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Double award ceremony at Harel police precinct

The Israel Police held a ceremony today to recognize the Israel Dog Unit for finding not one, but two missing people, just a few days apart.

Double award ceremony at Harel police precinctplayer

Israel Dog Unit rushes to search for troubled teen

A midnight alert reached the Israel Dog Unit about a teen in distress in the Hadera forest, beginning a mass search effort.

Israel Dog Unit rushes to search for troubled teen

Israel Dog Unit locates woman in Haifa forest

A missing-person alert ended in tears yesterday after IDU volunteers found a woman's body in the forests around Haifa.

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Israel Dog Unit honored for Shabbat-eve rescue

Israel Police holds ceremony to show their appreciation for volunteers who left the Shabbat table to save a life.

Israel Dog Unit honored for Shabbat-eve rescue

Israel Dog Unit saves man from winter storm

An 84-year-old man would have perished in the extreme cold and rain on Friday night, but for a dedicated volunteer and a four-footed friend.

Israel Dog Unit saves man from winter storm

Israel Dog Unit saves woman from oncoming snowstorm

The IDU's search and rescue activities have led to four incidents closed and two lives saved - one just hours ahead of a blizzard.

Israel Dog Unit saves woman from oncoming snowstorm

Brothers, ages 11 and 13, declared missing

Eliezer and Yitzhak Yehuda Rotman-Solich were last seen in Jerusalem, on Sunday at 3:00p.m.

Brothers, ages 11 and 13, declared missing

Body of missing yeshiva student found

Three days after he went missing, body of yeshiva student Efraim Nachum Re'em is found in northern Israel.

Body of missing yeshiva student found

Bennett: I raised issue of Hamas captives with UN Secretary General

PM in New York answers Arutz Sheva question about his efforts to secure return of Israeli civilians, bodies of soldiers held by Hamad.

Bennett: I raised issue of Hamas captives with UN Sec. General

Tragedy in Beit Shemesh: 14-year-old drowns during school trip

After hours of searching: 14-year-old boy with whom contact was lost pulled from water reservoir near Beit Shemesh.

Tragedy in Beit Shemesh: 14-year-old drowns during school trip

Israel believes breakthrough in returning Hamas captives closer than ever

Israel has changed its policy on humanitarian aid to Gaza to force issue of missing soldiers and civilians.

Israel believes breakthrough in returning Hamas captives close

Haifa salutes IDU

Several senior officials of the city of Haifa took time from their day to thank one of their city's ace-in-the-hole for missing persons.

Haifa salutes IDU

Israel Dog Unit: Missing father of three has been found

Israel Dog Unit volunteer and MDA medic finds David Fredi Yager, father of three missing since Tuesday, thanks to tipoff from civilian.

Israel Dog Unit: Missing father of three has been found

Israel Dog Unit: Father of 3 missing and in possible danger

Israel Dog Unit searches urgently for information on missing man, requests public's aid in locating him.

Israel Dog Unit: Father of 3 missing and in possible danger

IDU saves missing person, fights arson, cheers up special kids

From responding to Islamic arson to finding missing people and doggy acrobatic shows for special needs children, IDU had action packed week

IDU saves missing person, fights arson, cheers up special kids

Hamas to agree to return remains of fallen IDF soldiers soon?

Hamas official says terror group's desperation caused by coronavirus may create opportunity to secure release of Israeli prisoners.

Hamas to agree to return remains of fallen IDF soldiers soon?

Deri: Netanyahu missed chance to get prisoners back from Hamas

Interior Minister criticizes PM for reaching ceasefire agreement with Hamas without securing release of missing soldiers and civilians.

Deri: Netanyahu missed chance to get prisoners back from Hamas

Body of missing IDF soldier Adiel Fishler found

Body of Staff Sergant Adiel Binyamin Fishler located after two days of searching.

Body of missing IDF soldier found

Body of missing Virginia rabbi may have been found

Virginia Beach Police find body presumed to be that of rabbi who jumped into the ocean to save a student.

Body of missing Virginia rabbi may have been found

What happened to Moshe Eliezer Ilovitz?

US-born father of five disappeared without a trace 6 weeks ago, after taking his prayer shawl. Can US officials and the media help? Opinion.

What happened to Moshe Eliezer Ilovitz?

Family which went missing in the Kinneret located

Family of five which had gone missing in the Kinneret located after several hours of searches.

Family which went missing in the Kinneret located

'Israel made a mistake in handling Gaza captives'

Former coordinator for captives and missing persons says Israel should've conditioned end of 2014 fighting on the release of the captives.

'Israel made a mistake in handling Gaza captives'

Body of missing yeshiva student found

Police find body of yeshiva student who went missing while kayaking off the coast of Herzliya.

Body of missing yeshiva student found

Missing Jewish female submarine officer honored on Women's Day

Argentina’s Jewish community honors country’s first female submarine officer, lost at sea last November

Missing Jewish female submarine officer honored on Women's Day

Missing 19-year-old hiker found in Ein Gedi area

Rescue volunteers find 19-year-old hiker who went missing in the Judean Desert. Hiker suffered light injures in fall, but in good condition.

Missing 19-year-old hiker found in Ein Gedi area

Israeli rescue team fails to find Canadian man missing in Peru

Foul play suspected. 'The Israelis are fairly certain that they didn’t find him because someone doesn’t want us to find him.'

Israeli rescue team fails to find Canadian man missing in Peru

Tiberias high school student missing

Israel Police search for 16-year-old high school student who went missing in Jerusalem.

Tiberias high school student missing

Divers find Swedish journalist's head

Danish divers discover plastic bags containing missing journalist Kim Wall's head, legs, and clothes.

Divers find Swedish journalist's head

2 Israelis confirmed to have been in area of Las Vegas shooting

Israel continuing to search for 6 Israelis missing after Las Vegas massacre, including 2 confirmed to be near the shooting.

2 Israelis confirmed to have been in area of Las Vegas shooting

12 Israelis missing following Las Vegas massacre

Foreign Ministry attempting to locate Israeli citizens unaccounted for following deadliest mass shooting in US history

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Hamas: We approved prisoner exchange deal

Terrorist organization claims it accepted Egyptian proposal for the return of Israeli soldiers and missing persons.

Hamas: We approved prisoner exchange deal

France: Girl disappears from family wedding

9-year-old girl disappears from wedding in French Alps, dogs lose scent in parking lot.

France: Girl disappears from family wedding

'I'm a 4-year-old boy and don't know where I am'

Distressed young woman self-identifying as a 4-year-old boy calls up police asking for help after getting lost near highway.

'I'm a 4-year-old boy and don't know where I am'

Man gets trapped under safe

Safe falls on Petah Tikva man, leaves him stuck for 16 hours.

Man gets trapped under safe

Israeli missing in Georgia identified as Yonatan Adler

Georgian authorities search for missing Israeli, find him lifeless in river.

Israeli missing in Georgia identified as Yonatan Adler

Bodies of two of the missing found in Kinneret

Search teams find two bodies, continue searching for third.

Bodies of two of the missing found in Kinneret

Israel Police look into lead from one of the searching ships

Sonar-equipped ship finds information possibly related to search for 3 missing Israelis, police investigate.

Israel Police look into lead from one of the searching ships

Police commisioner: Missing Israelis probably no longer alive

Search and rescue forces continue searching for three missing Israelis, despite expectations that they are no longer alive.

Police commisioner: Missing Israelis probably no longer aliveplayer

Israel Navy to aid search for missing Israelis

Defense Minister orders submarines, naval ships to Kinneret to aid search for three Israelis missing since Wednesday.

Israel Navy to aid search for missing Israelisplayer

Search underway for 2 people swept up in Kinneret

21-year-old and 17-year-old float away on sea mattresses at Kinneret's Lebanon Beach. Police scouring water and beaches.

Search underway for 2 people swept up in Kinneret