Defense/Security

New IDF Defense Attaché to the United States enters office

New IDF Defense Attaché to the United States enters office

Major General Hidai Zilberman took office as the Defense Attaché to the United States.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2021 19:13
First time: Israeli 'Tammuz' missile launched from light vehicle

First time: Israeli 'Tammuz' missile launched from light vehicle

Raphael and 'Oshkosh Defense' successfully complete demonstration and live fire of Tammuz missile from a lightweight vehicle. Watch.Ido Ben Porat, 29/07/2021 15:42
Terrorist who stabbed Jew handed 15-year sentence

Terrorist who stabbed Jew handed 15-year sentence

Israeli military court hands terrorist just 15 years, claiming attack was not pre-meditated.Orly Harari, 29/07/2021 11:12
Military Police probing death of Palestinian Arab child

Military Police probing death of Palestinian Arab child

Military Police launches investigation into death of Palestinian Arab boy near Hebron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 23:42
Family stoned by dozens of Arabs

Family stoned by dozens of Arabs

Driver struck in head by stone, glass while driving in Samaria. 'Why do my children have to endure this trauma?'Orly Harari, 28/07/2021 15:58
Danny Yatom: US will allow Iran to achieve nuclear weapons

Danny Yatom: US will allow Iran to achieve nuclear weapons

Danny Yatom, former Mossad chief, warns Israel needs backup plan 'in case the worst of all happens.'Nitzan Keidar, 28/07/2021 14:33
Border Police return over 150 stolen watermelons to rightful owner

Border Police return over 150 stolen watermelons to rightful owner

Border Police locate, apprehend, two Arabs suspected of stealing 163 watermelons from Jewish agricultural town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 13:23
Unknown source reveals Iran's alleged secret cyber files

Unknown source reveals Iran's alleged secret cyber files

Classified documents attributed to the Iranian regime reveal secret research into potential targets for cyber attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 13:12
In first, autistic youth to enlist in regular IDF service

In first, autistic youth to enlist in regular IDF service

New 'Titkadmu' program allows high-functioning ASD youth to enlist in regular IDF service, serve in regular units.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 09:43
Senior Russian official confirms: IDF attacks on Syria deterred

Senior Russian official confirms: IDF attacks on Syria deterred

A senior Russian source confirmed reports that his country is no longer turning a blind eye on Israeli strikes in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 08:08
Assessment: Iran within months of nuclear weapons

Assessment: Iran within months of nuclear weapons

Institute for National Security Studies in annual report: Iran has crossed lines that have not been crossed in the past.Ben Ariel, 28/07/2021 03:04
Report: Jordanian intelligence foiled ISIS attack on Israeli soldiers

Report: Jordanian intelligence foiled ISIS attack on Israeli soldiers

Four ISIS operatives were arrested and convicted by Jordan after planning terror attacks against IDF soldiers, Jewish targets, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 14:22
Five arrested on suspicion of killing Islamic Movement official

Five arrested on suspicion of killing Islamic Movement official

Five residents of Jaffa are arrested on suspicion of murdering senior Islamic Movement official.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 13:30
Lockheed Martin and Rafael to develop laser weapon system

Lockheed Martin and Rafael to develop laser weapon system

Lockheed Martin and Rafael agree to collaborate on development of a defensive ground-based laser weapon system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 12:43
Islamic Jihad threatens escalation of violence from Gaza

Islamic Jihad threatens escalation of violence from Gaza

Gaza terrorist organization intends to pressure Israel by launching arson balloons, resuming disturbances on the Gaza border.Dalit Halevy, 26/07/2021 20:41
Report: Many terrorists reported as civilian casualties in May war

Report: Many terrorists reported as civilian casualties in May war

NGO Monitor finds 50 instances in which Gaza terrorists were falsely called civilians or Israel was blamed for deaths caused by Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2021 20:20
IDF combats drug use among soldiers

IDF combats drug use among soldiers

New campaign by Israeli military looks to combat drug use among soldiers, warning draftees of 'heavy price' they'll pay for drug possession.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2021 10:15
IDF attacks Hamas military camp in Gaza

IDF attacks Hamas military camp in Gaza

In response to incendiary balloon attacks, IDF fighter jets strike Hamas military camp located near civilian sites including a school.Elad Benari, 26/07/2021 00:25
IAF and USAF kick off joint exercise

IAF and USAF kick off joint exercise

The United States of America and Israel have begun a biannual aerial exercise codenamed Juniper Falcon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/07/2021 22:27
Terrorists who threw firebombs in Samaria arrested

Terrorists who threw firebombs in Samaria arrested

IDF forces thwart throwing of firebombs and rocks at vehicles near Mevo Dotan. One terrorist shot, two apprehended after a chase.Kobi Finkler, 25/07/2021 05:38
Five infiltrate Israel from Jordan

Five infiltrate Israel from Jordan

IDF troops and security forces apprehend five suspects who crossed into Israel illegally from Jordan.Arutz Sheva, 24/07/2021 20:45
This is what caused a mysterious Gaza City explosion

This is what caused a mysterious Gaza City explosion

IDF spokesperson reveals cause of explosion that left one dead and at least ten injured in Gaza City.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2021 14:30
NSO chief: 'There are people who don't want Israel to export technology'

NSO chief: 'There are people who don't want Israel to export technology'

'Israeli cyber sector is under attack,' NSO Group chief tells Israel Hayom.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2021 10:34
Infiltrators returned to Lebanon

Infiltrators returned to Lebanon

2 Sudanese infiltrators arrested after illegally crossing border searching for employment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 20:41
Golani Brigade ready for war in Lebanon

Golani Brigade ready for war in Lebanon

IDF readies soldiers for the next war with a more powerful Hezbollah in Lebanon.Ido Ben Porat, 22/07/2021 19:08
Father of 10-year-old rape victim: 'We give the Bedouin everything, and they laugh at us'

Father of 10-year-old rape victim: 'We give the Bedouin everything, and they laugh at us'

Father of Jewish girl raped in her bed by Bedouin Arabs says it would be better to try the rapists under Sharia Law than in Israel's courts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 18:27
Benny Gantz: 'We'll protect the settlement blocs and support existing towns'

Benny Gantz: 'We'll protect the settlement blocs and support existing towns'

Defense Min. Gantz holds meeting with Meretz party members, stresses importance of 'open dialogue' within coalition.Ido Ben Porat, 22/07/2021 14:51
IDF arrests infiltrators from Lebanon

IDF arrests infiltrators from Lebanon

Suspects are undergoing questioning, IDF says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 08:47
Suspected infiltration from Lebanon, IDF conducting searches

Suspected infiltration from Lebanon, IDF conducting searches

IDF soldiers conducting searches after alert received about two suspects who crossed the border from Lebanon.Elad Benari, 22/07/2021 05:32
Syrian report: Israel carried out air strike in Homs

Syrian report: Israel carried out air strike in Homs

Syrian media: Country's air defense systems activated following an Israeli air strike on the city of Homs.Elad Benari, 22/07/2021 01:38
Who hid listening devices in a yeshiva's couch?

Who hid listening devices in a yeshiva's couch?

Students at Kiryat Arba yeshiva discover listening device - in the yeshiva's couch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 18:34
Gush Etzion: Terrorist caught red-handed during arson attack

Gush Etzion: Terrorist caught red-handed during arson attack

Arab terrorist nabbed sparking fires near Israeli town in Gush Etzion, south of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 14:22
IDF Intelligence Directorate marks transition to the Negev

IDF Intelligence Directorate marks transition to the Negev

Defense Minister Gantz: The IDF has been a pioneer in moving many bases and units to the Negev.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 00:55
Chief of Staff: We will respond overtly and covertly to attacks from Lebanon

Chief of Staff: We will respond overtly and covertly to attacks from Lebanon

IDF Chief of Staff responds to firing of 2 rockets at Israel from Lebanon overnight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 20:40
Gantz: All rocket fire from Lebanon will be met with an iron fist

Gantz: All rocket fire from Lebanon will be met with an iron fist

Defense Minister says Israel has weathered attempts to carry out cyber attacks against its critical infrastructure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 15:59
100,000 Muslims promise to give their lives for Al Aqsa

100,000 Muslims promise to give their lives for Al Aqsa

Muslims arriving at Temple Mount to mark Eid al-Adha chant anti-Israel slogans, promise to 'sacrifice their lives' for Al Aqsa Mosque.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 13:36
'Anyone who tries to hurt us will pay a painful price'

'Anyone who tries to hurt us will pay a painful price'

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett vows Israel will respond to attacks. 'We're working around the clock, day and night.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 12:03
Gantz: Lebanon is responsible for rocket attacks against us

Gantz: Lebanon is responsible for rocket attacks against us

Israeli Defense Minister says Lebanon will be held responsible for terrorist rocket attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 09:27
Two rockets fired from Lebanon towards Israel

Two rockets fired from Lebanon towards Israel

Iron Dome intercepts one rocket, the second explodes in an open area. IDF responds with artillery fire towards Lebanese territory.Elad Benari, 20/07/2021 04:34
Syria claims Israel carried out air strikes near Aleppo

Syria claims Israel carried out air strikes near Aleppo

Syria says its air defenses were activated against "Israeli aggression" over the Aleppo area.Elad Benari, 20/07/2021 00:12
Mother suspected of attempting to murder her daughter

Mother suspected of attempting to murder her daughter

Mother, four children, arrested on suspicion of attempting to murder daughter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 19:09
'Shooting test' in Kfar Chabad

'Shooting test' in Kfar Chabad

Residents of Kfar Chabad hear gunfire coming from nearby orchards, call in police.Ben Shaul, 19/07/2021 14:26
Jews driving near Old City pelted with stones leaving 4 injured

Jews driving near Old City pelted with stones leaving 4 injured

Multiple stone-throwing attacks reported outside of the Old City of Jerusalem. Four civilians injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 22:57
IDF: The world must put an end to Hezbollah's use of human shields tearing apart Lebanon

IDF: The world must put an end to Hezbollah's use of human shields tearing apart Lebanon

Israeli intelligence reports daily cases of Hezbollah terrorists embedding themselves among Lebanon's civilian population.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 12:19
Iranian official: We're already capable of making nuclear bomb

Iranian official: We're already capable of making nuclear bomb

Former Iranian diplomat said his country has long been capable of producing nuclear weapons but was not interested in doing so.MEMRI, 18/07/2021 07:47
Israel Air Force and US defense officials meet to plan air defense cooperation

Israel Air Force and US defense officials meet to plan air defense cooperation

Top Israel Air Force officials met with US air defense officers in bid to bolster cooperation and combat readiness.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2021 12:34
Female tank soldiers spring into action

Female tank soldiers spring into action

First female tank combatants complete their training and begin operational employment protecting Israel's western border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 23:00
8 Arabs arrested for throwing Molotov Cocktails at Lod home

8 Arabs arrested for throwing Molotov Cocktails at Lod home

Attackers threw 5 firebombs at Jewish home after end of Gaza conflict in order to reignite anti-Jewish riots in Lod.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 15:36
As Iran approaches nuclear capacity, Gantz blames Netanyahu

As Iran approaches nuclear capacity, Gantz blames Netanyahu

'Netanyahu's outspoken stance damaged Israel's image as a country that enjoys bipartisan support in the United States,' Gantz claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 09:18
Dozens of Hamas terrorists arrested in Binyamin region

Dozens of Hamas terrorists arrested in Binyamin region

Following extensive intelligence and operational efforts, security forces apprehend dozens of terrorists in village of Turmus Aya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 23:06
Iron Dome interceptor accidentally fired at F-15

Iron Dome interceptor accidentally fired at F-15

During the recent Gaza conflict, an Iron Dome missile changed course and locked onto an air force plane.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 21:57
Italian chief of defense staff concludes visit to Israel

Italian chief of defense staff concludes visit to Israel

Chief of the General Staff Kochavi: “IDF cooperation is a critical component in tackling the emerging challenges in the Middle East.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 18:29
150,000 rockets aimed at Israel. Northern Command head: We have surprises for Hezbollah

150,000 rockets aimed at Israel. Northern Command head: We have surprises for Hezbollah

"The next war will be complex for us but unbearable for them. "Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 17:00
Terrorist shot during infiltration into Samaria town

Terrorist shot during infiltration into Samaria town

Recently released terrorist and repeat offender shot while attempting to stab IDF soldiers during botched attack on Yitzhar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 11:44
Former Prime Minister Netanyahu: Iran on its way to a bomb as Bennett does nothing

Former Prime Minister Netanyahu: Iran on its way to a bomb as Bennett does nothing

Netanyahu attacked the government in a special column in Israel Hayom, with Bennett promising not to take action without Biden's approval.Eitan Divinsky, 14/07/2021 07:39
Security guard wounded in shooting attack north of Jerusalem

Security guard wounded in shooting attack north of Jerusalem

Security guard lightly wounded in shooting attack at the Qalandiya checkpoint. Terrorist flees the scene, later captured.Ido Ben Porat, 14/07/2021 00:43
Gantz: We will allow development of Gaza when they return our boys

Gantz: We will allow development of Gaza when they return our boys

Defense Minister says current government no less strong than previous government, will work to strengthen regional partnerships.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 17:43