When the men and women soldiers of the Bardelas battalion first came to the border, they lived in tents. Now they’ve settled in to a routine of a desert base, with caravans as offices and a fence to cordon off the area. Soldiers in uniform, M-16s slung over their shoulders are talking amid the heat of a pleasant October day. It’s fall on the Israel-Egyptian border and the local commander Lt.- Col. Shachar Nahmani is preparing to take his jeep out to visit some of soldiers in the field.
The current and past IDF Chief of Staffs are asked to discuss what makes a great leader.
A terror attack was foiled outside of the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hevron Tuesday afternoon, a day after a similar attack was carried out nearby.
This past week has seen a rise in tension in the south of Israel, with early morning rockets fired from the Gaza strip towards Israel on October 17, one of them hitting and destroying a home in the city of Be’er Sheva. With strikes continuing, the IDF struck 20 Gazan coastal targets, including underground infrastructure including a terror tunnel and tunnel dig sites, Hamas military bases and rocket manufacturing sites.
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have uncovered at least one Hezbollah observation post on the Israel-Lebanon border, which it claims is surreptitiously operating under the guise of a so-called environmental NGO “Green Without Borders.”
Thousands rioted on Gaza’s border with Israel as dozens of boats from Gaza attempted to break Israel’s naval blockade.
The Israeli Navy intercepted the boats today, according to reports.
Israeli security forces on Monday detained the brother and sister of the terrorist suspected of shooting dead two Israelis and wounding a third in a brutal attack in the northern West Bank a day earlier, as a massive manhunt for the killer continued.