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With All Israelis IDF Veterans, Public Apathy Over Israeli War Machine is Near Universal

    With All Israelis IDF Veterans, Public Apathy Over Israeli War Machine is Near Universal

Opinion — On March 25, Israel fired 72 rockets and hit 23 targets in Gaza, injuring at least two and destroying several houses in Gaza City. This was in response to two rockets that hit Tel Aviv, wounding seven, the first time since 2014 that a rocket attack hit Tel Aviv — clearly not the…

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Outgoing IDF Chief Says Yes, We Armed Anti-Government Extremists in Syria

    Outgoing IDF Chief Says Yes, We Armed Anti-Government Extremists in Syria

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Israel’s covert war against Iran in Syria was officially corroborated by Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) chief Lieutenant-General Gadi Eisenkot, the architect of the campaign. “In January 2017 we began attacking the infrastructure the Iranians were building in Syria,” Eisenkot told The Sunday Times as he awaits his impending retirement. Midway through…

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IDF’s Apparent War Crime of “Perfidy” Breeds Suspicion of Aid Workers in Gaza

    IDF’s Apparent War Crime of “Perfidy” Breeds Suspicion of Aid Workers in Gaza

GAZA CITY — Soldiers involved in a botched Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) raid on Hamas military leadership in Gaza earlier this month impersonated humanitarian aid workers in the Palestinian enclave, according to recent Israeli media reports. Impersonating humanitarian aid workers for the purposes of conducting a military operation is a violation of international law and…

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IDF Shoots AP Cameraman in Press Vest Covering Gaza Protests

    IDF Shoots AP Cameraman in Press Vest Covering Gaza Protests

GAZA CITY — An Israeli military sniper shot and gravely wounded a Palestinian cameraman working for the Associated Press. Rashed Rashid was shot in the leg on Monday during protests in the Gaza enclave, resulting in multiple fractures above the ankle that will require surgery, he is expected to survive. At the time of the…

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Photo of Brazil President-Elect Bolsonaro’s Sons Wearing IDF and Mossad Shirts Goes Viral

  Photo of Brazil President-Elect Bolsonaro’s Sons Wearing IDF and Mossad Shirts Goes Viral

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Just a week after far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro’s electoral victory in Brazil’s presidential election, the consequences of fascism and support for apartheid and ethno-nationalism rising to power are already coming to fruition. A photo of Bolsonaro’s sons donning shirts depicting logos of Israel’s Mossad spy agency and “Israeli Defense Forces”…

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Watch | Israeli Occupation Forces Detain Palestinian Kids Walking to School

  Watch | Israeli Occupation Forces Detain Palestinian Kids Walking to School

Israeli human rights organisation B’Tselem has published a video that shows Israeli occupation forces detaining two young Palestinian children in the West Bank city of Hebron. According to the NGO, on 13 September at around 7:30am Israeli Border Police officers detained two Palestinian boys who live in the Old City of Hebron: 13-year-old Q.R. and…

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IDF Awards Israeli Soldiers for Deadly Crackdown on Gaza Protests

  IDF Awards Israeli Soldiers for Deadly Crackdown on Gaza Protests

GAZA CITY — The chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Gadi Eisenkot, awarded the IDF’s Gaza Division with a “certificate of appreciation” for contributing to “Israel’s security” by brutally suppressing protests, ongoing since March in the Palestinian enclave. The controversial award was given as the number of unarmed Gazan demonstrators wounded by…

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Mercenaries Leading Assault on Yemen Port City Were Trained by IDF in Israel

  Mercenaries Leading Assault on Yemen Port City Were Trained by IDF in Israel

TEL AVIV – A new report from the Emirati news website Al-Khaleej Online has revealed that many of the mercenaries leading the assault against the Yemeni port city of Hodeida were trained in Israel by Israeli soldiers, shedding light on Israel’s covert role in the war in Yemen. According to U.S. officials close to the…

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Israeli NGO: Israeli Soldiers, Settlers Conducting “Joint Assaults” on Palestinian Village

  Israeli NGO: Israeli Soldiers, Settlers Conducting “Joint Assaults” on Palestinian Village

TEL AVIV — Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem has provided evidence showing Israeli soldiers joining settlers in a series of attacks targeting the Palestinian village of ‘Urif, near Nablus in the occupied West Bank. The village, home to around 3,600 Palestinians, has been a target of extremist settlers for years given its close proximity to…

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Watch | Israel Censors News on IDF Funding and Support of Syrian Rebels

  Watch | Israel Censors News on IDF Funding and Support of Syrian Rebels

The Israeli military is censoring news reports on Israel providing weapons and supplies to militant groups in Syria. The Jerusalem Post was told by the military censor to remove its story “IDF Confirms: Israel Provided Light-Weapons To Syrian Rebels”. However, the report providing details on the transfer of significant amounts of cash, weapons and ammunition…

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