All posts by IDF Blog

  • Israeli Female Fighters on the Frontline with ISIS in Sinai

    “I’m not afraid to confront terrorists if necessary,” explains Lieutenant Ada, a commander in the co-ed Caracal Battalion on the Israel-Sinai border. “ISIS fighters are terrified of being defeated by a woman, it completely contradicts their radical...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • IDF Soldier Injured From Sniper Fire Near Gaza Border

    Earlier today, December 24, 2014, a sniper opened fire on an IDF routine patrol on the Israeli side of the southern border with Gaza. A soldier from the Bedouin Desert Reconnaissance Battalion was injured in the attack. He suffered a...

    • Posted December 24, 2014
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  • Two IDF Soldiers Wounded from an Explosion Near the Lebanon Border

    Two IDF soldiers were injured in an explosion near the Israeli-Lebanon border. In response to the attack the IDF fired artillery towards two Hezbollah positions in southern Lebanon. Despite the constant tension along the northern border, this is...

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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  • A Fighter’s Best Friend: the IDF’s Dogs in Gaza (Photos, Video)

    During Operation Protective Edge, the dogs of the IDF’s Oketz unit battled terrorists in Gaza. Many of them were wounded in combat, but that didn’t stop them from continuing the fight.   Only ten days after suffering...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Captured Hamas Combat Manual Explains Benefits of Human Shields

    IDF forces in the Gaza Strip found a Hamas manual on “Urban Warfare,” which belonged to the Shuja’iya Brigade of Hamas’ military wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades. The manual explains how the civilian population can be used against IDF...

    • Posted August 5, 2014
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