Free birth control pills to be distributed to female soldiers

Goal is to reduce number of female soldiers choosing abortion. Last year, abortions cost IDF over 4 million shekels.Mordechai Sones, Yesterday, 9:45 AM

'They cut the security fence and placed explosive devices'

Soldier who identified the incident on the Gaza border over the weekend recalls what took place.Elad Benari, Yesterday, 6:12 AM

IDF: We thwarted mass breach of the security fence

IDF officer details how Gazans hurled explosives, attempted to cross into Israel en masse.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 12:12 AM

IDF apprehends Gazan infiltrator

Gazan who entered Israel without weapons transferred for questioning.Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 7:38 PM

Terrorists detonated explosive along border fence

Investigation of incident along Gaza border finds 20 terrorists placed explosive device along the fence, detonated it and broke in.Ben Ariel, Canada, Friday, 9:49 PM

IDF kills Gaza terrorists who infiltrated Israel

Terrorists detonate bomb on the Israel-Gaza border fence, attacked an IDF position inside Israel.Ben Ariel, Canada, Friday, 8:04 PM

IDF Chief of Staff to address Friends of IDF gala in NYC

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces to celebrate ‘A Night of Heroes’ marking Israel's 70th year of independence.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 11:41 AM

Watch: Terrorist nabbed following stabbing attack

Terrorist who stabbed two IDF soldiers located and arrested in joint operation of IDF, police, Border Police, and Shin Bet security agency.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 8:04 AM

Samaria terrorist captured

Security forces capture 19-year-old Palestinian Arab terrorist who carried out stabbing attack near the Samaria Regional Brigade base.Elad Benari, Thursday, 11:51 PM

IDF to reconsider decision sparing Old City terrorist's home

The military had previously decided not to demolish the home of Adiel Colman's killer after deciding that the terrorist was mentally ill.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 9:20 PM

'It's not worth trying us'

After Israel destroys Hamas tunnel, Netanyahu says terrorists wasting their time trying to dig into Israel. 'It's not worth trying us.'Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 8:51 PM

'No shame in preserving Jewish majority in Galilee'

Defense Minister Liberman lays cornerstone for new IDF rehabilitation and maintenance center in Nazareth Illit.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 8:33 PM

Religious Zionist general to be Liberman's IDF secretary

Controversial IDF officer Brig. Gen. Ofer Vinter becomes an aide to Defense Minister after years of being held back for promotion.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 5:28 PM

Is Israel ready for another war?

Is IDF ready to fight a war? Chief of Staff says army at highest preparedness, but recent report by former top general suggests otherwise.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 12:49 PM

IDF Presents: What it takes to be a great leader

What does it take to become a great leader? Current and past chiefs of the IDF General Staff give their answers.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 10:06 PM

Gaza Division receives Certificate of Appreciation

IDF Chief of Staff recognizes Gaza Division's dedication, awards it Certificate of Appreciation.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 11:49 AM

Supporters of FIDF to cycle across Israel

Supporters of Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) gearing up for an intense six-day bicycle ride through Israel this month.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 3:06 AM

Court hands would-be terrorist 7.5 years in prison

Be'er Sheva court sentences Israeli-Arab to 7.5 years in prison for planning to carry out terror attack against IDF soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 1:47 PM

IDF won't buy vegetables from Gaza

IDF no longer purchasing vegetables from farmers in Gaza, Tulkarm, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 11:43 AM

Bereaved family boycotts murder trial

Family of Staff Sergeant Ronen Lubarsky boycotts murder trial for terrorist after understanding that terrorist won't get the death penalty.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 10:21 AM

Watch: IDF forces operate in Barkan terrorist's village

Security forces operate in village where Barkan terrorist lives, arrest several suspects.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 8:14 AM

Relatives of terrorist arrested, home raided

IDF soldiers arrived at the house of the terrorist in the village of Shweika, mapped the building and carried out interrogations and arrestsYoni Kempinski, 10/7/2018, 8:18 PM

IDF Chief of Staff visits forces stationed on Gaza border

Senior IDF commanders visit Gaza border area, assess security situation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2018, 7:29 PM

IDF blocks roads near Gaza border ahead of clashes

About 20,000 Gaza Arabs are expected to participate in riots along the fence.Arutz Sheva, 10/5/2018, 4:37 PM

Islamic Jihad vows to oppose cease fire

Islamic Jihad gets a new leader, vows to thwart all political plans aimed at "eliminating the Palestinian problem."Tzvi Lev, 10/4/2018, 8:11 PM

100,000 see IDF's strength

'Our IDF' exhibition concludes after Sukkot. 'The public received a glimpse of the army's strength and tasted the innovation of the IDF.'Yoni Kempinski, 10/4/2018, 7:49 PM

Is the IDF woefully unprepared for war?

Amid fight between Chief of Staff and IDF's Ombudsman over military's readiness, State Comptroller debates opening probe of his own.Tzvi Lev, 10/4/2018, 6:55 PM

IDF searches for child terrorist after attempted knife attack

Knife terrorist, 8, attempts to carry out attack before escaping the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2018, 1:51 PM

Troops attacked in Qalqiliya

Soldiers neutralize firebomb-throwing terrorist, provide him with first aid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2018, 7:43 AM

Gazans with knife caught infiltrating Israel

IDF catches 2 terrorists attempting to cross security fence with knife from Gaza.Gary Willig, 10/3/2018, 5:03 PM

IDF most vegan army in world

1 out of 18 soldiers declare themselves vegetarian; in three years number of IDF vegans increased 20-fold.Mordechai Sones, 10/3/2018, 9:45 AM

Security forces map terrorist's home

Israeli security forces map out home of terrorist who killed Duvdevan soldier in May.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2018, 7:38 AM

Record number of female religious soldiers

Defense Ministry reveals 15% increase in religious women enlisting in IDF through midrashot program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2018, 6:50 PM

IDF soldiers attacked while taking medication for detainee

IDF finds soldiers were attacked upon entering Palestinian Arab home in order to pick up medication for a suspect they had arrested.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/30/2018, 7:11 PM

Rivlin sees 'the impressive power of the IDF'

President Reuven Rivlin visits 'Our IDF' exhibition, says strength of IDF 'has always been its excellent soldiers.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2018, 4:48 PM

'We are determined to defend the residents'

IDF specialists disposed of the explosive devices and grenades which were hurled during the Hamas-led riots along Gaza border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2018, 6:20 AM

Watch: IDF neutralizes explosives

IDF units work to neutralize explosives hurled into Israeli territory during Gaza border riots.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2018, 7:45 PM

Gaza rioters hurl at least 100 explosives at IDF

Rioters on Gaza border with Israel hurl at least 100 explosives, grenades, at IDF soldiers during border riots.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2018, 7:39 PM

Iranian mayor apologizes for billboard showing Israeli soldiers

Mayor of Shiraz apologizes for billboard which mistakenly featured Israeli soldiers.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/28/2018, 10:57 PM

IDF carries out attack in Gaza as riots continue

IDF aircraft attack northern Gaza after grenades and explosive devices thrown at Israeli forces along the border fence.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/28/2018, 8:26 PM

The IDF as never seen before

"Snapshot" ranks among the most important books about modern Israel with its clearheaded explanations about security and safety, military technology and prowess, and the military’s impact on social and political institutions. Review.Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 9/28/2018, 5:31 AM

IDF soldiers mistakenly featured on Iranian billboard

Red-faced officials hastily remove billboard commemorating Iran-Iraq war that accidentally featured IDF soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2018, 7:07 PM

Under heavy security: Over 35,000 visit Hevron

Judea Brigade commander explains IDF security arrangements to protect tens of thousands of worshipers in the city of the patriarchs.Yoni Kempinski, 9/26/2018, 10:57 PM

Border Police confiscate illegal weapons in Arab town

Border Police confiscate illegal weapons, arrest one Arab suspect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2018, 10:47 AM

Children and families connect to IDF through interactive expo.

Arutz Sheva visits IDF's hands-on expo for children and families.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2018, 8:00 AM

Arab suspects hurl explosives at IDF

IDF troops search for Arab attackers, confiscate 2 illegal weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2018, 7:34 AM

The murder of Ari Fuld and the lessons of standing up to terror

Ari and I spoke about a multitude of topics over the years and he both enlightened me and inspired me to greater heights. Ronald Edelstein, 9/24/2018, 10:57 PM

Gaza rioter killed in clashes with IDF

Health officials in Gaza say rioter killed by IDF fire, 10 more wounded. Gazans hold 'riot at sea' along maritime border.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2018, 9:42 PM

IDF attacks Gaza terrorist cell

IDF aircraft attack terrorist cell that fired incendiary balloons from northern Gaza into Israeli territory.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/23/2018, 10:22 PM

False alarm in southern Israel

Siren heard around 3:30 a.m. in the Eshkol Regional Council. IDF confirms it was a false alarm.Ben Ariel, 9/23/2018, 4:14 AM

Kremlin on relations with Israel: Too early to ask

Kremlin spokesman confirms Putin was brief on Israeli actions in Latakia, but says decision on Russia's next step is premature.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/21/2018, 9:50 PM

IDF conducts air strikes in northern Gaza

More than 10,000 Gazans riot along security fence with Israel. One soldier injured by grenade shrapnel.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/21/2018, 8:15 PM

IDF embraces disabled volunteers

Young adults with disabilities enlist for three year volunteer military service in unprecedented government initiative.Arutz Sheva, 9/21/2018, 3:28 PM

Liberman furious after Chief of Staff's comments leaked

Defense Minister demands that leaks from Cabinet meetings be prevented.Hezki Baruch, 9/21/2018, 12:08 AM

Incendiary balloon explodes, IDF attacks in Gaza

Incendiary terrorism from Gaza continues, with 10 fires raging near the Gaza border.Elad Benari, 9/20/2018, 11:19 PM

IAF chief meets Russian commanders in Moscow

High-ranking officials in Israeli, Russian air forces hold several meetings after accidental downing of Russian plane by Syrian army.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2018, 8:25 PM

'End attacks on IDF soldiers'

Politicians call for increased sentences after 3 soldiers attacked by haredi extremists in Meah Shearim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2018, 8:00 PM