrorists. He was taken to a hospital for medical treatment, and his family was notified.

Cleared for publication: IDF soldier seriously injured in northern Gaza

Rafah:

Dozens of terrorists killed, many weapons found in Rafah

Soldiers from 401st Brigade, 162nd Division carry out targeted raids on the terrorist infrastructure and buildings from which Hamas terrorists fired at the Israeli forces.

Dozens of terrorists killed, many weapons found in Rafah

Rafah:

The fighting in Rafah: Terrorists came out of a tunnel and were captured by the forces

Three armed terrorists who emerged from a tunnel were arrested by an IDF force operating in Rafah. After scanning the building, many weapons were found including RPG launchers.

The fighting in Rafah: Terrorists came out of a tunnel and were captured by the forces

IDF document proves that troops were to move from the South to Huwara already in August

Yossi Dagan, head of the Samaria Council, revealed a military document that proves that on the day before Oct. 7, forces from surrounding Gaza had not been sent to protect MK Zvi Sukkot's protest tent in Huwara. Dagan demanded: "Those that insulted the pioneering settlers that protect the country should apologize."

IDF document proves that troops were to move from the South to Huwara already in August

Lebanon: IDF eliminates Hezbollah rocket chief

IDF eliminates terrorist Qassem Saqlawi, Commander of the Rocket and Missile Array in Hezbollah’s Coastal Sector.

Lebanon: IDF eliminates Hezbollah rocket chief

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Cleared for publication: Two reservists seriously injured in battle in Gaza

Reservist from the Rotem Battalion of the Givati Brigade and a reservist in the 8237th Division Logistics Brigade seriously injured in battle in the southern Gaza Strip and evacuated to hospital.

Cleared for publication: Two reservists seriously injured in battle in Gaza

Three UAVs from Syria and Iraq intercepted

IDF fighter jets intercept UAV that approached Israel from Syria. Separately, a corvette missile ship and fighter jets successfully intercept two UAVs that approached Israel from the east.

Three UAVs from Syria and Iraq intercepted

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Soldiers recount the mission to recover hostages

The soldiers involved in the mission to recover the bodies of four hostages from Jabaliya recount the operation, minute by minute.

Soldiers recount the mission to recover hostages

Israeli source:

Official Israeli source confirms: Israel was not involved in the death of Ebrahim Raisi

Israeli official tells Reuters Israel 'uninvolved' in death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, who was killed in a helicopter crash in northwest Iran.

Official Israeli source confirms: Israel  was not involved in the death of Ebrahim Raisi

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Cleared for publication: Two soldiers fell in battle in Gaza

IDF clears for publication that soldiers Nachman Meir Haim Vaknin and Noam Bittan fell in battle in the southern Gaza Strip.

Cleared for publication: Two soldiers fell in battle in Gaza

PMO responds:

PMO responds: 'Whitewashed words that mean a defeat for Israel'

The Prime Minister's Office denounced Minister Benny Gantz's ultimatum to the Prime Minister tonight, claiming he was targeting the wrong party.

PMO responds: 'Whitewashed words that mean a defeat for Israel'