rocket and mortar attacks

Hamas Shoots Seven Test Rockets in Two Days

Hamas launches two more test rockets into sea Thursday morning. Security source warns they may be signaling renewed strength.Cynthia Blank , 12/4/2014, 2:25 PM

'Sharp Messages' to Hamas after Rocket Fire

Prime minister and defense minister's warning caused Hamas to arrest five suspects, says security source.Gil Ronen, Ido Ben Porat, 11/2/2014, 8:01 PM

IDF is Lying about False Rocket Alarms, Charges Officer

Reserve Home Front officer and activist Ran Levy says Hamas is firing rockets at Israel and the IDF is covering it up.Benny Toker, Gil Ronen, 10/19/2014, 4:15 PM

Gaza: How to Perpetuate the Conflict

Is demilitarisation of the Gaza region feasible? It has already been tried. In the Kadesh Campaign, 1956. It lasted for a day and a half. Daniel Pinner, 9/1/2014, 9:26 AM

What is Your Vision, Prime Minister Netanyahu?

Jews worldwide understand you are under tremendous pressure – but they count on you to protect the Jewish State. Ronn Torossian, 8/23/2014, 8:07 PM

This One Feels Different

This Gaza War is full of twists and turns.Rabbi Berel Wein, 8/12/2014, 4:31 AM

Mofaz Insists Disengagement 'Saved Lives'

Kadima MK who oversaw Disengagement argues that the plan saved ‘hundreds of lives, maybe more.’Ido Ben Porat, Maayana Miskin, 7/20/2014, 2:41 PM

War-Induced Insanity

Is the entire world certifiably insane when it comes to Jews defending themselves?Dr. Avi Perry, 7/18/2014, 12:53 AM

Gaza Terrorists Fire 12 More Rockets into Israel

Rockets start a fire inside southern town. Over 110 rockets fired in current round of hostilities.Gil Ronen , 7/6/2014, 5:21 PM

MK Omer Bar-Lev “Invents” Bar-Lev Line II

Pre-1967 borders are as impregnable as was the Bar-Lev Line of 1973. Mark Langfan, 4/26/2014, 10:15 PM

Officials: Hamas Seeks to 'Calm Situation'

Hamas has sent 'calming' messages to Israel after Monday's rocket fire, IDF officials said.Yaakov Levi , 4/21/2014, 9:40 PM

Hamas 'Pulls Anti-Missile' Force from Israel Border

Terrorists ruling Gaza are upset over an IAF attack on an armed Hamas position.AFP and Arutz Sheva, 2/2/2014, 9:02 PM

IDF Strikes Terror Tunnels, Weapons Factory in Gaza

IDF hits terror targets in Khan Younis in apparent response to mortar shell attack.Maayana Miskin, 11/19/2013, 9:28 PM

Air Raid Rocket Siren Activates in Golan Heights

The Color Red incoming rocket alert siren turned out to be a false alarm, which is being investigated.Chana Ya'ar, Maayana Miskin, 8/1/2013, 1:27 PM

Mortars Slam into Southern Israel

Residents alarmed as "Color Red" warning system fails to activate.Chana Ya'ar, 7/24/2013, 2:11 PM

Rocket Attack on Southern Israel

Gaza terrorists fired a rocket attack on southern Israel Thursday afternoon, but no one was injured in the explosion.Chana Ya'ar, 7/11/2013, 3:16 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

IDF Collects Warning Beepers from Gaza Belt Security Teams

The IDF has raised the ire -- and concerns -- of security teams around the Gaza periphery by deciding to revoke military warning beepers.Chana Ya'ar, 6/13/2013, 2:42 PM

Rocket Attack? Reports of Explosion Near Lebanon Border

Residents of the border town of Metula reported hearing an explosion. IDF forces searching the area.Elad Benari, 5/27/2013, 1:12 AM

Rabbi Guido Sarducci's 5-Minute 'West Bank' University

Everything you need to remember about the dangers of a Palestinian "demilitarized" state that you'll remember 5 years from now. Mark Langfan, 5/19/2013, 7:22 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

Terrorists Fire Two Rockets at Eshkol Region

Two rockets hit Eshkol region. None hurt.Maayana Miskin, 5/2/2013, 9:45 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

Shas Says 'No Opposition' to Retaliation Against Rocket Fire

‘There is no coalition and opposition when it comes to protecting Israeli citizens,’ Shas leader declares.Chana Ya'ar, Maayana Miskin, 4/3/2013, 1:00 PM

Gaza Terrorists Fire on Negev

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

Rocket Alert - False Alarm - Activates in Southern Israel

The Color Red rocket alert siren activated Monday afternoon in the southern Israeli Eshkol region – but it was a false alarm.Chana Ya'ar, 3/4/2013, 4:52 PM

Human Rights Watch Says Israel Violated Laws of War

The US-based Human Rights Watch organization says Israel violated the laws of war during its counter terror offensive last November. Chana Ya'ar, 2/14/2013, 11:50 AM

Missile Attack Simulation in All Israeli Schools

The Home Front Command and Education Ministry are carrying out a simulation of a missile attack in all of the nation’s schools.Chana Ya'ar, 2/14/2013, 9:36 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

Rocket Alerts in Southern Israel 'False Alarms'

Jittery residents of southern Israel were sent racing again for bomb shelters Monday evening. Both times allegedly were false alarms. Chana Ya'ar, 11/26/2012, 11:43 PM

Hamas Rocket Critically Wounds IDF Officer

Hours before a ceasefire deal was struck, an IDF reserve soldier suffered critical wounds.Gil Ronen, 11/21/2012, 10:37 PM

Podcast: Ashkelon Rocket Attack Victims Speak Out

"Enough is enough. We don't want to see any bloodshed, but we have to do what is necessary," sadi one Ashkelon resident. Ben Bresky & INR Staff, 11/20/2012, 10:03 AM

Podcast: Eyewitness Report from Apartment Where 3 Were Killed

Exclusive interviews and briefings from officials from the Kiryat Malachi apartment where a Gaza rocket killed three civilians. Walter Bingham, 11/20/2012, 7:26 AM

EU Defends Israel's Right to Protect Its Citizens

The European Union has underlined Israel's right to protect its citizens from rocket fire and called for a “cessation of hostilities.”Chana Ya'ar, 11/20/2012, 2:42 AM

Updated Home Front Instructions for Israelis

Home Front Command issues updated instructions to Israeli citizens residing at a distance of up to 40 kilometers from Gaza.Elad Benari, 11/19/2012, 5:13 AM

2 Missiles Strike Ashdod, No Injuries

Two long-range missiles fired by Gaza terrorists struck the port city of Ashdod on Sunday afternoon. No physical injuries were reported.Chana Ya'ar, 11/18/2012, 2:40 PM

Firefighter Wounded in Mortar Attack on Southern Israel

A firefighter was moderately wounded during an artillery attack on the Sha'ar HaNegev Regional Council district.Chana Ya'ar, 11/18/2012, 1:17 PM

West Supports Israel, Urges Egypt to Work Towards Ceasefire

Western nations back Israel's right to self-defense, urge Egypt to persuade Hamas terrorists to end rocket attacks from Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/16/2012, 10:36 PM

Gaza Terrorists Have Fired Over 300 Rockets at Israel

The number of rockets fired at Israel has matched the number of targets the IDF has struck in Gaza in Pillar of Defense.Elad Benari, 11/16/2012, 2:44 AM

More than 100 Rockets Fired at Southern Israel

Gaza-based terrorists fire a barrage of rockets at southern Israel. Iron Dome intercepts 20 of the rockets.Elad Benari, 11/15/2012, 6:42 AM

UN Security Council to Meet About Gaza

The UN Security Council will meet in emergency session to discuss escalating tensions between Israel and Gaza.Elad Benari, 11/15/2012, 3:31 AM

Netanyahu Threatens Gaza Terrorists with Heavy Price

"Anyone who thinks he can disrupt the daily lives of the residents of the south and not pay a heavy price – is wrong," Netanyahu warns.Elad Benari, 11/13/2012, 11:52 PM

Gaza Belt Children Will Go Back to School

Home Front Command announces that schools in the Gaza belt will operate as usual on Tuesday...if terrorists stop firing rockets.Elad Benari, 11/13/2012, 1:13 AM

Gaza Terrorists Condition Ceasefire on 'Israeli Aggression'

Gaza-based terrorists agree to accept a ceasefire, but as usual, blame Israel for their firing rockets.Elad Benari, 11/12/2012, 11:22 PM

Italian MPs to Visit Israel's Gaza Belt Residents

A delegation of Italian MPs from different parties will visit Kibbutz Kfar Aza to show solidarity with Israelis living near Gaza.Elad Benari, 11/12/2012, 6:15 AM

MK Sarsour Blames 'Israeli Escalation' for Situation in South

Arab MK Ibrahim Sarsour condemns the "Israeli escalation against Gaza,” while failing to condemn the ongoing rocket attacks.Elad Benari, 11/12/2012, 5:43 AM

IDF Targets Terror Targets in Gaza

IAF aircraft strike terror targets in northern and southern Gaza after terrorists fire more than 100 rockets at southern Israel.Elad Benari, 11/12/2012, 4:46 AM

Schools to Reopen in Southern Israel

After more than 100 rockets explode in Israel, authorities announce that school will resume on Monday in all areas of southern Israel.Elad Benari, 11/12/2012, 3:46 AM

Netanyahu to Meet Foreign Ambassadors on Gaza

Setting the stage for a Gaza attack? Netanyahu calls a meeting with foreign ambassadors serving in Israel.Elad Benari, 11/12/2012, 3:13 AM

Dichter: Elections Not an Insurance Policy Against Gaza Attack

Home Front Protection Minister Avi Dichter says Gaza terrorists should not think Israel won't strike in Gaza because of the elections.Elad Benari, 11/12/2012, 2:13 AM

Be'er Sheva Under Attack from Gaza Terror Missiles

Residents of Be'er Sheva joined their brethren in southern Israel after the Color Red rocket alert siren blared through the city.Chana Ya'ar, 11/11/2012, 2:59 PM

Southern Israeli Parents Begin Week with School Chain Calls

It's Sunday morning in southern Israel, and the average teen asks, 'Were there rockets or do we have school today?'Chana Ya'ar, 11/11/2012, 9:20 AM

Gaza Rockets Explode in Eshkol Region

Two Kassam rockets fired by Gaza-based terrorists explode in open areas in the Eshkol Regional Council.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/9/2012, 8:46 PM

'Color Red' Solidarity Rally at 6pm in Tel Aviv

"Wear Red!” urged the Eshkol Regional Council on Thursday morning. “Show your solidarity with the residents of the south.”Chana Ya'ar, 11/8/2012, 11:23 AM

Israeli Gov't Votes to Fortify Homes Near Gaza

Israel's government voted unanimously Sunday to fortify the homes of citizens who live near Gaza.Chana Ya'ar, 10/28/2012, 1:18 PM

Be'er Sheva Closes Schools Due to Continuing Rocket Fire

Be'er Sheva children are home from school today (Sunday) due to ongoing rocket fire launched – again - from Gaza.Chana Ya'ar, 10/28/2012, 10:07 AM