Border Police soldier lightly wounded in stabbing attack

The scene of the attack, Saturday, in Hebron   A terrorist raised the suspicions of Border Police soldiers at a checkpoint near the Cave of the Patriarchs. They asked him for identification, and he then pulled out a knife, stabbing one of the soldiers in his head, lightly wounding him. The other

Beitunian nights: The IDF in the West Bank

YNetNews By: Op Ed   Op-ed: The army takes over security from the PA at night, when it can quietly apprehend would-be 'martyrs'; we should discuss young Palestinians' desire to kill and be killed as an escape.   The night between Wednesday and Thursday this week was saturated with rain. It fell periodically.

The warrior academics

Rochelle Windman (Photo: IDF Spokesman's Unit) YNetNews By: Eitan Goldstein   Jews from all over the world move to Israel and enlist in the IDF every year as lone soldiers. Some come to escape anti-Semitism, war, or failing economies. Others come for a pre-college experience. But there are many who come after obtaining

Netanyahu: Breaking the Silence crossed another red line

YNetNews By: Itamar Eichner Report on Channel 2 shows activists of the organization on hidden camera trying to obtain sensitive and classified operational intelligence about the IDF from soldiers.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Breaking the Silence of "crossing another red line" on Thursday evening following an investigative report aired on

Eisenkot: Talks with Palestinians not on the ‘political level’

Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot, Photo: Moti Kimchi YNetNews By: Moran Azulay Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot responds to reports that Israel plans to withdraw from Area A; he clarifies that talks are unconnected to political and diplomatic negotiations.   Amid reports that the IDF is having discussions with the Palestinian Authority

US accuses Israel of expropriating 2,342 dunams in the Jordan Valley

A view shows Jordan Valley near the West Bank city of Jericho . (photo credit:REUTERS) JPOST By: Tovah Lazaroff   Israel’s reclassification of the property does not change existing use, but it does pave the way for Israel to develop the mostly empty desert terrain.   The United States on Tuesday accused Israel of “expropriating

Poll finds Sa’ar preferred when PM Netanyahu goes

Gideon Sa'ar. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM) JPost By: Gil Hoffman Among the general public, Sa'ar received more than twice as much support as Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon and internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan. The Israeli public and Likud voters would both prefer former interior minister Gideon Sa'ar over other possible Likud candidates