For the second time on Sunday, a terror-tunnel initially demolished during Operation Protective Edge, was re-destroyed by the IDF flooding it with materials making the tunnel Hamas has trying to recommission, unusable. – Defense Minister Lieberman: ‘Hamas should invest the money in the welfare of the Gaza residents, because by the end of the year, its tunnel project will be eliminated.’
By Matan Tzuri
The IDF destroyed for the second time on Sunday a terror tunnel initially demolished during Operation Protective Edge, which Hamas has tried to put back into operations.
The tunnel, which runs from Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip to the Eshkol Regional Council inside Israel, was flooded with materials rendering the whole network unusable. Continue Reading »
WATCH how IDF’s mounted Directed Energy Warfare system was used to safely and remotely detonate a Hamas IED, planted on the Gaza border to kill Israeli soldiers.
By Yoav Zitun
The IDF chose to make relatively rare use of a vehicle mounted Directed Energy Warfare (DEW) system called THOR—developed by the Israeli Rafael Advanced Defense Systems—in order to destroy a large explosive device that was discovered on the border of the Gaza Strip last December.
In the incident, observers from the Gaza Division identified two terrorists who tried to exploit the IDF’s focus on dealing with disturbances near the security fence in the area of the Gaza neighborhood of Shuja’iyya, in order to plant an explosive device. Continue Reading »
Although IDF soldiers are now allowed to neutralize terrorists throwing fire-bombs (Molotov cocktails) with live fire, an IDF spokesperson said the two incidents, on Friday & Saturday that left 2 protestors shot dead, will have the IDF investigating the shootings.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF, REUTERS
RAMALLAH – On Saturday, Amir Shehada, 19, died in a clash with security forces near the Yitzhar settlement, south of Nablus, the PA Health Ministry said.
Shehada was shot in the chest, according to ministry.
Palestinian demonstrators photographed in Hebron on March 9, 2018, hurling molotov cocktails at IDF soldiers during a protest against Trump’s Jerusalem decision.
Boeing’s CH-47 Chinook will have advanced design composite rotor blades, allowing for the maximum gross weight to increase from 50k pounds to 54k pounds and its payload to increase from 19,278 lb to 22,207 lb.
The IDF Ground Forces Command plans to recommend Boeing’s CH-47 Chinook tandem-rotor helicopter to the Israel Air Force as it modernizes its heavy-lift helicopter fleet, a senior officer has said.
Speaking to reporters during a briefing in central Israel last week, the senior officer said the command will recommend the Chinook over Lockheed Martin’s CH-53K King Stallion by Sikorsky, which is the main competition in the contract to replace Israel’s aging Yasur helicopters. Continue Reading »
The IDF [the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories – COGAT] publishes security CCTV footage catching Hamas terrorists in the act of stealing electricity intended for Gaza’s civilian residents. – ‘Hat-tip’ to the IDF, proving once again: ‘Hamas doesn’t care about its civilian residents.’
By Ido Ben Porat
The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) continues its series of Arabic posts for Gaza Strip residents this morning, Sunday, when it published footage on its Facebook page of the theft by Hamas of electricity intended for local residents.
The footage was accompanied by a post translated into Arabic, which said, “The Hamas terrorist organization continues to steal from the Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »
The nonprofit watchdog group NGO Monitor just revealed that “UNICEF Palestine” has joined other UN NGOs, such as UNESCO, UNRWA in its political war on Israel, by targeting the IDF to be added to a U.N. blacklist of organizations that violate children’s rights, e.g. Islamic State (ISIS), al-Qaida, Boko Haram and the Taliban.
By Liora Cohen
Anti-Israel activity at the United Nations is mainly associated with UNRWA and UNESCO.
UNRWA, the aid agency for Palestinian refugees, has a reputation for inciting to violence and perpetuating the Palestinians’ refugee status, while UNESCO, the U.N.’s cultural agency, consistently denies any Jewish links to Jerusalem. Continue Reading »
2 more female family members of arrested ‘Shirley Temper,’ were taken to an Israeli military court Thursday and charged with “assaulting a soldier, harming the security of the area, incitement, and other felonies.”
By AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff
Two more Arab women appeared in an Israeli military court Thursday after a viral video of an assault on Israeli soldiers in Judea and Samaria, an AFP journalist said.
Nariman Tamimi, 43, and Nour Naji Tamimi, 21, were detained in a case that has set Israeli and Arab social media alight.
The video filmed in the village of Nabi Saleh shows Nour and her cousin Ahed Tamimi, 17, approaching two Israeli soldiers, before shoving, kicking and slapping them while filming on mobile phones. Continue Reading »
WATCH: Israel Border Police arrest 16 yr-old Palestinian Ahed Tamimi, a.k.a. ‘Shirley Temper’,for multiple physical assaults on an IDF soldier & officer, after family posted the provocative assaults on social media, in attempts at provoking a physical response to humiliate the IDF soldiers.
By Tal Polon
The IDF this morning arrested a young Arab woman from the village of Nabi Salih near Ramallah, after footage emerged showing the woman harassing IDF soldiers stationed in the village last Friday.
The young woman, identified as Ahad Tamimi of Nabi Salah, can be seen, along with other members of her family, pushing, kicking, and shouting at the IDF soldiers. Continue Reading »
The Syrian TV news report comes just two days after the IDF allegedly fired several Jericho missiles destroying large sections of an Iranian military base near Damascus. – WATCH: Israel’s Prime Minister issues clear warning to Syrian & Iranian Leaders
Israeli fighter jets bombed several Syrian military installations around the capital of Damascus, a number of local outlets, including the state TV, and witnesses on social media reported on Monday.
Israel Air Force F-15 upgraded Eagles prepped for night mission.- Photo courtesy IDF’s Spokesperson’s Office
Syrian state TV reported the Syrian military’s missile shields intercepted at least three Israeli missiles bound for weapon plants and military bases. Continue Reading »
IDF incorporates hi-tech in the Namer APC, with grenade launchers & guns operated from inside, an ability to charge the battlefield and smashes through walls, and the famed Trophy anti-missile protective system.
By Yoav Zitun
A confrontation between the IDF and the Hezbollah terror group in 2018 will significantly differ from that fought in 2006, and the nature of the preparations will also be dramatically affected. One of the factors the IDF is most unsure about is the condition of Hezbollah within Lebanon.
IDF Chief of Staff Lieutenant Colonel Gadi Eizenkot – Wikimedia
The morale of the Shi’ite militia, which the IDF Chief of Staff Lieutenant Colonel Gadi Eizenkot called Israel’s number one enemy, is at an historic low point. Continue Reading »
While 18 yr-old westerners are enjoying collage life, their Israeli counterparts embark on life-threatening operations behind enemy lines as IDF soldiers, fighting a war almost every decade, which sharpens their minds to be creative and come up with innovative weapons & ways to survive.
By Yaakov Katz
In 1950, just two years after the state of Israel was founded, the country’s first commercial delegation set off for South America.
Israel desperately needed trading partners. Unlike its Arab adversaries, Israel did not have natural resources to fund its economy. There was no oil or minerals. Nothing.
The delegation held a couple of meetings but was mostly met with laughs. Continue Reading »
IDF with Shin Bet security forces confiscated tens of thousands of shekels that were paid by terrorist organizations to the families of the terrorists who murdered 1st Sgt. Hadas Malka.
By Kobi Finkler
During the night, IDF forces operated in cooperation with Shin Bet security forces in the village of Deir Abu Mash’al in the Binyamin Regional Brigade.
1st Sgt. Hadas Malka ז”ל , Border Police fighter was killed in Jerusalem by Palestinian terrorists – Photo Courtesy of Family
During the operation, the forces confiscated tens of thousands of shekels that were paid by terrorist organizations to the families of the terrorists who murdered First Sergeant Hadas Malka in the attack on Damascus Gate last June. Continue Reading »
The IDF used a Patriot Missile to destroy a (Syrian,Hezbollah or Iranian) UAV that attempted to infiltrate Israeli airspace in the Golan Heights. – Def. Min. Lieberman warned that ‘Israel will respond with force to any provocation and violation of its sovereignty.’
By Ahiya Raved and Yoav Zitun
The IDF launched a Patriot missile on Saturday, which successfully intercepted an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) coming from Syria approaching Israeli airspace near the Golan Heights border. The Patriot was launched from the area surrounding the northern city of Safed, with residents of the area reportedly hearing explosions.
After hearing Explosion, the ‘puff’ seen over Golan Heights, Saturday morning – Photo not accredited
The IDF fired a Patriot missile from the same area two months ago, following the discovery of a UAV nearing Israel’s airspace. Continue Reading »
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