Financial Links Uncovered Between Hamas and Gaza Flotilla Organizers

  The IDF has determined that the organizations behind the 2011 Gaza flotilla, like the terror organization Hamas have a common finance stream. Three Islamic charity funds from the Hamas-affiliated Charity Coalition directly fund Hamas along with the other group behind the flotilla.   The European Campaign to End the Siege...

Updates: Terror Attacks in Southern Israel

A terror attack injured 40 people and killed 8 today, August 8 2011. The attack took place along the Israel/Egypt boarder and was focused on buses, civilian vehicles, and soldiers stationed there. Originating from Gaza, the premeditated attack specifically targeted Israeli citizens near a popular tourist location firing as many...

Women in the IDF

Examples of Units and Positions of Women in the IDF Battalion Signal Officer – The Battalion Signal Officer is responsible for operating and maintenance of communications in a battalion, a central and important role within the force. During emergency situations, the Battalion Signal Officer stands side by side with the Battalion Commander,...

Aerial Photograph of Location of Incident Along Lebanese Border, 3 Aug 2010

While performing regular scheduled maintenance in Israeli territory near the Lebanon border IDF troops were attacked by Lebanese armed forces. See the map below for details.  

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Eiland Submits Conclusions of Military Examination Team Regarding Mavi Marmara, 12 July 2010

A team appointed by the Chief of the General Staff Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi, received the final report on the incident that took place on May 31st, 2010. The report was widely distributed throughout the IDF with the core of the report presented to the Minister of Defense of Israel...

Specific Flotilla Passangers Linked to Al-Qaeda, Hamas and Other Terror Organizations, 6 June 2010

IDF soldiers boarded and took control of a Mavi Marmara ship on May 31st 2010. Among those on the ship the following were identified as being connected to or directly involved in terrorist activities.   Fatimah Mahmadi (born 1979), is a United States resident of Iranian origin, and an active...

Clarification/Correction Regarding Audio Transmission Between Israeli Navy and Flotilla on 31 May 2010, Posted on 5 June 2010

Audio released by the Israel Defense Force on June 4th, 2010 of a radio transmission between the Israeli Navy vessel and the Flotilla ships in which members of the IDF were told to quote “shut up,  go back to Auschwitz” and “we’re helping Arabs go against the US, don’t forget 9/11.”...

Hamas Refuses to Allow Flotilla Aid into Gaza Strip, 2 June 2010

Flotilla aid supplies were loaded onto 20 trucks and an attempt has been made to deliver those supplies to Gaza to refugees. Items like medication, blankets, clothing, some medical equipment, and toys are examples of the items loaded up. Hamas is, however, not allowing the trucks passage. Hamas is in...

Photos of Bullet Proof Vests, Sawn-Off Rods, Night Vision Goggles and Rifle Scope Found on Mavi Marmara, 2 June 2010

Video available here shows exactly how the Mavi Marmara activists use the weapons shows above to ambush and assault IDF troops as they attempted to board the boat. Sawn off rods, knives, mace, flaires, and other objects were found on board in high quantities.   Additional photos      ...

Photos of the Mavi Marmara’s Equipment and Weapons, 1 June 2010

While boarding the Mavi Marmara’s ship on May 31st, 2009 with the intention of directing the ship to the Ashdod Port, IDF soldiers were attacked and a battle ensued. Soldiers reported the use of knives, metal rods, firebombs, and other weapons were levied by those on the board in their...