Tag: Israeli army

In this picture distributed by the IDF, Israeli soldiers from the Golani infantry brigade take part in a training exercise November 17, 2005 in the Golan Heights. Israel captured the strategic volcanic plateau from Syria in the 1967 Six Day War and Syria demands its return as part of a …

IDF Drill Simulates War with Hezbollah

The military has field-tested a new fighting method combining infantry, tanks and combat engineering into one unified force, as part of a major military reform meant to streamline the Israel Defense Forces, the army said Sunday.

GOLAN HEIGHTS - FEBRUARY 21: In this photo provided by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) army paratroopers take part in a major military exercise February 21, 2007 in the Golan Heights, which Israel captured from Syria in the 1967 Six Day War. IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi said that …

WATCH: Surprise Drill Tests IDF Response to Hezbollah Attack

TEL AVIV – The IDF conducted a surprise drill this week simulating a large-scale attack from Lebanese terror organization Hezbollah. called up thousands of soldiers from its Northern Command conscript divisions Sunday to conduct a surprise military exercise on Israel’s northern border with Lebanon.

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 Confirms Israeli Drone Shot Down Over Golan Heights

An Israeli drone was downed in Syrian territory on Monday, the Israeli military said, confirming an earlier report in the Syrian and Lebanese media that the unmanned vehicle was shot down by Syrian aerial defense systems.

Israeli military medic tends a Syrian man who was wounded in the ongoing violence in Syria, in a military hospital located in the Golan Heights near the border with Syria on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Since the Syrian conflict erupted almost three years ago hundreds of Syrians have received treatment …

Israel Treats More Than 2,600 Wounded Syrians: Army

Israel’s medical services have treated more than 2,600 Syrians wounded during their country’s conflict since 2013, despite the two nations being officially at war, the Israeli army said Tuesday.

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Questions Raised After Hezbollah Displays U.S. Armored Vehicles

TEL AVIV – Images of Hezbollah’s military parade in Syria featuring U.S.-made armored vehicles have caused a stir in the Arab world, prompting questions as to whether the terror group stole them from the Lebanese military.

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Israeli Megastars Support IDF Shooter with Upcoming Solidarity Concert

TEL AVIV – Major Israeli pop stars are slated to take part in a solidarity concert organized by the family of an IDF soldier who shot and killed an already-neutralized Palestinian terrorist last month. Megastar Eyal Golan, rapper Kobi Shimoni, a.k.a. Subliminal,

An Israeli army jeep patrols along the Israeli-Lebanese border close to the kibbutz of Mizgav Am, 11 July 2007.

Four Soldiers Hurt As Army Vehicle Overturns In West Bank

The Times of Israel reports: Four Israeli soldiers were hurt in a car accident in the West Bank on Friday afternoon, after their army vehicle overturned on its side. The IDF confirmed that one of the soldiers was moderately hurt,

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Israel Army Chief Warns Troops: Only Use ‘Necessary’ Force

Israel’s top soldier is warning his troops not to use excessive firepower in combating a wave of Palestinian violence in which many youthful attackers have died in the act. In remarks to high-school seniors heading for compulsory military service, he

An Israeli rescue team evacuates an injured soldier following clashes which erupted along the northern Israeli border with southern Lebanon on August 03 2010 involving Lebanese and Israeli troops.

Israel Locks Down Palestinian Village After Settler Stabbed

The Israeli army locked down a village in the West Bank, the military said, as part of efforts to find the terrorist who stabbed a Jewish man from a nearby settlement Tuesday. The army spokeswoman said only “humanitarian cases” would be