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# idf - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Israeli military says it shot down Syrian jet that infiltrated its airspace
# High Alert
# High Alert

Israeli military says it shot down Syrian jet that infiltrated its airspace

Jul 24th 2018, 1:21 PM 14,212 Views 98 Comments

The Israeli Defence Forces launched two missiles at a Syrian Sukhoi fighter jet.

# idf - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Israel's military investigating after video shows soldiers laughing after shooting Palestinian
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

Israel's military investigating after video shows soldiers laughing after shooting Palestinian

Apr 10th 2018, 4:15 PM 19,932 Views 97 Comments

The Israeli military confirmed the authenticity of the video today.

# idf - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Explainer: The EU is trying to force the UK to get real, here's how
# Questions And Answers
# Questions And Answers

Explainer: The EU is trying to force the UK to get real, here's how

Feb 28th 2018, 6:04 PM 30,795 Views 58 Comments

There was a lot of activity again in Brussels today but the path ahead isn’t exactly clear. Here’s what we do know…

# idf - Thursday 7 May, 2015

'You can't fire a mortar and target your enemy precisely – I can say that with confidence'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'You can't fire a mortar and target your enemy precisely – I can say that with confidence'

May 7th 2015, 10:15 PM 317 Views 59 Comments

A former IDF Commander writes about civilian casualties in Gaza.

# idf - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Irish troops on high alert after rebels capture Golan Heights border crossing
# Keeping The Peace
# Keeping The Peace

Irish troops on high alert after rebels capture Golan Heights border crossing

Aug 28th 2014, 9:27 AM 10,982 Views 68 Comments

But they’re safe at the moment.

# idf - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over
# Gaza
# Gaza

Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over

Aug 19th 2014, 6:00 PM 11,936 Views 210 Comments

Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.

# idf - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Amnesty to USA: Stop sending jet fuel to Israeli military
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

Amnesty to USA: Stop sending jet fuel to Israeli military

Aug 5th 2014, 9:43 AM 12,113 Views 144 Comments

The last US jet fuel delivery arrived in Israel on 14 July.

# idf - Saturday 2 August, 2014

End in sight? Israel says it's safe to return to some parts of Gaza
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

End in sight? Israel says it's safe to return to some parts of Gaza

Aug 2nd 2014, 5:52 PM 9,638 Views 120 Comments

While in Ireland, thousands rallied to protest against the conflict.

Israel has lost more soldiers during this Palestinian conflict than in the last ten years
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel has lost more soldiers during this Palestinian conflict than in the last ten years

Aug 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 8,693 Views 160 Comments

For the first time in years, the deaths of Israeli soldiers outweighs the death of civilians.

# idf - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Strike on Gaza market during 'partial ceasefire' kills 17
# Mayhem
# Mayhem

Strike on Gaza market during 'partial ceasefire' kills 17

Jul 30th 2014, 8:08 PM 8,066 Views 185 Comments

Hamas earlier denounced the four-hour lull announced by Israel as a publicity stunt, saying it had “no value”.

Israel announces limited 'humanitarian' ceasefire
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Israel announces limited 'humanitarian' ceasefire

Jul 30th 2014, 3:28 PM 7,407 Views 268 Comments

IDF says the temporary cessation of violence “does not apply to areas where IDF soldiers are operating”.

# idf - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

"Over 100" Palestinians killed as Israel ramps up attacks on Gaza
# Bombardment
# Bombardment

"Over 100" Palestinians killed as Israel ramps up attacks on Gaza

Jul 29th 2014, 7:40 PM 10,577 Views 180 Comments

Around 60 airstrikes have been carried out by Israeli forces today. The US says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked for fresh help brokering a ceasefire.

Is this what the inside of a Hamas tunnel looks like?
# Operation Protective Edge
# Operation Protective Edge

Is this what the inside of a Hamas tunnel looks like?

Jul 29th 2014, 11:01 AM 15,128 Views 140 Comments

New footage from the Israel Defence Forces shows a tunnel that was blown up.

# idf - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Opinion: In the name of 'defence' we are attacking civilians already under Israeli control
# Gaza
# Gaza

Opinion: In the name of 'defence' we are attacking civilians already under Israeli control

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:30 PM 21 Views 84 Comments

The rocket fire from Gaza on Israeli civilians should not be justified. It threatens the lives of men, women and children.

# idf - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Israel approves call-up of 40,000 reservists for potential Gaza assault
# Hamas
# Hamas

Israel approves call-up of 40,000 reservists for potential Gaza assault

Jul 8th 2014, 4:52 PM 6,861 Views 173 Comments

Air strikes by the Israeli military are continuing today, leaving scores injured.

# idf - Monday 16 June, 2014

Israel arrests Palestinian politician in giant manhunt for kidnapped teenagers
# Tensions
# Tensions

Israel arrests Palestinian politician in giant manhunt for kidnapped teenagers

Jun 16th 2014, 7:58 AM 6,013 Views 164 Comments

More than 150 Palestinians have been arrested in the search for the three teenagers who were snatched from a settlement on Thursday night.

# idf - Friday 22 March, 2013

Turkey accepts Israeli apology over fatal flotilla raid
# Apology
# Apology

Turkey accepts Israeli apology over fatal flotilla raid

Mar 22nd 2013, 5:16 PM 4,898 Views 99 Comments

Benjamin Netanyahu has apologised to Turkey for a deadly 2010 flotilla raid and announced a full resumption of diplomatic ties as well as compensation for the families of those killed.

# idf - Thursday 22 November, 2012

# idf - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

# idf - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

PHOTOS: Israeli soldiers wait at Gaza Strip 'staging area'
# Gaza
# Gaza

PHOTOS: Israeli soldiers wait at Gaza Strip 'staging area'

Nov 20th 2012, 9:16 AM 7,302 Views 91 Comments

The images, taken earlier this morning, show soldiers asleep on military tanks, reading holy books and doing other everyday tasks such as brushing their teeth.

# idf - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Senior Hamas military commander killed by Israeli air strike
# Middle East
# Middle East

Senior Hamas military commander killed by Israeli air strike

Nov 14th 2012, 4:20 PM 5,117 Views 130 Comments

Israeli said the death of Ahmed Jabari was the beginning of an operation to target militant groups throughout the Gaza Strip.

# idf - Monday 12 November, 2012

Syrian mortar shell lands in Israeli territory
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian mortar shell lands in Israeli territory

Nov 12th 2012, 5:41 PM 5,116 Views 50 Comments

The Israeli Defence Forces said the mortar shell was part of the internal conflict inside Syria and caused no damage or injuries.

# idf - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Calls for immediate release of detained Gaza activists
# Gaza
# Gaza

Calls for immediate release of detained Gaza activists

Nov 6th 2011, 12:11 PM 807 Views 71 Comments

Fourteen Irish nationals are in Israeli custody after refusing to sign deportation papers.

# idf - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Irish detained from Gaza-bound boats to be deported from Israel
# Gaza
# Gaza

Irish detained from Gaza-bound boats to be deported from Israel

Nov 5th 2011, 10:29 AM 1,341 Views 123 Comments

Fourteen people who were on board the Irish ship the MV Saoirse are being held in the Israeli port of Ashdod.

# idf - Friday 2 September, 2011

UN: Israeli blockade of Gaza legal but troops' use of force excessive
# Palmer Report
# Palmer Report

UN: Israeli blockade of Gaza legal but troops' use of force excessive

Sep 2nd 2011, 1:11 PM 942 Views 135 Comments

A UN report on last year’s deadly Gaza flotilla raid has concluded that the blockade is legal but that the actions of the IDF were “excessive”. Turkey has reacted angrily – threatening to take the matter to the International Court of Justice.

# idf - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Gaza militant killed in Israeli airstrike
# Israel
# Israel

Gaza militant killed in Israeli airstrike

Aug 24th 2011, 5:24 PM 132 Views 3 Comments

The airstrike came after rockets were fired into Israel, according to the Israeli Defence Forces.

# idf - Monday 25 July, 2011

Israeli forces announce weapons boat seizure
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli forces announce weapons boat seizure

Jul 25th 2011, 1:20 PM 521 Views 19 Comments

Military says two Palestinian men who were on board the vessel were arrested.

# idf - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Defence forces called out to dispose of Limerick city explosive device
# IED
# IED

Defence forces called out to dispose of Limerick city explosive device

Feb 23rd 2011, 11:23 AM 770 Views 0 Comments

The defence forces were called to a private property in the city in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

In photos: Irish Defence Forces fly to Libya to evacuate Irish citizens
# Libya
# Libya

In photos: Irish Defence Forces fly to Libya to evacuate Irish citizens

Feb 23rd 2011, 8:25 AM 2,536 Views 0 Comments

Two Air Corps planes with nine crew have arrived in Malta to await go-ahead to evacuate about 40 Irish people from Malta, as over a dozen other governments prepare to evacuate their citizens.

# idf - Wednesday 20 October, 2010

Israel bans social network use in defence forces
# IDF
# IDF

Israel bans social network use in defence forces

Oct 20th 2010, 3:49 PM 635 Views 0 Comments

IDF forced to ban social networks and email clients following series of blunders and leaks.

# idf - Tuesday 17 August, 2010

Israeli soldier posts photos of Palestinian prisoners on Facebook
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Israeli soldier posts photos of Palestinian prisoners on Facebook

Aug 17th 2010, 11:25 AM 284 Views 0 Comments

Former female soldier marks album “The best time of my life”.

# idf - Wednesday 14 July, 2010

Libyan aid ship diverted to Egypt
# Gaza
# Gaza

Libyan aid ship diverted to Egypt

Jul 14th 2010, 3:41 PM 219 Views 0 Comments

Israeli navy continue to track vessel.