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Commander of Sayeret Matkal retiring from IDF

Commander of Sayeret Matkal retiring from IDF

The step, whereby a commander of the most elite unit in the IDF does not continue serving in the army, is considered unusual.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2019 08:33
New Jewish-Arab party formed by Netanyahu's former army comrade

New Jewish-Arab party formed by Netanyahu's former army comrade

Ex-Sayeret Matkal soldier who saved Netanyahu's life during operation in Suez Canal, Amos Danieli, establishes new Jewish-Arab party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/01/2019 10:50
Hamas: Slain IDF commando was from elite Matkal unit

Hamas: Slain IDF commando was from elite Matkal unit

Terror group claims commando unit in botched mission entered Gaza through official crossing, operated in other countries prior to mission.Tzvi Lev, 22/11/2018 22:15
Youth loses fingers in IDF training accident

Youth loses fingers in IDF training accident

Boy trying out for elite combat unit severs fingers while putting up a tent.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2018 21:52
In first, recording of slain soldier to be heard

In first, recording of slain soldier to be heard

Clip of Emannuel Moreno to be played at memorial ceremony. Moreno's work was so secret that it is forbidden to display his picture.Tzvi Lev, 06/08/2018 09:40
Bennett honors 'the world's best soldier'

Bennett honors 'the world's best soldier'

Naftali Bennett speaks about legendary soldier Emmanuel Moreno at a ceremony dedicating a street after him.Tzvi Lev, 22/03/2018 22:54
Report: Trump revealed info on covert Israeli mission in Syria

Report: Trump revealed info on covert Israeli mission in Syria

Vanity Fair discloses details on classified information that Trump allegedly revealed to Russians in May.Ben Ariel, 23/11/2017 06:25
'For about two years I didn't wear a kippah'

'For about two years I didn't wear a kippah'

Naftali Bennett shares details of his personal life, including his decision to leave - then rejoin - the religious community.Tzvi Lev, 19/10/2017 19:36
IDF adding new jump wings

IDF adding new jump wings

The IDF's legendary jump wings are getting a makeover.Tzvi Lev, 17/10/2017 13:08
IDF revamps its elite special forces

IDF revamps its elite special forces

Elite Tier-1 special forces will now serve 8 years, and will include academic degree. Combat soldiers to get pay raise as well.Tzvi Lev, 14/09/2017 09:35
My friend, Emmanuel Moreno: 11 years since the sniper's bullet

My friend, Emmanuel Moreno: 11 years since the sniper's bullet

Israel's Education Minister mourns his fellow commando unit fighter, cut down by a sniper's bullet at the end of the 2nd Lebanon War, and sends a message to students. (Note: The IDF blurs Moreno's face due to his highy classified missions.)Minister Naftali Bennett, 16/08/2017 23:28
Commendation to top unit for classified operations

Commendation to top unit for classified operations

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot presents awards to Sayeret Matkal, Intelligence tech unit for their brave, secret work.Uzi Baruch, 16/03/2016 19:06
The Entebbe Raid: Now in Animation, Too

The Entebbe Raid: Now in Animation, Too

Commandos involved in the daring raid provide commentary for video produced for its 39th anniversary.Arutz Sheva staff, 05/07/2015 21:51
Israel Failed Attempt to Eliminate Nasrallah

Israel Failed Attempt to Eliminate Nasrallah

Palestinian news sources claim Monday that Israel thwarted in assassination attempt on terror organization Hezbollah's leader Nasrallah.Cynthia Blank, 17/11/2014 17:37