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Israel Navy Rescues Drifting French Sailor

The sailor, Jean Francois Colas, 60, was taken to an Israeli hospital in Ashdod for further treatment.

New IDF Chief Promises ‘Lethal, Efficient, Innovative Army’

In his farewell speech, outgoing chief Eizenkot responding to the harsh criticism directed at himself and the IDF by outgoing IDF ombudsman Yitzhak Brick.

Meet Vegan, Philosophy Major Aviv Kochavi, New IDF Chief of Staff

Kochavi is credited with the idea of using a 5 kg hammer to break down walls and cross through homes in refugee camps to prevent soldiers from being shot by snipers.

Gantz: I Risked Israeli Soldiers’ Lives to Save Gaza Strip Arabs

"We did not harm civilians, but we endangered Golani soldiers."

IDF to Protect Rare Iris by Moving Iron Dome

“Combat troops appreciate the importance of preserving nature in the area in which they operate.”
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Hezbollah’s Deepest Terror Tunnel Exposed as Operation Northern Shield Concluded

The new tunnel, like the rest of the exposed Hezbollah terror tunnels, has been booby-trapped, so that anyone entering from the other side would be risking their lives.

While You Were in Shul: Israel Attacked Iranian Warehouse in Damascus

This was the first Israeli airstrike on the Damascus area in 2019. The last time the IAF hit the same area was on December 25, 2018.
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Senate Anti BDS Legislation Stops 4 Votes Short of 60

The bill's opponents included Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT).

Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket Fired at Ashkelon Overnight

Residents living in the area said they heard two loud explosions, but reported no injuries or property damage.

IED Sent from Gaza Explodes in Negev

This is the third incident in which an improvised explosive device sent from Gaza landed in Israeli territory in the last week.

The Children of Two Religious IDF Outsiders Engaged

The match unites two of the most outstanding religious IDF commander who have been under the thumb of the outgoing Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot.

Home Front Command Ends Red Color Alerts Over False Alarms

Is HFC trying to reclaim the hits that are rightfully its own?

PA Rebuilding Terrorists’ Homes Demolished by IDF

The Palestinian Authority considers the terrorists who murder women and children to be heroes.

New IDF Battalion to Defend Northern Front Against Hezbollah

The ‘Gates of Fire’ battalion will serve under the IDF ‘Baram’ Brigade that guards the region.

Gaza Terrorists Fired 1000 Rockets and Mortars at Israel in 2018

The Iron Dome aerial defense system intercepted 250 of the missiles fired at Israel in 2018; 45 more rockets and missiles landed in urban areas.

Israel, Syria, Iran: It’s All About 50 Miles

Senior Russian commanders on the ground in Syria actually admire the IDF and its aggressive style – as long as the IDF does not shoot down Ilyushin planes, of course.

Report: Israeli Warplanes Strike Pro-Iranian Targets Near Western Damascus

Multiple weapons depots belonging to pro-Iranian militias were hit, according to a local source.

Haredi Parties Could Pay a High Price for Failure to Cooperate on IDF Draft...

Yesh Atid chairman MK Yair Lapid said on Monday: "After the elections, a government headed by myself will pass the draft law without tricky combinations."
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Watch: IDF Begins Demolition Phase of Hezbollah Terror Tunnels

"Each tunnel is different from the other, some were carved into the rock, others are made of concrete, some go down into our territory, others rise up."

Here We Go Again: IDF Ignores Sderot Residents’ Reports of Tunnel Digging Noises

Sderot residents find it hard to trust the IDF Spokesperson, who has been "feeding the residents of Israel with nonsense every time."

Home Demolition Order Issued for Terrorist Who Murdered Ari Fuld

The terrorist's family has been given 2 days to appeal the decision with the Israeli High Court of Justice.
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IDF: Only 16 Terrorist Homes Demolished Since 2015

This figure is exceptionally low, given the fact that 77 Israelis were killed in terror attacks during that period.

Givat Asaf Official after Massacre: Ban PA Arabs from Rt. 466 to Ramallah

In 2014, ten council heads in villages east of Ramallah petitioned the High Court of Justice, demanding that the army remove the ban.

HIV Carriers Allowed to Enlist in IDF

Another change: overweight recruits will be allowed to undergo stomach-shortening surgery, go on a six-month leave and then be reevaluated as potential combat recruits.

Reports: Northern Shield Was in Background of Liberman’s Resignation, Bennett’s Ultimatum, Pompeo Meeting

Liberman, who was eager to make good on his public announcements about getting even with Gaza, felt that Netanyahu was making him look bad, manipulating his position to make it untenable.

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