Israel Defense Forces

Two Israeli soldiers killed, seven injured in Hezbollah attack

Two Israeli soldiers killed, seven injured in Hezbollah attack

At least two Israeli soldiers were killed and seven others injured today when a missile fired by the Lebanese Hezbollah group hit an army convoy, promoting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to threaten strong retaliation similar to the one carried out in Gaza last year.

Jan 28, 2015, 16:18 PM IST

Israeli military slams soldiers refusing to spy on Palestinians

The Israeli military Sunday sharply criticised a conscientious objection letter sent by 43 veterans of an elite intelligence unit who refused to serve their duty due to Israel's surveillance and information gathering tactics.

Sep 15, 2014, 05:06 AM IST

US says `likely` to take part in Gaza ceasefire talks

The United States said Tuesday that it expects to participate in Cairo talks between Israelis and Palestinians aimed at securing a lasting ceasefire in Gaza.

Aug 06, 2014, 09:44 AM IST

Israel-Hamas truce underway, Palestinian delegation heads to Egypt

In what could bring some respite from unabated violence, the residents in Gaza and Israel may expect three days of lull untouched by the deafening thuds of rocket fire and tank shells if the 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire holds.

Aug 05, 2014, 09:43 AM IST

Israel vows to pursue campaign as truce ends

Israel on Monday resumed shelling on Gaza Strip as a seven-hour humanitarian ceasefire ended and vowed to press ahead with its offensive against Hamas until long-term calm is restored even as the death toll in the 28-day conflict neared 1,900.

Aug 05, 2014, 00:48 AM IST

Gaza fighting abates as Israel declares seven-hour ceasefire

Israeli strikes on Gaza early today killed 11 people, including an Islamic Jihad commander, raising the Palestinian death toll to over 1,820, according to Gaza health officials. In Jerusalem, an Israeli was killed and five injured when a Palestinian rammed an earthmover into a bus, turning it over before the driver was shot dead by police.

Aug 04, 2014, 09:57 AM IST

Censured over shelter deaths, Israel declares 7-hour Gaza truce

Israel said it would unilaterally hold fire in most of the Gaza Strip on Monday to facilitate the entry of humanitarian aid and allow some of the hundreds of thousands of Palestinians displaced by an almost four-week-old war to go back to home.

Aug 04, 2014, 05:47 AM IST

Israel renews firing, 10 killed in attack on UN school in Gaza

Speaking on Saturday evening, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said that the IDF will not stop its operation in Gaza even after the tunnels` network was destroyed.

Aug 03, 2014, 09:54 AM IST

Gaza in Grief: A Season of Death

When two nations fight and civilians die! Tell me, who loses.. Tell me, who wins!

Jul 30, 2014, 17:00 PM IST

Israeli man killed in West Bank attack

An Israeli man was killed and his wife injured in what appeared to be an attack by Palestinian militants outside their home in a West Bank settlement.

Oct 11, 2013, 12:15 PM IST

Israel launches military unit to document operations

The Israeli military has inaugurated a new unit tasked with accompanying combat units on operations to document their work, The Jerusalem Post reported.

Jun 07, 2013, 14:17 PM IST

Israel disputes French TV claim on boy`s death

France 2 network`s images from September 30, 2000 allegedly showed the death of Mohammed al-Dura during intense gunfire in the Gaza Strip.

May 20, 2013, 08:14 AM IST

Israeli raid sparks violent protests in West Bank

The raid targeted a suspected Islamist militant and marked the second time this week an Army operation sparked clashes.

Jan 04, 2013, 08:14 AM IST

Israeli military admits to cyber-warfare

The Israeli military is using cyber-warfare to curb attacks on the country`s cyber space and to counter enemies on the net, the authorities say.

Jun 04, 2012, 14:18 PM IST

Israeli officer suspended for attacking protester

A senior military officer was filmed assaulting an unarmed activist protesting Israeli occupation policies in the West Bank.

Apr 16, 2012, 12:53 PM IST

Land Day: Gazan killed; Palestinians, Arabs rally

The "Land Day" rallies are an annual event marked by Israeli Arabs and Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza.

Mar 31, 2012, 12:13 PM IST

Home sprayed with `Death to Arabs`: Palestinians

Some extremist Jews have damaged Palestinian property in retaliation for Israeli government action against settlers.

Feb 05, 2012, 15:21 PM IST