IDF calls up Air Force reservists amid terror attacks, rocket barrages

April 09, 2023

IDF Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi convened a situation assessment on Friday afternoon, during which he ordered the call up of some reserves, with an emphasis on air defense and offensive formations in the Air Force, in light of the tensions in the region. SORT BY Latest OldestIDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Herzi Halevi attended a situational assessment at the Israeli military's Northern Command on Friday afternoon, after the IDF struck Hamas targets in Lebanon overnight. IDF Artillery Corps and Iron dome anti-missile system near the border with Lebanon, in northern Israel, April 6, 2023 (photo credit: AYAL MARGOLIN/FLASH90)Iran's foreign ministry on Friday condemned Israeli strikes in Lebanon and Gaza, carried out in retaliation for rocket attacks, and called for action by international bodies, state media reported. Kanaani also emphasized that the phone call included the need to prevent another desecration of the al-Aqsa mosque. Go to the full article >>Show MoreShow Less