Israel army


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Defense
Mourners carry the body of Palestinian boy Najmeddin Najm during his funeral in Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip on August 8, 2022.

Israel army responds to report that Israeli strike killed 5 minors in Gaza

We 'made every feasible effort to minimize, as much as possible, harm to civilians,' says Israel's army

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Defense
Staff Sergeant Natan Fitoussi, a French-Israeli soldier killed by friendly fire in the West Bank, on August 15, 2022.

West Bank: French-Israeli soldier killed by friendly fire

Preliminary reports suggest the soldier was wounded by a terrorist

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Palestinian Territories
Palestinians inspect the damage to a house following the latest Gaza-Israel conflict in Gaza City, Gaza, on August 8, 2022.

Denial, doubt over Israeli claim of misfired rockets in Gaza

'The martyrs in Jabalia camp, the catastrophe of Jabalia camp, were caused by the occupation'

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Defense
Des batteries du système de missiles de défense israélien Dôme de fer, dans la ville d'Ashdod, dans le sud d'Israël, le 5 août 2022

Analysis: Israel’s message – Act rather than react

Gaza's Palestinian Islamic Jihad will want to fight for an 'image of victory'

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Defense
Rockets being fired by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad toward Israel from the Gaza Strip, on August 6, 2022.

160 rockets fired from Gaza overnight, says Israeli army

'We are preparing for a week-long operation and if needed it will be more,' says Israel's army

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Defense
Senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad operative Tayseer Al-Jabari, assassinated on August 5, 2022 by the Israeli military.

The Palestinian terrorist chief killed by Israel

Israeli army says the strike represented a 'targeted preventive action to eliminate a real threat'

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Defense
Un pompier palestinien combat l'incendie à la suite d'une frappe aérienne israélienne sur la ville de Gaza, le 5 août 2022

Israel's army estimates 15 killed in Gaza strikes

Israeli army describes strike as 'pre-emptive attack' targeting top Islamic Jihad commander

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Defense
Israeli soldiers seen near IDF tanks stationed near the Israeli Gaza border on August 05, 2022.

Israel launches Operation Dawn by calling up 25,000 reservists

'The goal of this operation is the elimination of a concrete threat against Israeli citizens'

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US / Canada
US Army carries out Iron Dome interception test

US Army completes latest Iron Dome interception test

'This is the second interception test since the two batteries were supplied to the US Army at the end of 2020'

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Defense
US Army Lieutenant General Michael Kurilla testifies on his nomination to the next commander of the US Central Command in Washington, DC, the United States, on February 8, 2022.

Israel: IDF chief hosts head of US Central Command

The visit will focus on Israel’s aerial defense array

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Defense
An Armed Israeli settler carries his children dressed up as soldiers as they celebrate the annual Purim parade on March 20, 2011 in the divided West Bank city of Hebron

IDF offers unique program for soldiers with special needs

Soldiers with developmental disabilities can now serve in regular military units

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Society
Activists protest for better financial support to former South Lebanon Army (SLA) warriors, outside the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv, Israel, on March 9, 2021.

Israel: Housing grants to be provided to South Lebanon Army veterans

'The IDF considers it important to provide proper and respectful conditions to those who assisted us'

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Defense
An office worker looks at a map available on the fitness application Strava in Washington DC, the United States, on January 29, 2018.

Exercise app breach allows surveillance of Israeli soldiers, reveals army bases

A fake user took advantage of the glitch

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Politics
Israeli veterans and disabled IDF soldiers protest outside the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv, for better financial and medical aid,  April 18, 2021

Israeli parliament passes reforms to aid disabled army veterans

Veterans to receive more funding for medical vehicles and rent

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Defense
Israeli infantry soldiers gather next to tanks and an armoured personnel carrier near the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip, on August 16, 2020.

Israeli army to hold military drills near Gaza border this week

The army said explosions could be heard in communities in the area

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Defense
Le chef d'état-major israélien Aviv Kochavi après une réunion avec le ministre israélien de la Défense Benny Gantz au quartier général du commandement central de Tsahal à Jérusalem, le 30 mars 2022

Israeli army chief warns of overwhelming force in next war with Hezbollah

'We will deal very big strikes in the war, but we will warn the residents and allow them to leave the areas'

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Levant & Turkey
Israeli soldiers work on tanks in Israel's Golan Heights near the border with Syria, not far from Lebanon border, on July 28, 2020.

Israeli tanks reportedly destroy Syrian outpost in Golan demilitarized zone

Israeli aircraft dropped leaflets warning Syrian army against operating in the area

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Defense
Soldiers of the Bardales Battalion train in the Arava area of southern Israel, on July 13, 2016.

Israel’s army denies petition to open all units to women

A 'very low' number of women meet the physical requirements for 'elite' combat roles, an IDF panel says

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Defense
Israeli soldiers from the 'Lotar' counter-terrorism unit take part in a training session near Modiin, central Israel, on July 22, 2019.

Inside the ‘Lotar’ – Israeli army’s counterterrorism unit

Israel's reality in which civilians live on its borders means conflict could come from within

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Defense
A US Landing Craft Air Cushion during naval exercise in Brazil, August 27, 2019

Israel's navy to receive two US-made landing craft

The vessels could be used against Hezbollah

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Diplomacy
Russian-Israeli World War II veterans take part in the 'Veterans Day' parade in Jerusalem, on May 14, 2019.

Report: Israel's Bennett rejects Ukrainian calls to cancel ‘Victory Day’ events

Some 1.5 million Jews fought in Allied armies in WWII, including 500,000 in the Soviet Red Army

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Politics
Israeli soldiers from the Armored Corps take part in a military exercise with drones in the Golan Heights, October 18, 2021.

Israeli minister reveals classified information about soldier killed in Syria

The information involves the death of SSgt. Barak Sharabi, which is highly classified information

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Palestinian Territories
Israeli soldiers close the gate of the Jewish settlement of Shavei Shomron in the West Bank, near the city of Nablus, on January 16, 2022.

Report: Palestinian killed in clashes with Israel forces near Jericho

Israel's military says that 11 Palestinians suspected of terror involvement were detained

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Iran & Eastern States
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, second right, reviews the army troops parade commemorating National Army Day, April 18, 2022, outside Tehran, Iran.

Raisi says Iran will target Israel's heart if it acts against Islamic Republic

'Our armed forces' destination will be the heart of the Zionist regime'