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Defense & Security


Two soldiers injured in friendly-fire incident

Soldiers engaged in foiling drug smuggling accidentally fire at each other. Two lightly injured.

Two soldiers injured in friendly-fire incident

Chief of Staff: The IDF conducted a raid in a neighboring country last month

Aviv Kochavi hints about operation that the IDF conducted in a nearby country.

'The IDF conducted a raid in a neighboring country'

Police detain suspects in riots in eastern Jerusalem

Rocks thrown at police vehicle in At-Tur neighborhood. Police arrest 14 suspects.

Police detain suspects in riots in eastern Jerusalemplayer

Bedouin driver tries to run down IDF soldiers near Arad

IDF soldiers stop suspicious car in southern Israel - driver tries to ram soldiers.

Bedouin driver tries to run down IDF soldiers near Arad

Former Israeli top brass warn of deteriorating domestic security

Senior Israeli reserve officers and former security chiefs, including former Shin Bet director, warn against collapse of security situation.

Arab crime running 'rampant', former security chiefs warn

Israel working to defuse diplomatic crisis between US and Russia

Biden administration brings Israel in to help mediate in talks between the US and Russia as tensions escalate on Ukraine-Russian border.

Israel working to defuse diplomatic crisis between US and Russia

Drive-by shooting at military post in Samaria

Terrorists escaped in direction of Shechem. No injuries reported.

Drive-by shooting at military post in Samariaplayer

Large weapons smuggling operation broken up in Jordan Valley

Over 50 weapons seized after IDF, police stop 3 suspicious vehicles traveling on Route 90.

Large weapons smuggling operation broken up in Jordan Valley

Haaretz tech journalist: 'Police not the most reliable thing in Israel'

Tech journalist responds to report of police spying: I'm very worried, I don't feel protected or that my children are protected.'

Haaretz journalist: 'Police not the most reliable in Israel'

Yeshiva Rabbi tells students to avoid dairy kitchens in IDF

The headmaster of Yeshivat Elon Moreh has instructed his students not to eat dairy food cooked in IDF kitchens.

Yeshiva Rabbi tells students to avoid dairy kitchens in IDF

Gantz: Anyone who attacks for nationalist motives is a terrorist

Defense Minister says Israel will come down hard on anyone who commits violence for nationalist motives in Judea and Samaria.

Gantz: Anyone who attacks for nationalist motives is a terrorist

Demolition order signed for home of Yehuda Dimentman's killer

IDF Central Command commander signs order to demolish home of terrorist who shot dead Israeli civilian in Samaria last month.

Demolition order signed for home of Yehuda Dimentman's killer

INSS: Iran can achieve nuclear breakout within weeks

Institute for National Security Studies releases report on security challenges facing Israel in 2022 with emphasis on Iranian threat,

INSS: Iran can achieve nuclear breakout within weeks

Mother and infant shot in southern israel

Police arrest suspect with M16 as hospital reports arrival of mother and infant suffering gunshot wounds.

Mother and infant shot in southern israel

Hamas: Peace in the south is temporary

Senior Hamas official accuses Israel of procrastinating on repairs to the Gaza Strip, threatens 'this peace is temporary'.

Hamas: Peace in the south is temporary

Watch: Israeli police nab terrorist in mini-mart

Israeli police operating in Samaria capture 2 Arab terrorists in mini-mart and at private home.

Watch: Israeli police nab terrorist in mini-martplayer

Will colleagues of slain IDF soldier Barel Shmueli be investigated?

IDF reportedly considering investigation of response of soldiers on Gaza border to killing of comrade during violent riot.

Will colleagues of slain soldier Barel Shmueli be investigated?

Woman shot and killed in front of her children

Family feud has led to the deaths of more than five people, report says.

Woman shot and killed in front of her children

Left-wing protestors attacked in Samaria

Masked individuals set upon a protest near the PA town of Burin with sticks, stones, and firebombs, injuring four and torching vehicles.

Left-wing protestors attacked in Samaria

Joint force exercise sweeps through central Samaria city

IDF, Israel Police, and other emergency services practiced responding to multiple simultaneous incidents in one of Samaria's largest cities.

Joint force exercise sweeps through central Samaria city

'Catastrophe' in the IDF: Dairy cooking may be allowed again

Decades later, the IDF may lift a lengthy ban on dairy in base kitchens. Military Rabbis have warned against the move.

'Catastrophe' in the IDF: Dairy cooking may be allowed again

The comeback of the Islamic State group

ISIS has disappeared from the media but it is alive and as murderous as ever, with its eyes on Israel.

The comeback of the Islamic State group

First publication: Home of accomplice in Yehuda Dimentman's murder to be demolished

Part of home of minor who assisted his cousin in murder of yeshiva student in Samaria to be demolished.

Home of accomplice in Yehuda Dimentman's murder to be demolished

Bennett: Subs will ensure Israel's superiority for years to come

Prime Minister Bennett calls Israel's contract for new submarines 'a significant improvement for Israel's security'.

Bennett: Subs will ensure Israel's superiority for years to come

DM Gantz: 'Iran double-dealing must be brought to negotiating table'

Defense Min. Gantz, Greek Defense Min. Panagiotopoulos, discuss mutual interests, bond of friendship, and urgency in acting against Iran.

'Iran double-dealing must be brought to negotiating table'

Israel, Germany, sign submarine deal

Israel, Germany, and Thyssenkrupp sign agreement for development and production of three advanced submarines for Israeli Navy.

Israel, Germany, sign submarine deal

Egoz unit resumes training after deadly friendly fire incident

IDF unit which lost 2 commanders in friendly fire shooting last week resumes operational activity as Chief of Staff visits.

Egoz unit resumes training after deadly friendly fire incident

2 soldiers hurt in accidental grenade explosion

Soldiers taken to hospital in Jerusalem after accidental grenade detonation at military base in Mishor Adumim.

2 soldiers hurt in accidental grenade explosion

Israel, US test 'Arrow 3' space missile capable of downing satellites

Israel Aerospace Industries holds joint flight test with Defense Ministry, US Missile Defense Agency of space-capable Arrow 3 missile.

Israel, US test space missile capable of downing satellites

IDF widow: No anger at soldier who fired in friendly fire incident

Or Elharar, widow of Major Itamar Elharar, who was killed in a friendly fire incident, opens up a week after the tragic accident.

IDF widow: No anger at shooter in friendly fire incident

First publication: IDF to allow married soldiers to return home for day of mikva immersion

Under new regulation, married soldiers to be allowed to return home on day of mikvah immersion.

First publication: IDF to allow married soldiers days off

Attempted terrorist attack south of Jerusalem

Terrorist shot and killed while trying to stab Israelis in Gush Etzion.

Attempted terrorist attack south of Jerusalem

Public Security Minister announces indictment of Arab organized crime kingpin

Public Security Minister Omer Barlev has announced the indictment of the head of the notorious Hariri organized crime family.

Minister announces indictment of Arab organized crime kingpin

Suspected murder near Dead Sea

Police investigate after dead man found stabbed on roadside in southern Israel, just 100 meters away from his vehicle.

Suspected murder near Dead Sea

Rioters hurl rocks, firebombs, at police officers

One arrested after violent riots in southern Israel.

Rioters hurl rocks, firebombs, at police officersplayer

IDF officer from friendly fire tragedy: Two gunmen surprised me, so I acted immediately

Officer who shot dead two members of his unit says he felt he was in danger and therefore opened fire.

'Two gunmen surprised me, so I acted immediately'

Attack on vehicle of security guard in Negev investigated as terror attack

Israel Security Agency announces it is investigating attack on vehicle of security guard during riots in the Negev as a terrorist attack.

Attack on security guard investigated as terror attack

Gantz and Lapid to propose investigation into submarine affair

The Defense and Foreign Affairs Ministers' proposed commission of inquiry will be brought to a government vote on Sunday.

Gantz and Lapid to propose investigation into submarine affair

IDF commander: Friendly-fire tragedy 'unrelated to open fire rules'

'We are analyzing an incident which was the result of a split-second decision,' IDF commander Yehuda Fuchs says.

Commander: Friendly-fire tragedy 'unrelated to open fire rules'

Bedouin Riots in the Negev: Security guard's car set on fire

Bedouin riots continue with stone-throwing and violence, purportedly in response to JNF's work planting trees in the Negev.

Bedouin Riots in the Negev: Security guard's car set on fireplayer

'Ofek, come back!' A father's tears at military funeral

A thousand people attend funeral of Ofek Aharon, one of the 2 soldiers who were killed in a friendly-fire incident last night.

'Ofek, come back!' A father's tears at military funeral

'Use Shabak, Border Police to stop Bedouin riots in the Negev'

“During the May 2021 Riots it took too much time and cost too many lives before the security system managed to restore calm to the streets.”

'Use Shabak, Border Police to stop Bedouin riots in the Negev'player

Heartbreaking: Wedding video of killed soldier

IDF officer Itamar Elharar, killed last night by friendly fire, married Or Sendler only a year ago.

Heartbreaking: Wedding video of killed soldierplayer

Six Arabs indicted for attempted murder in Oz Tzion firebombing attack

Four Jews who had been sleeping in flaming caravan only escaped by a miracle.

Arabs indicted for attempted murder in Oz Tzion firebombing

IDF to establish commission of inquiry into friendly-fire tragedy

Two separate groups of soldiers set out without prior coordination to investigate identical incident, leading to tragic shooting.

IDF to establish comm. of inquiry into friendly-fire tragedy

Itamar Elharar, killed by friendly fire, married just a year ago

"Itamar will be remembered as a man of values, whose great love for the Land and for his fellow man characterized his life."

Itamar Elharar, killed by friendly fire, married just a year ago

Ofek Aharon and Itamar Elharar killed in friendly fire incident near base in Jordan Valley

Serious shooting accident results in deaths of two officers during security operations in the Jordan Valley.

Ofek Aharon, Itamar Elharar, killed in Jordan Valley incident

First publication: Demolition order issued for home of Yehuda Dimentman's murderer

Family of terrorist Muhammad Jaradat informed their home will be demolished following murder of Yehuda Dimentman.

Demolition order for home of Yehuda Dimentman's murderer

Terrorist taken with soldier he injured to hospital - without handcuffs

Terrorist who committed ramming attack in Binyamin taken to hospital in same helicopter as soldier he wounded, not handcuffed during flight.

Terrorist taken with victim to hospital - without handcuffs

IDF investigating case of elderly PA man who died after being released

Military Police Criminal Investigation Division investigating after detained PA man dies after his release,

IDF investigating after elderly PA man died after being released

Apartment building evacuated due to suspected explosives

Police investigate whether suspicious object on roof of apartment building was explosive device.

Apartment building evacuated due to suspected explosives

Six months later, terrorists who lynched Jewish youths still walk free

'Youths' lives were in serious danger, arrest the suspects and grant the victims full rights as terror victims,' attorney says.

Six months later, terrorists who lynched Jewish youths walk free

He stopped a stone-throwing attack, and police took his weapon

Gush Etzion man uses warning shot to end stone-throwing attack on women and children, is summoned for questioning while attackers are free.

He stopped a stone-throwing attack, and police took his weaponplayer

IDF soldier injured in suspected ramming attack in Binyamin region

Driver & passenger arrested, sent for interrogation.

IDF soldier injured in ramming attack in Binyamin regionplayer

Central Command commander pushing to demolish Homesh yeshiva

Political sources tell Israel National News Major General Yehuda Fuchs is seeking green light to demolish Samaria yeshiva,

IDF commander pushing to demolish Homesh yeshiva

IDF: 31 soldiers fell in 2021

IDF releases casualty figures for the previous year.

IDF: 31 soldiers fell in 2021