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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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IDF fights terror while preparing for war

IDF fights terror while preparing for war

A top Israel Defense Forces official met with his Greek and Cypriot counterparts in a crucial trilateral summit, the IDF announced on Wednesday. Maj. Gen. Tal Kelman, head of the Strategic Planning and Cooperation Directorate, joined the summit in Athens, Greece, that...

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IDF fights terror while preparing for war

IDF fights terror while preparing for war

The IDF arrested a top Hamas official in the northern Samaria city of Jenin in an early-morning raid on Tuesday, the Israeli army said in a statement. The terrorist, Abdul-Jabbar Jarrar was caught by Israeli troops following a search of his home, “Palestinian” news...

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Israel air raids on Syria triggers a siren inside Israel

Israel air raids on Syria triggers a siren inside Israel

Warning sirens sounded off in the northern Arab city of Umm el-Fahm and Samaria, the IDF said soon after midnight on Tuesday, saying that further details would follow. Soon after that, the military said that the sirens were triggered by surface-to-air missile fire...

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Arms seized from terrorists

Arms seized from terrorists

IDF soldiers in conjunction with the Israeli Police thwarted a weapons smuggling attempt on Tuesday in the Jordan Valley. The security forces identified three vehicles with 53 weapons including 39 handguns, 10 Kalashnikov assault rifles and 4 M16 assault rifles. At an...

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IDF thwarts stabbing attempt

IDF thwarts stabbing attempt

A terrorist—armed with a knife—arrived in a car at the Gush Etzion Junction south of Jerusalem and tried to stab an IDF soldier. In response, his fellow soldier fired at the terrorist killing him. No injuries were reported by the IDF. The Israeli Air Force (IAF) and...

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IDF opens fire at Syrian border

IDF opens fire at Syrian border

A terrorist rammed his vehicle into several IDF soldiers hitting one near the community of Halamish on Tuesday. The IDF troop was evacuated to a hospital for treatment. The terrorist was apprehended at the scene suffering injuries. For the third time in half a year,...

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