Netanyahu's Vietnam

Undoing the damage has been Israel’s task since Ariel Sharon gave Gaza away in 2005 and no matter what Netanyahu chooses to do, there will be fallout. Lyndon Johnson could tell him a thing or two about that Jack Engelhard, 11/16/2018, 8:05 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Israel’s stark option: Arabs in Gaza or Jews in Negev

The problem in Gaza is not operational. It is conceptual. The failed formula of self-rule for Gaza must be set aside.Dr. Martin Sherman, 11/16/2018, 7:43 AM

War, deterrence and capitulating to terror

Israeli military doctrine considers deterrence preferable to war, but the state has not attained the necessary conditions for it to work, and has capitulated to terror instead. Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 11/15/2018, 11:33 PM

The Israeli security concept: Wandering through a maze

Why has the Israeli government refrained (yet again) from instructing the IDF to settle the Hamas threat?Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen, 11/15/2018, 8:09 AM

Complacency and political numbness is not a response to ongoing terror

Understanding the fundamental difference between acting as a conflict manager in contrast to acting as a leader is crucial. Leadership means knowing that national resiliency at what is happening in southern Israel does not make it acceptable. Ron Jager, 11/14/2018, 11:59 PM

Heroism is our only option

Israel's fight is indeed a long and ugly war, both on the ground and in terms of propaganda. Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 11/14/2018, 10:37 PM

A media pogrom will soon descend upon Israel

The foreign press will again transmit ancient blood libels throughout the world, as Israel seeks to defend its civilians against Hamas rockets and also remove a group of Arabs who set up an illegal community. Robert Harris, 11/13/2018, 5:59 PM

Donkeys and falcons and qassams et al

The documented use of animals by Arabs to commit atrocities against others is an eye opener. Gerald A. Honigman, 7/24/2018, 12:46 PM

Gaza: 'A very serious attack'

Islamic Jihad pounds IDF position with mortar fire, prompting airstrikes, tank fire in response. 'This is just the beginning.'David Rosenberg, 11/30/2017, 5:09 PM

Mortar shells explode in the Golan

Three mortar shells from Syria explode in the Golan Heights. IDF retaliates.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/21/2017, 8:13 PM

3 mortar shells explode in the Golan Heights

In what is becoming a repeated occurrence, 3 mortar shells fired from Syria explode in Golan in what appears to be unintentional fire.Kobi Finkler, 9/13/2016, 7:06 PM

Sderot to Build New Playground on Site of Friday Rocket Attack

Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi said that the city's response to a rocket attack Friday night would be - building a playground.Yaakov Levi, 9/20/2015, 5:08 PM

Mortar Shells Strike Golan Heights

Shells explode in an open area; strike presumed to be Syria spillover.Koby Finkler, 8/3/2015, 6:16 PM

Syria: Rebel Mortar Attack in Damascus Kills 20

Fighting continues in Syria as rebel mortar attack in Damascus kills 4 people, while government forces battle ISIS in Hasakeh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 3:45 AM

Eshkol Rocket Victim was Security Coordinator of Kibbutz

Ze'evik Etzion, 55, is one of the two people who were killed in a mortar attack on Kibbutz Nirim in the Eshkol region.Uzi Baruch, 8/27/2014, 12:16 AM

4-Year-Old Mortar Victim Identified

Boy who was killed from Gaza mortar identified as Daniel Tragerman. Sources say mortar was fired from UNRWA school.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/22/2014, 11:14 PM

Escalation? IDF Armor, Infantry Gather Near Gaza

Seven Hamas terrorists dead and two missing in 14 IDF strikes. Terrorists fire anti-tank missile at IDF.AFP and Arutz Sheva, 7/7/2014, 1:51 PM

One Person Treated for Shock After Gaza Mortar Attack

Gaza terrorists fire two mortar shells at the Eshkol region, one hitting a building.Elad Benari, 7/1/2014, 3:40 AM

Syria: More Than 30 Dead in Mortar Attack on Assad Rally

At least 39 people killed in a mortar bomb attack on an election campaign tent packed with supporters of President Bashar Al-Assad.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/24/2014, 2:09 AM

Gaza Terrorists Fire Mortar Shell at Southern Israel

Mortar shell fired from Gaza explodes in the Eshkol Regional Council. No one hurt.Elad Benari, 4/13/2014, 4:22 AM

Second Attack on Southern Israel in 24 Hours

Mortar shell lands in Sha'ar HaNegev, sounds alarm; no injuries or damage reported.Tova Dvorin, 4/9/2014, 8:15 PM

Growing Calls for Israel to Retake Gaza

There's only one way to permanently end Gaza rocket attacks on Israel, say two ministers - going back into Gaza, at least temporarily.David Lev, 3/13/2014, 2:13 PM

Southern Residents Defiant in Face of Rocket Attacks

Residents of southern Israel won't let a few rockets ruin their Purim fun, says the head of the Eshkol Regional Council.Davd Lev, 3/13/2014, 8:23 AM

Rocket from Gaza Strikes Negev

Gazan terrorists fire rocket Saturday evening, no damage or injuries reported.Ari Yashar, 2/8/2014, 6:44 PM

Meet the Soldier Who Blocked 5 Missiles: Lt. Aviel Perry

Early Thursday morning, Perry intercepted five Gaza rockets headed straight for Ashkelon.Arutz Sheva staff, 1/20/2014, 9:36 AM

Video: Terrorist Hit in Gaza Strike

IAF hits Jihad terrorist in northern Gaza following rocket attacks. Video shows burnt motorbike, small crater.Maayana Miskin and Gil Ronen, 1/19/2014, 10:36 AM

Watch: IAF Wipes Out Islamist Rocket Squad

The IAF strikes an Islamist terrorist squad in Gaza preparing to launch missile at Israeli civilians.Arutz Sheva staff, 1/9/2014, 5:27 PM

Lethal Mortar Lands by Russian Embassy in Damascus

Mortar kills one injures 9 in Syrian capital, same day Syrian army recaptures strategic town north of Damascus.Ari Yashar, 11/29/2013, 1:16 AM

One Year Later: Gaza Attacks Down 98%

Netanyahu pleased by success of Operation Pillar of Defense, but warns, ‘We know Hamas is gathering weapons.’Maayana Miskin, 11/12/2013, 7:51 PM

Two Mortar Shells Hit Southern Israel

Attacks from Gaza continue: two mortar shells hit Eshkol region in southern Israel.Maayana Miskin, 10/27/2013, 3:15 PM

Tunnel ‘A Reminder that Terror Can Strike Anytime’

Calls to keep IDF soldiers in ‘Gaza belt’ as army reveals advanced terror tunnel aimed at major attack.Maayana Miskin, 10/13/2013, 11:34 AM

Revealed: Terror Tunnel Led to Israeli Town

IDF soldiers discover tunnel from Gaza to Israeli community. Terrorists planned massive attack, kidnappings.Maayana Miskin, 10/13/2013, 9:08 AM

Video: Syrian Rebel Escapes Mortar Attack Almost Unharmed

One of the Syrian rebel fighters was attacked by a mortar shell but was only lightly wounded.Dalit Halevi, 9/16/2013, 5:16 AM

Gen. Pundak: Kill 500 in Gaza and They'll be Quiet

Newly promoted 100-year old general who was Gaza Governor supplies his formula for peace.Gil Ronen, 8/21/2013, 9:13 AM


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Gaza Terrorists Fire Rocket, No One Hurt

Rocket struck an empty area in the Eshkol region.Gil Ronen, 7/21/2013, 10:56 PM

PA Terror Rocket Attack Explodes in Gaza

Gaza terrorists failed to frighten Israelis in southern Israel early Wednesday. A fizzled attack landed at least one rocket in Gaza.Chana Ya'ar, 6/19/2013, 9:19 AM

Rocket Victim’s Brother to Wed

Abukasis family celebrates the wedding of Tamir, whose sister Ella died protecting him from a rocket fired by Gaza terrorists.Maayana Miskin, 5/17/2013, 1:13 PM

IDF Takes Out Senior Rocket Terrorist in Gaza

IAF hits senior terrorist who was behind rocket attack on Eilat two weeks ago.Maayana Miskin, 4/30/2013, 3:47 PM

Rockets on Sderot, Ya'alon Warns of Tough Response

Defense Minister Ya'alon says Israel will take tough measures to stop rocket fire as Gaza terrorists attack again.Maayana Miskin, 4/3/2013, 9:13 AM

Gaza Terrorists Fire on Negev

Terrorists hit Eshkol region with a mortar shell.Maayana Miskin, 4/2/2013, 8:10 PM

Rocket Victim: We're 'Victims of Obama,' And Nobody Cares

Whatever the reason for Hamas' rocket attack on Israel Thursday, says the attack's victim, Israel needs to prevent any future rocket attacksDavid Lev, 3/21/2013, 10:55 AM

Tough To Be Female Terrorist Ex-Con in Gaza

PA Arab women terrorists who serve time in Israeli prisons and then attempt to return to Arab society don't have it easy.Chana Ya'ar, 3/20/2013, 10:36 AM

‘57 Seconds’ to Help Protect Be’er Sheva From Bombs

A new organization is raising awareness about the need for more bomb shelters to protect Be’er Sheva residents from Gaza missile attacks.Hana Levi Julian, 2/10/2013, 1:28 PM

‘Serious Failures’ in Attack on Jewish Family

IDF failures allowed a terrorist to nearly murder an Israeli woman and her young children, security head says.Maayana Miskin, 11/27/2012, 9:42 PM

First-Ever Terror Rocket Fired at Dimona Nuclear Plant

Gaza terrorists fired about 40 rockets at Israel. Iron Dome interceptions over Be'er Sheva, Ashdod.Gil Ronen, 11/14/2012, 10:01 PM

Southern Kids Tell Diplomats: Life Here is Hard

Dozens of kids from southern Israel told foreign diplomats what it was really like to grow up with thousands of rockets being fired at themDavid Lev, 11/12/2012, 9:48 PM

Bennett: Kill Terrorists, Don't Talk to Them

Newly chosen Jewish Home chairman upset by report that Israel plans talks with Hamas.Gil Ronen, 11/12/2012, 10:42 AM

Minister: We'll Hit Them Till They Say 'Enough'

Min. Moshe Yaalon says "We will put an end to this. We will not maintain restraint." Gil Ronen, 11/11/2012, 11:16 PM


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IDF Retaliates, Barak Vows to 'Return Quiet to South'

The IDF retaliated against Gaza terrorist attacks Wednesday morning as Defense Minister Ehud Barak vowed to “return the quiet to the south.”Chana Ya'ar, 10/24/2012, 10:39 AM

Gaza Grad Missile Hits Home in Netivot

Terrorists from Gaza fire two Grad missiles at southern Israel. One hits a home in the city of Netivot.Elad Benari, 9/9/2012, 4:07 AM

IDF Foils Rocket Attack on Southern Israel

IAF aircraft hit terrorist squad in central Gaza, as it prepares to fire a rocket at southern Israel.Elad Benari, 9/5/2012, 11:15 PM

Gaza Rocket Hits Sderot Home

One woman suffers shock after a rocket fired from Gaza directly hits a home in Sderot.Elad Benari, 8/31/2012, 7:04 AM

IAF Strikes Two Weapons Sites in Gaza

After several rocket attacks on Sderot, the IAF responds by striking two Gaza sites in which weapons were produced and stored.Elad Benari, 8/28/2012, 1:18 AM

Two More Kassam Hit Sderot Area, IDF Guns Silent

Gaza terrorists fired two more Kassam rockets at the Sderot school as children were returning home from their first day at school. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/27/2012, 3:54 PM

Gaza Terrorists Fire Rocket at Israel

No one hurt, no damage reported. Salafist group takes responsibility for morning's attacks.Gil Ronen, 8/26/2012, 9:51 PM