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PM Bennett holds urgent meeting with top security officials

PM Bennett holds urgent meeting with top security officials

As security prisoners riot, PM Bennett holds urgent meeting with top security officials. 'Israel is prepared for any scenario.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/09/2021 20:02
IDF strikes in Gaza following incendiary balloon attacks

IDF strikes in Gaza following incendiary balloon attacks

IAF aircraft attack Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, after incendiary balloons cause three fires in southern Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/09/2021 23:58
Guard fell asleep, Fatah terrorist was transferred a day before the escape

Guard fell asleep, Fatah terrorist was transferred a day before the escape

New details about escape of six terrorists from Gilboa Prison: Senior Fatah terrorist was transferred to a new cell one day before escaping.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/09/2021 21:06
Police assessment: Escaped terrorists used vehicles to flee

Police assessment: Escaped terrorists used vehicles to flee

'The planning was very exact, very detailed,' Public Security Min. Bar Lev says. 'We will catch the escapees.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2021 18:18
Police investigating guards for collaboration in jailbreak

Police investigating guards for collaboration in jailbreak

Police have begun investigating whether the guards at the Gilboa prison could have helped the prisoners to escape.Arutz Sheva Staff , 06/09/2021 18:01
Police official: 'The escaped terrorists may be anywhere in Israel'

Police official: 'The escaped terrorists may be anywhere in Israel'

'The terrorists could be anywhere in Israel, together or separate, public needs to report to us anything unusual,' top police officer says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2021 15:29
Three of the escaped security prisoners were known flight risks, source says

Three of the escaped security prisoners were known flight risks, source says

Former prison officials say cellular communications blocker was installed but never activated - due to concerns of violent protest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2021 14:59
Knife-wielding youth arrested in Hebron

Knife-wielding youth arrested in Hebron

Border Police arrest youth who attempted to bring knife into the Cave of the Patriarchs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2021 13:39
Gilboa Prison escape: 'It's clear the inmates didn't dig the tunnel'

Gilboa Prison escape: 'It's clear the inmates didn't dig the tunnel'

'The terrorists lifted a cover and used the space in their cell,' Israel Prisons Service chief says.Ido Ben Porat, 06/09/2021 12:24
Gilboa Prison escape: The first phone call to alert the police

Gilboa Prison escape: The first phone call to alert the police

Civilian who alerted police to 'suspicious person' walking near Gilboa Prison asked police to 'do a patrol.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2021 11:46
Six security prisoners escape Gilboa Prison in north

Six security prisoners escape Gilboa Prison in north

Six security prisoners believed to have escaped from Gilboa Prison through a tunnel. Police searching for them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2021 10:42
Report: Escaped Gilboa security prisoners may attempt escape to Jordan

Report: Escaped Gilboa security prisoners may attempt escape to Jordan

Tunnel may have been dug from outside prison, by those helping the security prisoners, source says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2021 09:46
Post 9/11 mega-attack in Tel Aviv was thwarted 'by chance'

Post 9/11 mega-attack in Tel Aviv was thwarted 'by chance'

Al Qaeda had been planning a sequel to 9/11 in Israel when FBI stumbled upon key information.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 22:18
Israel Dog Unit stonewalls arson attempt in Samaria

Israel Dog Unit stonewalls arson attempt in Samaria

The IDU's preparations to search for two new missing people were rudely interrupted by the firebombing of Israeli farms near their base.Arutz Sheva Staff , 05/09/2021 20:52
President Herzog tours Gaza frontier

President Herzog tours Gaza frontier

Israeli President visits Gaza border towns ahead of his first Rosh Hashanah in office. 'We have excellent commanders and soldiers here.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 16:42
IDF Southern Command units cited for excellence

IDF Southern Command units cited for excellence

"Preventing rocket attacks gives me tremendous peace of mind," says intelligence officer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 16:39
Closure to be imposed in Judea and Samaria over High Holidays

Closure to be imposed in Judea and Samaria over High Holidays

Passage will only be allowed in exceptional cases such as humanitarian or medical need during Jewish High Holidays this month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 15:00
Bennett: Stop using IDF for cynical political goals

Bennett: Stop using IDF for cynical political goals

PM says army needs full backing even after mistakes are are following shooting death of Barel Shmueli.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 13:07
'Hamas thinks Bennett is weak'

'Hamas thinks Bennett is weak'

Senior Hamas official says terrorist organization will continue to put pressure on Israeli government due to belief that PM Bennett is weak.Dalit Halevi, 05/09/2021 10:29
IDF to replace Israeli Tavor rifles with American M4s

IDF to replace Israeli Tavor rifles with American M4s

IDF's 'rifle of the future' faces particularly early retirement, following conclusion that American M4 is more efficient.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 08:40
Mother of Barel Hadarya Shmueli: 'I don't trust the IDF'

Mother of Barel Hadarya Shmueli: 'I don't trust the IDF'

'My son died in the hospital, I didn't see him,' says slain soldier's mother. 'I don't believe in the army, I don't believe in the gov't.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2021 23:21
Watch: NATO Allies 'migrate' north for the summer

Watch: NATO Allies 'migrate' north for the summer

Yissachar Ruas joins the Turkish Air Force 161 Filo flying their F-16 Fighter jets as part of the NATO Air Policing Mission.Yissachar Ruas, 03/09/2021 13:51
Fragments from Syrian rocket found in central Israel

Fragments from Syrian rocket found in central Israel

IDF confirms: Surface-to-air missile fired towards Israel from Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2021 12:04
After Twin Towers, US foiled mega-attack in Tel Aviv clubs

After Twin Towers, US foiled mega-attack in Tel Aviv clubs

Ali Soufan, former FBI agent in charge of Al Qaeda files when the Twin Towers fell, tells of unexpected link to planned attack in Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2021 11:11
IDF concludes: 'Forces should have been deployed differently,'

IDF concludes: 'Forces should have been deployed differently,'

When the violent mob approached the border wall, officers should have adapted their orders, military investigation finds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2021 11:02
Reports of air strike in Syria, explosions heard in central Israel

Reports of air strike in Syria, explosions heard in central Israel

Syrian media report air strike in the Damascus area. Residents of central Israel report hearing explosions.Elad Benari, 03/09/2021 01:51
Chief of Staff: The strategic importance of maritime space is growing

Chief of Staff: The strategic importance of maritime space is growing

IDF Chief of Staff: The enemy uses the sea for terrorist purposes, to transfer weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2021 01:00
Terrorist who infiltrated Israeli town released to give birth

Terrorist who infiltrated Israeli town released to give birth

Pregant terrorist who broke into home and attempted to stab a woman released to house arrest to give birth at home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2021 21:21
Gantz: Soldiers have full backing to neutralize threats

Gantz: Soldiers have full backing to neutralize threats

Defense Minister responds to criticism of IDF's rules of engagement after soldier shot and killed at close range on Gaza border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 19:16
Bennett appoints new director for Shin Bet security agency

Bennett appoints new director for Shin Bet security agency

'A brave soldier and an excellent commander.' Prime Minister Bennett taps R. to lead Israel's secretive Shin Bet internal security agency.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 13:47
Gaza fishing zone expanded, Kerem Shalom crossing reopens

Gaza fishing zone expanded, Kerem Shalom crossing reopens

Following a security assessment, Israel announces additional relief measures for Gaza.Elad Benari, 01/09/2021 06:32
Construction materials allowed into Gaza: 'It pays to kill a soldier'

Construction materials allowed into Gaza: 'It pays to kill a soldier'

Dozens of trucks with cement, iron, and gravel enter Gaza ith Israel's permission.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 20:28
Arutz Sheva meets Miami’s 'storm watchers'

Arutz Sheva meets Miami’s 'storm watchers'

Within the last few weeks the Miami Air Station has been involved in rescue efforts. Yissachar Ruas met the station staff.Yissachar Ruas, 31/08/2021 14:42
Terrorist who carried out attack during Operation Guardian of the Walls is arrested

Terrorist who carried out attack during Operation Guardian of the Walls is arrested

Shabak investigation: Terrorist who fired at soldier during Operation Guardian of the Walls had served time for membership in military cell.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 13:25
'Government didn't want Palestinian deaths before PM's US trip'

'Government didn't want Palestinian deaths before PM's US trip'

MK Nir Barkat accuses govt of giving IDF a politicized order to refrain from live fire at Gaza border, leading to officer's death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 12:58
Chief of Staff: If quiet isn't maintained, we will not hesitate to enter a campaign

Chief of Staff: If quiet isn't maintained, we will not hesitate to enter a campaign

Aviv Kohavi: We have expanded our target bank. If the quiet in the South is not maintained we will not hesitate to enter into a campaign.Kobi Finkler, 31/08/2021 02:01
Fallen officer's mother: I cannot go on with my life

Fallen officer's mother: I cannot go on with my life

Israelis from all over the country attend funeral of fighter who was shot by a terrorist on the Gaza border.Yonatan Gottlieb, 30/08/2021 23:27
IDF soldiers protest: Let us defend ourselves

IDF soldiers protest: Let us defend ourselves

Hundreds of soldiers stage social media protest following death of soldier who was shot on Gaza border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2021 20:53
Arab MK: 'We all live in terror, people are thinking of leaving Israel'

Arab MK: 'We all live in terror, people are thinking of leaving Israel'

'The criminal families need to be removed from Arab society, we're all living in terror,' Meretz's MK Zoabi says.103FM, 30/08/2021 19:15
Party leaders pay respects to Barel Hadarya Shmueli

Party leaders pay respects to Barel Hadarya Shmueli

Coalition and opposition leaders speak out about the fallen Sgt. Barel Hadarya Shmueli, who died of his wounds earlier today.Arutz Sheva Staff , 30/08/2021 17:06
Border Police officer wounded in Gaza riots passes away

Border Police officer wounded in Gaza riots passes away

Police announce Barel Hadarya Shmueli has succumbed to his wounds inflicted in riots on Gaza border over a week ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2021 15:22
5 Bedouins arrested for 'highway lynch' attacks during Gaza war

5 Bedouins arrested for 'highway lynch' attacks during Gaza war

Suspects attempted to kill drivers at least three times on Highway 6 in southern Israel during most recent conflict with Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2021 13:49
'Bennett has no red lines when it concerns his political survival'

'Bennett has no red lines when it concerns his political survival'

Religious Zionism party blasts Bennett for Gantz-Abbas meeting "restoring Abu Mazen to relevance after years in the wilderness."Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2021 13:20
Yoaz Hendel: 'Abbas is a terror supporter and pays terrorists'

Yoaz Hendel: 'Abbas is a terror supporter and pays terrorists'

Communications Min. says Israel has interest in supporting Palestinian Authority economy. YESHA leader: Would you meet a Holocaust denier?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2021 10:31
Gantz meets Abbas: Israel seeks to strengthen PA’s economy

Gantz meets Abbas: Israel seeks to strengthen PA’s economy

Defense Minister meets PA chairman to discuss security-policy, civilian and economic issues.Elad Benari, 30/08/2021 00:29
Gantz: Iran threatens the entire world

Gantz: Iran threatens the entire world

Defense Minister calls for international mobilization against Iran and its nuclear ambitions.Ben Ariel, 30/08/2021 00:02
Condition of Israeli soldier who was critically wounded on Gaza border deteriorates

Condition of Israeli soldier who was critically wounded on Gaza border deteriorates

Hospital officials say condition 21-year-old Border Police officer shot by terrorists on Gaza border has worsened.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 19:32
Rosh Hashanah in the IDF

Rosh Hashanah in the IDF

"We're preparing 24/7 to make sure soldiers have an experience that is as close as possible to being at home."Vered Talala, 29/08/2021 18:07
IDF strikes Hamas buildings, leaves terrorists alone

IDF strikes Hamas buildings, leaves terrorists alone

IDF retaliation for riots on border, launching of incendiary balloons includes strikes on Hamas infrastructure, warnings to terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 11:00
IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF fighter jets attack military compound used by Hamas for training and the production of weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 04:36
Christian missionary center in Jerusalem targeting haredi youths closed

Christian missionary center in Jerusalem targeting haredi youths closed

Anti-missionary group forces closure of large center in the capital which worked to proselytize among Orthodox Jewish youths.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2021 07:20
Red Alert sirens across south of country, IDF says false alarm

Red Alert sirens across south of country, IDF says false alarm

Sirens heard in Ashdod, Ashkelon, & across south. IDF is "ready for another Gaza operation" if necessary, says Chief of Staff.Kobi Finkler, 26/08/2021 14:28
Israel announces further relief measures for Gaza despite border riots

Israel announces further relief measures for Gaza despite border riots

Israel announces expansion of scope of equipment and goods entering the Gaza Strip for international civilian projects.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2021 00:37
IDF prepared for war in Gaza, Hamas bears responsibility for what happens

IDF prepared for war in Gaza, Hamas bears responsibility for what happens

Chief of Staff General Aviv Kochavi says IDF accelerating plans in light of progress of Iranian nuclear program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2021 17:42
Former IDF commander: 'No choice but to defeat Hamas government'

Former IDF commander: 'No choice but to defeat Hamas government'

'The last step Israel initiated in Gaza was the Disengagement 16 years ago,' former IDF commander Yom-Tov Samia says.103FM, 25/08/2021 15:07
Watch: Reporter blasts State Dept. for 'betraying' Afghans

Watch: Reporter blasts State Dept. for 'betraying' Afghans

NBC reporter quotes Afghanistan embassy staff as saying it would be 'better to die under the Taliban’s bullet than face the crowds.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2021 10:51
Palestinian Arabs hurl firebombs at Israeli vehicles

Palestinian Arabs hurl firebombs at Israeli vehicles

IDF soldiers open fire at Palestinian Arab who threw firebombs at cars in Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2021 00:06