Tag Archives: Northern Command

Phantoms of the Mountain – The Elite Alpine Unit

The Alpine Unit (Hebrew: ‘Alpinistim’) is the elite winter-climate warfare unit of the IDF. Its purpose: a commando force specially trained to operate under conditions of snow, sleet, and dangerous weather uncommon to Israel. The unit was created in 1974 … 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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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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Updates Regarding Today’s “Nakba” Riots

Over the course of the day, several riots broke out in various locations, causing friction between Israeli security forces and the rioters and inciters: Northern Region: During the midday hours, hundreds of Syrian rioters infiltrated the Israeli-Syrian border into the … Continue reading

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Event Summary – Lebanese Border Incident 2010

The following is a summary of the Lebanese border incident in August of 2010, in which a Lebanese Armed (LAF) Force fired at IDF soldiers working inside the Blue Line (inside Israeli territory). Despite having coordinated with the LAF via … Continue reading

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