How did IDF accidentally return terrorist's body?

IDF Operations Chief and COS lead investigation into mistake, which directly contradicted Netanyahu's orders.Koby Finkler, 4/19/2016, 6:14 PM

Top IDF general declares ISIS is 'our enemy'

Maj. Gen. Nitzan Alon tells foreign journalists that while Iran remains top enemy, Israel is working with coalition against Islamic State.Cynthia Blank, 2/3/2016, 7:52 PM

IDF Demolishes Illegal Arab Buildings

Central Command cracking down on illegal buildings to make way for 88 new units for Israelis in the Jerusalem suburb.Tova Dvorin, 3/8/2015, 11:52 AM

New Central Command Head: Maj. Gen. Roni Numa

Numa replaces Maj. Gen. Nitzan Alon, who will be the new Head of Operations Branch in the General Staff.Gil Ronen, 1/18/2015, 7:24 PM

Central Command: IDF Innocent in Abu Ein's Death

Investigation finds IDF not liable for terrorist-turned-PA minister's heart attack; IDF to continue investigation due to 'sensitivity.'Ari Yashar, 1/6/2015, 11:01 PM

Mayors to Police: Stop Ignoring Roadside Murder

Regional Council heads write to security establishment chiefs in Israel, demand justiuce for 63 year-old mowed down by Arabs.Tova Dvorin, 12/30/2014, 7:48 AM

IDF Central Command Head: Unrest Will Get Worse

In meeting with Judea-Samaria community leaders, General Nitzan Alon warns things will get worse before they get better.Kobi Finkler, 11/13/2014, 12:56 PM

'High Court: Consideration Only for Infiltrators'

High Court forbids Jewish 17-year-old from spending Sukkot at parents' home, leaving him essentially homeless without a trial.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 10/10/2014, 3:01 PM

Jewish Worshippers Violently Attacked in Jerusalem

Victim of Arab attack over Rosh Hashanah says police nowhere to be found, claims victims of terror no longer able to defend themselves.Ari Soffer, 9/29/2014, 4:56 PM

IDF Commander Alon Discriminates Against Jews?

Jewish teen arrested breaching distancing order from Judea home; Arab woman in Ramallah suspected of terror let off for same breach.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 9/19/2014, 11:46 AM

IDF: It's Not Over Until We Find the Murderers

Head of the IDF’s Central Command says Operation Brother's Keeper will continue until the two murderers are found.Hezki Baruch, 7/1/2014, 6:14 AM

Residents Thanked for Support in Kidnap Search

Maj. Gen. Alon updates Judea-Samaria mayors on search, praises locals for outpouring of active support in search for kidnapped students.Coby Finkler, 6/14/2014, 11:44 PM

IDF 'Undermined' Supreme Court To Block 'Settlers'

General Alon signs order forbidding access to land registrars in Judea Samaria, despite court ruling and upcoming petition.Iddo Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 4/23/2014, 11:27 AM

'It's a Shame I Missed the Snow'

Boaz Albert, the Jewish farmer jailed for resisting distancing order from his Samarian farm, says the price was worth paying.Ari Yashar, 1/6/2014, 5:22 PM

General: US Agrees with Us on Jordan Valley

Head of Central Command compares deal with Palestinians to 'an unborn egg.'Gil Ronen, 12/9/2013, 7:56 AM

Protesters Demand an End to Distancing Orders

Impromptu protest forms against continued imprisonment of Boaz Albert outside house of General of Central Command.Tova Dvorin, 11/6/2013, 10:25 PM

IDF Officials Visit Nine-Year-Old Terror Victim

IDF's Head of Central Command and the head of the Binyamin Brigade visited Noam Glick who was shot at close range by a terrorist.Elad Benari, 10/9/2013, 5:44 AM

Apology Issued to IDF's Gen. Alon

Kfar Etzion Field School Director says Gen. Alon was the victim of an organized defamation campaign.Gil Ronen, 9/3/2013, 2:46 PM

Minister Slams General for ‘Shameful’ Response

Minister Livnat has harsh words for IDF Major-General who called her nephew’s murder a ‘shooting incident.’Maayana Miskin, 7/21/2013, 9:40 AM

IDF Commander: 'Yesha Much Safer Now'

IDF Central Command head Nitzan Alon told community leaders in Judea and Samaria that the security situation was much improvedDavid Lev, 7/11/2013, 10:13 AM

PM: Officers May Not Discuss Politics in Public

Top IDF brass should not be voicing their political opinions in public, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu saidDavid Lev, 6/24/2013, 9:37 PM

Yaalon Saves General from Knesset Embarrassment

Defense Minister tells IDF Commander not to speak at committee when settler leaders are present.Gil Ronen, 5/21/2013, 9:26 AM

IDF General Fears Knesset Session with Settlers?

Maariv says Alon refuses to appear before Knesset discussion of terror in Judea and Samaria if settlers are present.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2013, 12:57 PM

Two Samaria Jews Distanced from Homes

Watchdog NGO says the punishment follows an argument between two youths and policeGil Ronen, 5/19/2013, 5:42 PM

Samaria Residents Disagree over IDF General

Samaria Residents' Council, Women in Green, slam Yesha Council for defending Maj. Gen. Alon.Gil Ronen, 5/8/2013, 6:16 PM

New Judea and Samaria Commander Inducted

Brig. Gen. Tamir Yadai replaces Brig. Gen. Hagai Mordechai.Gil Ronen, 4/4/2013, 8:56 PM

Arabs Set Fire to Memorial Plaque in Ofra

Arabs set fire to a memorial plaque for a resident of Ofra. Local residents: this is just the beginning.Elad Benari, 3/13/2013, 5:42 AM

Fences Protecting Ofra, Adam to Come Down Friday

Court: fences need to be dismantled because they prevent access to some Arabs' agricultural plots.Gil Ronen, 3/9/2013, 10:59 PM

IDF Central Command Approves Ariel University

Head of Central Command has placed his signature on the document that makes the upgrade official.Gil Ronen, 12/25/2012, 11:34 AM

Ariel Mayor: IDF Commanders Lack Courage

Ariel Mayor Ron Nachman slammed IDF chief Benny Gantz charging he lacked the courage to deal with foreign anarchists Gabe Kahn, 4/18/2012, 5:17 PM

Eisner: The Mission Comes Before Looking Good

Lt. Col. Shalom Eisner said the IDF top brass are more concerned with perceptions than success in the fieldGabe Kahn, 4/17/2012, 9:56 PM

Nitzan Alon Takes Over Central Command

Brig. Gen. Alon becomes Maj. Gen. Alon in a ceremony at the Kiryah Base in Tel Aviv.Gil Ronen, 3/8/2012, 8:33 PM

Chief of Staff: Yesha Pick Purely Professional

Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz: no ulterior motive in appointment of general Alon, who is perceived as being anti-settler.Gil Ronen, 12/28/2011, 6:40 PM

IDF Boss Defends Controversial Appointments

IDF chief of staff Benny Gantz sought to allay concerns Defense Minister Barak is making political appointments in Judea and SamariaGabe Kahn., 12/19/2011, 9:18 PM

Official: Alon's Appointment Decided on by Barak

Senior official reveals: Barak decided on Nitzan Alon's appointment as head of Central Command. Chief of Staff had to submissively accept.Elad Benari, 12/16/2011, 4:10 AM

MK Ben-Ari: New IDF General 'Bull in a China Shop'

Nationalists see appointment of Nitzan Alon to head Central Command as a deliberate affront.Gil Ronen, 12/15/2011, 10:19 PM

Officer Who Irked Settlers to Head Central Command

Nitzan Alon's term as Commander of Judea and Samaria was fraught with tension with Jewish residents.Gil Ronen, 12/15/2011, 9:58 PM

Katzover: Nitzan Alon Broke All Records

Benny Katzover welcomes the new commander of the IDF's Judea and Samaria Division, condemns predecessor Nitzan Alon's behavior.Elad Benari, 10/26/2011, 6:10 AM

New Cmdr. Appointed for Judea & Samaria Division

Brigadier General Hagai Mordechai replaces the controversial Nitzan Alon as head of the IDF's Judea and Samaria Division.Elad Benari, 10/26/2011, 3:08 AM

Yesha Commander's Comments Raise Resident's Ire

Political opinions expressed to the New York Times by Gen. Nitzan Alon have raised the ire of residents in Judea and Samaria. Gabe Kahn., 10/13/2011, 9:50 PM

Alon Visits Rabbi Elyashiv

Brigadier-General Nitzan Alon met with Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv. They discussed the Jewish visits to Joseph’s Tomb.Elad Benari, 7/20/2011, 7:58 AM

Barak Moves to Silence Settlers

Defense minister Ehud Barak raised specter of using British era colonial laws to deny residents of Judea and Samaria the right to protest.Gabe Kahn., 7/14/2011, 6:39 PM

Gantz: Stop Attacks on Alon

Chief of Staff at event marking 35th anniversary of Yeshivat Or Etzion: "Condemn the acts and statements being made against Brig.-Gen. Alon."Elad Benari, 7/7/2011, 2:11 AM

IDF Letter Targets J&S Residents

IDF’s Judea and Samaria division commander sends letter asking to investigate soldiers who live in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 6/13/2011, 4:12 AM

Alon: Progress On Fogel Murders

IDF Judea and Samaria Commander, Brigadier General Alon speaks about the Fogel murders, checkpoints, legal advisers, and "Price Tag" responses.Gabe Kahn., 3/17/2011, 11:12 PM