Security and Defense

Hamas observation towers on Israel – Gaza border

Hamas observation towers on the fence border between Israel and Gaza overlooking Israeli territory. Gaza envelop, May 26, 2022. Photo by Kobi Richter/TPS

Gun stolen from an Israeli police officer

Security forces at Al-Fawwar junction in the Southern Hebron Mountains after a Palestinian stole a gun from an Israeli police officer who controlled the traffic in the area. Hebron, Jun 8, 2022. Photo by TPS

The “war month”, a General Staff exercise

IDF reserve forces participate in a drill simulating a combat operation during the "war month", a General Staff exercise enhancing readiness and fitness for war. Israel, May 15, 2022. Photo by TPS

Security increases ahead of Ramadan

Defense Minister Benny Gantz, speaks after a meeting evaluating the security situation ahead of Ramadan month with Chief of General Staff of the IDF Lieutenant General Aviv Kochavi and Central Command chief Yehuda Fuchs. Jerusalem, Mar 30, 2022. Photo by Shalev Shalom/TPS

Terror alert in Avnei Hefetz settlement

IDF soldiers search the area at Avnei Hefetz settlement in Samaria, which is under "Knight C" procedure after a terror alert was announced following shots that were fired toward the security stand. Avnei Hefetz, Apr 5, 2022. Photo by Chaim Komemi/TPS

Security forces increase patrols near Israeli crowded areas

Armed Israeli soldiers secure the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem as part of the government’s program to increase security in public areas in light of the wave of terrorist attacks over the past 2 weeks and the Ramadan month. Jerusalem, Apr 1, 2022. Photo by Shalev Shalom/TPS

Security increases ahead of Ramadan

Defense Minister Benny Gantz, speaks after a meeting evaluating the security situation ahead of Ramadan month with Chief of General Staff of the IDF Lieutenant General Aviv Kochavi and Central Command chief Yehuda Fuchs. Jerusalem, Mar 30, 2022. Photo by Shalev Shalom/TPS

Clashes in Sheikh Jarrah (Shimon Hatzadik) neighborhood

Arab residents of Sheikh Jarrah (Shimon Hatzadik) neighborhood in Jerusalem clashing with Israeli security forces. Jerusalem, May 18, 2021. Photo by Shalev Shalom/TPS

Israeli tank patrolling Syrian border

A tank from the IDF Armored Corps on patrol in the Golan Heights along the border with Syria. Jul 16, 2015. Photo by Andrew McIntire/TPS *** Local Caption *** טנק ישראלי ב גבול סוריה

Clashes in Sheikh Jarrah (Shimon Hatzadik) neighborhood

Arab residents of Sheikh Jarrah (Shimon Hatzadik) neighborhood in Jerusalem clashing with Israeli security forces. Jerusalem, May 18, 2021. Photo by Shalev Shalom/TPS