Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Thursday he has been “surprised” of late at a “loss of moral compass on basic questions” in Israeli society, even as far right wing Yisrael Beiteinu chairman Avigdor Lieberman worked to finalize an agreement that would see him replace Ya’alon as defense chief and expand the ruling coalition.
The Israeli soldier who shot dead a subdued Palestinian assailant in Hebron will be charged with manslaughter, the military prosecution announced on Thursday in the military court in Jaffa.
The Israel Defense Forces soldier suspected of killing a wounded Palestinian attacker as he lay on the ground will face manslaughter charges, a military tribunal ruled Thursday, requesting he remain under arrest until the investigation is completed.
A Palestinian youth killed after throwing rocks at an Israeli officer’s vehicle in the West Bank was shot dead after fleeing the scene, security camera footage obtained and released by the human rights group B’Tselem appears to show.
A Palestinian was killed by the Israel Defense Forces Thursday evening after smashing through the perimeter fence of the A-Ram army base driving a bulldozer.
The Israel Defense Forces’ detention of a five-year-old Palestinian boy in Hebron earlier this month was a legitimate step in order to “thwart the threat posed by the activities of a minor,” the IDF’s legal adviser in the West Bank has ruled.
The Israel Defense Forces is drafting an official directive defining accepted practices for its members on social networks
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday met Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and finalized the sale of an undisclosed number of Bell Boeing V-22 transport helicopters and other U.S. military equipment including Boeing KC-135 inflight refueling planes, advanced radar systems for fighter planes and anti-radiation missiles at a reported cost of $10 billion dollars.
One quarter of all illegal West Bank outposts are regularly guarded by Israel Defense Forces soldiers.
There is no meaningful equality in Israel between men and women when it comes to matters relating to marriage and family relationships, according to a new UN report.