Topic: Israeli Defense Forces
In Pictures Gilad Shalit released
As details emerge of the Gilad Shalit prisoner swap, in which 1,000 Palestinians will be exchanged for one Israeli soldier, Palestinians are disappointed with who won't be released while Israelis worry about renewed violence.
10/13/2011 09:53 am
Gilad Shalit was kidnapped by Hamas fighters more than five years ago, sparking outrage across Israel. Now he's set to be freed in exchange for more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners.
10/12/2011 12:15 pm
Palestinian, Israeli, and foreign activists have launched a neighborhood patrol project to protect Palestinians from Israeli settler violence, rising amid tensions related to the Palestinian UN bid for statehood.
09/21/2011 04:19 pm
Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan's North Africa tour comes at a critical time for Israel, whose diplomats were forced to flee Cairo this weekend after protesters attacked the Israeli embassy.
09/12/2011 09:53 am
Turkey expelled Israel's ambassador today in protest over a UN report that justified Israel's blockade of Gaza, though not the fatal raid on a mainly Turkish flotilla that sought to run it.
09/02/2011 11:11 am
Israel's 'Iron Dome' missile-defense system protected Israeli civilians from Gaza rockets, reducing pressure for retaliatory strikes and giving mediators a window for hammering out a cease-fire.
08/22/2011 06:22 pm
Egypt's weakening control in the Sinai, from which militants launched attacks that killed eight Israelis yesterday, is a wild card in the policy of mutual deterrence between Israel and Hamas.
08/19/2011 02:59 pm
Multiple attacks killed at least seven Israelis today near the Egyptian border. Israel's defense minister blamed militants in Gaza, while a former ambassador said Israeli forces were caught by surprise.
08/18/2011 01:11 pm
Militants killed at least five Israelis in an attack on southern Israel. Israel Radio reported that the militants were dressed in Egyptian uniforms, and fired on a bus and cars from across the border.
08/18/2011 09:23 am