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The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) is the military force responsible for safeguarding the security of the State of Israel. Comprising of ground, air, and naval components, the IDF plays a central role in defending Israel's borders, conducting operations, and maintaining a state of readiness.

Israeli security forces make arrests, confiscate weapons, destroy explosives in West Bank

In Nablus and Tubas, Israeli forces arrested wanted individuals who were in possession of weapons and military gear.

After her death, Israeli lone soldier's family donates her organs

Cpt. Rebecca Henrietta Johanna Baruch, a lone soldier from the Netherlands, is remembered as an inspiration to her fellow soldiers.

 An IDF helicopter is seen transporting injured people for further care in the West Bank.

Amid Gaza war, IDF medics still save lives in the West Bank

Since October 7, the Gaza front now overshadows all other fronts in terms of casualties. But the West Bank has not quieted down at all.

 Smoke rises on the border between Israel and Lebanon

The threats presented in the North continue to evolve

On October 17, Hezbollah was using rockets, anti-tank missiles, and gunfire, but was limiting its anti-tank missile attacks to military targets; now, Hezbollah is firing on civilian locations.

A wounded person is brought to the Ziv Medical Center

Israeli mother and son killed by Lebanese missile fire, IDF strikes Hezbollah

A missile fired at Kfar Yuval struck a house, killing two people.

 A Merkava 4 tank being repaired

Meet the IDF unit ensuring Israeli tanks are battle ready for Gaza

The IDF’s 7th Brigade is operating in Khan Yunis defeating terrorists, while on border, tanks are repaired and quickly returned to action

Hezbollah fires missiles at Israel, IDF responds with artillery, air force

The IDF stated that air force jets struck targets in the area of the Lebanese towns of Labbouneh, Ramyeh, and Ayta ash Shab, destroying several Hezbollah infrastructure facilities.


Israeli minister: Palestinian Authority would carry out October 7, too

Speaking at The Jerusalem Post's Israel Summit, Economy Minister Nir Barkat explained the reasons behind his plan to halt the use of Palestinian workers in Israel.

Major rally in the Hague to support Israel amid int'l legal dispute

The ICJ will hold hearings this week on a case brought by South Africa accusing Israel of genocide in the Gaza war and seeking an emergency suspension of its military campaign.

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