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Posts Tagged: Yoav Mordechai

July 2, 2015 3:21 pm

Israeli General Says Hamas Aided Sinai ISIS Group in Major Egypt Attacks

An Israeli commander said on Thursday that the Jewish state had "clear evidence" that Hamas was extending aid to Wilayat Sinai, the terrorist group affiliated with...

October 13, 2013 10:29 am

Israel Suspends Delivery of Construction Materials Into Gaza Following Discovery of ‘Terror Tunnel’

Israel has suspended the delivery of building materials into Gaza after discovering a "terror tunnel" connecting the coastal strip to Israel early...

July 15, 2013 7:54 am

IDF Wishes Muslims a Blessed Ramadan (VIDEO)

The IDF Spokesperson Brigadier General Yoav Mordechai wished Muslim citizens in Israel and across the world a Ramadan kareem, or blessed Ramadan, in a video message...

April 3, 2013 9:06 am

IDF Chief of Staff: We Will Not Return to Reality Seen in South Before Operation Pillar of Defense

IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz said Wednesday that Israel "would not allow the reality which existed before Operation Pillar of...

March 20, 2013 11:22 am

Watch the New Bar Refaeli Ad That’s Caused Controversy in Israel (VIDEO)

The commercial that sparked the latest Israeli public relations campaign controversy has been released. Bar Refaeli stars in the ad, which bothered many Israelis because...

March 1, 2013 11:31 am

IDF Spokesperson Dismisses Talk of Third Intifada

If a third Intifada has broken out in the West Bank it's news to the ears of Israel's Defense Force.  Responding to reports of violence...

November 14, 2012 11:42 am

Israel Launches “Pillar of Defense” Operation in Gaza, “Decapitation Wave” Against Hamas Terror Leadership

The IDF has launched a major Gaza operation named "Amud Annan (Pillar/Column of Defense)" with the goal of taking "out a large piece of the...

March 11, 2012 9:30 pm

Under Fire, Israel Strikes Back at Gaza Terrorists

During a weekend period of less than 48 hours, at least 150 rockets were fired at cities, schools and other civilian population centers...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


American Citizen Sentenced to 18 Years in Iranian Prison for Collaborating ...

A dual Iranian-American national says he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in Iran for allegedly collaborating with...


Intense Anti-Abbas Clashes Reported Near Ramallah, Nablus, Jenin

Intense clashes erupted in three refugee camps Tuesday night between Palestinian youths and Palestinian Authority security forces, after a protest over the recent expulsion from the Fatah party of a...

Middle East

Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Just 5 Miles From Mosul as Offensive Continues

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation to free the key Iraqi...