Bennett: Terror in north and south is led by Iran

Education Minister Bennett calls Iran the 'head of the snake,' says Iranians want to force Israel to fight two wars at once.Arutz Sheva Staff, Today, 11:16 AM

Commando Brigade gets new Religious Zionist commander

Colonel Kobi Heller to replace Avi Blut as head of IDF's Commando Brigade. Heller is third-straight Religious Zionist to head elite unit.Tzvi Lev, Today, 11:02 AM

Sirens in northern Israel result of Syrian infighting

Air raid sirens sound in northern Israel, Patriot missile fired from Tzfat.Arutz Sheva Staff, Today, 10:51 AM

IDF kicks off summer combat draft

IDF begins July-August draft cycle. Most foreign-born troops are from Ukraine, followed by the US and Ethiopia.Tzvi Lev, Today, 10:09 AM

Palestinian Arab killed in clashes in Bethlehem

Clashes break out during an arrest operation in Deheishe, south of BethlehemArutz Sheva Staff, Today, 7:13 AM

IDF attacks a terror cell launching arson balloons

IDF aircraft strike terrorists launching incendiary balloons from Gaza into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 9:00 PM

Report: Israeli jets hit Syria

Arab media outlets claim Israeli fighter jets hit targets in Syria.David Rosenberg, Yesterday, 7:53 PM

Israel to reopen Gaza crossing Tuesday if 'calm' maintained

Defense Minister says Kerem Shalom crossing will reopen 'if today and tomorrow situation continues as it was yesterday.'AFP, Yesterday, 2:55 PM

Weapon used to hit soldier - made in Iran

Hundreds of family members and friends attending funeral of soldier Aviv Levi, killed by Hamas sniper on Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 12:45 PM

'If Israel decides, it will crush Hamas'

Iran is attempting to push Hamas into a war of attrition with Israel, says Housing and Construction Minister Yoav Galant.Mordechai Sones, Yesterday, 10:45 AM

Killed soldier's vest to be checked

First Sergeant Aviv Levi killed at week's end on Gaza border to be buried today. Soldier's uncle tells of first conversation with commander.Mordechai Sones, Yesterday, 10:06 AM

Israel assists in rescuing Syrians

IDF completes humanitarian effort to rescue members of a Syrian civil organization and their families due to a threat to their lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 6:36 AM

Photos: Hamas headquarters before and after IDF attack

IDF publishes aerial photographs of three Hamas headquarters in Gaza before and after they were destroyed by the IDF.Ben Ariel, Yesterday, 6:10 AM

Zionist Union MK: We need to act immediately

MK Eitan Cabel calls for demilitarization of Gaza, says 'endless rounds of shooting' must end.Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 9:41 PM

IDF soldier killed by Hamas snipers identified as Aviv Levi

IDF soldier killed on Friday would have celebrated 21st birthday in two weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 9:30 PM

IDF attacks 60 targets in Gaza

Following border riots and sniper attack on IDF soldiers, IAF demolishes three Hamas compounds.Elad Benari, Canada, Saturday, 9:08 PM

IDF Spokesperson warns Hamas leader

Head of the Arab media division of the IDF Spokesperson's Unit to Hamas' Yahya Sinwar: No one involved in terror has immunity.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, Friday, 10:29 PM

Gaza terrorists fire 3 rockets at southern Israel

Iron Dome intercepts two rockets fired from Gaza at southern Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, Friday, 8:59 PM

Eight Arabs killed by IDF fire

IDF tanks and aircraft fired back at Gaza Arabs Friday afternoon. No IDF casualties reported.Guy Cohen, Friday, 6:11 PM

"I should be the next Defense Minister"

Jewish Home Chairman, Education Minister Naftali Bennett, has his own, original plan for dealing with Hamas.Nitsan Keidar, "Besheva", Friday, 4:39 PM

Incendiary kites found in Jerusalem yard

Israel Police investigate whether incendiary balloons found in Jerusalem yard were sent from neighboring Arab town.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 2:00 PM

DM: Hamas is forcing us into a large-scale operation

Defense Minister Liberman promises southern residents: 'If Hamas continues pushing us into another operation, we'll have another operation.Uzi Baruch, Friday, 1:27 PM

How the Mossad foiled Iranian plot to bomb Paris gathering

Israeli intelligence agency worked with European counterparts to catch Iranian cell which plotted to attack conference of Iranian dissidentsArutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 9:06 PM

Police arrest weapons thieves that targeted off-duty soldiers

Suspects followed home conscripts on their weekend leave and burglarized their weapons while they were sleeping.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 8:48 PM

Armored Corps aims to expand mixed-gender tank units

Armored Corps recommends expanding initiative turning female infantry soldiers into tank operators.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 7:50 PM

Israel to start massive effort to fortify home front

Huge NIS 5 billion initiative to build tens of thousands of bomb shelters and fortify hospitals.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 7:13 PM

IDF opens fire on Hamas post after mortars land near Negev town

Terrorists in Gaza fire projectiles at Israeli towns in western Negev. IDF responds with tank fire on Hamas positions in Gaza.David Rosenberg, Thursday, 6:08 PM

'Technological revolution' in armored corps

Chief Armored Corps officer declares armored vehicle currently flourishing; more recruits and more technology.Mordechai Sones, Thursday, 6:02 PM

IDF forces come under mortar fire near Gaza Strip

Terrorists in Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip launch mortars at Israeli forces stationed along border.David Rosenberg, Thursday, 4:23 PM

Report: Terrorist eliminated in Gaza

1 dead, 3 injured in Israeli airstrike on Gaza terrorists launching incendiary bombs at Israel.David Rosenberg, Thursday, 4:01 PM

Watch: Six humanitarian aid operations for Syrian refugees

Over past week, IDF transfers 72 tons of food, 70 tents, 9,000 liters of fuels, medicine and medical equipment, clothing, and toys.Mordechai Sones, Thursday, 2:59 PM

IDF equipment-return amnesty yields exciting stories

Some 400 weapons, including pistols, machine guns, submachine guns, rifles, Kalashnikov rifle, and more were returned.Mordechai Sones, Thursday, 1:50 PM

Arab who broke into army commander's car caught

Young Arab man broke into car of General Avi Balut and stole his bag. When he saw the bag contained classified documents, he burned them.Ido Ben Porat, Wednesday, 10:09 PM

The blood transfusions that will save soldiers' lives

IDF to replace current blood supply with whole blood, significantly increasing effectiveness of battlefield transfusions.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 7:58 PM

Border Police in Hevron receives new rec room

Organization tells Border Police unit: 'When you're standing alone, always know that there are people standing with you.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 2:53 PM

Does Israel act disproportionately in Gaza?

Reservists on Duty takes closer look at accusation: 'Incorrectly defined and poorly researched buzzwords.'Mordechai Sones, Wednesday, 2:17 PM

'Kill every Hamas leader we can hit'

Deputy Min. ex-ambassador Michael Oren says present situation with Gaza 'untenable, insufferable', says Israel must go after Hamas leaders.David Rosenberg, Wednesday, 2:01 PM

Report: Hamas to end use incendiary kites and balloons

Gaza terrorists discover new weapon as Hamas promises to end kite terror.Chana Roberts, Wednesday, 10:32 AM

'The clock is ticking and not necessarily in our favor"

Former commander of IDF’s Gaza Division says Hamas is controlling the situation and Israel must decide how to act.Elad Benari, Wednesday, 5:44 AM

Israel Police and Europol sign cooperation agreement

Israel Police and Europol to expand cooperation to combat cross-border criminal activity.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 4:43 AM

Siren heard in Golan Heights

Siren heard shortly after 12:30 a.m. in the Golan Regional Council. IDF clarifies it was a false alarm.Elad Benari, Wednesday, 12:56 AM

Arabs set fire to dozens of trees in Yitzhar

Dozens of trees belonging to Yitzhar farmer burned by Arabs; community demands defense establishment increase anti-arson activity.Mordechai Sones, Tuesday, 6:54 PM

'Gazans, demand that Hamas cease its terror'

Head of the Gaza District Coordination and Liaison Administration turns to Gazans and says their lives would be better without Hamas terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 5:18 PM

Firebomb strikes kindergarten

Firebomb launched from Gaza strikes kindergarten while children are in class. Miraculously no one was injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 4:17 PM

Netanyahu: We are in battle

PM, defense establishment officials inspect IDF Gaza Division. Netanyahu vows to bring back soldiers, civilians held in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 3:28 PM

Rioter shot during clashes on Israeli-Gaza border dies

Gaza rioter shot by IDF forces securing the border dies in Jerusalem hospital.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 2:45 PM

Syrian refugees moving in on Israeli border

Dozens of Syrians head towards Israeli side of Golan Heights, close to within 200 yards of the border to request entry.David Rosenberg, Tuesday, 1:35 PM

Watch: Israeli police uncover hidden weapons cache near Hevron

Machine guns, ammunition found hidden in cave outside of Hevron. 2 suspects arrested for illegal weapons possession.Yoni Kempinski, Tuesday, 9:34 AM

'Hamas knows our response is limited'

MK Ksenia Svetlova says Israeli deterrence is weakening and Hamas knows Israel isn't interested in a military operation in Gaza.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 6:29 AM

Increasing the pressure on Hamas in Kerem Shalom

Transfer of fuel and gas to Gaza to be stopped until next week due to continued kite and balloon terrorism.Elad Benari, Monday, 11:30 PM

Bennett reveals work on 'unilateral Gaza demilitarization plan'

Education Minister also refers to surveys testifying to power of Justice Minister, No.2 in his party: 'I'm very proud of Ayelet.'Mordechai Sones, Monday, 10:12 PM

'Act decisively and eliminate terrorism'

National Union party protests Defense Minister Liberman's response to Hamas terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 9:47 PM

Bird sent with flammable substance over Gaza border

Falcon found near Negev river with explosive material attached to its leg.Gary Willig, Monday, 7:14 PM

'Steel wall of a determined government'

Prime Minister warns Hamas against continuing to provoke Israel. 'We're in process involving exchanges of blows.'Mordechai Sones, Monday, 6:22 PM

IDF strikes Gaza in response to firebomb attacks

Four fires started in Israel by incendiary balloon attacks Monday.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 6:01 PM

'There is no cease-fire - we have to strike the terrorists'

Sderot mayor says government, army must make Hamas pay the price for attacking his city and not leave Sderot on its own.Benny Toker, Monday, 5:49 PM

ANALYSIS: Israel's Gaza dilemma

Snippet: Netanyahu's seeming restraint on the Gaza front is a calculated balance of the risks Israel faces from all directions.Yochanan Visser, Monday, 2:53 PM