All posts tagged IDF

IDF destroys Hezbollah terror tunnels

The IDF has launched an operation to strike a blow to Hezbollah’s tunnels – a vast underground network intended for attacking Israelis.

Locals feel war could be just weeks away

AS angry protests rage and fires burn in Gaza, residents of Southern Israel are bracing themselves for violence. 

Clashes escalate on the Gaza border

Scenes of violence returned to Israel's southern border in recent days amid mounting concerns of a threat from the north, writes Nathan Jeffay.

Living on the border in the shadow of terror

"One thing is for sure, as long as that bomb shelter still has a purpose, that change we want to see in the world will sadly never come." Emily Gian shares her experience of visiting a bomb shelter on Kibbutz Erez, situated very close to the Gaza border.

Fears funding freeze is going too far

DONALD Trump is being accused of taking his squeeze on Palestinian funding too far, by stopping new grants to organisations that promote coexistence with Israelis.

Israel stands stronger than ever at seventy

A CAPACITY audience packed The Venue in Alexandria to hear Ehud Barak, a former Israeli Labour prime minister, who had become the country's most decorated soldier, proclaim that "Israel is stronger now than in other point in our history", in conversation with foreign editor of The Australian, Greg Sheridan.

Hamas and PA clash over Israel talks

Palestinian politics has been turned on its head, with Hamas deep in negotiations with Israel and the moderate Palestinian Authority furious about the process.

Corbyn a danger to Jews, says Gold

THE views of British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn represent a new high in resurgent anti-Semitism, said Dore Gold, president of the Jerusalem Centre for Public Affairs, as he delivered the 35th Anti-Defamation Commission (ADC) Gandel Oration.

Palestinians give Tamimi hero’s welcome

The Palestinian teenager who became famous for slapping an IDF soldier left prison on Sunday – and instantly became a sought-after celebrity.

Tensions high as Israel downs Syrian jet

Israel is on "high alert" after a Syrian fighter jet entered Israeli air space on July 24 and two Syrian missiles hurtled towards Israel the day before.