If the IDF was upset Sunday about a provocative picture of female soldiers in their unmentionables uploaded to Facebook, now it really has a reason to get its panties in a bunch. Several more photos of the soldiers surfaced on social media Monday, showing them in their barracks wearing only their underwear and their Ms. The Israeli military said Sunday that it had disciplined the soldiers who, it says, are new recruits. The incident was the latest in a string of episodes involving young Israeli soldiers on social media that have drawn reprimands from the military.
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Models detained in Dubai for flouting public decency laws are from former Soviet states, it has emerged. They are all understood to be from Russia, Belarus and Moldova - with 11 confirmed as Ukrainian by the country's foreign ministry. A Russian man who was detained as an organiser of the 'lewd' shoot on a balcony in the United Arab Emirates has been identified by the Moscow media as Alexey Kontsov, It is understood he told police he was in a nearby apartment and had filmed the spectacle showing the naked women. He claims to have then made the 'fatal mistake' of sharing the explicit video, a potential crime in the UAE. Russian media outlet Life - a media group controlled by Vladimir Putin's suspected partner and former Olympic gymnast Alina Kabaeva - reported some 40 models were involved in a project which has caused major upset in Dubai. Fewer were visible on the naked rear picture that sparked fury in the UAE.
A Facebook campaign has been launched which encourages women to submit sexy selfies to boost the morale of Israel Defense Forces IDF soldiers. It includes dozens of photos of skimpily-dressed women, with "I love IDF" scrawled across their bodies. The slogan expresses support for the IDF currently engaged in a major offensive against Palestinian militants in Gaza.
Like the ESPN shoot, the Israeli display of athletes in the buff or semi-nude, in some cases feature professional sports men and women who have promising careers ahead or have already won top awards in their respective fields. Photographer Gabriel Bahrlia spent two-and-a-half weeks with the Israeli athletes to complete the project. For over 16 years, ISRAEL21c has brought you the faces and places of Israel every day, spreading the word about Israel to millions of people in virtually every country around the globe. First of its kind, our content is originally researched, written and produced by seasoned experts directly from Israel. We cannot do this without financial support from people like you.