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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

Southern Israel Cancels School Under Rocket Fire

Thousands of Israeli children were ordered to stay home from school on Wednesday to keep them safe from Gaza rocket fire.Chana Ya'ar, 10/24/2012, 9:00 AM

Arab Terror War Against Israel Continues Unabated

Terrorists from Gaza fired seven rockets at Israel Tuesday night. No one was injured and no damaged was reported in any of the attacks. David Lev, 10/23/2012, 8:43 PM

IAF Targets Gaza Terror Center in Latest Retaliation

IAF aircraft strike a terror activity center in northern Gaza, after terrorists continue the constant rocket fire on Israel.Elad Benari, 10/18/2012, 1:11 AM

Rocket Attacks This Year on Israel at Rate of Two Every Day

Gaza terrorists continued to target Israelis Wednesday with the 506th missile or mortar shell this year - a rate of almost two a day. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/17/2012, 3:03 PM

Report: Egypt Orders Gaza Terrorist Ceasefire with Israel

Arab media reports that Egypt has ordered local Gaza terrorist groups to end their hostilities with Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 10/10/2012, 1:26 PM

'Holiday Greetings' as Southern Israel Shelled by Terrorists

Holiday greetings were fired from Gaza as terrorists launched a barrage of rockets and mortar shells at southern Israel Monday.Chana Ya'ar, 10/8/2012, 7:33 PM

Rocket Strikes Ashkelon Area

Second incident of rocket fire from Gaza this week. No one was hurt.Gil Ronen, 10/4/2012, 9:41 PM

Gaza Terrorists Resume Attacks on Southern Israel

Israeli families dropped whatever they were doing and raced for shelter once more Wednesday, as shelling from Gaza resumed in the south.Chana Ya'ar, 9/12/2012, 9:46 AM

Rockets Fly as Sderot Councilor Hopes for Quiet Holidays

Sderot councilor hopes that all residents of southern Israel will be able to observe the High Holy Days quietly, as rocket fire continues.Elad Benari, 9/11/2012, 11:57 PM

Rocket Attacks Prompt Southern Israeli Cities to Cancel School

Weekend rocket attacks in southern Israel prompted the cities of Be'er Sheva and Ashdod to cancel school for thousands of children. Chana Ya'ar, 9/9/2012, 9:11 AM

Terror Organization Promises 'No Security' for Israel

Gaza-based Salafi terror organization claims responsibility for three rocket attacks, criticizes Hamas for cracking down on its members.Elad Benari, 9/3/2012, 5:13 AM

IAF Aircraft Strikes in Gaza in Response to Rocket Attacks

An IAF aircraft strikes a terror activity center in northern Gaza. Direct hits detected.Elad Benari, 9/3/2012, 2:07 AM

Gaza Terrorists Launch Attacks on Southern Israel

Life in southern Israel has once again been disrupted by Gaza terrorists firing rocket and mortar attacks at western Negev towns.Chana Ya'ar, 9/2/2012, 12:24 PM

Rocket and Mortar Attacks on Israel Continue

Two rockets land at the Eshkol region, causing no physical injuries or damages. Mortars fired earlier land in Gaza.Elad Benari, 8/28/2012, 11:24 PM

Destruction of Temples, Expulsion from Gush Katif

In the year 2005, Israel's government tore apart the lives of nearly 10,000 of its own people in pursuit of peace – but peace did not come.Hana Levi Julian, 7/29/2012, 4:05 PM

Rocket Fire Aimed at Southern Israel

As US Secy of State Clinton met with Prime Minister Netanyahu, Israelis in the south grabbed their children to race for bomb shelters.Chana Ya'ar, 7/16/2012, 10:59 PM

Rocket and Gunfire Aimed at Southern Israel

Palestinian Authority Arab terrorists in Gaza attacked southern Israel repeatedly Monday, firing gunshots and rockets across the border.Chana Ya'ar, 7/9/2012, 10:12 PM

Southern Israelis Under Attack from Gaza

Palestinian Authority Arab terrorists launched an attack from Gaza Monday afternoon against residents of the Negev, in southern Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 7/9/2012, 5:47 PM

IAF Strikes Terror Cell in Northern Gaza

IAF aircraft attack a terrorist cell in Gaza as it prepares to launch rockets at southern Israel.Elad Benari, 7/2/2012, 6:11 AM

Terrorists Fire Four Grad Missiles at Netivot

Terrorists from Gaza fire a barrage of four Grad missiles at Netivot. Iron Dome intercepts two of them.Elad Benari, 6/26/2012, 11:06 PM

Israel Complains to UN Over Rocket Fire

Israel has submitted another complaint to the UN Security Council – not the first – over the deadly rocket fire aimed at its citizens.Chana Ya'ar, 6/25/2012, 9:40 PM

Chronic Pain Sufferers Need Special Help During Terror

People who suffer with chronic pain conditions require special attention during periods of terrorist attacks, according to a new study.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 6/25/2012, 8:38 PM

Islamic Jihad: We Held Our Fire in the Latest Violence

Islamic Jihad claims it held its fire during the escalation in the south. Hamas played a more active role this time.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/23/2012, 1:42 AM

IAF Hits Terror Squad Before Rocket Attack

IAF aircraft target a terrorist squad that was preparing to fire a rocket at Israel from central Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/22/2012, 8:41 PM

Ceasefire? Three Rockets Fired At Ashkelon

Despite Hamas' "truce", terrorists fire three rockets at the city of Ashkelon.Elad Benari, 6/21/2012, 11:27 PM

Gaza Rocket Attacks on Southern Israel 'Resume'

Gaza terrorists launched another rocket attack on southern Israel Thursday afternoon, aiming at the Sha'ar HaNegev district. Chana Ya'ar, 6/21/2012, 4:30 PM

Gantz: We'll Continue to Act to Prevent Rocket Attacks

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz: Israel’s security agencies will continue to act to prevent rocket attacks on Israel.Elad Benari, 6/21/2012, 6:16 AM

Hamas Calls Ceasefire After Nearly 100 Rockets

Hamas’ military wing says it agrees to an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel after firing 96 rockets at Israel.Elad Benari, 6/20/2012, 11:39 PM

Gaza Continues Rocket Barrage on Southern Israel

Palestinian Authority Arab terrorists continued to fire at southern Israel Wednesday with fresh rocket barrages launched at Eshkol.Chana Ya'ar, 6/20/2012, 1:50 PM

Sdot Negev School Closes Classes Due to Rocket Fire

Parents say they will not send their children to the Ma'agalim elementary school in the Sdot Negev Council area until the rocket fire ends.Chana Ya'ar, 6/20/2012, 12:40 PM

Rocket Attack Strikes Be'er Sheva

A Grad Katyusha rocket struck the largest city in Israel's Negev desert Wednesday morning just as children reached their schools.Chana Ya'ar, 6/20/2012, 8:35 AM

Third Gaza Rocket Attack Strikes Sderot

A third rocket attack launched at southern Israel from Gaza Monday evening exploded in the town of Sderot at about 10:00 p.m.Chana Ya'ar, 6/18/2012, 11:49 PM

Rocket Attack on Ashkelon Shore Area

Palestinian Authority Arab terrorists launched a rocket attack on the Ashkelon coastal area at around noon on Monday. Chana Ya'ar, 6/18/2012, 7:14 PM

Terrorists Fire Qassam Rocket at Southern Israel

A Qassam rocket fired by terrorists in Hamas-controlled Gaza explodes in an open area of the Ashkelon Coast Regional Council.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/11/2012, 9:12 PM

IAF Strikes Terror Tunnel in Northern Gaza

IAF aircraft strike a terror tunnel in northern Gaza, after terrorists fire Qassam rockets at southern Israel.Elad Benari, 5/2/2012, 4:45 AM

Terrorists Fire Qassam Rocket at South

Gaza-based terrorists fire Qassam rocket at Ashkelon Coast. No physical injuries or damage.Elad Benari, 5/1/2012, 11:54 PM

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

Terrorists Fire Rocket at Southern Israel

As Israelis celebrate Independence Day, terrorists from Gaza fire rocket at the Ashkelon Coast Regional Council.Elad Benari, 4/26/2012, 1:51 AM

Gaza Terrorists Launch Rockets at Southern Israel

Palestinian Authority terrorists in Gaza launched another rocket attack at southern Israel Sunday morning.Chana Ya'ar, 4/8/2012, 8:55 AM

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 Finds Unexploded Grad Near Eilat

The IDF has found a second Grad rocket from the attack launched on Eilat from Sinai on Thursday.Gabe Kahn, 4/7/2012, 8:20 PM

Egypt Denies Sinai Rocket Launch

Cairo claims three Grad rockets that hit Eilat were not fired from Egyptian turf as Israeli officials announce a more aggressive deterrenceGabe Kahn, 4/6/2012, 2:51 PM

PM: Sinai a Launching Pad for Terrorists

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says Israel will not hesitate to strike those who seek to harm its citizens.Gabe Kahn, 4/5/2012, 5:33 PM

Israel Goes on High Alert for Passover

The IDF, whose tradition of mass leaves for Passover ended last week, will also be on high holiday alert following a rocket attack on EilatGabe Kahn, 4/5/2012, 1:46 PM

Officials: Escalation Will Be Met with 'Super Escalation'

Security officials threaten: an escalation of rocket fire by terrorists in Gaza will result in a “super escalation” by the IDF.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/16/2012, 11:23 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

Retired IDF General Calls for Operation in Gaza

Gen. Tzvi Fogel: The terrorists have missiles with a much longer range. We need a leader to decide on an operation in Gaza.Elad Benari, 3/15/2012, 7:13 AM

Prime Minister Netanyahu: Quiet Will Bring Quiet

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu speaks in Jerusalem: Quiet will bring quiet. Whoever violates it – we will find him.Elad Benari, 3/14/2012, 3:15 AM

Video: A Personal Message from the Iron Dome Soldiers

The fighters of the Iron Dome system send a message to residents of southern Israel: We are thinking of you and working to defend you.Elad Benari, 3/13/2012, 4:50 AM

IAF Strikes Terror Targets in Gaza

IAF strikes terror targets in Gaza, as terrorists continue to fire rockets and missiles into southern Israel.Elad Benari, 3/12/2012, 3:35 AM

Turkey Condemns Israel but Not Gaza Terrorists

Turkey strongly condemns Israel over its air strikes in Gaza but fails to condemn Hamas' rocket and mortar firing terrorists. Elad Benari, 3/11/2012, 4:38 AM

Israel Hit by Rocket Barrage, One Man Seriously Injured

At least 35 rockets fired at Israel after IDF kills several terrorists. One foreign worker seriously injured.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/9/2012, 11:11 PM

Hamas Launches Rocket Attack on Israel Amid Winter Storm

With rain and freezing temperatures curbing visibility on highways, Hamas terrorists launched a rocket attack on southern Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 3/1/2012, 7:10 PM

Prosor's Short but Clear Message:10 Days, 10 Rockets, 0 Action

Israeli ambassador to the UN Ron Prosor sends a short but clear message to the UN over its silence on the rocket attacks from Gaza.Elad Benari, 2/29/2012, 7:05 AM

A New Morning, Same Rockets Attack Southern Israel

Gaza terrorists began their near-daily routine of firing short-range Qassam rockets at southern Israel on schedule Sunday morning.Chana Ya'ar, 2/26/2012, 9:31 AM

IDF Foils Rocket Attack from Gaza

IAF aircraft foil a rocket attack on southern Israel, hit terrorists who were preparing to launch a rocket into Israeli territory.Elad Benari, 2/24/2012, 2:12 AM