Tag Archive for IDF soldier

UK Muslim Minister calls on gov’t to prosecute Brits who served in the IDF


Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, Britain’s first Muslim cabinet minister likens IDF veteran citizens to ISIS fighters, saying they should be arrested & prosecuted upon their return to the UK.



Britain’s first Muslim cabinet minister has called for Brits who fight with the IDF to be prosecuted upon their return.

Sayeeda Warsi, a one-time Conservative Party chairwoman who resigned her cabinet post over the government policy on the 2014 Gaza war being “morally indefensible,” made the comments in an interview with Middle East Eye promoting the launch of her book The Enemy Within.

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VIDEO: Female soldier nabs Hamas terrorists shooting at IDF on very first shift


During the performance of her very first guard shift after completing her specialized ‘lookout observer’ course, Pvt. Gali Badhani identified a terrorist aiming, then firing at Israeli forces from Gaza, prompting the IDF to destroy the Hamas outpost on Monday.

By Matan Tzuri


Despite military evaluations which conclude that Hamas presently has no interest in provoking Israel into another conflict with the Gaza Strip, a number of incidents have taken place in recent weeks which have prompted forceful responses from the IDF.

One such incident took place two weeks ago in which a member of Hamas began firing on IDF soldiers from an observer outpost inside the strip and was stopped thanks to a female soldier who spotted the attack near a military lookout post near Gaza in the Kissufim in the Negev

Shooting recorded on IDF camera (Watch 9 second mark very carefully)

Private Gali Badhani, was on her first guard shift since completing the lookout observer course when she spotted a Hamas terrorist loading his gun and taking aim against Israeli forces near Gaza in the Kissufim in the Negev. Continue Reading »

After attack by Muslims in Lyon 3 years ago, French Jew emigrated, now IDF soldier

On their way home from synagogue, 3 Muslims surrounded Reuven Abbou, and his sister. Protecting his sister, the 3 cut his face with a broken bottle. That’s when he decided to make aliyah, and now he calls on fellow French Jews to do the same.

By Danny Brenner


An awful experience three years ago inspired Cpl. Reuven Abbou, 20, a combat soldier in the Haruv Battalion in the Israel Defense Forces Kfir Brigade, to immigrate to Israel and serve in the IDF.

That fateful day, Abbou walked out of the synagogue in the French city of Lyon with his younger sister, Leah. Continue Reading »

IDF soldier wounded as patrol comes under fire from Lebanon



BREAKING: IDF soldier wounded by Lebanese gunfire in unprovoked attack along Israel’s border with Lebanon.

By David Rosenberg


An Israeli soldier was wounded by gunfire along the Lebanese border on Wednesday, and IDF spokesperson said.

IDF medic aiding injured soldier - Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

IDF medic aiding injured soldier – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

“Shots were fired towards [IDF] forces on the border with Lebanon near Metullah, injuring a soldier,” a statement issued by the IDF read.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear and no further details are currently available.



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Blunder of epic proportions? Lebanon Army Day ad uses IDF soldiers as ‘good guys’ on Facebook


Finger-pointing, condemnations, and embarrassments follows an unforgivable gaffe when a social media post inadvertently uses photo of I.D.F. soldier in a celebration of Lebanese Army Day.

By Israel Hayom Staff


In an embarrassing gaffe, a Lebanese advertising company featured an image of an Israeli solider in a post commemorating Lebanon’s Army Day.

The original post commemorating Lebanon’s Army Day with an image of an IDF soldier  – Photo: Screenshot from Facebook

According to a report on the Walla news site, Virgin Ticketing Box-Office sparked a social media firestorm Monday, after an ad posted on its official Facebook page featured the image of an Israeli soldier, with the following caption: “Always keep your eyes on us, hero.” Continue Reading »

VIDEO: How Does The Israeli Defense Force REALLY Treat Palestinians


view videoYoung Israeli soldier makes a video-clip to explain the truth behind who the young men & women are wearing the IDF uniform.

By Israel Today Staff


Our friend in the Israeli army, Hananya Naftali, has produced another video clip aiming to bring some truth to the question of how Israeli soldiers treat Palestinian Arabs.

There’s a lot of misinformation out there in this regard, and it’s instructive to get some first-hand perspective from an Israeli soldier who also happens to be a fellow believer.

As Naftali points out in the video, where else in the world can a terrorist stab a soldier, be neutralized and then have the victim’s fellow soldiers provide medical attention to that same terrorist? Continue Reading »

Dubai woman names newborn after IDF officer who helped deliver, Hadi


Dubai woman traveling to West Bank goes into labor at Allenby border crossing, receives emergency medical assistance from an IDF Druse officer who delivered baby, named Hadi, after himself.



An Arab woman who delivered her baby at the Israeli-Jordanian border crossing on Tuesday named the infant after the IDF officer who helped her give birth.

The woman from Dubai accompanied by the Israeli officer. – Photo: ARAB MEDIA

The woman, heading from Dubai to the West Bank, arrived at Allenby border crossing when suddenly she started feeling contractions. An Israeli IDF officer who was present at the scene gave her initial medical treatment at the border crossing, after which he accompanied her to a hospital in Jericho. Continue Reading »

Witness confirms IDF soldier’s reason for killing neutralized terrorist


Paramedic who was at the scene of the Hevron terrorists attack defends the IDF soldier who fired the kill-shot at one of the terrorists: ‘We thought he had a bomb.’

By David Rosenberg


After an onslaught of condemnation from across the political spectrum against the soldier who killed a wounded terrorist, a witness present at the scene of Thursday’s stabbing attack in Hevron has corroborated a key element of his defense.

The soldier, who is now under investigation, claims that he feared the terrorist was carrying a suicide bomb vest, noting that the terrorist was wearing a thick coat despite the heat, possibly to conceal an explosive device.
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WATCH: IDF soldier suspended after killing subdued Palestinian would-be assassin 


view videoIsrael to investigate why IDF soldier shot dead a disarmed Palestinian terrorist who had earlier brutally stabbed a soldier in Hebron.


By i24news


An Israeli soldier was suspended on Thursday after a video emerged showing him shooting an attacker who had moderately wounded a soldier in Hebron, Israeli news site Ynet reported.

The soldier is seen shooting the assailant in the head as he lay on the ground, apparently incapable of moving and possibly already dead.

After the soldier fires, blood is seen flowing from the man’s head where it was not seen before.

“From an initial investigation, it appears that this was a serious incident that is contrary to the spirit of the IDF and what we expect of IDF soldiers and commanders,” said the Israeli military, adding that military police were opening an investigation and that the soldier had been suspended until a probe was completed. Continue Reading »

Interview With Muslim & Christian Girls Volunteering For the IDF


Listening to these young Muslim & Christian Arab girls who are volunteering for the Israeli army in ever greater numbers, you wouldn’t still think Israel is a racist, apartheid state.

By David Lazarus


Young Muslim girls are joining the fight, on Israel’s side! These courageous young women have a unique and important story to tell, and together with a growing number of Christian Arab girls, they are breaking new ground joining ranks with the Israeli army.

Combat Women Warriors in the IDF – Photo source: Israel Today

When Private ‘A’, one of the Muslim girls now serving in the IDF decided to enlist, her parents refused to support her. Continue Reading »

IDF Muslim Officer admits only one mid-East country could produce a person like him


“I do not serve in the army to kill people – I serve in it to save people. When Hamas fires rockets, or Fatah encourages stabbings, we are here to protect the lives of all Israeli citizens, Jewish and non-Jewish.”

By Israel Today Staff


Like most local Arab Muslims, Alaa Waheeb was brought up to believe the Jews living around him were his implacable foes, a blood-thirsty enemy that desired nothing but ruin for his own people.

Major Alaa Waheeb

“I was raised to believe the worst things about Jews, and, had I not eventually met and worked alongside them, I might still believe those things today,” Waheeb wrote in an op-ed for the UK’s Jewish News. Continue Reading »

2 IDF soldiers attacked after mistakenly entering Arab village


IDF, Shin Bet & Special Forces swarmed into Palestinian village of Qalandiya in large number in search of 2 soldiers who got separated after firebomb attack, but luckily escaped the mob of rioters & were extracted unharmed.

By Elisha Ben Kimon, Elior Levy, Yoav Zitun


Two non-combat soldiers from the IDF’s Oketz (canine) Unit came under attack after accidentally driving into the Qalandiya refugee camp on Monday night.

Fire in Qalandiya.

Fire in Qalandiya.

Palestinians hurled stones and Molotov cocktails at them, which set the army vehicle on fire. The two soldiers were able to escape the vehicle, but got separated.

IDF, Shin Bet and Special Forces swarmed into the camp in large numbers to search for the two soldiers, surrounding the camp, firing flash bang grenades into the air, with helicopters flying overhead. Continue Reading »

Egypt revokes citizenship from Jewish woman for becoming IDF soldier


At age 15, ‘Rouen Abdullah’ of Alexandria, now known as Dina Ovadia, learned she was Jewish when her family was forced to leave Egypt, but enraged Cairo after relocating to Jerusalem then joining the ‘occupation army.’ 

By Smadar Perry


Egypt’s Prime Minister Sherif Ismail has decided to revoke the Egyptian citizenship of 22-year-old Dina Ovadia from Jerusalem because she moved to Israel and joined the IDF.

Ovadia was born and raised in the city of Alexandria in Egypt. “My name was Rouleen Abdullah, and I went to a Muslim school,” she told the IDF journal two years ago.

When she was 15, an incident happened that turned her life upside down. Continue Reading »

Payback? Fire erupts after leftist NGO exposed for turning in Arabs to be killed


Foul play suspected at Jerusalem office of leftist NGO after being infiltrated & exposed for informing Abbas’ PA on Arab-land sellers, who then would be arrested & tortured before being sentenced to death.

By i24news


Arson is suspected in a fire that broke out on Sunday evening at the offices of the B’Tselem information center for human rights in Jerusalem’s Talpiot neighborhood.

Firefighters battle blaze at B’Tselem offices, Jerusalem, January 10, 2015 – Twitter

The fire department arrived at building of the controversial left-wing organization around 10:00 p.m. local time, and managed to quickly contain the fire, extinguishing it by 11:30 p.m. Continue Reading »

Haaretz publicly exposes IDF hero who infiltrated anti-Israel B’tselem, Ta’ayush


Ultra-leftist paper published the identity of a decorated IDF hero who infiltrated & exposed leftists’ groups that informed Abbas’ PA on Arab-land sellers, who then would arrest & torture suspects before sentencing them to death.

By Gil Ronen


The Haaretz newspaper has exposed the alleged identity of the young man who infiltrated leftist groups as part of an investigative report that was aired on Channel 2 last week.

The man, who was planted in the leftist groups by a group called Ad Kan, recorded the most damning documentary materials aired on the show, by use of a hidden camera.
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