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IDF launches most extensive war drill in decades

IDF launches most extensive war drill in decades

The Israeli Navy and the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) last month disrupted an attempt by Gazan terror factions to smuggle weapon components into the Strip by sea, the Israeli military announced on Wednesday. Security forces tracked three Palestinians as they set...

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Israel mourns its fallen heroes

Israel mourns its fallen heroes

Israel marked its Memorial Day for Fallen warriors as well as terror victims on Tuesday evening when a one-minute siren sounded across the nation, compelling all to stop and stand in silence. The main ceremony took place at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Among the...

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IDF engages with Hezbollah in Lebanon

IDF engages with Hezbollah in Lebanon

The Israeli military responded with artillery fire on Sunday night after a rocket was launched into Israel from southern Lebanon, the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement. As calculations of the rocket’s trajectory indicated that it would come down in an open...

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IDF receives direct order from Bible

IDF receives direct order from Bible

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, IDF forces entered Shechem in an operation to restore the damage that Palestinians had perpetrated on the Tomb of Joseph. The commander of the Samaria Brigade, Col. Roi Zweig-Lavi, issued the following order to his soldiers at...

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IDF deploys greater forces to Judea-Samaria

IDF deploys greater forces to Judea-Samaria

In a night-time raid, IDF soldiers arrested 27-year old Diaa Hamarsheh’s brother on Wednesday, a day after Hamarsheh illegally entered Israel from the Samarian village of Yabad, adjacent to Jenin, and killed five people in a shooting attack. The terrorist’s brother...

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IDF boosts law enforcement in recent wave of terror

IDF boosts law enforcement in recent wave of terror

The IDF said on Tuesday that they will add battalions to reinforce Israeli security forces and police at high-risk locations across the nation after a wave of deadly terror attacks including Tuesday night’s shooting rampage in the central city of Bnei Brak. The army’s...

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See the IDF’s latest initiatives to help Ukrainian refugees

See the IDF’s latest initiatives to help Ukrainian refugees

Ukrainian and Russian-speaking IDF soldiers will help new olim (immigrants) from Ukraine and Russia during their naturalization process, according to a joint statement on Monday by Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Immigration and absorption Minister Pnina...

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IDF chief meets Qatari counterpart, inaugurates new tank

IDF chief meets Qatari counterpart, inaugurates new tank

The IDF’s Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi met his Qatari counterpart during his visit to Bahrain this week, according to Channel 13 News. The report cited the Saudi news publication Elaph. The two military chiefs discussed cooperation in the war against the Iranian...

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IDF soldiers enjoy fully furnished apartments

IDF soldiers enjoy fully furnished apartments

A new apartment for IDF soldiers was dedicated to the troops to live in while on leave in February. This is an important initiative since Israeli soldiers often take leave, including one week on and one week off. Taking leave every weekend is also not uncommon.  So,...

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IDF thwarts major weapons smuggling attempt

IDF thwarts major weapons smuggling attempt

Israeli troops identified two Arab suspects approaching the Ari Fuld lookout point adjacent to the Judean village of Migdal Oz in the Etzion Regional Brigade area. A crack IDF response team was deployed to the area, compelling the suspects to flee. A chase ensued,...

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