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IDF downs drone flown in from Gaza Strip

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Israeli forces brought down a drone on Thursday as it was flying in the area of the border fence along the Gaza Strip, the Israel Defense Forces said. The drone was detected in the area of the southern Gaza Strip and “was brought down by IDF troops,” the army said in a statement. The army … Read More

The IDF’s secret weapon against Iran

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Israel’s military has a secret weapon as the war-between-war campaign against Hezbollah and Iran continues to expand: the Language Teaching Department at the Military Intelligence and Cyber Instruction Unit (MICIU), a language school where soldiers become fluent in Arabic or Farsi in under two months. In a nondescript building in a base in the center … Read More

IDF nears completion of new Gaza border fortifications

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Israel is nearing completion of new defense works being constructed on the Gaza border in response to weekly border riots, threats from anti-tank missiles and other terror attacks, according to a Channel 13 report broadcast on Wednesday. The project includes defenses against missiles and improved sniper posts, which have been better fortified, placed higher up … Read More

Israel, bracing for Iranian assault, studies recent attack on Saudi oil facility

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Israel’s defense establishment is analyzing last month’s strike on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, which is being blamed on Iran, to learn how to protect the country from a possible similar assault, Hebrew media reported Monday. The September 14 combined drone and cruise missile barrage on two facilities knocked out half of the kingdom’s oil production, … Read More

Explosive detonated near West Bank IDF position, 2nd device neutralized

Monday, October 7, 2019

An explosive device was detonated next to an Israel Defense Forces position near the town of Beit Ummar in the West Bank on Friday evening, the military said in a statement. A second device was discovered at the army post and was neutralized by sappers. There were no reports of any injuries in the primary … Read More

Israel arrests terrorists behind murder of Israeli teen Rina Shnerb

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

  Israeli security forces arrested the terrorists involved in the murder of 17-year-old Rina Shnerb, who was killed in a bombing in the West Bank last month that also wounded her father and brother, the defense establishment said Saturday. Rina was killed, her 19-year-old brother Dvir was seriously wounded and her father Eitan was lightly … Read More

Palestinian woman shot after pulling knife on guards at checkpoint

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

(September 18, 2019 / JNS) A Palestinian woman was shot dead by an Israeli guard when she threatened soldiers with a knife at the Qalandia checkpoint outside Jerusalem early Wednesday morning. Entering a car lane on foot, the woman, who was in her 50s, aroused the suspicion of the guards, who called out to her … Read More

IDF TANK ATTACKS HAMAS POST IN RESPONSE TO 3 ROCKETS FIRED AT ISRAEL

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

An IDF tank attacked a Hamas post in the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday after three rockets were fired from Gaza, setting off rocket sirens in the towns of Yad Mordechai and Netiv HaAsara Hof Ashkelon Regional Council in southern Israel on Wednesday afternoon, according to an IDF’s spokesperson. Palestinian media reported initial reports of … Read More

IDF strikes Hamas targets in response to armed drone attack from Gaza

Monday, September 9, 2019

(September 8, 2019 / JNS) Israeli jets hit a Hamas naval-equipment depot and two aerial operations “military centers” on Saturday after an armed drone entered Israeli airspace from the Gaza Strip earlier in the day, according to a statement by the Israel Defense Forces. The cell responsible for launching the drone was also targeted, according … Read More