Monthly Archives: July 2011

IDF Spokesperson Launches Twitter Accounts in English, French and Arabic

In keeping with their commitment to transmit the message of the IDF in the most the most efficient and cutting-edge way possible, IDF spokesmen have now launched their own Twitter accounts. These accounts, written in English, French and Arabic, provide … Continue reading

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New Road Protects Southern Residents from Missile Attacks

Today, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) opened access to a newly built road along the Israel-Gaza border. The three-kilometer road is intended to safeguard Israeli civilians in southern Israel from anti-tank missiles launched from the Gaza Strip into Israel. In … Continue reading

Posted in Facts & Figures

“August Cycle” of Recruitment into the Israel Defense Forces Begins this Week

Starting this week and continuing throughout the month, new recruits will be absorbed into the Israel Defense Force. Traditionally, an Israeli soldier’s first day in the army is considered a festive event. Families accompany their sons and daughters to the … Continue reading

Posted in Soldiers of the IDF, Videos

Photos: Weaponry and Ammunition Uncovered on Palestinian Boat in the Dead Sea

Today the IDF and Israel Police thwarted an attempt by two Palestinians to smuggle weapons from Jordan to the Judea and Samaria Region. An inflatable rubber boat carrying ten AK-47s, ten magazines and approximately 300 matching bullets along with the … Continue reading

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IDF Reinforces Israel-Syria Border Fence Following Riots

Today, Golan Brigade Commander Colonel Eshkol Shukron addressed recent changes made along Israel-Syria border. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has completed the installation of a sturdier border fence along the Israel-Syria border as a measure to prevent future illegal infiltrations … Continue reading

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