Central Command

Red Sea, Shipping
CENTCOM: US Navy destroys three Houthi ship drones in Red Sea

Explosive ship drones such as the ones destroyed have been used to successfully attack merchant ships.

Avi Woolf | 23.06.24

United States, ISIS, Syria

US eliminates senior ISIS leader

The US eliminated Usamah Jamal Muhammad Ibrahim al-Janabi, a senior ISIS official and facilitator, in an airstrike in Syria.

Avi Woolf | 19.06.24

Red Sea, Houthis

Houthis strike ship with two cruise missiles, causing damage and seriously wounding sailor

Aircraft from the cruiser USS Philippine Sea evacuated the sailor for further medical treatment. 

Avi Woolf | 13.06.24

Red Sea, Houthis

Houthis use "suicide boat" to hit commercial vessel

According to CENTCOM, the unmanned explosive boat, which struck the M/V Tutor, caused serious damage to the ship.

Avi Woolf | 13.06.24

Red Sea, Houthis

"Malign and reckless behavior": CENTCOM issues particularly sharp statement on Houthi shipping attacks

Also, unusual for most CENTCOM statements on the Red Sea blockade, the statement explicitly mentioned how the Houthis were "Iranian-backed."

Avi Woolf | 13.06.24

Israel-Gaza War, Hostages

CENTCOM: Congratulations to Israeli forces and the people of Israel on the successful rescue operation

US Central Command congratulated Israel for its successful rescue operation, while earlier stressing that the temporary pier area was not used to aid the rescue.

Avi Woolf | 09.06.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

US drops 6,000 pounds of Jordanian aid on northern Gaza

According to CENTCOM, the US has dropped some 742 tons of humanitarian assistance for Gazan civilians.

Avi Woolf | 08.04.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

US airdrops more aid from Jordan on Gazan civilians

This airdrop includes "approximately 5,280 pounds of food, including rice, flour, pasta, and canned food" for Gazan civilians in the northern Strip.

Avi Woolf | 12.03.24

Israel-Gaza War, Humanitarian Aid

US CENTCOM: U.S. Army Vessel (USAV) General Frank S. Besson en route to start building temporary pier for aid to Gazans

According to Reuters, the port will be able to supply up to 2 million meals a day to Gazan civilians escaping the war, and will not be secured ashore by US troops at any stage.

Avi Woolf | 10.03.24

Gallant's Assesssment

Gallant: "What the IDF is Doing in Gaza will Affect Other Places"

Defense Minister Gallant at the Central Command: "We must make every effort to support the continuation of the military operation in Gaza. When it becomes clear what the IDF did in Gaza, this will also affect Judea and Samaria."

| Guy Ezra, JFeed Staff | 11.12.23

Israel-Gaza War 

200 Defensive positions: The IDF continues to defend the settlements of Judea and Samaria

Central command continues to protect the settlements of Judea and Samaria, over 200 defense positions were placed around the settlements and 10,000 obstacles were deployed, at the same time the forces worked to destroy 9 terrorist houses.

JFeed | 12.11.23

Defense Infrastructure

Guarding the Homeland: The IDF Invests in Defense Infrastructure on Judea and Samaria Highways

During an operation aimed at enhancing the sense of defense among residents, IDF forces deployed various defense infrastructures in settlements and roads throughout Judea and Samaria.

JFeed | 05.11.23

Terrorism - Severity of Punishment

The General Emphasized: An Increase of the Severity of the Punishment for Offenses Related to Supporting Terrorism

Following the massacre in the South on October 7, the commander of the Central Command issued an order to increase the severity of punishment for offenses related to incitement to terrorism and support for terrorist organizations, including Hamas, ISIS, or Islamic Jihad.

Chani Edri, JFeed Staff | 31.10.23


IDF Seizes Millions of Shekels in Hamas Funds

Over 4.7 million NIS of Hamas terror funds were seized by IDF, Border Guard, Israel Police, and Shin Bet forces in recent weeks.

JFeed | 15.10.23

Increasing Forces  

In the Wake of the Fighting: The IDF is Increasing its Forces in Judea and Samaria

Central Command is reinforcing numerous forces for defense and preparedness to thwart terrorist incidents. The forces of Central Command include more than 30 battalions deployed along the frontlines, in settlements, and on the border.

JFeed | 12.10.23