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Tag: Israel Defense Forces
November 19, 2012 | 9:57 am
November 18, 2012 | 2:25 am
Neri Zilber of Foreign Policy takes a look at how Israelis try to maintain normal life under rocket fire.
In a sports kiosk in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod, a few hardy regulars watched the basketball game on one television. A second...
November 16, 2012 | 9:47 am
November 15, 2012 | 9:34 am
The IDF has dispersed warning leaflets above several locations in the Gaza Strip. This video is from Nov. 15, over Khan Yunis.
The Arabic leaflet reads: "Important announcement for the residents of the Gaza Strip: For your own safety, take responsibility for yourselves and avoid...
November 8, 2012 | 1:39 pm
A Palestinian boy who died in southern Gaza was killed by Israeli troops, Palestinian officials said.
The boy, 13, was hit by machine-gun fire from Israeli helicopters or tanks that targeted houses and farms near Khan Yunis, the Palestinian Maan news agency reported, quoting a...
November 8, 2012 | 10:06 am
November 6, 2012 | 10:20 am
Three Israeli soldiers were wounded in an explosion while patrolling the Gaza border.
The Israel Defense Forces said it believes that an explosive device planted near the security fence and detonated remotely was the cause of Tuesday morning's blast.
One soldier was moderately...
November 1, 2012 | 10:26 am
Israeli settlers rioted and battled security forces during the razing of a West Bank outpost.
The settlers threw stones and rolled burning tires at police and Israel Defense Forces soldiers during the early Thursday morning evacuation of the HaSruga outpost located near the West...
October 23, 2012 | 5:06 pm
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) promoted a female Christian Arab to become a combat commander for the first time ever on Oct. 17.
Mona Abdo, 20, grew up in a Christian home in Haifa. She voluntarily enlisted in the IDF when she turned 18 with the encouragement of her family. Upon...
October 23, 2012 | 9:17 am
An Israeli soldier was wounded seriously in an explosion while on patrol near the Gaza security fence.
The soldier, who was on what the military called a "routine patrol," is believed to have been injured by a roadside bomb in Tuesday morning's attack. He was treated at the scene...
October 19, 2012 | 2:34 am
Dexter Van Zile of Algemeiner takes Gradye Parsons of the American Presbyterian Church to task over his one-sided approach to the Israel-Palestinian conflict.
Parsons’ letter is emblematic of the...
October 17, 2012 | 1:26 pm
October 16, 2012 | 9:15 am
Yana Gorelik, the Canadian-Israeli who was imprisoned on charges of evading military service in Israel, was granted clemency and her jail term was reduced.
Gorelik was released from military prison on Monday, the Times of Israel reported.
Gorelik, 30, served about half of her...
October 10, 2012 | 5:08 pm
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August 28, 2012 | 10:09 am
Israel’s Air Force bombed a weapons manufacturing site and a weapons storage facility in the northern Gaza Strip.
The early Tuesday morning strikes were in retaliation for recent rocket attacks on southern Israel, the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement.
Three Kassam rockets...
August 22, 2012 | 11:27 am
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Orthodox Israeli soldiers must attend formal military gatherings at which women sing, but can be excused from informal social gatherings, the head of the military said.
Israel Defense Forces Benny Gantz said Tuesday that female soldiers have equality in the military and that there...
September 28, 2011 | 11:22 am
The Israeli military announced a closure of the West Bank for Rosh Hashanah as two rockets fired from Gaza hit southern Israel.
The closure began Tuesday night and will last until Saturday night following the two-day holiday and Shabbat. Exceptions will be made for medical...
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