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The Israel Defense Forces upholds the highest moral standards. The IDF’s commitment to protecting innocent human life during combat is upheld even when it makes victory more difficult and combat more dangerous for its own soldiers. The IDF is also one of the most inclusive militaries in the world, and provides opportunities for women, minorities, and people with disabilities to serve their country with honor and respect. Although they serve the State of Israel, the soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces make the whole world safer by fighting the same enemies that want to destroy America and all other free societies.

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

NETANYAHU: ISRAEL IS PREPARED FOR ALL SCENARIOS WITH HEZBOLLAH

Thursday, September 5, 2019

No one was injured in Israel by a number of anti-tank missiles fired from Lebanon across the border, prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday evening. Israel, he said, responded to the fire by firing 100 mortars into Lebanon and attacking from the air. “We are consulting about the future, are prepared for any scenario, … Read More

Israel says uncovers Hezbollah missile site in Lebanon

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Israel says Hezbollah is housing dozens of precision missiles in Lebanon, including densely populated areas The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) on Tuesday published information regarding a site allegedly set up by Hezbollah to produce precision-guided missiles in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley near the town of Nabi Chit. “The facility was established in recent years as a … Read More

NETANYAHU: ISRAEL ACTED WITH DETERMINATION, KEPT CITIZENS SAFE

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

“We acted with determination and responsibility yesterday,” Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benjamin Netanayhu said on Monday in a video message, adding that “We kept our citizens safe and maintained the peace of our soldiers.” “The man in the bunker in Beirut knows exactly why he is in the bunker,” he said, referring to Hezbollah … Read More