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IDF requests pilot program: No masks in enclosed spaces

IDF requests pilot program: No masks in enclosed spaces

Days after announcing zero coronavirus cases, IDF requests approval to conduct pilot program for removal of masks in enclosed spaces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 11:10
IDF soldier wounded during training in Jordan Valley

IDF soldier wounded during training in Jordan Valley

Soldier evacuated in moderate condition to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital. IDF investigating incident.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2021 06:44
Female soldiers attacked while helping Meron victims

Female soldiers attacked while helping Meron victims

Soldiers continue to evacuate wounded despite verbal, physical abuse at site where 45 died on Mt. Meron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 09:16
Two rockets fired from Gaza miss the mark

Two rockets fired from Gaza miss the mark

Sirens heard in the vicinity of ​​Kibbutz Kissufim, located near the Gaza border. IDF says two rockets were fired and landed in Gaza.Elad Benari, 28/04/2021 00:45
IDF shoots down Hezbollah drone

IDF shoots down Hezbollah drone

Drone shot down after crossing into Israeli airspace from Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 21:07
The story behind the new IDF 'Warrior's Anthem'

The story behind the new IDF 'Warrior's Anthem'

Arutz Sheva speaks to lead vocalist Omri Glickman about what the new 'anthem' means to him and how it came to be. Watch.Yoni Kempinski, 27/04/2021 14:41
Gaza terrorists fire three rockets at southern Israel

Gaza terrorists fire three rockets at southern Israel

IDF confirms that two of the rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome system, and a third exploded in Gazan territory.Elad Benari, 26/04/2021 03:51
Gaza terrorists fire 36 rockets toward southern Israel

Gaza terrorists fire 36 rockets toward southern Israel

Siren sounded in Kibbutz Kissufim, near the border with Gaza. 36 rockets fired, 6 of them intercepted by Iron Dome.Elad Benari, Canada, 24/04/2021 20:15
Watch: IDF releases 'A Warrior's Anthem'

Watch: IDF releases 'A Warrior's Anthem'

The IDF and popular reggae band 'Hatikva 6' release hit song praising army's sense of unity and readiness to wage battle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2021 08:56
Watch: IDF celebrates COVID vaccine success

Watch: IDF celebrates COVID vaccine success

IDF soldiers celebrate Independence Day by marching in the shape of a syringe to celebrate the success of Israel's mass vaccination programArutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 22:32
Independence Day: Meet two of the 120 awarded IDF soldiers

Independence Day: Meet two of the 120 awarded IDF soldiers

First Sergeant Eli Titovsky and First Lieutenant Omri Tal joined Arutz Sheva to discuss the Independence Day soldiers honors event.Yoni Kempinski, 14/04/2021 18:53
Pres. Rivlin to outstanding soldiers: 'You are the best of the best'

Pres. Rivlin to outstanding soldiers: 'You are the best of the best'

Ahead of Independence Day ceremony, Pres. Rivlin meets and thanks 120 outstanding IDF soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 14:15
23,928 fallen IDF soldiers and victims of terrorism

23,928 fallen IDF soldiers and victims of terrorism

Since last Memorial Day, 43 people have been added to the list of fatalities.Ido Ben Porat, 09/04/2021 06:00
IDF clears soldiers to pay respect by standing by each tombstone on Memorial Day

IDF clears soldiers to pay respect by standing by each tombstone on Memorial Day

The decrease in COVID-19 morbidity brings IDF decision makers to the conclusion it is possible to return to traditional form.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/04/2021 03:53
For Holocaust Day 2021: Survivors represent the light that shone in the darkness

For Holocaust Day 2021: Survivors represent the light that shone in the darkness

We, the IDF commanders and soldiers, will pass on the description of what was perpetrated, preserve our independence and defend ourselves.IDF CoS Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi, 08/04/2021 07:00
IDF foils terror attack outside of Jerusalem

IDF foils terror attack outside of Jerusalem

Israeli troops open fire on car attempting to carry out ramming attack west of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2021 08:43
IDF destroyed Syrian border outpost in daring 2020 operation

IDF destroyed Syrian border outpost in daring 2020 operation

Israel reveals July 2020 operation inside Syrian territory in which IDF mined and destroyed enemy position.David Rosenberg, 05/04/2021 07:52
IDF to drop mask mandate for combat soldiers, trainees

IDF to drop mask mandate for combat soldiers, trainees

Israeli soldiers operating or training in open areas to be exempted from COVID mask mandate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2021 17:32
Watch: IDF soliders wish a Happy Passover

Watch: IDF soliders wish a Happy Passover

Soldiers defending Israel in units throughout the IDF took a moment from their day to wish you a Happy Passover and Shabbat ShalomArutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2021 16:43
Smuggling on the Egyptian border - worth 2 million shekel

Smuggling on the Egyptian border - worth 2 million shekel

IDF soldiers set up ambush, foil attempt to smuggle millions of shekels in drugs.Kobi Finkler, 01/04/2021 13:40
IDF to hold large-scale exercise in Cyprus

IDF to hold large-scale exercise in Cyprus

Month-long exercise to include week-long Cyprus component, stretching IDF capabilities and capacities to the limit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2021 14:05
First publication: IDF will not demolish homes of helpers of Esther Horgan's killer

First publication: IDF will not demolish homes of helpers of Esther Horgan's killer

IDF says people who helped terrorist only sheltered him after the murder, did not plan or participate in killing Esther Horgan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2021 17:45
IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

Air strike comes in response to rocket fire from Gaza into Israel on Tuesday evening.Elad Benari, 24/03/2021 03:09
IDF arrests three suspects who infiltrated from Lebanon

IDF arrests three suspects who infiltrated from Lebanon

It is believed the three are migrant workers who tried to infiltrate Israel.Kobi Finkler, 21/03/2021 23:28
Watch: 100 haredi IDF soldiers sing 'Ani Ma'amin'

Watch: 100 haredi IDF soldiers sing 'Ani Ma'amin'

Haredi soldiers - most of them married with families - finish Home Front Command's special basic training and begin serving in reserves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2021 11:53
IDF soldiers open fire towards terrorists near Beit El

IDF soldiers open fire towards terrorists near Beit El

Soldiers open fire towards three terrorists who threw firebombs toward homes in Beit El, injure two of them.Ido Ben Porat, 15/03/2021 23:43
IDF unveils 'Iron Sting'  laser-guided mortar system

IDF unveils 'Iron Sting' laser-guided mortar system

Iron Sting is a ‘networked precision fire system’ that employs laser and GPS to engage targets accurately and prevent collateral damage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2021 16:05
Israel’s military says it has reached herd immunity to COVID

Israel’s military says it has reached herd immunity to COVID

'It seemed impossible, but now it's here.' 80% of IDF personnel have been vaccinated against the coronavirus.Ben Sales, JTA, 12/03/2021 07:14
Over 80% of IDF staff vaccinated for COVID-19

Over 80% of IDF staff vaccinated for COVID-19

According to army sources, 81% of all servicemen have recovered from virus or been vaccinated, with the IDF back to fully operational.i24NEWS, 11/03/2021 21:02
Investigation: Soldier fought with all his might to prevent theft of his weapon

Investigation: Soldier fought with all his might to prevent theft of his weapon

Investigation concludes into incident where 2 suspects attacked soldier, stole his weapon after lengthy fight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2021 16:47
20 lone soldiers from one yeshiva enlist in the IDF

20 lone soldiers from one yeshiva enlist in the IDF

20 students from 'American' yeshiva in Beit Shemesh get uniforms ahead of draft. 'The yeshiva will continue to be their home here in Israel'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2021 09:38
Firebomb attack thwarted on Route 60

Firebomb attack thwarted on Route 60

Soldiers open fire on terrorists throwing Molotov Cocktails at Israeli vehicles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2021 19:57
IDF soldiers thwart stabbing attack near Shechem

IDF soldiers thwart stabbing attack near Shechem

Terrorist tries to stab soldier during arrest operation in Palestinian Arab town of Tubas. Terrorist neutralized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2021 06:59
Police capture two Arabs who stole IDF soldier's weapon

Police capture two Arabs who stole IDF soldier's weapon

Police arrest two Arabs who attacked a fighter from the IDF’s Egoz Unit near Shfar'am and stole his weapon last Wednesday.Ido Ben Porat, 07/03/2021 23:44
Meretz chairman supports ICC decision against Israel

Meretz chairman supports ICC decision against Israel

Nitzan Horowitz says he supports cooperation with ICC investigation: Israel should ask itself what it could have done to prevent this.Hezki Baruch, 07/03/2021 05:33
Arabs attack IDF soldier and steal his weapon

Arabs attack IDF soldier and steal his weapon

IDF soldier suffers injuries to hand, face, after two Arab suspects attack him to steal weapon.Ido Ben Porat, 04/03/2021 12:25
IDF soldier killed by stray bullet continues saving lives

IDF soldier killed by stray bullet continues saving lives

IDF soldier killed when a bullet was misfired at Joran Valley base has saved the lives of 5 by donating organs - 1 a COVID patient.ILTV, 02/03/2021 15:55
IDF thwarts drug smuggling attempt on Egyptian border

IDF thwarts drug smuggling attempt on Egyptian border

IDF fighters thwart smuggling attempt on Egyptian border, seize 80 kilograms of drugs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2021 06:48
Report: Mossad chief and IDF Chief of Staff clashed over response to Iranian attack

Report: Mossad chief and IDF Chief of Staff clashed over response to Iranian attack

Mossad chief demanded bold response against Iran for attack on Israeli-owned ship, while Chief of Staff Kochavi sought moderate response.Ben Ariel, 02/03/2021 04:59
IDF soldier wounded by stray bullet at military base succumbs to wounds

IDF soldier wounded by stray bullet at military base succumbs to wounds

Yonatan Granot, IDF soldier injured by stray bullet, dies of his wounds.Ido Ben Porat, 26/02/2021 10:36
Arutz Sheva's early glance at new IDF heavy life helicopters

Arutz Sheva's early glance at new IDF heavy life helicopters

Arutz Sheva was given a sneak preview of the Lockheed Martin CH-53 Stallion, the helicopters now chosen to replace the aging Yasur fleet.Yissachar Ruas, 25/02/2021 20:50
Terrorists who hurled firebombs at Jewish town arrested

Terrorists who hurled firebombs at Jewish town arrested

IDF soldiers arrest Arabs suspected of hurling firebombs, explosives, at Jewish town.Ido Ben Porat, 25/02/2021 15:57
Details of near-fatal shooting accident at IDF base revealed

Details of near-fatal shooting accident at IDF base revealed

Officer was handling guns which had been returned from firing range when one went off, striking soldier in the head.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2021 19:22
Gantz: Stopping Iran is a national mission

Gantz: Stopping Iran is a national mission

Defense Minister addresses graduates of IDF officers course, outlines what new nuclear deal with Iran must include.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2021 17:36
IDF: Wounded soldier was shot in the head by other soldier's gun

IDF: Wounded soldier was shot in the head by other soldier's gun

Army says that soldier seriously wounded at IDF base in Jordan Valley was shot by fellow soldier's gun.David Rosenberg, 24/02/2021 11:07
Rise in number of IDF soldiers seriously ill with coronavirus

Rise in number of IDF soldiers seriously ill with coronavirus

Number of young people infected with coronavirus is on the rise, together with number of young people in ICUs, top IDF official warns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2021 09:07
Soldier seriously injured at base in the Jordan Valley

Soldier seriously injured at base in the Jordan Valley

The incident is being investigated by the Military Police Corps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2021 01:13
IDF reveals how Israeli woman crossed border into Syria

IDF reveals how Israeli woman crossed border into Syria

Military releases results of investigation into incident where young woman crossed border into Syria before returning in a prisoner exchangeArutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2021 20:41
How jihadist does God want Israel to be?

How jihadist does God want Israel to be?

Today's halo brigade is insatiable. It sets the bar for Israel-only Israel-too high to be cleared, the better to make Israel trip. Op-ed.Steve Apfel, 22/02/2021 11:00
IDF soldiers commit Crimes for Humanity

IDF soldiers commit Crimes for Humanity

Research shows that there is a total disconnect between the ICC accusations against Israel and the reality on the ground. Op-ed.David Kramer, 18/02/2021 15:30
New guidelines for the IDF against COVID-19

New guidelines for the IDF against COVID-19

As the vaccination campaign continues, the IDF has rolled out new rules regarding health in the ranks.Shlomo Witty, 14/02/2021 16:27
MKs demand that IDF reopens hilltop community

MKs demand that IDF reopens hilltop community

Several members of Knesset have demanded that the executive order closing the hilltop not be renewed.Shlomo Witty, 11/02/2021 22:53
Watch: IDF runs military drills anticipating Hezbollah attack

Watch: IDF runs military drills anticipating Hezbollah attack

The IDF ran simulation exercises combining air, land & sea forces amid growing belief Hezbollah may attempt attacks in the coming year.ILTV, 11/02/2021 22:08
Left wing media shocked as soldiers sing religious song

Left wing media shocked as soldiers sing religious song

Haaretz journalist says IDF becoming 'army of G-d and literal Messianic Jews' after soldiers sing song affirming belief in the Messiah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2021 21:02
IDF's 'Lightning Storm' exercise concludes

IDF's 'Lightning Storm' exercise concludes

Commanding Officer of the 91st Division, Brig. Gen. Shlomi Binder: "The exercise we conducted improved our preparedness against Hezbollah."Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2021 20:04
IDF demolishes home of terrorist who killed Esther Horgan

IDF demolishes home of terrorist who killed Esther Horgan

Terrorist's home to be destroyed by explosion and not a bulldozer and in broad daylight in order to deter further attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2021 16:14
IDF soldier unearths ancient coin during training exercise in northern Israel

IDF soldier unearths ancient coin during training exercise in northern Israel

Rare ancient coin minted in northern Israeli city of Geva found by IDF soldier during a military training exercise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2021 09:56