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Gaza rocket attacks

News and updates about Gaza rocket attacks

Ashkelon:

Gaza rocket hits home, three people injured

Sirens sounded in Ashkelon overnight, after terrorists from Gaza fire rockets at the city. Three lightly injured and taken to Barzilai Hospital.

Gaza rocket hits home, three people injured

In Rafah:

IDF destroys launch posts used to fire toward Be'er Sheva

IDF locates and destroys two launch posts in the Rafah area, from which rockets were fired towards Be’er Sheva.

IDF destroys launch posts used to fire toward Be'er Sheva

Barrages in north and south:

At least 14 rockets fired towards Be'er Sheva

For the first time in several months, sirens sounded in the city of Be’er Sheva. One woman lightly injured. Rockets also fired towards Kiryat Shmona in the north.

At least 14 rockets fired towards Be'er Sheva

Watch:

IDF destroys launcher used to fire at Israel

IAF aircraft strike rocket launcher that was used to fire projectiles toward Israel, less than an hour after they were fired.

IDF destroys launcher used to fire at Israel

Sderot house damaged in rocket attack from Gaza

Multiple people treated for anxiety after home struck by debris from interception of rocket.

Sderot house damaged in rocket attack from Gaza

4 rockets fired at southern Israel hours after IDF withdraws

Avigdor Liberman says 'those who grovel in the morning receive rockets in the afternoon' after rockets fired from area IDF ground troops had just left.

4 rockets fired at southern Israel hours after IDF withdraws

UN rapporteur:

'I haven't seen reports of rocket fire on Israel'

Watch: UN's Special Rapporteur on violence against women and girls explains to Israeli TV why she hasn't condemned the rocket fire targeting millions of Israelis.

'I haven't seen reports of rocket fire on Israel'

Estimate:

Hamas' rocket supply has dwindled to a few hundred

Hamas' supply of 20,000 rockets at the start of the war has dwindled to a few hundred, security sources estimate.

Hamas' rocket supply has dwindled to a few hundred

IDF dismantles compound used to launch rockets at Ashkelon

As war against Hamas in Gaza continues, IDF locates source of rocket fire on Ashkelon last week in Beit Lahia.

IDF dismantles compound used to launch rockets at Ashkelon

As 2024 begins:

More than 20 rockets fired towards central Israel

Sirens sounded at midnight in central Israel, Judean Lowlands and communities near the Gaza border. 18 rockets intercepted.

More than 20 rockets fired towards central Israel

IDF: War with Hamas won't completely eliminate rocket threat

IDF officials say even if Hamas is completely destroyed, individual actors will likely still be able to launch rockets at Israel from Gaza.

IDF: War with Hamas won't completely eliminate rocket threat

Gaza rocket strikes synagogue in southern Israel

Synagogue in Sdot Negev Regional Council suffers extensive damage after being struck by a rocket fired by terrorists in the Gaza Strip.

Gaza rocket strikes synagogue in southern Israel

Man seriously injured after touching rocket part in Ashkelon

Fragment of intercepted rocket explodes upon being touched. Police warn public to avoid pieces of downed rockets.

Man seriously injured after touching rocket part in Ashkelon

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Rocket fragment lands inches from pedestrians

2 civilians walking in Tel Aviv narrowly avoid having piece of rocket launched from Gaza land on them.

Rocket fragment lands inches from pedestrians

Barrage of 15 rockets fired at Tel Aviv

1 when rocket debris strikes educational institution in northern Tel Aviv in latest barrage from Gaza.

Barrage of 15 rockets fired at Tel Aviv

2 killed in rocket strike in south

Foreign workers in Eshkol region becomes latest casualty of Hamas' war against Israel.

2 killed in rocket strike in south

IDF confirms: There are hostages and Israeli captives in Gaza

IDF confirms Hamas is holding kidnapped Israelis, shootouts in 22 locations in southern Israel.

IDF confirms: There are hostages and Israeli captives in Gaza

IDF neutralizes terror cell in Jewish town

Watch: IDF thwarts terror cell in Kibbutz Be'eri.

IDF neutralizes terror cell in Jewish town

Gaza terrorists launch rocket towards the sea

Air raid siren sounds near Gaza, IDF clarifies: rocket did not cross into Israeli territory.

Gaza terrorists launch rocket towards the sea

Israel warns Hamas:

'There will be a response to any firing of rockets from Gaza'

Senior IDF officials warn Hamas through mediators that Israel will retaliate to rocket fire from Gaza during the upcoming holidays.

'There will be a response to any firing of rockets from Gaza'

IDF:

Aerial defense activated towards unidentified aircraft over Gaza

IDF Aerial Defense Array was activated toward an unidentified aircraft over Gaza.

Aerial defense activated towards unidentified aircraft over Gaza

680 terrorist attacks each day

The average of twenty terror attacks every day in Israel is the equivalent of more than 680 terrorist attacks in America daily. Op-ed.

680 terrorist attacks each day

Miracle: Rocket fragment found in children's swimming pool

Father who found fragment of second rocket in swimming pool says 'huge miracle' rockets weren't launched during the daytime.

Miracle: Rocket fragment found in children's swimming pool

As IDF withdraws from Jenin:

Five rockets fired from Gaza towards Israel

Remains of one rocket hit home in Sderot, no injuries. IDF strikes targets in Gaza in retaliation.

Five rockets fired from Gaza towards Israel

Due to Jenin operation:

Israel prepares for possible rocket fire from Gaza

Israel warned Hamas and PIJ: 'Don’t intervene because you are not the target. If you shoot, we will respond harshly.'

Israel prepares for possible rocket fire from Gaza

Israelis traumatized by Gaza rockets turn to animals for therapy

Traumatized Israelis living near Gaza turn to unusual source for help: lizards, birds and other animals.

Israelis traumatized by Gaza rockets turn to animals for therapy

Amnesty International:

'Israel and Islamic Jihad should both be probed for war crimes'

Amnesty International criticizes both sides involved in May round of fighting, in which more than 1,000 rockets were fired towards Israel.

'Israel and Islamic Jihad should both be probed for war crimes'

Cleared for publication:

Inga Avramian killed in Rehovot rocket attack

Woman killed when a rocket hit a home in Rehovot identified as Inga Avramian, a woman in her 80s.

Inga Avramian killed in Rehovot rocket attack

Rocket attack:

Police advise Rehovot residents to stay in protected areas

Israel Police warn citizens of Rehovot after rocket hits residential building to keep to safe areas.

Police advise Rehovot residents to stay in protected areas

Rocket shrapnel strikes minister's car in Sderot

Minister Orit Strock: We came to strengthen the residents of Sderot and found ourselves under fire.

Rocket shrapnel strikes minister's car in Sderot

Nikki Haley supports Israel:

'We will always have the backs of our friends'

Former US Ambassador to the UN backs Israel's right to defend itself from hundreds of rockets being fired from Gaza.

'We will always have the backs of our friends'

New rocket barrages at south, center following ceasefire reports

Red alert sirens activated in Tel Aviv and many other cities as Islamic Jihad continues its attacks on Israel.

New rocket barrages at south, center following ceasefire reports

Islamic Jihad claims new techniques can fool Iron Dome

Terror group claims to be using new launching system to allow its rockets to avoid Iron Dome interceptors.

Islamic Jihad claims new techniques can fool Iron Dome

Defense official:

'Doubtful we get through the summer without round of escalation'

Following rocket barrage from Gaza, defense official estimates that the situation could lead to an escalation.

'Doubtful we get through the summer without round of escalation'

After tense night:

Reports of ceasefire in the Gaza Strip

IDF fighter jets strike Hamas targets in Gaza. One rocket hits yard of home, no injuries. IDF permits residents to resume regular routines.

Reports of ceasefire in the Gaza Strip

Gaza terrorists fire 6 mortars at Israel after rocket barrage

Mortars follow barrage of 22 rockets which left 3 people wounded in Sderot.

Gaza terrorists fire 6 mortars at Israel after rocket barrage

IDF investigating unusually poor Iron Dome performance

2 rockets out of 6 strike Sderot, leading to unusually low interception rate of just 67% for a system which boasts success rate of over 90%.

IDF investigating unusually poor Iron Dome performance

Miracle in Sderot:

'Our car was hit as my wife was heading to it'

Husband tells INN terrorists deliberately fired rocket barrage at the time when children were returning from school.

'Our car was hit as my wife was heading to it'

After rocket attacks:

Sderot Mayor: Govt. must destroy Gaza terror groups

Mayor Alon Davidi says his city has endured rocket attacks from Gaza for years, residents deserve to live in safety.

Sderot Mayor: Govt. must destroy Gaza terror groups

1 seriously injured in rocket barrage from Gaza

22 rockets fired in 3 minutes in latest barrage by Gaza terrorist groups.

1 seriously injured in rocket barrage from Gaza

On Passover night:

Gaza terrorists fire two rockets towards southern Israel

Two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip toward Israeli territory. One launch explodes in Gazan territory, the other in open area.

Gaza terrorists fire two rockets towards southern Israel

Gallant warns:

'We will hit anyone who tries to harm us and make him regret it'

Defense Minister visits Iron Dome battery in the south of the country following rocket barrage that was fired from Gaza overnight.

'We will hit anyone who tries to harm us and make him regret it'

Cabinet member: Netanyahu worried about strong reply to Hamas

A cabinet member explains why due to Netanyahu's fears the IDF isn't likely to launch a major attack following rocket launches from Gaza.

Cabinet member: Netanyahu worried about strong reply to Hamas

After Al-Aqsa clashes:

Rocket barrage on southern Israel, IDF bombs Hamas training camp

Sirens sound in communities located near the border with the Gaza Strip and in Sderot. IDF says 16 launches identified.

Rocket barrage on southern Israel, IDF bombs Hamas training camp

After Jenin operation:

Rocket fired from Gaza Strip, explodes in Gazan territory

Sirens sound in Kibbutz Nir Am shortly after 3:00 a.m. IDF: Rocket launch identified which seems to have exploded inside the Gaza Strip.

Rocket fired from Gaza Strip, explodes in Gazan territory

Hours after Shechem operation:

Rocket barrage targets southern Israel, IDF attacks in Gaza

Sirens heard in Ashkelon, Sderot and other communities. Six rockets fired, five of them intercepted and one lands in open area.

Rocket barrage targets southern Israel, IDF attacks in Gaza

Following Saturday rocket fire:

IDF strikes Hamas targets in Gaza

Sirens sound in area near Gaza Strip moments after the strike. Four launches identified, three explode in the air and one in an open area.

IDF strikes Hamas targets in Gaza

No retaliation after Gaza rocket attack

Right-wing government decides not to retaliate against terrorists after Iron Dome shoots down rocket last night.

No retaliation after Gaza rocket attack

Sderot:

8-month-old baby breaks hip during Gaza rocket attack

Older sister drops infant while running for bomb shelter during overnight rocket attacks, leading to injury.

8-month-old baby breaks hip during Gaza rocket attack

Hours after rocket fire:

IDF attacks Gaza targets, sirens again sound in the south

IAF fighter jets attack two sites used by Hamas in central Gaza. Sirens sound in southern Israel during and after the IDF strike.

IDF attacks Gaza targets, sirens again sound in the south

Following Jenin operation:

Rocket barrage fired at southern Israel, IDF attacks Hamas sites

Two rockets fired by Gaza terrorists intercepted by Iron Dome. IDF retaliates by striking Hamas sites.

Rocket barrage fired at southern Israel, IDF attacks Hamas sites

Terrorists launch rocket which explodes in Gaza

Rocket believed to be launched in response to Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir's visit to the Temple Mount.

Terrorists launch rocket which explodes in Gaza

Following rocket fire:

IDF attacks Hamas weapons manufacturing site

Fire opened at Israeli jets during strike, and sirens sound in open areas in southern Israel.

IDF attacks Hamas weapons manufacturing site

Gaza terrorists fire rocket into Israel

Sirens sound in open areas near Gaza after terrorists launch single rocket.

Gaza terrorists fire rocket into Israel

Hamas arrests two Gazans who fired rockets towards Israel

Hamas reportedly arrests two Salafists who violated ceasefire by firing four rockets towards southern Israel last week.

Hamas arrests two Gazans who fired rockets towards Israel

Following rocket fire:

IDF attacks Hamas rocket development complex

Fighter jets strike underground military site used as rocket development and production complex.

IDF attacks Hamas rocket development complex

Erdan to UN chief:

'Overturn removal of UN official who condemned rocket fire'

UN official Sarah Muscroft was removed after tweeting support for Gaza ceasefire and condemning indiscriminate rocket fire on Israel.

'Overturn removal of UN official who condemned rocket fire'

Saving a life - under rocket fire

Be'er Sheva man who suffered cardiac arrest after rocket barrage from Gaza is fired towards the city is successfully revived in seconds.

Saving a life - under rocket fire

Conference of Presidents condemns rocket attacks on Israel

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations condemns Islamic Jihad rocket attacks: We stand in solidarity with Israel.

Conference of Presidents condemns rocket attacks on Israel

Watch: The failed rocket launch which killed kids in Jabalia

IDF releases video showing Islamic Jihad rocket launch failing, rocket falling in Gaza.

Watch: The failed rocket launch which killed kids in Jabalia