Category Archives: Northern Command

The Northern Command is charged with guarding and protecting Israel’s Northern border, including Mount Hermon, the Galilee, and the Golan Heights.

Rockets Hit Northern Israel

A short while ago, a number of rockets hit the Western Galilee. No casualties were reported. The IDF responded by targeting the origins of the fire. The IDF regards this incident as severe, and holds the Lebanese government and the … Continue reading

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In Response to Rocket Fire, IAF Targets Three Sites in Gaza

Overnight, IAF aircraft targeted a weapons storage facility in the northern Gaza Strip as well as a smuggling tunnel and weapons manufacturing site in the southern Gaza Strip. Direct hits were confirmed. The sites were targeted in response to 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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Israel Marks Five Years since the Second Lebanon War

Today, Israelis mark five years since the start of the Second Lebanon War in 2006. On July 12, 2006, Hezbollah terrorists killed three Israeli soldiers during an attack on an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) vehicle patrolling within Israeli territory alongside … Continue reading

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IDF Chief of Staff visits Northern Command

IDF Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, visited the 36th Armored Division, which is subordinate to the Northern Command. “We must remain alert and prepared,” said Lt. Gen Gantz. “The IDF is prepared to use all the … Continue reading

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