Latest News Briefs (Page 2)


UN Security Council to discuss Gaza rocket fire tomorrow

Monday, March 25, 2019

The United Nations Security Council will convene tomorrow to discuss the security deterioration on the Gaza border in light of Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon's request to the council.

Danon said, "The territory of Gaza will tremble as long as Hamas terror threatens the residents of Israel. The Security Council will have to decide whether it ignores a terrorist organization that shoots at children or supports the right of a state to protect its citizens."


Israeli company protects aircraft from missile strikes

Monday, March 25, 2019
Israeli-based firm offers solution being put to test in world's toughest conflict zones to combat missile attacks on civilian aircraft.

Hamas says a ceasefire has been achieved

Monday, March 25, 2019


MDA raises preparedness level

Monday, March 25, 2019

Following an assessment of the situation by Magen David Adom Director-General Eli Bin, due to the escalation in the south, it has been decided to raise the level of readiness and preparedness in the emergency service and to complete the building of the force required for an emergency.

MDA teams have completed the preparations and are ready to provide medical treatment for routine and emergency events throughout the country.


EU hits rocket attack, calls for restraint

Monday, March 25, 2019

The European Union has criticized Monday morning's rocket attack on Moshav Mishmeret, noting that two children were among the seven people who were wounded. An EU statement said, "Rocket attacks from Gaza and any other violent actions or provocations by Palestinian militants in Gaza must stop immediately. The European Union reiterates its fundamental commitment to the security of Israel."

The statement continued, "In the wake of the Israeli reaction, the first priority for all must now be for de-escalation and maximum restraint, in order to re-establish calm and to protect the lives of Israeli and Palestinian civilians. The EU reiterates its full support to the efforts of Egypt and the UN to reduce tensions and to alleviate the situation for the people in Gaza."


At least 10 rockets fired at Israel

Monday, March 25, 2019
Terrorists launch multiple rockets at Israel as air force strikes Gaza.

Sderot home hit - no injuries

Monday, March 25, 2019


Minister Levin: 'If there's no choice, we'll embark on military operation'

Monday, March 25, 2019
Minister Yariv Levin says Israel cannot remain complacent about Hamas provocations, believes extensive Gaza operation only matter of time.

Netanyahu holds security consultations in Washington

Monday, March 25, 2019

Prime Minister and Defense Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is holding security consultations in Washington, DC.

His departure for Israel has been delayed until 7:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time.


Heavy missile barrages

Monday, March 25, 2019


9-year-old hurt by gunshot in Beit El.

Monday, March 25, 2019
Boy evacuated to hospital after being shot in the hand in Beit El.

Additional missile alert

Monday, March 25, 2019

An additional missile alert has sounded throughout the Gaza perimeter.


Missile alert in Gaza perimeter

Monday, March 25, 2019


Danon to UN Security Council: Recognize Hamas as a terror organization

Monday, March 25, 2019

Danny Danon, Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, demanded on Monday that the UN Security Council denounce the rocket fire from Gaza into Israel and recognize Hamas as a terrorist organization.

Danon wrote, "From within a civilian population center in Rafah, Hamas fired a rocket at my home in the full sense of the word, when it landed near the house where I raised my children." He added, "We will not accept any threat to our citizens and not a reality in which rockets are fired at Israeli children. We will respond as uncompromisingly as any other member state of the UN would."


IDF attacks offices of Hamas chairman

Monday, March 25, 2019
Israeli warplanes strike offices of Hamas chairman Ismail Haniyeh as retaliation for rocket attack continues.

Givatayim Municipality decides to open municipal shelters

Monday, March 25, 2019

Giv'atayim Mayor Ran Kunik has ordered the opening of all municipal shelters, following an assessment of the situation in the past few hours.

The municipality stressed that the shelters are being opened only for preparedness purposes and that there is no change in the Home Front Command guidelines.


Rocket fired at Israel

Monday, March 25, 2019

The Israel Defense Forces have confirmed that the red alert sounded in the last hour was for a rocket launched at Israel from Gaza.


IDF confirms attack on Hamas leader's office

Monday, March 25, 2019

The Israel Defense Forces have confirmed that their fighter jets have attacked the office of Hamas politbuor chief Ismail Haniyeh in the Rimal neighborhood of northern Gaza.

The building, which has been attacked, serves as an office for many military meetings and was attacked in 2012's Pillar of Defense operation.


Preliminary report: Boy wounded in the hand in Beit El

Monday, March 25, 2019

The Magen David Adom emergency service received a report of shots heard in the Binyamin Region Jewish community of Beit El.

According to preliminary reports, a boy sufferd a light wound to the hand.


Israel's President thanks Pres Trump for Golan recognition

Monday, March 25, 2019
Pres. Rivlin: 'Extremely important historical correction. Jewish history in Golan thousands of years old; integral part of State of Israel.'

Report of shooting in Beit El area

Monday, March 25, 2019


Report: Air force shells Hamas leader's office

Monday, March 25, 2019

A missile was fired on the office of Hamas politburo chief Ismail Haniyeh in western Gaza, according to Gaza sources.


Ramla decides to open shelters

Monday, March 25, 2019

Ramla has decided to open the public security shelters in the city.

The decision follows a consultation between Mayor Michael Vidal, City Manager Ronen Azaria and security officials in the city.


Arab claim: Israel threatening to attack home of Hamas leader

Monday, March 25, 2019

Arab sources claimed, Monday evening that Israel is threatening to attack home of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh.


Missile alert in Gaza envelope

Monday, March 25, 2019


No overnight trains from Tel Aviv to southern communities

Monday, March 25, 2019

Due to the security authorities' directive to close the Sderot-Ashkelon line, Israel Railways has announced that trains will not be operated from the Tel Aviv Hahagana Station to the southern communities on the Western Negev route between midnight and 6: 00 am.


IDF: Gaza operation expected to continue in the coming hours

Monday, March 25, 2019

Spokesman Ronen Manelis of the Israel Defense Forces has told the media that the IDF's retaliation from the air against a series of Hamas terrorist and government targets in Gaza, following Monday morning's rocket attack on Moshav Mishmeret "is expected to continue in the coming hours."

The brigadier general said the IDF has made a reserve callup to the Home Front Command "to allow a series of operational decisions to be implemented in the coming hours and days."


4-year-old girl in critical condition after losing consciousness in Holon

Monday, March 25, 2019

A 4-year-old girl lost consciousness Monday evening, apparently as a result of suffocation in her home in Holon.

Magen David Adom and United Hatzala paramedics and rescue workers treated her and evacuated her to an intensive care unit while undertaking life-saving efforts.


Lebanon says US Golan move undermines prospects for peace

Monday, March 25, 2019

(AFP) - Lebanon said on Monday that the United States decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights violates international law and undermines the prospects for peace.

In a statement carried by the NNA state news agency, the Lebanese foreign ministry said the move "violates all the rules of international law" and "undermines any effort to reach a just peace". The statement said, "The Golan Heights are Syrian Arab land, no decision can change this, and no country can revise history by transferring ownership of land from one country to another." The ministry said attempts by Israel to expand its territory by way of "force and aggression" would only isolate the Jewish state.


I have a simple message to Israel's enemies: PM's full speech

Monday, March 25, 2019
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's full remarks at joint meeting with President Trump.

Watch: And they shall call his name in Israel: Achiad

Monday, March 25, 2019
Family from Itamar decides today to call son entering covenant 'Achiad' after Rabbi Ettinger. Godfather: Elyashiv, son of Rabbi Achiad.

Highway 90 reopens between Dragot Cliffs and Dead Sea hotels

Monday, March 25, 2019

Highway 90 has reopened between the Dragot Cliffs and the Dead Sea hotels.

It was closed this morning due to flooding.


Netanya opens security shelters

Monday, March 25, 2019

Netanya has decided to open the city's security shelters in light of the security situation.


IDF striking Hamas' Interior Security Office

Monday, March 25, 2019

The Israel Defense Forces said, Monday evening, that they are currently striking Hamas' Interior Security Office in the Rimal neighborhood of Gaza.

Details to follow.


Watch: Searching terrorist's cells in Ketziot Prison

Monday, March 25, 2019
Special Israel Prison Service units raid security cells in Ketziot Prison after terror attack and attempt in past 24 hours.

Sharon cities order opening of shelters

Monday, March 25, 2019

In a joint assessment of the mayors of Herzliya, Kfar Saba, Ra'anana and Hod Hasharon in the Sharon area, north of Tel Aviv, it was decided to open the public shelters.

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