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Biden to ask Congress to replenish Iron Dome

Biden to ask Congress to replenish Iron Dome

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff confirms he intends to present to Congress a budget request to replenish Iron Dome.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/06/2021 20:09
IDF on alert ahead of Flag March, Iron Dome ready

IDF on alert ahead of Flag March, Iron Dome ready

Israel prepares to respond if Hamas makes good on threat over celebratory march in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 19:39
Blinken: US committed to replenishing Iron Dome

Blinken: US committed to replenishing Iron Dome

Secretary of State reiterates Biden administration's position that Israel has a right to defend itself against rockets.Elad Benari, 08/06/2021 06:14
Biden admin supports replenishing Iron Dome after Gaza conflict

Biden admin supports replenishing Iron Dome after Gaza conflict

White House backs restocking Israel's Iron Dome - while pushing 'equality' for 'Palestinians', urges Israel to avoid settlement expansion.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 04/06/2021 07:52
House lawmakers to Defense Secretary: Replenish Iron Dome

House lawmakers to Defense Secretary: Replenish Iron Dome

At least 55 House members write to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, urge action on restocking Israel's supply of Iron Dome interceptors.Elad Benari, 03/06/2021 03:29
Sen. Lindsay Graham: Israel to seek $1 billion in aid to replenish Iron Dome

Sen. Lindsay Graham: Israel to seek $1 billion in aid to replenish Iron Dome

US Senator Lindsey Graham says Iron Dome system performed 'incredibly well' in recent conflict with Hamas, will be replenished with US help.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/06/2021 20:54
Watch: Iron Dome saving Israelis, Arab lives

Watch: Iron Dome saving Israelis, Arab lives

See how Israel's cutting-edge technological marvel is saving thousands of both Jews and Arabs from deadly rocket barrages by Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2021 14:48
John Oliver accuses Israel of 'war crimes,' 'Apartheid'

John Oliver accuses Israel of 'war crimes,' 'Apartheid'

US comedian says Iron Dome creates power imbalance which prevents a 'tit for tat,' blames Israel for violence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2021 21:57
'Thanks to Iron Dome, we can celebrate Shavuot'

'Thanks to Iron Dome, we can celebrate Shavuot'

President Rivlin lauds Iron Dome teams ahead of Shavuot festival. 'Thank, guardians of our walls!'Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2021 15:45
PM Netanyahu visits Iron Dome battery: 'It will take time, but we'll get there'

PM Netanyahu visits Iron Dome battery: 'It will take time, but we'll get there'

"Iron Dome protection gives us the freedom to conduct strikes - soon we'll reach the 1000th such strike."Hezki Baruch, 13/05/2021 16:37
Watch: Iron Dome intercepts dozens of rockets

Watch: Iron Dome intercepts dozens of rockets

Interceptions of rocket barrage recorded over city of Sderot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2021 21:54
Watch: Hamas rockets intercepted over Ashkelon

Watch: Hamas rockets intercepted over Ashkelon

Rockets fired from Gaza exploding over Ashkelon as Iron Dome defense system called to action.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2021 18:26
'New Iron Dome systems mean Israelis can sleep peacefully'

'New Iron Dome systems mean Israelis can sleep peacefully'

Israel's upgraded Iron Dome missile defense system successfully completes series of advanced tests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2021 15:02
Israeli man spied on Iron Dome defense system for Hamas

Israeli man spied on Iron Dome defense system for Hamas

Israeli intelligence service reveals that Rehovot man has been arrested for transferring information on missile defense system to Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/02/2021 10:01
Upgraded Iron Dome missile system passes test with flying colors

Upgraded Iron Dome missile system passes test with flying colors

Israel Missile Defense Organization and Rafael complete successful test campaign of upgraded version of the Iron Dome weapon system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/02/2021 11:58
Second Iron Dome battery delivered to US Army

Second Iron Dome battery delivered to US Army

Israel Ministry of Defense delivers the second of two Iron Dome Defense System batteries to the U.S. Army.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/01/2021 11:15
Iron Dome did not work: 'We will continue to investigate'

Iron Dome did not work: 'We will continue to investigate'

IDF releases findings of probe into incidents in which Iron Dome system wasn't activated after rocket fire from Gaza.Kobi Finkler, 22/11/2020 23:30
Bat Yam mayor: I saw the rockets pass over me

Bat Yam mayor: I saw the rockets pass over me

Mayor Zvika Brot says debris from rockets fired from Gaza found across city after Iron Dome interception.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2020 07:57
2 rockets fired from Gaza

2 rockets fired from Gaza

Iron Dome intercepts one rocket fired towards Ashkelon.Gary Willig, 22/10/2020 22:22
Red Alert siren in Gaza envelope

Red Alert siren in Gaza envelope

Several communities near Gaza border report hearing rocket warning alerts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2020 21:10
Meet the man who invented the Iron Dome

Meet the man who invented the Iron Dome

Sometimes all the money in the world won’t solve a problem. For that you need bright minds all set to a singular goal.Naor Meningher and Eytan Weinstein, 15/10/2020 03:15
Israel's Iron Dome delivered to the US Army

Israel's Iron Dome delivered to the US Army

Israel Ministry of Defense has delivered an Iron Dome battery developed by Rafael to the U.S. ArmyYoni Kempinski, 30/09/2020 16:00
Watch: Casting for the Iron Dome

Watch: Casting for the Iron Dome

Nati Dinnar exposes many facets of the story behind the Iron Dome project whose goal was deemed an impossibility.The Land Of Israel Network, 02/09/2020 02:16
Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired from Gaza

Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired from Gaza

"Red Color" siren sounded in Sderot and area. IDF confirms one rocket was fired from Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 21/08/2020 21:44
World's heaviest aircraft lands in Israel for first time

World's heaviest aircraft lands in Israel for first time

Plane brought United States Army trucks to Israel that will be used by Iron Dome systems purchased by US military.Yissachar Ruas, 03/08/2020 20:16
Kibbutz farmers vs the Defense Ministry and the Iron Dome

Kibbutz farmers vs the Defense Ministry and the Iron Dome

Southern kibbutz sues Defense Ministry for compensation after farmers banned from working in fields.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2020 13:00
US military cancels plans to purchase more Iron Dome missile defense batteries

US military cancels plans to purchase more Iron Dome missile defense batteries

Plans scrapped because of difficulties integrating the missile defense batteries into existing air defense systems.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/03/2020 08:14
Baby moderately injured on the way to a shelter

Baby moderately injured on the way to a shelter

Red Color sirens heard in Sderot and the area. IDF confirms two rockets intercepted by Iron Dome.Elad Benari, 31/01/2020 00:09
Watch: Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system completes latest interception tests

Watch: Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system completes latest interception tests

Israel's missile defense system undergoes tests highlighting its more advanced interception capabilities a decade after first test firing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2020 15:49
INTO THE FRAY: A 660 lbs. war crime

INTO THE FRAY: A 660 lbs. war crime

Every time the Burkan rocket is deployed against civilian targets in the South, it is in effect a 660 lbs. war crime—and should be treated as such.Dr. Martin Sherman, 22/11/2019 12:05
6 facts about Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system

6 facts about Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system

How much do we know about Israel's revolutionary surface-to-air missile interceptor air defense system?Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2019 14:43
190 rockets fired at Israel

190 rockets fired at Israel

Iron Dome intercepts 90% of rockets fired at populated areas as Islamic Jihad rocket barrage continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2019 19:47
Watch: Missiles over Tel Aviv

Watch: Missiles over Tel Aviv

Iron Dome missile defense system responds to Gaza rocket fire on Tel Aviv and southern Israel. Iron Dome missiles spotted over Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2019 09:22
IDF preparing for resumption of rocket fire

IDF preparing for resumption of rocket fire

Political-Security Cabinet to meet Sunday afternoon in wake of the escalation in the security situation in the south.Orli Harari, 03/11/2019 01:40
Rocket fired from Gaza: IDF responds

Rocket fired from Gaza: IDF responds

Iron Dome launches to intercept rocket from Gaza. No injuries reported.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/10/2019 21:39
Because of the elections, Israel missed a strategic opportunity!

Because of the elections, Israel missed a strategic opportunity!

The inability to form a new government in Israel and as a result, going to new elections, has put spokes in the wheels of the wagon that made historic progress on the road to relations with the Arab world. Oded Revivi, Mayor of Efrat, 24/06/2019 16:27
Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired from Gaza

Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired from Gaza

Rocket sirens sounded in Eshkol Regional Council. Iron Dome intercepts one rocket.Elad Benari, 13/06/2019 00:50
Congress wants to protect US forces using Israeli defense system

Congress wants to protect US forces using Israeli defense system

House of Representatives introduces bill to have Army purchase two Iron Dome missile defense batteries from Israel.Marcy Oster - JTA, 11/06/2019 22:44
INTO THE FRAY: Cracks in the Dome?

INTO THE FRAY: Cracks in the Dome?

The huge investments made in defensive systems are slowly emerging as an exorbitant and costly failure—or at best a very partial and temporary success. The time has come to rethink Israel’s strategic paradigm. Dr. Martin Sherman, 23/05/2019 20:30
Will Hamas' new weapon beat Israel's Iron Dome?

Will Hamas' new weapon beat Israel's Iron Dome?

Hamas' attempt to use drones to attack IDF vehicles failed - but the terror organization isn't giving up yet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2019 09:09
700 rockets, 240 intercepts, 4 dead: Is Iron Dome getting worse?

700 rockets, 240 intercepts, 4 dead: Is Iron Dome getting worse?

After latest round of attacks from Gaza leave 4 Israelis dead, 100 injured, questions mounting regarding Israel's Iron Dome defense system.Sam Sokol, JTA, 08/05/2019 08:30
2 killed in rocket attacks on southern Israel

2 killed in rocket attacks on southern Israel

2 killed in Ashkelon, 1 critically wounded near Yad Mordechai as barrages of rockets are fired at southern Israeli communities.Hezki Baruch, 05/05/2019 13:25
IDF deploys more Iron Dome systems

IDF deploys more Iron Dome systems

Defense establishment prepares for Hamas escalation scenarios ahead of Remembrance and Independence Days and Eurovision Song Contest.Mordechai Sones, 30/04/2019 19:07
Watch: IAF combined exercise of Iron Dome and Patriot

Watch: IAF combined exercise of Iron Dome and Patriot

Combined exercise of the Iron Dome and Patriot Aerial Defense Systems using live fire successfully completed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2019 19:34
Following Hamas video: More Iron Dome systems

Following Hamas video: More Iron Dome systems

Hamas threatens to destroy celebrations in Tel Aviv. IDF takes no chances, orders Iron Dome batteries deployed in country center.Mordechai Sones, 16/04/2019 22:42
Report: IDF attacks Gaza

Report: IDF attacks Gaza

Arab reports say IDF attacking Gaza Strip, after Iron Dome shoots down two rockets launched from Gaza.Tal Polon, 06/03/2019 23:14
How important is US purchase of Israel's Iron Dome system?

How important is US purchase of Israel's Iron Dome system?

ILTV speaks with Dr. Martin Sherman, Founder & Executive Director of the IISS, about the recent purchase announcment.ILTV, 13/02/2019 10:49
US to acquire Iron Dome: 'An achievement for Israel'

US to acquire Iron Dome: 'An achievement for Israel'

US army notifies Defense Ministry of its decision to obtain Iron Dome for immediate use.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2019 16:31
'Iran attempted to send Israel a message with Golan attack'

'Iran attempted to send Israel a message with Golan attack'

IDF says Iranian attack on Golan was planned long in advance, signals escalation by Tehran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2019 12:21
Iron Dome intercepts projectile over Hermon region

Iron Dome intercepts projectile over Hermon region

Launch identified short time ago over northern Golan Heights intercepted by Iron Dome, according to IDF Spokesman.Mordechai Sones, 20/01/2019 14:42
Gaza area schools closed, train service disrupted

Gaza area schools closed, train service disrupted

17 rockets fired towards Israel, three intercepted by the Iron Dome, one caused damage to a building No injuring reported.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2018 11:58
Rocket war on first day as commander

Rocket war on first day as commander

Iron Dome commander whose fighters intercepted rockets Friday talks about tension when they intercepted rockets on his 1st day in command.Mordechai Sones, 28/10/2018 11:53
30 rockets hit Israel on Friday night

30 rockets hit Israel on Friday night

Israeli hits over 80 targets in Gaza after rockets pummel southern Israel.Tzvi Lev, 27/10/2018 19:14
Israel sells Saudi Arabia Iron Dome

Israel sells Saudi Arabia Iron Dome

Defense establishment initially opposed deal, but American pressure and Saudi promise that system would not endanger Israel led to signing.Mordechai Sones, 13/09/2018 09:41
IAF attacks vehicle used by Gaza terror squad

IAF attacks vehicle used by Gaza terror squad

Gaza terrorists fire at least 70 rockets at southern Israel. IAF attacks vehicle of terrorist squad.Elad Benari, 09/08/2018 04:08
IDF deploys missile defense system in Tel Aviv area

IDF deploys missile defense system in Tel Aviv area

Follow escalation with Gaza terror groups, IDF deploys extra Iron Dome missile defense batteries to Tel Aviv area, southern Israel.David Rosenberg, 15/07/2018 18:39
Iron Dome intercepts Gaza rocket

Iron Dome intercepts Gaza rocket

Hours after Hamas and Islamic Jihad declare a ceasefire, two more rockets fired at Israel.Elad Benari, 15/07/2018 05:01