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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.

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

As tensions spike in north, IDF cancels leave for combat brigades

Friday, August 30, 2019

The army’s Northern Command said Thursday it had canceled all leave for combat brigades on Israel’s northern border, just hours after the military’s commander in the north warned Israel would offer a “harsh” response to any Hezbollah attack. Israeli troops on the Lebanese and Syrian borders have been on high alert this week over fears … Read More

IDF strikes Hamas targets in Gaza over rocket fire on Israel

Thursday, August 29, 2019

  The Israel Defense Forces said on Wednesday evening that it hit a Hamas target in Gaza less than an hour after a rocket fired from the coastal enclave failed to land in southern Israel. The rocket landed inside Gaza, the IDF said after conducting an investigation. It remains unclear which Palestinian organization initiated the … Read More

IDF: Gaza rocket fired at Israel lands in Strip, triggering sirens in south

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired a rocket toward southern Israel on Wednesday night, the army said, prompting a retaliatory Israeli raid. The projectile failed to cross the border and landed inside the enclave, according to the Israel Defense Forces. In response, an Israeli military aircraft bombed a Hamas observation post along the border … Read More

Gazan terrorists fire mortar shells at Israel; IDF retaliates with airstrike

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Palestinian terrorists fired four mortar shells at Israel from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, with one of them landing inside Israeli territory, the army said. In response, an Israeli aircraft bombed a Hamas observation post east of Juhor ad-Dik in the central Gaza Strip, according to the Israel Defense Forces. No injuries were reported on … Read More

Anticipating Hezbollah Strike, Israel Restricts Movement Along Border

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The Israeli military restricted movement on roads adjacent to the border with Lebanon Tuesday, over fears that Hezbollah would retaliate against alleged Israeli attacks within its borders and in Syria. According to the instructions published by the Israeli Defense Forces, movement on roads within five kilometers (three miles) of the Lebanese border is completely forbidden. … Read More

Army disarms IED on West Bank highway days after deadly terror bombing

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Israeli security forces on Monday found and disarmed a small improvised explosive device that had been planted along a northern West Bank highway, the army said. The foiled roadside bombing came days after an IED that had been planted next to a natural spring in the central West Bank was triggered by terrorists as an … Read More

IAF airstrikes hit Hamas camp in Gaza after three rockets fired into Israel

Monday, August 26, 2019

The Israeli Air Force launched a series of airstrikes on targets in the northern Gaza Strip early Monday morning, the army said, hours after Palestinian terrorists fired three rockets at southern Israel, sending thousands of residents rushing to bomb shelters. The Israel Defense Forces said it had hit targets on “a military base belonging to … Read More