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Government Begins Fortifying Gaza Belt Schools

The government has begun construction to fortify all schools located in the area located seven to 15 kilometers from Gaza.Chana Ya'ar, 6/13/2012, 12:14 PM

IDF Retaliates After Deadly Gaza Escalation

IDF fire killed 4 members of a Gaza rocket launching cell, and wounded four others, as tensions in the Gaza belt region escalate.Gabe Kahn, 6/1/2012, 1:13 PM

Terrorists Begin Nakba Day with Kassam Rocket

Arab terrorists attacked Israelis with a Kassam rocket and two firebombs Monday night and Tuesday morning as “Nakba Day” begins.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/15/2012, 7:53 AM

Rocket Attack Strikes Near Sderot

Gaza terrorists launched a short-range Qassam rocket attack on Sderot Monday night. The rocket landed in an open area.Chana Ya'ar, 4/30/2012, 10:41 PM

Terror Rocket Mars Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebrations

Gaza Arab terrorists fired a rocket at the Ashkelon area Wednesday night, as residents of the city celebrated Yom Ha'atzmaut, David Lev, 4/26/2012, 1:56 PM

IAF Preempts Gaza Rocket Launch

A preemptive strike by the IAF averted a rocket launch from Gaza on Israel's south; 2 terrorists injured.Gabe Kahn, 4/7/2012, 10:08 PM

IDF: Gaza Terrorist Shot Dead

Gun-toting terrorist was spotted digging in the ground. He was shot.Gil Ronen, 4/1/2012, 7:52 PM

Gaza Requires Much More Aggressive Action

Minister of Public Security Yitzhak Aharonovitch says the next escalation with Gaza will be longer and more violent.Gabe Kahn, 3/29/2012, 5:20 PM

IDF Pleased with Itself in Latest Gaza Campaign

Southern Command review sees recent fighting as "a marked success" with pinpoint accuracy of IAF strikes.Gil Ronen, 3/22/2012, 7:03 PM

Gaza Terrorists Resume Rocket Attacks

Gaza terrorists fired a rocket on the Negev, causing no damage or injuries but showing Israel they do not intend to keep the “calm.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/19/2012, 10:55 AM

Islamic Jihad Threatens Tel Aviv

Quds Brigades members say they have rockets that can strike far beyond Ashdod and will use them if Israel doesn't halt targeted killings.Gabe Kahn., 3/16/2012, 4:01 PM

Yaalon: We will Retaliate until they Beg we Stop

Deputy PM Moshe Yaalon vowed no mercy for Gaza terror gangs who continue to fire rockets at Israel's south.Gabe Kahn., 3/15/2012, 5:23 PM

Missile Explodes Close to School; No Injuries

Parents said that it was a miracle that no one was injured, considering the proximity of the the attack to the schoolDavid Lev, 3/15/2012, 12:22 PM

Terrorists Fire Another Rocket at Israel Thursday

The IDF responded to Wednesday's Gaza terror rocket attacks by striking at terror targets in GazaDavid Lev, 3/15/2012, 8:31 AM

IDF Uncertain About Gaza Ceasefire

The IDF Southern Command chief says he is unsure how long the current ceasefire will hold saying 'no one body has full control of GazaGabe Kahn., 3/14/2012, 7:47 PM

Iron Dome Intercepts 1 Grad, Misses Another

Iron Dome intercepted a Grad missile launched by Gaza terrorists at Beer Sheva, but missed another - or didn't try to stop it..Gabe Kahn., 3/14/2012, 7:30 PM

1 Injured as Rocket Hits Downtown Netivot

Israel's asymmetrical cease-fire with Gaza continues as rockets continue to rain down on the south.Gabe Kahn., 3/13/2012, 10:55 PM

Two Rockets Hit Ashkelon Beach

Terrorists in Gaza continue to fire rockets into Israel despite the so-called 'cease fire' agreement brokered by Egypt.Gabe Kahn., 3/13/2012, 7:46 PM

Hamas Mortar Attacks Keep Terror on the Burner

Gaza terrorists attack the Negev with seven mortar shells and Kassam rockets, lowering the intensity of attacks but breaking the ceasefire.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/13/2012, 12:56 PM

Typical Gaza Ceasefire – Kassam Hits Western Negev

Gaza terrorists attacked the Eshkol region in the western Negev around 7:45 Tuesday, hours after a “ceasefire” officially went into effect.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/13/2012, 8:17 AM

IDF Hits Second Terror Cell in Five Hours

The IDF announced it had eliminated a two-man terror cell seeking to launch rockets into Israel – including a senior terror leader.Gabe Kahn., 3/12/2012, 10:41 PM

IDF 'Ready for Ground Operation' in Gaza

IDF commanders are ready 'for any development' in Gaza including a 'ground operation,' but senior officials say it is unlikely.Gabe Kahn., 3/12/2012, 10:09 PM

Rocket Fire a 'Dramatic Development'

The IDF says the quantity and rate of fire from Gaza is unprecedented; notes terrorists are actively using civilians as human shields.Gabe Kahn., 3/12/2012, 9:46 PM

Rocket Fire Prompts More School Closures

Numerous southern towns have decided schools will remain closed on Tuesday as rockets continue to rain down from GazaGabe Kahn., 3/12/2012, 8:08 PM

Yaalon: 'No Need to Enter Gaza'

Saying contacts with Hamas are underway, Deputy PM Moshe Yaalon says there is no need to enter Gaza despite four days of rockets.Gabe Kahn., 3/12/2012, 7:15 PM

IDF Strikes Rocket Squad – 2 Terrorists Killed

IAF pilots eliminated a terror squad preparing to fire rockets at Israel's southern communities from deep within civilian areas of Gaza.Gabe Kahn., 3/12/2012, 5:49 PM

Declare a 'Special Situation' in Israel's South

The powerful Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense committee is calling for a 'special situation' in Israel's south as rockets rain down.Gabe Kahn., 3/12/2012, 5:31 PM

Netanyahu Vows 'We'll Hit Them'

Rocket fire on Israel's south enters its fourth day and 200 + rockets; PM Netanyahu vows to strike rocket squads; is equivocal on ground op.Gabe Kahn., 3/12/2012, 4:47 PM

Ashdod Under Attack ‘Like Never Before’

Gaza terrorists hit Ashdod with more rockets than ever. Residents describe life under near-constant attack.Elad Benari & Maayana Miskin, 3/12/2012, 11:20 AM

Netanyahu: We’ll Hit Anyone Who Plans to Harm Us

PM visits the south, calls to “strike anyone who plans to harm us.”Maayana Miskin, 3/11/2012, 8:09 PM

Bomb Shelter Theater Cheers Southern Israel

Dancers, magicians and others make their way to southern bomb shelters to cheer families under fire.Maayana Miskin, 3/11/2012, 6:33 PM

Barak Calls for Patience; Steinitz: Topple Hamas

The latest round of attacks and reprisals in southern Israel is likely to continue, Barak says. Steinitz: Threaten Hamas leadership.Maayana Miskin, 3/11/2012, 5:29 PM

Israel Rules Out Ground Assault

Israel has ruled out a ground assault to stop missile attacks, which continued Sunday morning despite Hamas’s proposal for a ceasefire.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/11/2012, 7:49 AM

Clinton: Israel has the Right to Defend Itself

EU's Catherine Ashton urges "all sides" to re-establish calm. PA's Abbas blames Israel.Gil Ronen, 3/10/2012, 11:47 PM

Gaza Sends Mortar Shell for Purim

Terrorists in the Hamas-run Gaza enclave fired a single mortar shell into Israel as Jews celebrate national salvation on the Purim holiday.Gabe Kahn., 3/8/2012, 1:39 PM

Sabbath Rocket Attacks Continue

Terrorists in Gaza launched a total of five rockets into the Eshkol Regional Council on the Sabbath. No physical injuries or property damageGabe Kahn., 3/3/2012, 6:56 PM

Gaza Rockets, Arab Rioting Over the Weekend

Gaza Arabs fired several rockets at Israel over the weekend, and Arabs in Israel rioted.David Lev, 2/25/2012, 10:24 PM

Court Clears Journalist of Libeling IDF Officer

Supreme Court clears Channel 2's Ilana Dayan of defaming Capt. R., whom she portrayed as a child-killer.Gil Ronen, 2/9/2012, 7:15 PM

IDF Intel Chief: 200,000 Missiles Aimed at Israel

There are some 200,000 missiles and rockets aimed at Israel, a top IDF official said Thursday - and no part of the country is "safe" anymoreDavid Lev, 2/2/2012, 10:53 AM

Gaza Rocket Salvo Targets Negev Communities

A salvo of rockets were fired by terrorists in Gaza into Israel; no property damage of physical injuries reportedGabe Kahn., 2/1/2012, 9:44 PM

IDF Shoots Gaza Man NearSecurity Fence

A Gaza man who refused to heed warning shots was shot by IDF forces manning the Gaza security fence.Gabe Kahn., 2/1/2012, 5:43 PM

IDF Flare Hits House Near Gaza City

A house in Shejaya was reportedly hit by a flare fired from an IDF tank; the area was the scene of terror activity late Friday evening.Gabe Kahn., 1/28/2012, 6:52 PM

Shabbat Rocket Attack on Nahal Oz

The PFLP took responsibility for a 'mortar attack' on Nahal Oz late Friday after clashes with IDF forces in Ash-Shujaa’eya.Gabe Kahn., 1/28/2012, 6:44 PM

Former IDF Chief: Israel Must Prepare for War

Ashkenazi: Israel must not cut its budget because shifting strategic realities demand it prepare for war.Gabe Kahn., 1/27/2012, 1:08 PM

Hamas ‘Ceasefires’ in 2011: 680 Aerial Attacks

Gaza terrorists attacked Israel 680 times last year despite ”ceasefires” and “calm,” but foreign media still report there is calm. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/8/2012, 10:45 AM

Terrorists Lobbed 2 Missiles a Day in 2011

A total of 680 rockets, mortar shells and Grad missiles fired at southern Israel, 80 of them Grads.Gil Ronen, 1/5/2012, 10:10 PM

Letter to UN: Hamas Guilty of War Crimes

A Gaza Belt leader asks the UN why it doesn’t charge Hamas with war crimes for firing phosphorus explosives on civilians. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/3/2012, 8:51 AM

Naps Shattered by Rocket Attack

Babies and toddlers were rudely awakened from their afternoon naps Thursday when another rocket attack struck southern Israel from Gaza.Chana Ya'ar, 12/29/2011, 3:10 PM

Southern Israel Returns to Routine, Rockets

Southern Israeli parents and children returned from Chanukah vacation to their daily routine of school, work -- and racing from rockets.Chana Ya'ar, 12/29/2011, 10:14 AM

IDF Commander: Hamas Won't Strike Back

Col. Hermoni of the IDF southern brigade says Hamas won't react to IDF targeted killings because it wants to 'maintain peace.'Gabe Kahn., 12/28/2011, 8:18 PM

IAF Hits Islamic Jihad in Gaza

An IAF airstrike killed one Islamic Jihad terrorist and wounded three others in Gaza. Targets affiliated with "recent terror activity."Gabe Kahn., 12/27/2011, 9:49 PM

IDF Chief: Israel Can’t Escape Gaza Incursion

IDF chief Benny Gantz joins a growing list of security experts who say Israel's airstrike-for-rocket-attack strategy isn't effective.Gabe Kahn., 12/27/2011, 6:53 PM

Gaza Terrorists Fire Mortar Shells

Gaza terrorists fire two mortar shells at the Eshkol Regional Council. Both shells explode in open areas.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/23/2011, 10:04 PM

Eshkol Infiltration Causes Security Lockdown

Residents of the Eshkol district in southern Israel ordered "inside" following an infiltration of terrorists from Gaza.Chana Ya'ar, 12/19/2011, 8:37 PM

Gaza Terrorists Fire Mortar Shells at Israel

Terrorists in northern Gaza fired a barrage of mortar shells at southern Israel Thursday afternoon, forcing residents back into shelters.Chana Ya'ar, 12/15/2011, 2:16 PM

Southern Command: Gaza Incursion Essential

The deputy commander of the IDF Southern Command told reporters a major Gaza incursion can't be put off forever.Gabe Kahn., 12/13/2011, 4:01 PM

Exploding Qassam Rocket Triggers Trauma

Palestinian Authority Arab terrorists in Gaza fired a Qassam rocket at southern Israeli civilians Monday night, causing fear but no damage.Chana Ya'ar, 12/12/2011, 9:13 PM