updated Sat. February 25, 2023
April 30, 2018
The Israeli forces later killed "two [more] terrorists who infiltrated into Israel [and] hurled explosive devices at IDF soldiers." Over the past month, Israeli soldiers have killed almost 50 Palestinians on the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, including most aggressive participants of mass demonstrations,ÃâÃÂ ...
April 14, 2018
This includes 30 disabled IDF veterans who died of their injuries during the past year and were recognized as fallen soldiers. The number of those killed since 1860 defending Israel and the pre-state community is 23,645. These numbers include not only IDF soldiers, but also police officers, prison serviceÃâÃÂ ...
April 12, 2018
Education Minister Naftali Bennett came out Tuesday in defense of the Israeli soldiers seen in a video clip cheering after watching a sniper shoot a Palestinian approaching the border fence with the Gaza Strip. The IDF claims the video was filmed several months ago. “Anyone who was ever on theÃâÃÂ ...
April 11, 2018
"I can't fire because of the barbed wire," the sniper responds a short time later. "Take out the one in the pink," the other soldier says after a few moments. IDF soldiers cheer as you hear the gunshot and see the Palestinian man fall. "Son of a bitch!" one soldier, who appears to have recorded the video, yells.
April 11, 2018
The Israeli Defense Force say a Palestinian who is seen being shot in a viral video was a man who had led a "violent riot." The video of the incident, which the IDF says happened in December 2017, first emerged on Monday. Soldiers can be heard in the footage excitedly discussing their target andÃâÃÂ ...
April 8, 2018
The Union of Journalists in Israel addressed IDF's chief of staff Gadi Eisenkot on Saturday following Murtaja's death. "The union demands explanations regarding the shooting of journalists and the orders given to soldiers on the Gaza border pertaining to members of the press," said a tweet on the Union'sÃâÃÂ ...
March 31, 2018
Palestinian demonstrators face IDF soldiers near the fence in the northern Gaza Strip, March 30, 2018. JACK GUEZ/ AFP. IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot is in southern Israel to monitor the situation on the ground, as nearly 900 Palestinians demonstrated throughout the West Bank today in a parallelÃâÃÂ ...
March 28, 2018
The truth, Erez said, is precisely the opposite: Transgender soldiers make an army more effective, not less so. Ofer Erez, Israel's first openly transgender commanding officer, during his service in the Israel Erez, as an IDF soldier. Helped to drive some of the changes in the army with respect to transgenders.
March 14, 2018
Azaria last month was convicted on charges of manslaughter and conduct unbecoming an IDF soldier, after shooting a terrorist in Chevron on Purim 2016 when the terrorist was neutralized and on the ground, after he had been shot when he tried to stab soldiers. At his trial, defense attorneys stressedÃâÃÂ ...
March 5, 2018
Despite violent protests to this by some Haredis, including assaults against Haredi conscripts, their numbers are rising, according to the IDF. Their number rose dramatically from just a few dozen in 1999 to 2,850 recruits in 2016, according to the news site NRG. “The sight of an effigy of a soldier hangingÃâÃÂ ...
March 2, 2018
During this assault, one soldier broke the hand of an Agence France-Presse photographer, Jaafar Shtayyeh, as he tried to protect his face from the soldier's baton. At least one other photographer was wounded in the arms and legs and several cameras were broken. While Shtayyeh was curled up in painÃâÃÂ ...
February 28, 2018
Not long after the incident, Palestinian rights groups — backed by the CCTV footage — reported that al-Saradih had been beaten to death by the soldiers. At that point the IDF Spokesperson changed its version of the events several times. At first, the IDF Spokesperson claimed that “a terrorist armed with aÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
Video published on social media Thursday appears to show IDF soldiers beating to death a Palestinian man during an arrest raid in the Palestinian city of Jericho, ... The army initially accused Saradih of attempting to steal the soldier's weapon, but changed its story after video of the incident was published.
December 31, 1999
The action series “Fauda” is now portraying soldiers who go undercover as Palestinians, while the real undercover soldiers are sitting at their bases, not to mention at home. On an especially good day they go out on daring missions over enemy lines; they blend into stone-throwing demonstrations byÃâÃÂ ...