Stray mortar fire from Syria hits Israel

Mortar shells fired from Syria explode inside Israeli Golan Heights. IDF says mortar fire was not directed at Israel.Uzi Baruch, 6/25/2017, 4:24 PM

Gaza mortar shells hit southern Israel

Two mortar shells fired from Gaza explode in the Eshkol Regional Council. No injuries or damages.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/7/2016, 12:45 AM

After tunnel discovered, Gaza terrorists again shell IDF troops

Terrorists fire mortar shells at IDF force near the border with Gaza, hours after latest terror tunnel discovery.Ari Soffer, 5/5/2016, 3:00 PM

IDF Laser Beams to Intercept Mortar Shells?

Following success of Iron Dome against rockets, system in the works to neutralize mortar fire cheaply and effectively.Hillel Fendel, 8/13/2015, 11:55 AM

Hamas Arrests Terrorists Responsible for Mortar Fire

Senior defense officials say that Hamas has arrested the terrorists responsible for a mortar attack on the Eshkol region.Ben Ariel, 9/17/2014, 1:15 AM

Fierce Clashes Along Syrian Border; Mortar Shell Strikes Israel

More spillover from the Syrian civil war, as battles continue to rage between regime, rebel forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2014, 9:40 AM

Foreign Worker Killed in Mortar Attack

Foreign worker becomes third civilian killed by Gaza terrorists.Arutz Shev Staff and AFP, 7/23/2014, 1:19 PM

Elbit Unveils Vehicle-Mounted Mortar

Spear, a new low-recoil mortar, can be mounted on a variety of light vehicles, including Hummers.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Gil Ronen, 5/19/2014, 1:21 PM

Clash in Gaza: Rockets Lead to Airstrike Response

Gazan terrorists open rocket and mortar fire on Israel leading to an IAF airstrike in response; takes out two concealed missile launchers.Ari Yashar, 11/14/2013, 4:13 PM

Mortar Fire from Syria Hits Golan

No one hurt, no damage caused in apparently stray fire from fighting between Syrian government forces and rebels.Gil Ronen, 7/16/2013, 11:34 AM

IDF Fires Back at Syria

After several warnings were ignored, IDF troops finally returned fire Sunday after Syrian Army regulars shelled the Golan Heights.Chana Ya'ar, 11/11/2012, 2:34 PM