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Comptroller Assails IDF Unreadiness for Drone Threat

Innumerable reassurances issued by senior IDF officials that they are prepared for any and all security threats do not stand inspection, at least as far drones are concerned, the State…

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IDF Demolishes Home of Har Adar Terrorist

IDF forces overnight Tuesday demolished the home of Mahmoud Ahmad Gamal, the terrorist who, in September, murdered three Israelis at a checkpoint in the town of Har Adar, north of…

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IDF Commander Demoted Over Yom Kippur Campfire

An IDF commander has been removed from his position and transferred from the Maglan unit he commanded after the IDF discovered that he had allowed soldiers to build a campfire…

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Liberman Asks Rivlin to Pardon Azaria

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman has asked President Reuven Rivlin to grant a pardon to former IDF soldier Elor Azaria, who is serving a 14-month prison sentence after being convicted of…

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Tunnel Operation Thwarted Kidnap Plot

A statement from a senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) on Tuesday appeared to confirm previous reports that the tunnel blown up by the IDF on Monday was intended for use…

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IDF: We Didn’t Apologize for Tunnel Blast

The IDF fired back at Education Minister Naftali Bennett on Tuesday, denying that it had made any apology for the deaths of a number of terrorists in Monday’s tunnel blast.…

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IDF Orders 1,000 Spike Missiles

The IDF has chosen Rafael Advanced Defense Systems to supply the military with more than 1,000 SPIKE LR II 5th generation electro-optical, precision-guided missiles, the company announced on Tuesday. The…

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Shaked: Shalit Deal Will Not Be Repeated

Three days after the appointment of Yaron Blum as the new government liaison for the return of Israelis held in Gaza by Hamas, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked said that a…

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Azaria Requests Pardon From Rivlin

Former IDF sergeant Elor Azaria, sentenced to prison for the killing of a neutralized Palestinian terrorist last year in Chevron, appealed to President Reuven Rivlin for a pardon on Thursday.…

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IDF Rabbis Demoted From Sefer Yehoshua Reading

The IDF has decided to do away with the tradition of a military rabbi reading from Sefer Yehoshua at swearing-in ceremonies. Instead, unit commanders will choose the reader, Arutz Sheva…

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