News and updates about Yamam

Husband of 'Rachel from Ofakim' passes away

The couple became a viral sensation online with the story of how Rachel served Hamas terrorists cookies while waiting for security forces to rescue them.

Husband of 'Rachel from Ofakim' passes away

New documentation from soldier’s helmet:

This is how Yamam rescued two hostages under fire

The Police have published dramatic documentation from the helmet of IDF soldiers who participated in the operation to free Fernando Marman and Louis Har.

This is how Yamam rescued two hostages under fire

Commissioner (ret.) Shachar Ayalon:

“Counter terrorism unit displayed perfect abilities”

Former deputy chief of Police, Shachar Ayalon, gives a glimpse of the counter terrorism unit and talks about Israel’s strength that enables it to recover from tragedy.

“Counter terrorism unit displayed perfect abilities”

Tayibe resident caught with fallen officer's pistol

A 27-year-old resident of Tayibe was indicted after he was found to be in possession of a firearm that belonged to a Yamam officer who was killed on October 7th.

Tayibe resident caught with fallen officer's pistol

Shin Bet reveals:

Photos from preparations for undercover op

Photos published by the Shin Bet show agents applying makeup in preparation for the undercover operation to eliminate three terrorists in a hospital in Jenin.

Photos from preparations for undercover op

IDF Chief of Staff:

'Where necessary, we enter the most complex places'

Chief of Staff Halevi discussed the elimination of Hamas terrorists in a Jenin Hospital: 'We do not want to turn hospitals into battlefields... but we are even more determined not to allow hospitals become a place that is a cover for terrorism.'

'Where necessary, we enter the most complex places'

Islamic Jihad Jenin Battalion commander eliminated

YAMAM officers eliminated the commander of the Jenin Battalion, Mohammed Zubeidi, the nephew of the terrorist Zakaria Zubeidi.

Islamic Jihad Jenin Battalion commander eliminated

Wounded officer:

'They evacuated us amid the combat, I will continue to serve'

One of the Border Police officers who was wounded in Tulkarem recounts the incident.

'They evacuated us amid the combat, I will continue to serve'

Watch: YAMAM operators arrest Hebron terrorists

Border Police publishes footage of tense moments when the elite YAMAM unit arrested the terrorists who murdered a woman yesterday.

Watch: YAMAM operators arrest Hebron terrorists

Jenin:

Security forces eliminate terror cell in broad daylight

Israeli security forces on Sunday eliminated a terror cell in Jenin.

Security forces eliminate terror cell in broad daylight

Netanyahu takes credit for Bennett's decision

PM Netanyahu claimed that his gov. decided to classify the YAMAM as the national counterterrorism unit, but Bennett gov. signed it.

Netanyahu takes credit for Bennett's decision

Knesset Speaker gifts armored cars to elite units

Knesset Speaker Amir Ohana presented several armored vehicles to two elite Israel Police undercover units.

Knesset Speaker gifts armored cars to elite units

Task Force Tequilla: The ISA's last resort

A look at the elite undercover unit that hunted down the terrorists from the attack at Eli Junction.

Task Force Tequilla: The ISA's last resort

Watch:

Footage of elimination of second Eli terrorist

Troops from Yamam counter-terrorism unit block the taxi in which the terrorist was traveling and fire shots at him until he is eliminated.

Footage of elimination of second Eli terrorist

Hero on four:

Yamam dog killed in Shechem operation

Seven-year-old Jango was killed during a heavy fire-fight as he protected the lives of the soldiers when terrorists opened fire on them.

Yamam dog killed in Shechem operation

Drama in Ramat Gan:

Counterterror officers save man who sought to jump off building

Yamam officers distract man who threatened to jump from 19th story of building, while others grab him and prevent him from jumping.

Counterterror officers save man who sought to jump off building

Suspect in shooting of Yamam police officer is apprehended

Israeli security forces apprehend high-level terror operative involved in a number of shooting attacks on IDF soldiers.

Suspect in shooting of Yamam police officer is apprehended

Five things you may not know about the canine unit

INN went to the Border Police base near Jerusalem to meet the dogs, and discovered five things you may not know.

Five things you may not know about the canine unit

Watch: IDF firefight with terrorists in Shechem

IDF publishes rare documentation from helmet cameras of soldiers of fight in which terrorist Ibrahim al-Nablusi was killed.

Watch: IDF firefight with terrorists in Shechem

Yamam dog killed in Shechem trapped terror victim's murderer

Police Commissioner Shabtai praises Yamam activities in Shechem, eulogizes dog Zili, a 'real fighter on four legs.'

Yamam dog killed in Shechem trapped terror victim's murderer

Terrorist Ibrahim al-Nablusi eliminated in Shechem

Terrorist Ibrahim al-Nablusi is killed in firefight as Israeli security forces attempt to arrest him in Shechem.

Terrorist Ibrahim al-Nablusi eliminated in Shechem

Yamam soldier Noam Raz to be buried on Mount Herzl

Youths from Ofra stand with Israeli flags to pay tribute to Yamam soldier killed in firefight with terrorists on Friday.

Yamam soldier Noam Raz to be buried on Mount Herzl

'The people of Israel have lost one of their heroes'

A close friend of fallen YAMAM operator Noam Raz, who died of combat wounds on Friday, remembers him as both fierce fighter and family man.

'The people of Israel have lost one of their heroes'

Senior IDF officer:

'Thousands of bullets were fired at us'

Senior officer in the IDF Central Command recalls incident in Jenin in in which Yamam officer Noam Raz was killed.

'Thousands of bullets were fired at us'

Israel mourns fallen counterterror operator

Senior government officials mourn the death of Noam Raz, killed in a gunfight in the Jenin area earlier today.

Israel mourns fallen counterterror operator

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Commander of counter-terrorism unit masked while lighting torch

Commander of Yamam unit lights torch at Independence Day opening ceremony with his face covered. "This is the picture of our victory."

Commander of counter-terrorism unit masked while lighting torch

Officer injured in Jenin gunfight regains consciousness

Chief Superintendent S., severely injured in shootout with terrorists on their way to carry out an attack, regains consciousness.

Officer injured in Jenin gunfight regains consciousness

Foiled terror attack:

Terrorist promised, 'Soon you'll hear about me'

One of the terrorists eliminated in Friday operation in Jenin carried an M16, promised to do 'something very big' in Israel.

Terrorist promised, 'Soon you'll hear about me'

Wave of shooting attacks:

Israeli security forces eliminate 3 armed terrorists

Joint operation of IDF, Shin Bet, Border Police leads to elimination of terrorists responsible for shooting attacks in Judea and Samaria.

Israeli security forces eliminate 3 armed terrorists

Zili, four legged hero who captured terrorist

Zili the Belgian Malinois who helped capture terrorist who murdered Ori Ansbacher.

Zili, four legged hero who captured terrorist

'I'm your worst nightmare. You'll never forget my face'

Father of one of the Barkan attack victims confronts the family of the terrorist responsible for the shooting.

'I'm your worst nightmare. You'll never forget my face'

Watch: Special police forces capture Barkan terrorist

Footage revealed for first time shows counter-terror unit's operation in Shechem to locate terrorist who carried out attack at Barkan.

Watch: Special police forces capture Barkan terrorist

'The finest counter-terrorism force in the world'

PM Netanyahu, Minister Erdan visit Yamam Swat unit, praise them for capturing terrorists behind recent attacks.

'The finest counter-terrorism force in the world'

Rivlin thanks Rambo the dog

President Rivlin hosts Yamam soldiers who were involved in the capture of Barkan terrorist and Rambo the dog who assisted.

Rivlin thanks Rambo the dog

PA: Israel executed civilians

PA condemns raid by Israeli special forces that killed terrorists responsible for Barkan and Ofra attacks.

PA: Israel executed civilians

SWAT Commander: We'll catch Barkan terrorist

Yamam head promises Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked that is elite unit will lay hands on terrorist responsible for Barkan terror attack.

SWAT Commander: We'll catch Barkan terrorist

Watch: Police officers carry out operation in Jenin

Watch as officers in Israel Police's Yamam anti-terrorist unit search homes and arrest terrorists. Most missions are top secret.

Watch: Police officers carry out operation in Jenin

'We thank you in the name of all the people of Israel'

Family of Rabbi Raziel Shevach visit officers wounded during operation to capture terrorists.

'We thank you in the name of all the people of Israel'

Officer wounded in Jenin gunfight regains consciousness

Special forces officer wounded in Jenin shootout on Thursday regains consciousness.

Officer wounded in Jenin gunfight regains consciousness

'The fighters I met were determined and proud'

Public Security Minister visits fighters wounded in Jenin last night during capture of terrorists who murdered Rabbi Shevach.

'The fighters I met were determined and proud'

'Terrorists cannot hide from us - we'll always get them'

Praise rains in from across the political spectrum after security forces capture murderers of Rabbi Raziel Shevach.

'Terrorists cannot hide from us - we'll always get them'

How security camera footage helped Israel track down killers

Security camera footage enabled the Israeli security forces to track down the terrorists who murdered Ron Kukia earlier this month.

How security camera footage helped Israel track down killers

Yamam counter-terrorism unit source of pride and strength

Ministers Liberman, Erdan, Inspector General Alshich, visit special counter-terrorism unit base: 'We're ready: Any time, place, scenario.'

Yamam counter-terrorism unit source of pride and strength

'You work day and night to protect us'

President Reuven Rivlin visits base of elite police counter-terrorism unit, praises their vigilance and dedication.

'You work day and night to protect us'

Erdan thanks special ops 'on behalf of all of Israel’

Public Security Minister meets with covert counter-terror unit fighters who eliminated terrorist Nashat Milhem.

Erdan thanks special ops 'on behalf of all of Israel’

IDF Warrior Wounded in Jenin Regains Consciousness

Yamam special forces warrior is in stable condition and recovering after being operated on. Yaalon confirms: it was friendly fire.

IDF Warrior Wounded in Jenin Regains Consciousness

Soldier Wounded by 'Friendly Fire' in Jenin

Counterterrorism fighter moderately wounded during a terror arrest operation in Jenin.

Soldier Wounded by 'Friendly Fire' in Jenin

Aharonovich: 'We Closed the Circle' on Glick Shooting

Internal Security Minister praises 'swift, precise' attack by special forces on Glick shooter.

Aharonovich: 'We Closed the Circle' on Glick Shooting

Details Emerge on 'Comprehensive Plan' to Make Jerusalem Safer

Police staff, special forces to work together to quell the capital's 'silent intifada,' Jerusalem Police Cmmdr. reveals.

Details Emerge on 'Comprehensive Plan' to Make Jerusalem Safer

Watch: When Security Forces Finally Tracked Down Teens' Killers

Testimony and footage from joint police-IDF operation to track down Hamas murderers.

Watch: When Security Forces Finally Tracked Down Teens' Killers

Dramatic footage

Watch: Head-Cam Video Shows Gun Battle With Teens' Kidnappers

Elite counter-terrorism unit which killed Hamas terrorists behind brutal kidnap-murder of Israeli teens releases footage from operation.

Watch: Head-Cam Video Shows Gun Battle With Teens' Kidnappers

SWAT Unit Praised After Elimination of Teens' Murderers

Border Police unit played 'decisive role' in maintaining national security, Police Commissioner commends Tuesday.

SWAT Unit Praised After Elimination of Teens' Murderers

SWAT Team 'Pressure Cooker' Tactic Eliminates Terrorist

A tactic dubbed 'pressure cooker' failed to persuade a suspect to come out of his hideout. He wound up dead.

SWAT Team 'Pressure Cooker' Tactic Eliminates Terrorist

Counter-terrorist Unit's Doctor Dies Suddenly at 45

Tragedy struck at the Yamam, as the unit’s doctor died unexpectedly of a heart attack. He was 45 years old.

Counter-terrorist Unit's Doctor Dies Suddenly at 45