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Mandatory IDF service to be extended to three years

The Cabinet has approved the change, and on Sunday the government will vote on Defense Minister Yoav Gallant's and the military's demand that conscripted soldiers serve for 3 years.

Mandatory IDF service to be extended to three years

Egypt-Israel talks:

New proposal to allow IDF to withdraw from Philadelphi Corridor

Egypt, Israel, discuss electronic alternative to Israeli presence along Gaza-Egypt border - as part of ceasefire-prisoner swap talks. Prime Minister's Office: 'Fake news.'

New proposal to allow IDF to withdraw from Philadelphi Corridor

Escalation - from a different direction

Rocket fired from Syria towards northern Israel

IDF strikes military base in southern Syria following rocket launch towards northern Israel.

Rocket fired from Syria towards northern Israel

Close-quarters combat:

IDF forces eliminate large number of terrorists

IDF continues operations in central and southern Gaza, dismantling terror infrastructure and locating weapons production facility.

IDF forces eliminate large number of terrorists

Cleared for publication:

Master Sergeant (Res.) Valeri Chefonov killed by UAV in north

Master Sergeant (Res.) Valeri Chefonov was critically injured by a UAV attack in the north and died of his wounds. His funeral will take place on Friday at the military cemetery in Netanya.

Master Sergeant (Res.) Valeri Chefonov killed by UAV in north

Netanyahu:

'Only clarity & determination will get the hostages back'

PM attends Officers Course Graduation Ceremony, reiterates Israel remains determined to achieve all goals of the war and return all remaining hostages.

'Only clarity & determination will get the hostages back'

IDF probe into Oct. 7 finds:

IDF failed in its mission to protect residents of Kibbutz Be'eri

Investigation into massacre at Kibbutz Be'eri, where 101 people were murdered and 30 taken hostages, finds failures by the military

IDF failed in its mission to protect residents of Kibbutz Be'eri

Minister of Defense meets White House Coordinator for Middle East

Minister of Defense Yoav Gallant hosts White House Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa, Brett McGurk, for a second discussion on the hostage issue and defense cooperation between Israel and the U.S.

Minister of Defense meets White House Coordinator for Middle East

Sirens in the North:

Israeli critically injured in UAV strike

Following a series of sirens in northern Israel, a man has been reported critically injured by a UAV strike in Kabri in the Galilee region.

Israeli critically injured in UAV strike

Report:

Israel and Hamas agreed that neither of them will control Gaza

The deal is still far from completion and will take work to arrange the many complex details.

Israel and Hamas agreed that neither of them will control Gaza

Senior Hamas terrorist eliminated in central Gaza

IDF forces eliminate Hassan Abu Kuik, operational security chief in Hamas' Internal Security Forces, and Naser Mehanna, team commander in Hamas' military intelligence.

Senior Hamas terrorist eliminated in central Gaza

IDF Chief of Staff:

'Hostage release deal embodies basic values'

IDF Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi speaks at graduation ceremony of the National Security College, outlines the threats that Israel currently faces.

'Hostage release deal embodies basic values'

Minister Gallant:

'A hostage release deal will advance our interests'

Defense Minister at graduation of National Security College: The conditions that will be created following the deal will advance our interests. The IDF knows how to overcome the risks that may arise.

'A hostage release deal will advance our interests'

US report: Delayed weapons shipment on its way to Israel

US sending Israel 500-pound bombs after two-month delay, shipment of larger bombs still delayed.

US report: Delayed weapons shipment on its way to Israel

Gaza: Terrorists hiding among rubble eliminated

In a battle in Shejaiya, IDF soldiers guide UAV, identify and eliminate two armed terrorists hiding among rubble; demolish eight terror tunnels.

Gaza: Terrorists hiding among rubble eliminated

1st time since 10/7:

Senior IAF officer says readiness was harmed by refusals to serve

Commander of Air Control and Flight School says reservists who refused to report for training to protest judicial reforms before October 7 were unprepared after the massacre.

Senior IAF officer says readiness was harmed by refusals to serve

Islamic Jihad spox:

Netanyahu only cares about staying in power

Abu Hamza claims that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his government are avoiding a deal with Hamas so they can stay in power and avoid elections.

Netanyahu only cares about staying in power

Nasrallah:

'Hezbollah will keep fighting until it reaches its goals"

In an address delivered in Beirut, Nasrallah criticized the Arab and Muslim nations that in his opinion do not assist the people of Gaza and the terror organizations.

'Hezbollah will keep fighting until it reaches its goals"

Chief of Staff:

'IDF is not stagnating or standing still in pressuring Hamas'

IDF Chief of Staff meets soldiers from the 99th Division in central Gaza, says military is applying pressure on Hamas in multiple ways, 'the common denominator is determination.

'IDF is not stagnating or standing still in pressuring Hamas'

IDF calls on Gaza City residents to evacuate to the south

IDF tells residents of Gaza City to evacuate towards Deir al-Balah, because ‘the City will remain a dangerous combat zone.'

IDF calls on Gaza City residents to evacuate to the south

Gallant:

60% of Hamas terrorists in Gaza have been killed or injured

Defense Minister tells Knesset the IDF has had significant achievements during the war, supplying electricity to Gaza necessary for continued international support, and 3,000 haredim will be drafted over the coming year.

60% of Hamas terrorists in Gaza have been killed or injured

Report: Egypt to present detailed vision for Philadelphi Corridor

Egypt open to smuggling-prevention obstacle on Gazan side of Rafah Crossing, worried escalation in fighting could topple negotiations, report says.

Report: Egypt to present detailed vision for Philadelphi Corridor

Dramatic development Prison Service warden murder investigation

Dramatic development in the murder investigation of Yochai Avni, Prison Service warden; police imposed a gag order on the case.

Dramatic development Prison Service warden murder investigation

Kibbutz Ortal mourns victims

Noa and Nir Baranes named as victims of Hezbollah attack

Noa and Nir Baranes, parents of 3, were on their way home to Kibbutz Ortal when a Hezbollah rocket hit their car, killing them both.

Noa and Nir Baranes named as victims of Hezbollah attack

Local leader responds to murder of parents of 3 children

'On 10/7 we saw that if there are no civilians on the border, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv will not be protected. The army is fighting on the frontlines and residents must continue their daily routine to win,' says local leader, Uri Kellner.

Local leader responds to murder of parents of 3 children

IDF successfully evacuates civilians from UNRWA headquarters

Following successful evacuation of civilians from UNRWA headquarters, IDF carries out targeted raid, eliminating dozens of terrorists and confiscating weapons.

IDF successfully evacuates civilians from UNRWA headquarters

Cleared for publication:

Sergeant First Class Tal Lahat fell in central Gaza

Sergeant First Class Tal Lahat, 21, from Kfar Saba fell during combat in the central Gaza Strip. He served in the Maglan Unit, the Commando Brigade.

Sergeant First Class Tal Lahat fell in central Gaza

Reports of civilian deaths

IDF strikes Hamas terrorist who took part in October 7 massacre

IAF strikes Hamas terrorist who took part, among other terrorist activities, in the October 7 massacre in southern Israel. IDF probing reports of harm to civilians in Khan Yunis.

IDF strikes Hamas terrorist who took part in October 7 massacre

After death of couple in barrage

IDF strikes infrastructure from which projectiles were launched

IAF strikes Hezbollah terrorist infrastructure from which projectiles were launched toward the Golan Heights, killing a man and a woman.

IDF strikes infrastructure from which projectiles were launched

Anti-Hamas activist beaten in Gaza

Amin Abed says he was kidnapped by a group of gun-wielding masked men who claimed to be part of Hamas' security forces, beaten, and left in critical condition.

Anti-Hamas activist beaten in Gaza

2 killed in rocket barrage on Golan Heights

Hezbollah launches barrage of 40 rockets at Golan Heights, killing 2 civilians.

2 killed in rocket barrage on Golan Heights

15 hour operation

Forces destroy command centers and explosives in Nur Shams

Dozens of explosives which were buried under roads by terrorists with the aim to harm Israeli forces were destroyed and several terrorists were arrested.

Forces destroy command centers and explosives in Nur Shams

Hezbollah:

Nasrallah's former bodyguard killed in airstrike in Syria

Yasir Nimr Qaranbash was responsible for transferring manpower and arms from Syria to Hezbollah.

Nasrallah's former bodyguard killed in airstrike in Syria

Fmr. Shin Bet official warns:

The one terrorist who will be the next Sinwar if released

Former Shin Bet official and Israel Defense and Security Forum (IDSF) member Yossi Amrosi warned that Israel may not release Abdullah Barghouti, who is serving 66 life sentences, at any cost.

The one terrorist who will be the next Sinwar if released

Israeli journalist:

Hamas set a condition that will leave most hostages captive

Journalist Yaron Avraham explains Hamas' problematic condition for prisoner swap deal, adds: 'Israel cannot agree to this condition.'

Hamas set a condition that will leave most hostages captive

Netanyahu vs. Ben-Gvir:

'We must empty the Sde Teiman detention facility'

PM Netanyahu believes that all means must be taken so that Sde Teiman remains a temporary holding facility for detainees for investigation and sorting purposes before they are transferred to detention facilities.

'We must empty the Sde Teiman detention facility'

Hezbollah publishes footage of dozens of sensitive Israeli sites

Hezbollah publishes new footage showing dozens of sensitive Israeli sites in northern Israel.

Hezbollah publishes footage of dozens of sensitive Israeli sites

Watch: Six tunnels located and destroyed in Shejaiya

IDF forces clash with terrorists, destroy six kilometers' worth of terror tunnels in Shejaiya area of Gaza.

Watch: Six tunnels located and destroyed in Shejaiya

Murdered correctional officer identified

Yochai Avni, a dog handler in the Prisons Service, is the Prisons Service officer who was found dead in his apartment after it was set on fire in Giv'on Hahadasha. The police are investigating a suspicion of murder.

Murdered correctional officer identified

IDF operating against terrorists in Rafah, Shejaiya

IDF forces operate in Gaza City, eliminating dozens of terrorists, locating multitude of weapons.

IDF operating against terrorists in Rafah, Shejaiya

Reports in Syria:

Israel struck an Iranian target in the northwest of the country

Media report that an air defense system belonging to the pro-Iranian militias was attacked. Syrian Ministry of Defense says Israel was responsible.

Israel struck an Iranian target in the northwest of the country

Gallant to hostages' families:

'We have to use the military pressure to advance the deal'

Defense Minister meets families of hostages being held by Hamas in Gaza: The military pressure created the conditions that make it possible to move forward with the deal.

'We have to use the military pressure to advance the deal'

From the east

IDF intercepts suspicious target which approached southern Israel

IDF Spokesperson’s Unit says the target did not cross into Israeli territory and no sirens were sounded in accordance with protocol.

IDF intercepts suspicious target which approached southern Israel

IDF strikes Gaza terrorists who were using a school as cover

IAF strikes several terrorists who were conducting terrorist activities using the structures of a school in the Nuseirat area: Hamas and Islamic Jihad systematically violate international law.

IDF strikes Gaza terrorists who were using a school as cover

Hamas attempts to blame Netanyahu for failure to reach deal

Terrorist organization claims it has demonstrated 'flexibility' in hostage negotiations, but Israeli leader is torpedoing chances for a ceasefire with red lines.

Hamas attempts to blame Netanyahu for failure to reach deal

Sde Teiman:

Reservist to be charged with abusing Gazan detainees

Military police investigators found videos that the soldier filmed himself on his mobile device, in which he is seen hitting detainees while they are sitting handcuffed on a bus.

Reservist to be charged with abusing Gazan detainees

Outgoing Central Command head:

'Settler leaders failed to condemn anti-Arab violence'

Maj. Gen. Yehuda Fox states at ceremony turning over position to Maj. Gen. Avi Bluth that settler leaders invite criticism of all settlers when they fail to act against extremists.

'Settler leaders failed to condemn anti-Arab violence'

IDF:

October 7th investigations nearing completion

On Thursday, the IDF is expected to present the investigation to the residents of Be'eri and to bereaved families who lost their loved ones in the battle for Be'eri. The public will be able to access the investigation on the IDF website.

October 7th investigations nearing completion

IDF medic seriously wounded in northern Gaza

Medic from 'Ghost Unit' seriously wounded in battle in Gaza,

IDF medic seriously wounded in northern Gaza

IDF Spokesperson:

'Hamas will still exist in 5 years'

Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari says in interview with ABC that Hamas will continue to function as a terrorist organization in Gaza in the years to come.

'Hamas will still exist in 5 years'

Lapid:

'Opposition will give 'safety net' for hostage deal'

Opposition leader Yair Lapid has declared that his party will support a prisoner exchange agreement even if it means preserving the coalition.

'Opposition will give 'safety net' for hostage deal'

Terror ops in civilian buildings

IDF destroys Hamas command center in Shejaiya

IDF soldiers destroy Hamas command center located in Shejaiya schools, healthcare clinic.

IDF destroys Hamas command center in Shejaiya

IDF takes out Hezbollah missile operative

Mustafa Hassan Salman, member of Hezbollah terror group's rocket and missile unit, is eliminated.

IDF takes out Hezbollah missile operative

Report:

Destruction in Gaza may have pushed Hamas to drop demands

Messages from several senior Hamas officials in Gaza urged the group’s exiled political leadership to accept the ceasefire proposal and noted the terrorist organization's heavy losses.

Destruction in Gaza may have pushed Hamas to drop demands

Two Israeli Arabs accused of attempting to join ISIS

Two residents of Ar'ara accused of planning to join iSIS in Syria to fighting Shiites.

Two Israeli Arabs accused of attempting to join ISIS

Intel on terrorists at the scene

IDF operating in UNRWA headquarters in Gaza

Intelligence reveals Hamas, Islamic Jihad, terror infrastructure at UNRWA headquarters in Gaza City, efforts underway to safely evacuate uninvolved civilians from the area.

IDF operating in UNRWA headquarters in Gaza




























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