IDF delegation to discuss anti-Hezbollah operation with Russia

IDF delegation will head to Moscow to brief Russian counterparts on operation to destroy Hezbollah's terror tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 3:11 AM

The commanders who uncover the Hezbollah terror tunnels

IDF officers bring their expertise from dealing with Hamas tunnels from Gaza to the fight against Hezbollah's tunnels in the north.Yoni Kempinski, Monday, 7:06 PM

The laboratory that reveals Hezbollah's tunnels

Engineers, researchers and technological and research experts work in Galilee to find terror tunnels along northern border.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 5:42 PM

Watch: IDF forces hunt for terrorists following shooting attack

Israeli security forces conduct extensive searches for Arab terrorists who opened fire on civilians Sunday, wounding pregnant woman.David Rosenberg, Monday, 8:44 AM

Hezbollah takes close-range photos of IDF soldiers

Lebanese TV publishes pictures of IDF soldiers marking Israel-Lebanon border taken by Hezbollah terrorists at close range.Gary Willig, Sunday, 9:04 PM

Recovering cancer patients to be allowed to enlist for combat

Those recovering from cancer 5 years prior may enlist for combat, HIV-positive people will be recruited; overweight will receive 72 profile.Mordechai Sones, Sunday, 10:36 AM

Watch: Religious troops prepare for action...with a song

Troops from Netzach Yehuda, also known as Nahal Haredi, sing traditional Jewish songs shortly before raiding the home of a wanted terrorist.Tzvi Lev, Saturday, 11:09 PM

IDF locates another tunnel on Lebanon border

The tunnel passes from Lebanese territory into Israel and was active in recent days.Arutz Sheva, Saturday, 6:54 PM

Commandos were in Gaza for two months before botched raid

Information continues to trickle out regarding failed special-forces mission in Gaza last month.JTA, Friday, 12:53 PM

Liberman to IDF leaders: You are like Peace Now

Former Defense Minister loses temper in meeting with IDF officials who argued against Gaza operation.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 8:26 PM

UNIFIL head visits Hezbollah terror tunnel

IDF Northern Command demands UNIFIL act to dismantle Hezbollah tunnels on Lebanese side of the border.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 5:17 PM

Elite commando unit was interrogated by Hamas for 40 minutes

Report says commandos in botched special forces mission in Gaza were interrogated by Hamas for 40 minutes before gunfight erupted.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 5:05 PM

Zionist Union MK: This operation is necessary and timely

MK Eyal Ben Reuven rejects claims that political considerations were behind Operation Northern Shield.Shimon Cohen, Thursday, 5:35 AM

Germany, Britain back Israel and condemn Hezbollah

Germany’s Ambassador to Israel and British Minister of State for the Middle East express support for Israel's efforts against Hezbollah.Elad Benari, Thursday, 4:40 AM

Russia: Israel has right to defend itself from Hezbollah tunnels

Following launch of IDF operation against terror tunnels from Lebanon, Russia backs Israeli right to self-defense - with caveats.David Rosenberg, Wednesday, 1:30 PM

This is Hezbollah's terror tunnel

IDF releases aerial photos depicting cross-border attack tunnel that was dug by Hezbollah.Elad Benari, Wednesday, 7:03 AM

Documentation: Hezbollah operatives inside a terrorist tunnel

Watch the Hezbollah terrorists documented by an IDF camera in the tunnel of attack terrorism that was exposed today in Israeli territory., 12/4/2018, 8:34 PM

Terror tunnel located 40 meters inside Israel

IDF says tunnel found leading into northern town dug through hard rock using different methods from Hamas tunnels from Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2018, 3:55 PM

Netanyahu: Anyone who tries to harm Israel will pay heavy price

Israeli premier says IDF 'determined' locate and neutralize all cross-border terror tunnels from Lebanon leading into Israel.David Rosenberg, 12/4/2018, 1:48 PM

Terror tunnel discovered on Israel-Lebanon border

IDF forces on Tuesday discover cross-border terror tunnel crossing from south Lebanon village into Israeli territory.David Rosenberg, 12/4/2018, 1:01 PM

IDF launches operation to destroy Hezbollah terror tunnels

IDF launches "Operation Northern Shield" to destroy terrorist tunnels dug by Hezbollah.Kobi Finkler, 12/4/2018, 7:29 AM

Murdered soldier's father: 'Sanity has prevailed'

Family of Ronen Lubarsky hails decision to demolish terrorist's house but intends boycotting murderer's trial.Benny Toker, 12/3/2018, 6:06 PM

Report: Elite IDF unit entered Gaza posing as aid workers

Israeli special forces unit involved in fateful operation in Gaza last month had posed as group of humanitarian aid workers to enter Strip.David Rosenberg, 12/3/2018, 11:12 AM

Senior IDF officer removes 'Observe Sabbath Decorum' signs

Training base complex commander removes signs in dining rooms prohibiting smoking and mobile phone use on Shabbat and holidays.Mordechai Sones, 12/2/2018, 1:02 PM

Syrian missile fired at Israel found in Golan Heights

Remnants of missile fired from Syria towards Israeli aircraft found in northern Israel.Kobi Finkler, 11/30/2018, 1:21 PM

Colonel's promotion frozen for shooting rock thrower

Bowing to left wing pressure, Eizenkot decides to freeze promotion of Colonel Yisrael Shomer for shooting rock thrower near Bet El in 2015.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2018, 8:53 PM

Female soldiers to serve as kashrut supervisors

IDF to draft women to serve as kashrut supervisors. Though position has been open to women for years, policy never implemented until now.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2018, 8:55 AM

New IDF formation: Paran

Formation to protect Halutza Sands area to city of Eilat, will consolidate border defense battalions Bardelas and Caracal.Mordechai Sones, 11/28/2018, 2:05 PM

IDF special forces officers entered Gaza under false identities

Lebanese outlet reports details from fateful incident in Gaza in which IDF Lt. Col. was killed in battle with Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2018, 12:10 PM

'Protect the State, take care of yourselves'

Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Netanyahu visits the Commando Brigade exercise, meets soldiers taking part.Nitsan Keidar, 11/28/2018, 6:48 AM

IDF: Home of Ari Fuld's murderer will be destroyed

Israeli army vows to demolish home of Arab terrorist who stabbed American-Israeli man to death in Gush Etzion shopping center.David Rosenberg, 11/27/2018, 8:15 AM

Aviv Kochavi appointed 22nd IDF Chief of Staff

Kochavi to enter office December 31, replacing Gadi Eizenkot. His deputy will be Major General Eyal Zamir.Mordechai Sones, 11/25/2018, 2:42 PM

IDF launches November recruitment period

Thousands of new recruits to arrive in recruitment centers in the next two weeks, join the IDF and serve in field units.Ido Ben Porat, 11/25/2018, 6:08 AM

Watch: The Commando Brigade trains for all-out war

Commando Brigade currently participating in 10-day drill spanning the length of Israel.Troops training for all-out war in Lebanon and Gaza.Tzvi Lev, 11/24/2018, 6:53 PM

'It's time for a preemptive strike on Hezbollah'

Former MK Gidon Sa'ar reiterates call for IDF to strike Hezbollah to prevent terror militia from growing stronger.Tzvi Lev, 11/23/2018, 12:33 PM

IDF to Lebanon: May you be free of Iran and Hezbollah

IDF wishes residents of Lebanon a Happy Independence Day on Twitter, takes aim at Iran and Hezbollah.Elad Benari, 11/23/2018, 3:03 AM

Bennett hits back at Yair Golan. 'Israel needs to start winning'

Bennett responds after General Yair Golan accuses him of 'weakening the IDF and the State of Israel'.Tzvi Lev, 11/22/2018, 9:34 PM

Netanyahu holds first meeting with IDF brass as defense minister

'We have a common mission to defend Israel's security in every arena.'Tzvi Lev, 11/22/2018, 7:52 PM

The Military Censor's unusual announcement

Military Censor publishes announcement urging public not to publish any information about IDF operations in Gaza.Uzi Baruch, 11/22/2018, 2:59 PM

Bennett does not take back harsh words

Naftali Bennett sticks to what he said about soldiers fearing Military Advocate General. 'A surplus of legalization is costing us lives.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2018, 10:11 AM

Terrorist found carrying knife in Pringles container

Female terrorist caught trying to smuggle knife for stabbing attack in snack box at Qalandiya crossing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2018, 6:17 PM

Haredi draft dodger disappears after hospital visit

Yeshiva student arrested for draft dodging missing after hospital visit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2018, 3:00 PM

Trump's Deal of the Century peace plan is a 'waste of time'

Justice Min.doubtful government can survive after Defense Min's departure, says Trump's 'Deal of the Century' unlikely to lead to peace.David Rosenberg, 11/21/2018, 11:22 AM

Terrorists shot while planting explosives in Binyamin

IDF ambushes terrorist cell which planted explosives, threw firebombs at Israeli vehicles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2018, 5:37 PM

'IDF soldiers fear no one'

PM Netanyahu slams Minister Bennett for saying IDF soldiers more afraid of military prosecutor than Hamas leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2018, 4:21 PM

No apology from Bennett

Education Minister rebuffs criticism of remarks that IDF soldiers more concerned with military prosecutor than with Hamas terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2018, 3:22 PM

'Lt. Col. M killed during mission to locate terror tunnels'

Second senior Hamas leader claims secret operation during which Israeli officer was killed had aimed to plant spy devices in Gaza Strip.Dalit Halevy, 11/19/2018, 2:20 PM

Four Palestinian Arabs wounded by IDF fire

Four Palestinian Arabs wounded, one seriously, from IDF fire west of Ramallah.Orli Harari, 11/19/2018, 6:20 AM

Netanyahu: I will serve as Defense Minister

Prime Minister announces plans to keep Defense Ministry portfolio following departure of Avigdor Liberman, despite Jewish Home ultimatum.David Rosenberg, 11/18/2018, 8:33 PM

Hamas official: IDF operation meant to plant 'various means'

Senior Hamas official claims IDF operation in Gaza last week was intended to plant "various means" in the enclave.Dalit Halevi, 11/18/2018, 5:22 AM

'IDF spent 45 minutes on the phone telling Gazan to leave'

British reporter describes the extraordinary lengths IDF went to avoid hurting civilians during the recent flare-up in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2018, 9:06 AM

Liberman bids farewell to General Staff forum

Outgoing defense minister: I tried to keep the IDF out of political debates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2018, 7:48 PM

Israeli Defense Minister announces resignation

Yisrael Beytenu chief tells faction members he will resign as Defense Minister, call for early elections.David Rosenberg, 11/14/2018, 12:55 PM

Report: Liberman set to step down as Defense Minister

Sources close to Defense Minister say he is frustrated with government's response to Hamas attacks, has decided to resign.Hezki Baruch, 11/14/2018, 10:55 AM

Liberman to resign as Defense Minister?

Israeli defense minister sparks speculation with sudden announcement of upcoming public statement scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.David Rosenberg, 11/14/2018, 9:07 AM

Terrorist nabbed on Gaza border after botched attack

IDF soldiers attacked by terrorist hurling hand grenades, but manage to capture terrorist after grenades fail to detonate.David Rosenberg, 11/14/2018, 8:24 AM

These are the Hamas targets attacked by the IDF

IDF releases before and after photographs depicting Hamas strategic targets that were struck in the latest round of fighting.Elad Benari, 11/14/2018, 6:30 AM