Tag: Israel Defense Forces

his Thursday, July 5, 2018 photo provided by Nabaa Media, a Syrian opposition media outlet, shows people who fled from Daraa province, gathering in the Quneitra countryside, near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Syrian state media and a war monitor said Friday that government forces have captured new areas along the …

Syrians Approach Israeli Border to Escape Regime Offensive

Some 200 displaced Syrians approached the Israeli border on Tuesday, some of them waving white flags, in an apparent effort to reach out to the Jewish state for assistance as forces loyal to Syrian dictator Bashar Assad moved into the area as part of a military operation against rebel-held areas in the country’s southwest.

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL - AUGUST 31: (ISRAEL OUT) An Israeli man rides his bicycle past the 'Iron Dome' missile defense system as it is deployed on August 31, 2013 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tensions are rising in Israel amid international talks of a military intervention In Syria. (Photo by Uriel …

Israel Deploys Iron Dome Around Tel Aviv After Gaza Rocket Onslaught

The military on Sunday announced that it will be deploying additional Iron Dome missile defense batteries in southern Israel and in the greater Tel Aviv area, following large-scale clashes with the Hamas terror group in the Gaza Strip over the weekend.

An Israeli soldier looks at an Iron Dome missile as it launched near the city of Ashdod, Israel, to intercept a rocket fired by Palestinians militants from Gaza Strip, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. Israeli strikes hit two media centers in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, as Israel warned it was …

Israel Shoots Patriot Missile at Drone Approaching from Syria

The Israel Defense Forces launched a Patriot missile at a Syrian drone that was flying inside the demilitarized zone between the two countries on Friday, in what the army said was a violation of a 1974 ceasefire agreement.

Palestinian protesters holds ballons and kites before loading them with flammable material to be flown towards Israel, at the Israel-Gaza border in al-Bureij, central Gaza Strip on June 14, 2018. (Photo by MAHMUD HAMS / AFP) (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

IDF Drones Destroy Two Cars Used to Launch Terror Balloons

Israeli drones destroyed two cars and an observation post that were being used by a group of Palestinians to launch incendiary balloons into southern Israel from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, according to Palestinian reports.

In this Sunday, March 16, 2014 photo, An Israeli soldier prepares to launch a Skylark drone for a reconnaissance mission over the Hamas held Gaza Strip, near the Israel and Gaza border. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

IDF Drone Destroys Motorbike Used to Launch Gaza Terror Balloon

Israeli drones carried out two airstrikes on targets in the central Gaza Strip on Sunday, Palestinian media reported, including one that destroyed a motorbike that the military said was used by a cell sending incendiary balloons into southern Israel.

An Israeli soldier looks at an Iron Dome missile as it launched near the city of Ashdod, Israel, to intercept a rocket fired by Palestinians militants from Gaza Strip, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. Israeli strikes hit two media centers in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, as Israel warned it was …

IDF Fires Patriot Missile at Incoming Drone from Syria

The Israel Defense Forces launched a Patriot interceptor missile at a drone that was heading toward Israeli airspace from Syria, prompting the incoming unmanned aerial vehicle to beat a retreat, the army said.

Israeli soldiers search for tunnels in fields as they continue to look for three missing Israeli teens, feared abducted in the West Bank on June 12, in Haska valley between the village of Halhul and the West Bank city of Hebron, Sunday, June 22, 2014. Israeli troops shot dead a …

Watch: Israel Busts Hamas Cell Plotting Bombings in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Israeli forces uncovered a large and highly active Hamas terror cell operating out of the Palestinian city of Nablus earlier this year that was allegedly planning to conduct a number of bombings and shooting attacks in Israel and the northern West Bank, the Shin Bet security service revealed Sunday.

Israeli Merkava tanks roll near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip as they return from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from Gaza.

Klein – Israel Faces Most Challenging Days Since 1967 Six Day War

TEL AVIV — The next few days may well be the most challenging and fateful period that Israel’s security establishment has contended with for decades. Not since the Six Day War or the Yom Kippur War has the Jewish state been confronted with such direct threats on its borders.

Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along the Gaza Strip border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, March 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Israeli Arab MKs Back Hamas-Organized Gaza Riots

Israeli Arab lawmakers on Saturday voiced support for the Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border and joined left-wing calls for an investigation into the Israeli military response to the clashes, as the leaders of other center-left opposition parties squarely backed the Israel Defense Forces.

A Palestinian woman reacts from the fire shooting by Israeli troops during a demonstration near the Gaza Strip border with Israel, in eastern Gaza City, Friday, March 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

At Least 14 Gazans Killed, Over 1,000 Wounded in Hamas-Instigated Border Riots

At least 8 Palestinians were killed and some 1,100 were wounded by Israeli tear gas, rubber bullets and live fire in the Gaza Strip on Friday, Palestinian sources said, as a series of massive protests along the security fence around the Hamas-controlled enclave intensified and turned violent.

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WATCH: U.S., IDF Finish Joint Missile Defense Drill

The Israel Defense Forces and US military ended their joint Juniper Cobra missile defense exercise this week, with live-fire tests of two anti-aircraft systems over the skies of central Israel.