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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 said to hit Iranian sites in Iraq, expanding strikes on missile shipments

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Israel has expanded its operations against Iranian targets to Iraq, where Air Force jets have struck twice in ten days, a report said Tuesday morning. Israel commonly conducts strikes in Syrian territory, targeting Iranian missile shipments meant for Lebanese terror group Hezbollah to use against the Jewish state, but strikes in Iraq by Israel have … Read More

Israeli defense firms team up with Lockheed Martin to enter US market

Friday, July 12, 2019

    IAI-Elta is offering its radar to the U.S. Army’s Patriot system; Rafael is marketing its advanced SPICE guidance kits to the U.S. military. (July 10, 2019 / JNS) Israeli defense firms have teamed up with U.S. giant defense company Lockheed Martin to market advanced military technology to the American military market. The partnerships … Read More

15 killed in Israeli strikes against Iranian and Hezbollah targets in Syria

Monday, July 1, 2019

(July 1, 2019 / JNS) Israeli warplanes attacked multiple targets in Syria early Monday morning, killing at least nine Syrian and Iranian military personnel and at least six civilians, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Reports indicated tens of wounded. Israeli jets and naval gunships targeted at least ten sites around Homs … Read More

Israel, US and UK conduct first joint F-35 exercise

Thursday, June 27, 2019

(June 27, 2019 / JNS) Israeli F-35 fighter jets participated this week in an international exercise alongside F-35s from the United States and United Kingdom, the Israel Defense Forces announced on Wednesday. The exercise, the first of its kind, was dubbed “Tri-Lightning” (a reference to the aircraft’s official designation: Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II) and … Read More

Netanyahu: Israel used cyber intel. to thwart around 50 ISIS terror attacks

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

  Israel has used its cyber intelligence capabilities to thwart around 50 ISIS terror attacks worldwide, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the Cyber Week Tel Aviv University Conference on Wednesday. While Israel previously disclosed that it had provided the intelligence to thwart an ISIS plot to bomb a flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi, … Read More

More fires on Gaza border ahead of expected unrest during Bahrain summit

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Israel’s Gaza border region saw continued fires on Monday, most of them suspected to have started following launches of incendiary balloons.  Just a day away from the US-led Bahrain economic summit, the Palestinian Authority’s ruling party Fatah made calls for mass demonstration to protest the event which which will focus on economic incentives for the … Read More

Israel shuts off fuel supplies to Gaza after spate of arson attacks

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Israel announced Tuesday morning that it would cut supplies of fuel to the Gaza Strip after a rash of cross-border arson attacks. At least 13 brush fires were sparked in southern Israel on Monday by balloon-borne incendiary devices launched from the coastal Palestinian territory, the local fire service said. “In the wake of the uptick … Read More

IDF said to increase alert amid Iran tensions

Monday, June 24, 2019

The IDF has stepped up its alert status amid concerns that Iran could try and harm Israel as tensions between Tehran and Washington spiral, Channel 12 reported Sunday. According to the report, which did not cite any sources, the defense establishment has completed a series of steps in recent days to ensure that it can … Read More